Immediately I thought this was just a clever front for the military's plans to monitor ALL email.
I saw 'Goats' in the subject and automatically hesitated pretty badly before clicking.
often it will have the opposite effect however; they may become even more strict and pass even more ridiculous laws
They seem a little naive to me using moving parts.
10,000 years is a long time to hope that bugs, animals, or debris won't get caught in the mechanical moving parts of this clock.
At least nobody who built it will be around then to prove them wrong.
I am out of mod points, but I'm straining my brain trying to mentally beam them out to you paitre.
Megan deserves this.
"With my usual mistrust of Google..."
This guy is obviously super-cool!
I imagine the cars are cheap because they saved on web server costs?
Do you not remember the Slashdot CSS Redesign Contest?
One of the requirements was that users submit an actual working copy of the site. They wanted it to work on most browsers, I don't remember it saying anything about being code-compliant or whatever other BS.
I assume they wanted this so they did could just take the code and implement it without any additional work. Most geeks are lazy, no?
Too bad he also tried to run his server off of it.
I was waiting patiently outside of a coffee shop with my puppy while my girlfriend was inside getting a couple White Mochas.
As I sat on the bench, two cops came and sat down right next to me. They were in the middle of a conversation, which I couldn't help but overhear.
Cop 1: "Why'd we arrest that guy again?"
Cop 2: "Man I don't even know!"
Cop 1: "Eh, whatever. He had it coming to him. They'll sort it out at the station."
Little known fact about Middle Earth: The Hobbits had a very sophisticated computer network! It was a Tolkien Ring...