At least PBS will be able keep up their snake oil infomercials and I won't feel guilty for not supporting them.
allows both companies to focus on delivering great products and services to consumers around the world
Maybe for Google, but Verizon is all about raping its customers with lackluster products and services at exorbitant prices.
where's the "pays" part?
This is a Nobel level discovery which we now know is worth $4.75M for the medal alone.
The San Joaquin Valley is only green because of irrigation. Agriculture is not sustainable there without depleting underground water resources.
Surely there is a technological fix for this?
Stop growing vegetables in an arid valley and replant the massive amount of fallow land in wetter parts of the country.
Python has array.array built in not to mention the extensive native vector support in NumPy. It's trivial to add high-performance features to existing scripting languages.
He must have been reading the Chinese constitution which reserves all power and has a lengthy list of freedoms which are granted to the people.
What well-known dynamic scripting language should it have embedded instead?
You've got Tcl, purpose built for embedding, Jim, lightweight clone of Tcl, Python, Perl, and Ruby. All mature scripting languages that would do the job with 0-based arrays.
Then it becomes impossible to use them as tax havens.
Hard to circumvent...
NoScript takes care of most signature methods including tests for installed fonts.
You do realize that Appalachia gets a ton of Federal aid. The official region covers a broad swath ranging from New York to the deep south.
Some listeners think that vinyl reproduces sound better than digital
It doesn't. The RIAA equalization curve guarantees that. This is just audiophools throwing money on a passion based on nothing but blind faith.
MS might be using it as a way to weasle around HB-1 requirements (people getting foreign subsidary experience to get around limits)
That's exactly what it is. There's no point in sugar coating it with the presumption of that they're trying to help out the little guy. This is all part of the orchestrated plan by the elites to create an oversupply of labor with foreign workers and drive wages down. Their proximity to Vancouver makes this a slam dunk for Microsoft. Why sink money into lobbying for more H1Bs when L1Bs are unlimited and NAFTA greases the bureaucratic wheels.
...its intentions were to improve iTunes
Then why is iTunes such a cruddy pile of shit?
Better yet. Get a Wizard. It has a nifty tip calculator.