See, mad scientists aren't all that bad!
How is this functionally different from unemployment insurance?
Would the stipends continue if the person is employed?
Have they considered how this will affect Square and other similar hardware and functionality?
They're called ears. If they're not getting a signal, then the wash cycle has completed.
Who's the schmuck now?
Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this-- no dog exchanges bones with another. -- Adam Smith