Gratuitous PA link:
Gratuitous PA link:
There are actually apps that demonstrate this, too. I sadly cannot recall any of their names, but fortunately there are privacy options affecting friends' applications at http://www.facebook.com/privacy/?view=platform&tab=other
Found via: Settings | Privacy Settings | Application Settings | Settings.
For an Apple fanboy to submit this, they would have to care about it. To them, all that exists is the iPhone, and they do not deign to recognize any other handset.
To them, there can be no iPhone killer.
It's ironic that they're using YouTube, a Google service, to perpetrate this masterpiece on civilization.
It really does instigate a wash of emotions, and it amazes me that anyone can discern individual feelings out of watching it. To quote the awesomest six year old I know, it was "awkweird".
oblig xkcd: http://xkcd.com/378/
At least it's _not blinking_.
That's fine. Eventually, all the people who believe it will "go to heaven", and you'll be left with a sane population. Albeit slightly smaller.
Oh, wait, that would kill two birds with one stone.
If they don't appreciate the importance of their physical life enough to live until the end of it, then who is going to force them to appreciate it?
Hopefully, they'll figure it out before they cook themselves. Or someone will find a way to help them. A choice, however misguided, is still a choice.
I don't think anyone here should ever feel lost. If not before, then definitely not now.
Sounds like people have acclimated to Microsoft retail releases being more like public betas.
If Google made non-business users pay for Apps, would people be more tolerant of "beta testing"?
I haven't even finished replacing all of the VHS tapes I own with DVD. The VHS tapes still work. What makes them think I want to be updating from two different working formats, simultaneously? To a format that is substantially compromised with DRM, and that they'll want me to upgrade from in about five to ten years?
Planned obsolescence is not a sustainable strategy, culturally, economically or environmentally.
This is postponing the problem until some future generation has to fix not only the original problem, but also the problem created by this "fix".
I'd hate to be alive for that, and I have a feeling I will be. We're suckers.
Nobody said computers were going to be polite.