"Creativity" is not the opposite of "conformity". Creative thinking does not equate to risk-taking. People are not nearly as resistant to change as the article assumes (just look at all the radical changes that have been openly embraced in the last few decades).
Wow. Replacing that is going to be a tall order.
No amount of Slashdottery will take the awesome out of this.
The purpose of the Constitution is to limit the power of the federal government. Period. It grants no rights, nor does it assume that anyone has any sort of "natural rights". The Bill of Rights is simply a list of things the federal government is not allowed to do.
He was a government contractor. Government contracts go to organizations that are good at getting government contracts, NOT organizations that are any good at what they are hired to do. The Affordable Care Act website is a recent example of this. FEMA and the Pentagon have been giving us glowing examples for years (decades in the Pentagon's case). Snowden isn't some kind of security superstar. He's a third-rate hack.
between a piece of legislation and a website? The Affordable Care Act is NOT a website. The failure of the website does not equate to a failure of the Act. Mainly, it's indicative of the fact that government contracts go to companies that are good at getting government contracts, NOT companies that are good at the work for which the contracts are granted.
Beer is good.
I'll take that Ph.D. now.
A sonic screwdriver. Only tool I ever need.
Interesting names for Luddites.
Am I the only one seeing the fundamental flaw here?
They actually do shit with data.
I would have just assumed someone in the porn industry already owned that one.
It reads more like a commercial for the 1964 fair than a series of predictions for a future one.
Looks to me like a Smartphone you'll never misplace.
Linux is the operating system of the people. This alone justifies its existence.