You're citing the exception that proves the rule. I'm not talking about love of technology blocking your imagination. Quite the contrary — it's about trying to use a technology to mask a lack of knowledge and technique. If you have those, then sure, you can make music with a tin can and a spoon. But if you don't know what you're doing, owning a Casio with an arpeggiation function isn't going to save you.
And Dreamweaver is a hat you wear on your ass.
Your analogy is a bit off. Allow me to correct it: Text editor is to piano as Dreamweaver is to Rock Band guitar controller.
Please, you're condemning the science community based on the ramblings of random, functionally-anonymous forum posters? And you think they're the reason why the general public distrusts science? You're aware that Slashdot discussions are not streamed on the ticker at Times Square, right?
Give me an example (since you're allergic to the word 'citation') of a bonafide climate scientist making such a claim in a mainstream publication or program and I'll concede your point. You're right, it ain't wikipedia, but you're still full of shit until you demonstrate otherwise.
All too often in the debates about GCC someone who is a climate researcher will go "Well I'm a climate researcher so I'm right and the people that don't agree with me are idiots."
I've never heard a climate researcher say anything remotely like that. Can we haz citations?
That's not what we "learned." The information coming from the hacked emails is ambiguous at worst and probably tells us nothing more than that scientists are humans. There's no serious evidence of falsifying data. If you believe there is, out with it, please.
Yet, we shouldn't forget that this is still far from real life performance
Yeah, like driving to the mailbox.
I work for the government, and uh, bullshit.
The advantage to using Drupal for the White House is that it's a popular CMS and has lots of people patching exploits and vulnerabilities. The second a proof of concept piece of code or an easy exploit is discovered, a few thousand developers will descend to get their patches submitted.
As opposed to your homegrown CMS, where you only discover the security holes when 3gotiZt posts pictures of full frontal nudity on the home page of your site.
It is certainly the point. If you keep up with European politics, you know that's the big issue right now. "Access" is not the same thing as "paid for by someone else." No one can deny you *access* if you're guaranteed. End of story.
I think you're reading way too much into this. No one ever said broadband would be provided, any more than the US government provides people with firearms. The point, I think, is that this would prevent anyone from arbitrarily shutting you down the way France is considering doing in the event of IP violations.
Did you read the article? There's no indication there or in any of the source reports that the Finnish government ever said anything at all about prices.
Who said anything about price controls?
Who pays for the arms you have the right to bear?
Way to change the subject there.