Search queries and results are mined already so why not use one that pays a little cash?
Seriously? Shit's bad, so why not accept a pittance to make it worse? Also, cash and Amazon gift cards aren't quite the same thing.
This is basically what I do, but with a theme: my phrase is always a line that I would have delivered in a movie, had I been a character in that movie. I can leave myself hints like "Heat" or "12 Monkeys" and because the line doesn't appear in the movie, even feeding the whole damn screenplay into a brute-force program won't work.
At this point, anything broadly considered to be a "major US news outlet" has, at best, a tangential relationship with "news." CNN is hopelessly clueless and out of touch, while Fox & MSNBC are the propaganda arms of their respective parties. The NYT sat on a vitally important story, clearly in the public interest, in order to help GWB's re-election campaign. These groups are marketing organizations, who sometimes publish news as a means of promoting their brand.
On the plus side, a major US journalism outlet, The Intercept, is on it.
carbon is a microwave sponge; so the radar cross-section is going to be pretty small
Relative to its size, sure, that's at least plausible if not outright likely, but that thing is enormous. I'm pretty sure any SARH missile made in the last 30 years would be able to hit it.
Microsoft stated their intentions to embrace open source, and they appear to be following through.
My sweet summer child, I used to be you. Bless your heart. Offering the benefit of the doubt is a noble and generous act.
History suggests that we should be vigilant and looking out for Microsoft trying to apply the 3E model again
Wait, so you know about this shit? You know they have a history of dishonesty and bad faith? I'm afraid I must now take a less charitable view of that first thing I quoted.
Build a system that even a fool can use and only a fool will want to use it.