about 250 million years ago
And how many millions of years did it take to get back to normal? Do you think humans could continue to thrive for just one of those millions?
Is there an option to read Slashdot summaries in yellow roll-up text on a black background?
Actually, I think you're wrong. The entire existence of organised Jediism appears to be an attempt at making a particular political statement, i.e. that "other" religions have too much power and some of it should be taken away.
If you said Pastafarianism instead of Jediism I might agree with you, but I'm sure there are people devoted to Star Wars enough to consider it as their religion.
Best case scenario: 153 W/mK or 61% as conductive as aluminium, 38% as conductive as copper. Not exactly impressive for a heat sink
Maybe they're not as conductive, but polythylene is much, much, cheaper.
No crackheads are going to steal polyethlene from peoples' homes like they do with copper wiring.
I think introducing computers here will be more expensive and cause more problems than it is worth.
If it aint broke dont fix it.
I think he's trying to say that since the computer is an open platform for many different applications, ie. games, web chat, web browsing, media editing, it requires more thought on what to do and how to do it. In contrast, one of the biggest concerns while watching TV might be whether to watch channel 231 or 452.
A successful [software] tool is one that was used to do something undreamed of by its author. -- S. C. Johnson