Workaholism In America Is Hurting the Economy
Juxtapose with this onion article:
"Magical Office Worker Able To Turn Everything He Touches Into More Work For Colleagues"
We've failed to work smarter, not harder.
Strong Climate Change Opinions Are Self-Reinforcing
I thought strong opinions were self-reinforcing.
Disclaimer: I didn't read the article, just the title.
Steve Jobs Hints At Theora Lawsuit
I'm ready to go "all-in" with a bet that says the second Google releases the source to VP8, every company with patents on video compression will begin examining VP8 source code for patents. They have their legal teams and engineers ramped up to start digging ASAP and I do believe that's what Steve Jobs means.
NASA Downgrades Asteroid-Earth Collision Risk
Only the real Apophis had better aim and was able to do it in months
Should Taxpayers Back Cars Only the Rich Can Afford?
How 'bout a fucking 100+ MPG on a car costing $106,000? With the number of people that can actually afford that car, nevertheless use a sporty roadster as their main car, saves about as much fuel as a few rap stars giving up their Hummers every other weekend.
Great way to get publicity by making a super-expensive supercar, but until Tesla can produce a car for the masses (~25K) its not going to be able to make a dent in emissions or auto sales. Green niche car.
How to Deal With an Aging Brain?
Lay off the alcohol and get more exercise.
You'll notice a great change in about 2-3 days (of not drinking, exercise takes a little longer to kick in)