I'm not afraid of -20F; if I were, I wouldn't be living here. The one good thing about -20F is that you can dress for it; there's only so much clothing you can shed to deal with 101F.
I'm not comfortable applauding corporations for protecting their bottom line and neither should anyone else be.
If I were a shareholder (I'm not) , I'd definitely consider applauding Google's protection of their bottom line
I found out during high school that I couldn't do Calculus while stoned; it was something I had to work around back then. Eight hours of sleep would clear it right out... Not so much a problem anymore; and I still do Calculus daily.
Well, if you'd lay off the cannabis, maybe you'd finally pass calculus
Basically, a minimal PC that you would plug into all the I/O hardware, so that you could bring it anywhere, plug it into someone else's hardware, always have all your files and programs there.
This is what I want in my phone (in addition, or course, to the phone actually working as a phone)
Knowing the geology is good; but I'd like to see us work on effective ways to use that knowledge.
In this case, it's easy. Don't build (or buy a building) on or immediately beneath a slippery slope.
"Why should we subsidize intellectual curiosity?" -Ronald Reagan