Since the original was just a bunch of guesses, that is the only way to achieve compatibility.
I asked if it was possible to advise them to use a different number if I was away. They said NO.
Hold on there cowboy - we wuz doing that in the 1960's!
This is probably the legal situation in Europe. Unfortunately, we in the UK, have voted to be shoved right up the arse of the USA.
for women, after a high risk of death if excessively thin, the risk decreases slowly with weight, until they are one kilo past the "obese mark", then it rises rapidly.
Clearly it is not the weight that kills, but the label obese that kills.
Disclaimer: I routinely suspect medical science is bullshit, based on the fact that the most obvious conclusion from properly analysing the results is that the authors dont have the slightest clue statistics.
Do you have evidence for that statement? Most of them seem more like zombies. Some may be played by real people.
Do you want your sexbot to have good manners?
If I wanted to learn the meaning of hundreds of icons, I would leant Kanji - its been tested as a UI for over 4,000 years, is used by several billion people, and is far more useful than some idiot phone UI that will be replaced in about 18 months.
IBM Advanced Systems Group -- a bunch of mindless jerks, who'll be first against the wall when the revolution comes... -- with regrets to D. Adams