And the band had two pass players and one guitar, they had a cool sound.
Kill Your Television was a song by the band Ned's Atomic Dustbin from an album releases in 1991 (their biggest hit in fact). I'm pretty sure they started the meme.
Great song from the time, here's a link to save you time:
If you are bored, here's my band from back then (1992) covering their song Grey Cells Green (they are British):
I'm the skinny guitarist (wish I was still that way, hair included).
Clearly they need to expand the the scope of their data harvesting programs. An example of why is that they didn't stop the Boston bombers (even after Russia warned the FBI about Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011).
You need the song first.
Soap for sore eyes
Need to call home
If looks could kill I'd
Kill your Smartphone
And I'm assuming you are referring to Ned's Atomic Dustbin?
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon said that the agency's controversial program, first unveiled by former government contractor Edward Snowden earlier this year, appears to violate the Constitution's Fourth Amendment, which states that the "right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated."
“I cannot imagine a more ‘indiscriminate’ and ‘arbitrary invasion’ than this systematic and high-tech collection and retention of personal data on virtually every single citizen for purposes of querying it and analyzing it without judicial approval,” Leon wrote in the ruling.
The federal ruling came down after activist Larry Klayman filed a lawsuit in June over the program. The suit claimed that the NSA's surveillance “violates the U.S. Constitution and also federal laws, including, but not limited to, the outrageous breach of privacy, freedom of speech, freedom of association, and the due process rights of American citizens.""
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During cooking competition shows, which I do find interesting, they always cut to commercials before announcing the winner. At that point I exclaim, "and the winner is... Commercial Break!".
Tell me again what I should be buying...
The AC button was the Turbo button in my CRV, basically allowing the vehicle to hit 75 on an open highway...
The proposition to my wife was "speed or comfort", so we lumbered slowly down the road in a nice cool vehicle environment.
Are women a minority in other sciences?
Based on enrollment in engineering studies they are a distinct minority (17.7% in 2009 per the NSF PDF):
Given that, I would expect that under 20% of software engineers would be women (in no year did the % enrolled exceed 20%).
An individual, regardless of gender, must choose to go into engineering(software included), usually via a degree program (I went actuarial and then moved into software development - but I had a lot of software development experience previously, into architecture/process optimization now).
As an alternate example, men only represent about 10% of the Registered Nurse population (not sure of the year):
I see no issue or sexism based on the number of women entering engineering sciences. I imagine the stats generally follow the % by gender that seek such degrees.
My primary personal email has been a Yahoo account since sometime in 2000. Everyone I know has it, it is de facto (correct spelling anyone? a suggestion was "ed-facto").
I take the changes in stride, I only wish that the freaking mail item list was always associated with Arrow-Up/Arrow-Down. Am I always wanting to see my Sent Items or Deleted Items folders???
"section of users with multiple e-mail clients to keep an eye on the competition"
Lotus Notes baby!!!! (and Outlook)
This has always been one of my qualms with the weaponized drones. No potential loss of life on the part of the attacker. Without this a conflict is not a war, it is pure oppression. By design it cannot be won, only dominated.
In my mind's eye I see a Terminator style war, except with US robots controlled by humans running the show. We don't need an AI.
It is interesting though, and not having found out about it when it was or would have been news makes it a good Slashdot topic (if for nothing else that making more people aware).
Maybe Pacific Rim wasn’t that far off (great movie – huge monsters versus huge robots = awesomeness)."
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NIMBY isn't associated with the hydro, which is far from Phoenix in terms of production.
Further, the nuclear plant (largest in the US, a sight to see) is 45 miles west of Phoenix (a bad location to be honest, north and east of the city would have been safer given prevailing winds).
Did you know it's cooled by sewage (I didn't until a moment ago via Wikipedia):
The Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant is located in the Arizona desert, and is the only large nuclear power plant in the world that is not located near a large body of water. The power plant evaporates the water from the treated sewage from several nearby cities and towns to provide the cooling of the steam that it produces, as dictated by the laws of thermodynamics.
I love the comment about thermodynamics laws, and I wonder where the dried up sewage goes.
There's a lot of NIMBY north of Phoenix (Scottsdale, Cave Creek), try installing solar in a neighborhood (obviously if you have acreage no one will care). HOAs are terrible in the Phoenix area. Been there, done that.
Wish I had mod points, well spoken.