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Comment Re:Orbit (Score 1) 257

Right. That's why I said that orbit was a bit much to ask. I suppose I could have been clearer when I said that "it's a long way to orbit from [60 miles]"; I meant "long way in terms of total effort to get to orbital velocity" rather than "a long way up".

Comment Re:Sounds Familiar (Score 2, Insightful) 625

Is it really? Once you're using DNA as a method of identification and society has turned a blind eye, how much longer will it be before companies fire people who are predisposed to cancer, mental illness, or any other genetic trait that a company might find unprofitable for their workforce to have.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (7) Well, it's an excellent idea, but it would make the compilers too hard to write.