Well, hey, the moment the majority of Americans decide to quit buying stuff that's made in China, Apple will set up factories in the US.
But I don't see that happening any time soon, as most people prefer low cost above all else. Blame consumers, not Apple.
Then again, Siberia would be an excellent place to hide a body, no?
Hans Reiser, is that you?
What Lunix Nutcase meant was that you can write C code for practically any processor out there. The same can't be said for Java. And yes, C is portable; all you have to do is make use of ifdef statements to use the right code for architecture-specific code.
Not to mention, it's not $100 million, it's actually $3 million...
Seems like anytime you get into the millions, people seem to stop caring about how accurate their numbers are in an argument
Actually, it is the Bureau of Printing and Engraving that makes our dollar bills. The United States Mint is what makes our coins. They are separate.
I know this because I watched the Modern Marvels episode "How Money is Made" not too long ago.
Real computer scientists like having a computer on their desk, else how could they read their mail?