I think a comment like that needs to be backed by some references.
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Mod me -1 pedantic, but it only prevents the quartering of soldiers in private homes "without the consent of the Owner".
"No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law."
Awesome. I'm really looking forward to the Pandora Ape and the GPS Ape, but you'll have to excuse my cynicism regarding the effectiveness of the Baby Monitor Ape.
You're a troll and/or apple fanboy, but I'll bite. Since when has Slashdot been known for giving m$ free passes?
Shockingly, there have only been 5 mayors since 1950. Loyal city.
You had to bring Mr. Webster in for this? Like bringing a gun to a knife fight, no?
"The potential for evil in the Google has only been questioned for a year or so"
I remember the potential for evil being questioned with the initial release of gmail 5 years ago.
Oh the irony: "Some of us aren't fortunate enough to be able to afford Microsoft software. The wife's Mac OS X..."
They updated the summary. My cached (igoogle) summary doesn't include the word Ubuntu: "An anonymous reader writes to mention that Mark Shuttleworth has announced the next release in their horrible alliterative family, 'Karmic Koala'."
Adding Ubuntu "their horrible alliterative Ubuntu family" made it more clear.
How did you come to the conclusion that autism/vaccination linkers are of the liberal persuasion?
Awesome: "the faith of the Invisible Pink Unicorn is based upon both logic and faith. We have faith that they are pink; we logically know that they are invisible because we can't see them."
Really? I'm looking at a mirror now and I see blue, flesh colour, brown, and hazel. No silver. How can you tell it's silver if you can't see the colour?
Invisible unicorns? Sure. Pink unicorns? No problem. But invisible pink unicorns? Now you're just making stuff up -- everyone knows that invisible doesn't have a colour.
As an aside, what colour is a mirror?
Agreed. The best part of electric cars is the decoupling of power production and power consumption.
I went through the whole TN-1 / H1-B / Advance Parole process to get my permanent residency and I'm always amazed at the backlash on slashdot against foreign workers.
The way I see it, competition is global and every country should want the best "players" on their team. If I'm not working for an American company, paying American taxes, buying American products and eating in American restaurants, do you think I wouldn't be in software engineering? I'd just be working for a foreign company, paying foreign taxes, etc etc. I'd either be taking a job from an American as an offshore worker, or contributing to a competitor of an American company, which in no way makes America healthier.
Ditch the petty protectionism argument. Trust me, you're better off with me working here in America.