Thank you - this is very interesting to me.
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Haha - you can't see the wood for the trees! (this idiom has a double meaning here)
See the tree? The wood is almost all 'fixed' carbon.
And when it dies, a tree doesn't go 'poof' in a cloud of CO2. Instead, organic matter gets trapped in the ground and new topsoil is created (again, mostly carbon).
Recall a well tended urban 'nature strip' in an older suburb (a century or more)? Typically, the strip tends to 'pops out' from its concrete lining. That's a small version of the same effect.
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Was it this one?
Instead of having airlines staff the flight deck back up again to previous levels (i.e. reinstating the flight engineer, or adding a third pilot), cue the snake-oil salesmen with the same pitch - irresistible to airlines - which got us into this mess.
"Shame about that last crash...
"You know, you _CAN_ increase safety _AND_ lower costs
"How? Well, for starters, one less pilot on the flight deck...
When a plane crashes and kills someone, the pilot usually dies.
When a drone kills someone on the ground,the only imapct to operator is via his chart of accounts!
Symmetry has its benefits.
Dude : droning on against disbelievers is not helpful to your cause.
Stop the frankenstienish stretched analogies. Some folk here have creative alternatives and are not trolls ; they deserve serious answers.
And yes, they are right about the danger - a sudden gust of wind that lifts a large, twisting, plastic sheet can foul all of a drone's propellors - whether 6 or 16. Which can fly it into a powerline, a soft skull, another drone, or your windshield doing 67 mph.
You do.not.want to be below one of these when it happens in crowded skies.
Yup, this is a 'free for training purposes' kind of 'free'.
Good for training young raw talent in Pixar's pipeline. Not so good for most other people.
Well, Biogen's drug may have its place but it isn't exactly a Speedy Gonzales, and its side-effects include brain swelling.
"Wall Street analysts predict could get the drug to market by 2020"
Also, this research is more elegant - it uses your blood's own cleanup cells to fight the plaques, versus injecting you with a foreign antibody like Biogen's does.
The mind boggles....
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It made Netscape's open-sourced browser actually work. At a time, when using IE was unpleasant, if not downright dangerous, this is very useful.
It later introduced tabbed browsing via middle-mouse-click -- a major 'productivity booster' (ahem!) for Internet addicts everywhere.
Err, its Wuuuush!?!
Liek reellly.... sum peeple
Google "define computer"
Answer: "[...] a person who makes calculations, especially with a calculating machine."
That role was the first to go - the others are just side-effects.
Great name? Rant on Dave!