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?
The means-and-ends moralists, or non-doers, always end up on their ends without any means. -- Saul Alinsky