Answer cheat sheet: None, freeeeedom, none, yes, it won't, none, none, none, freeeedom, freeeedom.
Partial credit for answering "Shuttleworth believes that he's got a Jobs Reality Distortion field" to any question.
science and useful arts.
USPTO, please read the Goddamn Constitution.
You never get rid of the Frog.
Poor show, Google. You had a chance to stare these dinosaurs down, and instead you chose to subsidise their legacy industry by giving in to their blackmail demands.
That is the way it's done in Europe, and in socialist France in particular, but I had hoped that Google of all entities would be an agent for changing that busted system.
Right, because that one thing that press and commentards chose to fasten on to like pit bulls was his only idea.
Painting buildings and vehicles white is such a no-brainer in a hot climate that it's barely worth commenting on before implementing, let alone sardonic eye rolling.
So, were they lying then, or are they lying now? Either way, we seem to be getting different story from anonymous PR bunnies in unspecified divisions.
Me, I get the vague impression that Uncle Fester is losing his grip, and that Microsoft's System Lords are preparing to carve mini-empires out of the wreckage when it comes off the rails.
Assume a spherical football field...
Hurrah, it's already in a vaccum!
Life in the state of nature is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. - Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan