This is not a case of free market failure. In the case of cable tv, electric and phone service, the US suffers from Government established monopolies!!! In a free market, if Comcast Pissed you off, you would be able to call Cox Cable and have a new provider. But because the local governments establish monopolies for each category, the only recourse left is to call your congress person and hope that (in this case) Comcast is not a bigger contributer than you are. This is the worst type of "free" market: Cronie Capitalism.
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There's a simple solution to unclean water. Just don't add it to your whiskey!
Yes like T Boone Pickens and Al Gore Neither of whom stand to make money from a climate/energy crisis!
Quick!!!! break out the hubble! I bet we can see george bush and the CEO of Haliburton riding around in an SUV up there!
NO MORE PADS!!!!!!!!
*Tab is a terrible name. For a company who is lauded for their marketing genius, every time I hear the name of their product, I think about menstruation. IPad is just a terrible name. iTab isn't terrible but really Steve, try a new letter or even a whole new word. Not everything in the product line has to start with "i". Google would do well to avoid this trap altogether.
btw I was typing this on my phone and after re-reading I noticed that I mistyped the key combo for organizing imports in eclipse. The key combo is actually ctrl + shift + o.
oh yeah. this problem is solved real elegantly by providing a namespace feature of classes. you simply import the class with its full package and classname and then you can use it everywhere in that class by only referencing the simple classname. come to think of it, this feature is part of java too. if you ware worried about having to type all those import statements don't sweat it. All modern IDEs have a key combo that automatically imports missing fully qualified classnames. In Eclipse, for example, the combo is ctrl + o.
Here's the formula:
Real worth = (abs(cost_of_game)+(hours_spent_playing * player's_normal_hourly_wage)) * (-1)
Think about that the next time you are boasting to your friends how you are a level 69 dark elf and you just completed your 98th Quest for the Golden Eye of Ramos (or some other such nonsense)
My site gets about 10 hits per week. Of course, I have not done anything specific to increase my googleablity but if he gives me a million dollars I'll sell my domain to him he can do what he likes. If he gives me 500k I'll go index my site in bing. shit I'll do it for 100K. No takers? 50 K? going once....
Apple is not the villian here. Apple sells a device that plays music. Apple gives away a program to manage music libraries and download music from the internet. If you happen to own Apple's music device it will also autmatically sync between the program and the device. If you don't, then you just have to sync your device and your music library manually. I don't get why palm is leveraging apple's work instead of building a better program. Why doesn't palm take an opensource media library and build a plugin or better yet contribute a patch that adds palm sync? With a little honesty and ingenuity, palm could get ahead of apple instead of being asshats and trying to crack itunes (which sucks anyways).
this minimal menu system is actually pretty pervasive in the web browser world. ie7 and chrom* browsers do this and it doesn't mean that any functionality is lost. While I hade the idea of style over function, if done correctly, minimizing the menu could result in more screen real estate for webpage rendering. I don't know about you but I spend 99% of my time in web browsers looking at content not jacking around with the menu. So what if the menu is an extra click away. As long as not configuration options are sacrificed and as long as it doesn't take any extra resources, I could go for this change 100%
someone please mod parent up