Also, the Hyperion quartet has a major plot point that the Matrix hinged on. And while we're at it they can give Gibson a dollar for the name. And the jacking in. And the skill-downloads. And...
So you're admitting that the Wachowski brothers drew their inspiration for the matrix from multiple sources? Not just from Ubik? Huh, that's exactly what I was saying. Woah.
My clear home modem will regularly get speeds of up to 10Mbps; it's advertised as 6Mbps.
"Currently, for web users over the age of 25, Adult Entertainment still ranks high in popularity, coming in second, after search engines. Not so for 18- to 24-year-olds, for whom social networks rank first, followed by search engines, then web-based e-mail — with porn sites lagging behind in fourth. If you chart the rate of visits to social-networking sites against those to adult sites over the last two years, there appears to be a strong negative correlation (i.e., visits to social networks go up as visits to adult sites go down).
COMPASS [for the CDC-6000 series] is the sort of assembler one expects from a corporation whose president codes in octal. -- J.N. Gray