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Microsoft Says Your Phone is Your Next PC

policy Re:Gee.. (271 comments)

To be fair, if you ever read Bill Gate's book "The road ahead" (I was a naive young man, I know) he actually predicted and discussed a lot of the technology and ideas that we are seeing sprout up. I'm not a Microsoft troll or anything, so don't flame me! I just wanted to point out that there isn't much room for innovation these days due to corporate hierarchies and management issues. Most of these exciting technologies have been on paper and in the minds of visionaries for years, even decades. Thankfully, the big boys are hard at work trying to compete over the "next big thing." Nothing wrong with that! If you want innovation, take a look at the smaller silicon valley companies or startups that are producing the fun and addictive apps you use on a regular basis! :)

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policy writes "Ron Paul fans have been making so much noise online that he has become one of the most popular names on the Internet. He has even bested the likes of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan on Technorati! Recently, supporters rallied around Ron Paul and urged Jon Stewart to interview the candidate well they got their wish, Ron Paul on Daily Show. This upcoming 2008 election is going to be wild, and the Internet may very well revolutionize United States politics and political discourse in America!"
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policy writes "Rev. Jerry Falwell collapsed at his campus office and died Tuesday. Falwell was an Evangelical Christian with tremendous influence on politics and religion. Rev. Jerry Falwell helped convert the religious right into a major political force in the U.S. and he was able to successfully use television to transform the smaller sect of Christianity into arguably the loudest and most influential group over the last decade. Evangelical Christians are highly recognized for their effort and success in helping elect President George W. Bush into office. Falwell was 73 when he died."
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policy | whitehouser writes "With the fate of .xxx domains looming and no clear direction given by Congress, the adult industry appears safe for now. Religious advocates believe an online red light district will serve to advertise and not regulate pornography online, which has become a hot topic within Christian communities. Notwithstanding the adult industry's dominion over Internet content, Christian ministers seek to derail porn among Christians and others seeking counsel. Craig Gross, founder of a successful "Porn and Pancakes" community has found his way online and is promoting XXXChurch. The objective of his online venture is to help break people break their internet porn habits. While the domain name seems to contradict its purpose, it is achieving the objective: to help porn addicts with their problem. In an unscientific poll that shows 70% of Christians reported a problem with daily online pornography habits, and 76% of pastors reported the same. CNN broke the story. According to the article, every second there are over 28,0000 viewers of internet porn."

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Gene Research Gives Hope of Reversing Baldness

policy policy writes  |  more than 7 years ago Hair loss in humans might not be irreversible, suggest scientists who have helped create new hair cells on the skin of mice. It was thought hair follicles, once damaged, could never be replaced. But a University of Pennsylvania team, writing in the journal Nature, say hair growth can actually be encouraged using a single gene. Full article regarding gene research on balding, science provides hope for reversal.

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illegal wiretapping authorized by whitehouse to fight terror

policy policy writes  |  more than 7 years ago A top Justice Department official thought President Bush's no-warrant wiretapping program was so questionable that he refused for a time to reauthorize it, leading to a standoff with White House officials at the bedside of the ailing attorney general, a Senate panel was told Tuesday. Former Deputy Attorney General James Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he refused to recertify the program because Attorney General John Ashcroft had reservations about its legality just before falling ill with pancreatitis in March 2004. The White House, Comey said, recertified the program without the Justice Department's signoff, allowing it to operate for about three weeks without concurrence on whether it was legal.

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prove God using logic, science. no faith, no bible.

policy policy writes  |  more than 7 years ago I watched ABC "Face Off" debate tonight. It was terrible, the moderator was horrible, the questions were very generic and dull. The audience looked bored and annoyed with the "intellectuals" on stage and the truth is not a single one of them was prepared to discuss the question of God, science and the universe. Shame on ABC, what a sham, sad. Here's a good recap for you, with commentary.

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media exploits va. tech tragedy, cho seung-hui for profit

policy policy writes  |  more than 7 years ago Media giants are breaching accountability and ethics standards in online broadcasting and as a result are blurring the line between respectable journalism and entertainment news/gossip mags and blogs. The new low in online and offline broadcasting may be a result of a combination of factors such as online news aggregators, bloggers, corporate greed and consumer expectation. The following article illustrates how low the media is willing to go and includes screenshots of headline news pages about 55 hours after the Virginia tech tragedy. media exploits virginia tech tragedy, mentally disturbed cho seung-hui for profit

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