90% of businesses are equivalent to selling scented candles from a strip mall.
It doesn't have to be totally accurate - only humorous to a sufficiently large audience.
I wonder if anyone technically competent and influential has recently left the company...
They always have a choice.
I think you are being a bit optimistic if you expect to find actual scientists having proper scientific discussions with each other when government funding is involved.
Sounds like it was both observed and not observed
damn it - fat fingered the informative upvote.
Forget the blackjack.
You only own what you can defend.
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They're that good!
A word other than negotiation is in order if American taxpayers ended up footing the bill.
That slasheadline is completely askew to the article (and the original headline).
it's one thing for governments, who have some legitimacy in what they're doing, but have other people doing it
... it's not going to happen
Well Mr. Schmidt - from where do you think governments derive their legitimacy?