Until the US kills off the Grover Norquists and starts allowing tax increases as a possible policy option, we'll continue our descent into third-world status.
You may think 5 years is too short, but you do need some expiration date for non-critical data. Without an expiration date, whoever manages the data has to go into CYA mode and keep it forever. That gets expensive - it's not the cost of raw storage, it's the cost of ensuring that everything is kept as systems change.
If Bill gave away all but his last billion, he would still have A BILLION DOLLARS. So, nice of him to help, but there's no real cost to him for spending billions on charity work.
No, we can't.
How does showing how to fake the lunar landing images show that they weren't faked? Articles like this, that take the Apollo deniers seriously, are much more of a problem than the deniers themselves. Also, nice ad for Nvidia, Slashdot.
Emmanuel Kant was a real pissant who was very rarely stable.
All Michael Phelps did was eat, sleep, exercise, and do bong hits. The typical Slashdotter, with his monitor tan, should not use him as a guideline.
Cable (or FiOS, if you're "lucky"), dial-up, or massive latency. O boy, what choices!
No one wants Windows 8, even on the only device where it might be useful.
...it's about pay scales - employers figure recent grads will work for less.
Argument Fail. Traffic of a certain type always has to come from a specific source. Prioritizing video over email helps video companies at everyone else's expense.
Wrong. If Comcast is prioritizing anyone's streaming whatever ahead of my desire to access something else, whatever it might be, who gave them the right to decide that streaming was more important?
Mod this up, and answer it.
Mirrors are cheap and reliable. Cameras aren't. When someone keys/paints over/block your camera, or if it breaks down, then what? A: Enormous repair bills!
rcharbon (123915) writes "I had the apparently naive expectation that I’d retain some small scrap of privacy by using the TurboTax desktop app instead of the web version. However, their failure to keep a certificate revocation list up to date revealed that Intuit installs third-party cookies from Neustar, an ad service that “provides audience insights that increase online advertising relevancy through the power of verified offline consumer data.”"
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