Tim Cook: "I'm Proud To Be Gay"
..yes, and there is one area (which you mention) in which he feels he can help so he is.
He can't be a positive role model to black kids because he's not black*. He can't be a role model to disabled kids because he's not disabled*. He's doing what he can to help in one specific usecase. His efforts should be appreciated by everybody.
*I acknowledge you shouldn't be excluded from being a role model if you don't share the same skin colour or able-bodiness. But if you share those attributes I presume it creates a closer connection.
Accessing One's Own Metadata
And if my aunt had a dick, she'd be my uncle.
What's your point?
Fuel Efficiency Numbers Overstate MPG More For Cars With Small Engines
I knew you were joking. I'm smart that way.
Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Thankfully this waste will be around for thousands and thousands of years so there's plenty of time for the back and forth until we get the ultimate solution.
A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls
you're a real people person aren't you?
Pro-Vaccination Efforts May Be Scaring Wary Parents From Shots
It sounds like your issue is with marketing. Not science.
Facebook Comment Prompts Arrests In Cyberbullying Suicide Case
"Luckily, my parents granted me with the mental fortitude and tools to survive"
How did they do this? I have a toddler and want to prepare him for this kind of stuff. Any insight would be appreciated. When I was a kid, I was never bullied, nor a bully. I saw it going on, but didn't do anything to stop it.
Facebook Silently Removes Ability To Download Your Posts
You gots to pay for that privilege. (IIRC)
Witness In Secret WikiLeaks Grand Jury Hearing Posts Transcript of Questioning
We have the last 50 years of spiderman comics and movies as proof!
Nukes Are "The Only Peacekeeping Weapons the World Has Ever Known," Says Waltz
The only open question is about the frequency.
I'd say, that'd be about 1.
Why Canada Does Not Belong On the US Piracy Watchlist
We accept your surrender, but on our conditions. And they are:
1. You take Quebec.
Coders Develop Ways To Defeat SOPA Censorship
you are wrong.
So was your grade 2 teacher that said sentences can't start with 'and'.
Was .NET All a Mistake?
LOL. Eclipse sucks ASS compared to Visual Studo in every possible way. Microsoft did the IDE right.
Was .NET All a Mistake?
I agree with your comment. Right tool for the job and all that.
This always makes me laugh though:
And trust me you are not the only person on this site that applies a religious devotion to the tools they swear are the penultimate language development tool or operating system ever invented.
penultimate means 'next to last'. I always get a chuckle when people use it to mean something like 'super ultimate'.
Roundabout Revolution Sweeping US
Especially with 18 wheelers, where, right or wrong, if I get in an accident with them, I lose bigtime
Reminds me of what my dad used to say to me: Better to be let them "win" and be alive than you "win" but be dead.
Sony Running Unpatched Servers With No Firewall
You want to eat Sony Server admins?
NVIDIA Gets Away With Bait-and-Switch
Wow, impressive. You remembered that link off the top of your head. Who are you, Rainman?
Osama Bin Laden Reported Dead, Body In US Hands
Don't follow the news much do you?
I'm sure there's a few people in London and Madrid that might disagree with you.
Cisco Ditches Flip and $590 Million
you're stupid then, aren't you?