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Comment Hell Hath No Fury Like a Geek Inconvenienced (Score 1) 292

In most cases, you're talking about a few minutes before and during takeoff and a few minutes during landing. During that time, read a book.

I've certainly used tablets, phones (for apps), and laptops all other times during flight.

There is no one on this planet who can't live without the Internet for the duration of a flight. If you are so insanely important, buy the plane's service.

Comment Re:More useful than you think (Score 1) 98

At first glance, the whole idea of personal analytics seems kind of worthless. But imagine comparing analytics among populations

That is statistics, not "personal analytics".

Personal analytics appears to be what was earlier called "narcissism".

Comment Re: Deregulation (Score 2, Insightful) 284

You cannot seriously consider Rolling Stone a source of anything more than dopehead diatribes. Dude, it's Rolling Stone - they were marginally relevant to the 70s music scene. Marginally. Since then they've been nothing but a venting platform for drug-addled baby boomers who refuse to shut up.

Comment Re:...huh? (Score 1) 80

You make it sound like there's only a handful of them,

People who want to feel alternative and underground and rebellious and cool by wearing Guy Fawkes masks? There's a ton.

People who also break into computer systems and deface web sites? A handful.

Comment Re:Remove one head..... (Score 1) 80

Anonymous != LulzSec. LulzSec != Anonymous.

Oh, whatever...anonymous runs around saying it's anonymous and you can't define anonymous and anonymous is an "anarchic, digitalized global brain". So for all you know, there is a lot of overlap or even 100% overlap. You don't really know.

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