top Joining Lavabit Et Al, Groklaw Shuts Down Because of NSA Dragnet
"If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face — forever. "
about a year and a half ago
top Chrome OS Introduces Aura Window Manager
Why not have both?
An Android tablet that also has Chrome OS on it. You plug the tablet into a dock and you have a complete operating system more suited to a desktop environment.
People are already doing it with Ubuntu, this way you get it all from a single source so have the potential for better integration.
I would love to see this on the new google tablet when it arrives.
top Why Geim Never Patented Graphene
Wow I never knew that England was an island.
If the GDP of England was $2.2 trillion what was the GDP of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?
Or are you one of those people who doesn't understand the difference between England and the UK?
top Tax-Free IT Repairs Proposed For the UK
You are correct that it states "a reasonable amount of time" and the interpretation of a reasonable amount of time is left up to the interested parties to decide.
The argument that PC hardware is reasonably expected to last a minimum of 3 years is easy to establish however as that is the time period that all companies I have ever worked at have used as the depreciation period.
I would say it is reasonable to expect things like Televisions, Washing Machines, Dishwashers etc to last a minimum of 5 years.
top NASA Considers Mobile Lunar Base
Oh My God!
Don't you see the real point of this. The US creates a trailer park on the moon and ships up all their trailer trash. Leave 'em for a few years and let natural selection work things out. Pretty soon the moon will be overrun with mutants that can shoot a stop sign with deadly accuracy from a mile away. It Science gone mad I tell you.