No, vanished in this case means destroyed. Before a bureaucrat can set up his own empire, he must incapcitate the former. If he can get paid a billion dollars without actually going through the trouble of setting up his empire, than so much the better.
It was actually chosen in defense of Arizona standing up to the feds. I realize that using doubly ironic sarcasm invariably leads to my posts being modded troll, but no offense was directed at Arizona.
Throwing more hardware to compensate for bad code has been the practice for,uh,ever.
I appreciate good code as much as the next guy, but programmers are expensive, and good programmers are kinda weird. Besides, there is plenty of cloud left.
I was thinking the same thing but then I realized nobody ever includes the cost and efficiencies of actually making giant storage batteries. So I suppose if you live next to a salt mine and have plenty of wind, it might be worth it.
This comment is more insightful than funny. I doubt a machine could ever reproduce this condition.
When is the last time you met a stupid person? Sure, at the time I'm it was very frustrating. But even to this day, you remember a lot of them, and it makes you feel good. Doesn't it?