I realize this goes against the point of CLI, but I use mplayer because it's just a whole lot easier than messing with complicated GUI's.
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At least the headline _pretends_ to belong on
I think you're misusing the term "free market". A (truly) free market is a market without regulation. This has nothing to do with the level of competition in the market, unless you incorrectly believe that a free market necessarily implies competition.
I think the term you're looking for is more along the lines of "competitive market".
No kidding. Why should anyone care about the treatment of such a shady character who dares to indirectly involve himself with politically controversial activities?
And for God's sake people--HE SHOULD EXPECT THIS TO HAPPEN EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE!
You make an interesting observation--I only wish you would have logged in so I could take you more seriously.
Yes. Data mining can certainly be fun, but it's silly to call it news until the link is investigated and solid theoretical evidence is found to support a causal relationship.
You don't have to call psychology science, but it sure as hell isn't art.
AOL just shouldn't be allowed to acquire anything from now on. They seem to ruin everything they touch.
I think you might be doing your math wrong:
1. The failure rate calculation you use should be 1-N*(probability of survival of one component).
2. In your signature, what is it about 1=-1 that implies 1=0? Anyway, I think 1=-1 is a good enough conclusion by itself.