Because even a blind squirrel will eventually find a loose nut behind the keyboard.
Steve believed you had to control every brush stroke from beginning to end. Not because he was a control freak, but because he had a passion for perfection.
Errr, the two conditions may not be mutually exclusive, but perfection is in the eye of the beholder.
The company alpha can control every brush stroke to his complete satisfaction and still be mistaken in his vision.
Eased out of the company he started in a garage, I believe Jobs was just the right mix of had something to prove and accurate vision. Being a hands-on-every-stage individual often implies an inability to delegate to or trust coworkers, so it isn't always a successful way to manage.
AI has advanced, simply not in the way popular culture predicted it once would.
There will be little need for human-like replicants running about while humans themselves are inexpensively abundant.
Why are the headlines so big? Why is there 3 inches of blank space between paragraphs?
Catering to our demographic.?.?
What if we're already eating intelligent life because there is no Babel Fish?
and if they arrived here via interstellar travel, I assume seeing them means they had no intention of wiping us out.
I believe the GP has underestimated the ability of earthly religions to adapt quickly to reassure this phenomenon was something they saw coming.
Question: aliens arrive on Earth. They believe in a Creator. Now what do you do?
I assume they have a group of smarter members of the Home World monitoring instruments strapped to their monkeys flight suits.
We do it in Science all the time.
Our other rights aren't as firm as America either, here it is Constitutional to limit speech in cases such as child porn or national secrets unlike America where any law limiting speech is unconstitutional and you have the madness of obvious unconstitutional laws being enforced by the courts.
I think I'd rather put up with the madness of the court's evaluation of each individual case of liberty, and whether or not they compromise the rights of others, than to have certain ones crossed off the list to begin with.