A toy is anything you don't need for activities of daily living or occupational usefulness, yet you have it and/or use it because it's fun.
Decreased risk might mean increased profit and a nice bonus for the blokes who get to take credit for it.
Why would they renege? Because they can, because they haven't yet delivered, because there is now nothing forcing them to deliver, and because they historically misrepresent both what they promised previously and what they are actually doing.
Don't believe an aggressive negotiator unless you are inspecting their actual deliverables.
Comments close today. They will rule on it if you comment or not, curse them or not.
This is why we need written rules for an open internet.
On the one hand we have a prolific entity that hides behind a mouse head and makes tons of money ripping off other people's ideas..
On the other hand, there's Deadmau5.
The richer one lobbies Congress to extend copyright protection - may it get properly skewered.
,,,next week they're growing a piano in an ear of corn.
Sorry - it's a link to the Decembrists "Calamity Song" video, with a simple illustration of DFW's Eschaton.
Call it Big Ol' Browser.
You mean, Eschaton?
A good review can be just as effective: "I really loved the cold soup, the dirty sheets, and the rude staff attitude - it made me feel just like home."
Mod that up! Jean Luc's biggest contribution to nerd culture, after "there are four lights".
... you can go to a local independent chop shop and tell them "my phone says I have an extra guanine in my 14 chromosome and it's causing my food allergy to modified mangoes - can you get it out this afternoon?"
Tomahawk Vuvuzela. The answer, then, is to inflict a penalizing tradition on the offending team. A plastic tomahawk that you blow like a trumpet, or a stupid white guy in a suit and a briefcase, white shirt and tie, that is the redskin's new mascot, "Mr. Clueless, the Washington BIA Administrator" and whose mask looks like the owner.
...and the tomahawk chop is both insulting and insanely annoying.