Go ahead and storm the NSA headquarters in Ft. Meade with guns blazing, demanding your privacy. Let us know how that turns out.
Meanwhile, the rest of us will continue trying to prevent the next Columbine, Virginia Tech, Oak Creek, Aurora, Tuscon, Newtown, etc.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Be careful what you wish for, Dr. King.
Last week, I created a meatloaf in my kitchen. I did not, however, "invent" meatloaf.
My Apple II had 16K. If yours had only 4K, what are you doing with a 7-digit UID?
I read the first few pages of your link. I agree. Word salad.
What is called when you borrow money at 0%, never pay the principal and only pay the interest? It's not money printing? What is it, then?
That's not money printing. That's called "a gift", since the entity you borrow from no longer has the money.
I But what if it is also moving and/or turning/rotating on/along one or more axis. How would we perceive that?
Perhaps as a cosmic centrifugal force that causes galaxies to fly apart from each other, interpreted as a cosmological constant causing the expansion of space itself? Oh, wait...
this cannot end well.
Sure it can! [...] So you're right... this cannot end well.
Make up your mind.
Physics degree -- you might end up working on radio antennae...
Or as a quant on Wall St.
The penalty for under-consumption should never be more than the cost of the electricity that one would have to consume to avoid the penalty. There's no point in motivating them to *waste* electricity.
Romney's response to Question 11:
For example, his “Utility MACT” rule is purportedly aimed at reducing mercury pollution, yet the EPA estimates that the rule will cost $10 billion to reduce mercury pollution by only $6 million (with an “m”).
I understand the cost of a reduction being $10 billion. What does it mean to say that the extent of a reduction in mercury pollution is measured in dollars?
"Tyranny of the majority" is when two wolves and a sheep vote on what to have for lunch.
You're both right. The GGP was correct, and it follows the same rules. E.g., see "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" lyrics, first line: Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord.