First Detailed Data Analysis Shows Exactly How Comcast Jammed Netflix
You are correct. The slashdot effect would be great, but no one cares about the opinions of the common folk.
We already saw that with the Net Neutrality debate on the FCC comments debacle.
In the end, if you are not greasing Tom Wheeler's cock, he will not be very nice when he gives you the rim job.
Apple Pay Competitor CurrentC Breached
I am pretty sure you are wrong!
Apple and Google are working on a Chip'n Brain gadget that will allow you to just think about that purchase, and it will be delivered right to your door.
Why do you think Amazon, UPS and Dominos are working so hard to get drones perfected.
The Manufacturers and Retailers Ass. wants you to know that they want almost no time wasted between the time you think about a product and the time you get the product. This way, there is typically no chance of you changing your mind!
Apple Pay Competitor CurrentC Breached
I am willing to bet that, EVEN THOUGH your facts are presented very well, and make a whole lot of sense, atleast two things will happen
1) Many people who signup after CurrentC initial rollout, either don't understand or don't care or both.
2) Retailers will "sweeten" the deal of signup with 10% off or 90% off, and all sorts of money back or cash back or discount type deals to where, these same people will care even less
3) What is worse in my opinion is that many people who understand such intricacies as you have mentioned, will also cave in, or just give up at some point for these sweet deals
We see this type of mob mentality in almost every thing happening around us.
Oh, don't get me wrong. There will be a few people who will be 100% opposed to this with every fiber of their being, but that mob will be very small and will not have enough power to sway popular opinion, and will eventually be driven to fringes of society.
Ken Ham's Ark Torpedoed With Charges of Religious Discrimination
I am an atheist, and I was not a Christian to being with. However, after watching the debate just yesterday, I would say that the "arguments" presented by Ham were far more convincing that what Nye put together, and it felt sad.
I liked Bill Nye in this other debates on such topics, but he did not bring his "A game" to this debate. There were so many points of view about why a particular scientific theory was more conclusive, or why certain theories fail, but have yet to be to be proven to be as much of a fallacy as "God did it" that Nye could have presented, but he didn't. Even his 30 minute presentation round was lacking in general.
This is what allowed even more religious zealots to put even more money into making this all possible, IMO.
20 More Cities Want To Join the Fight Against Big Telecom's Broadband Monopolies
Everyone who lives in these 32 cities must be blessed. The state of Georgia was not in the 20 initial cities, and I know Georgia is typically last in such advancements or ground breaking news.
Tesla Teardown Reveals Driver-facing Electronics Built By iPhone 6 Suppliers
Why can't it be both?
We love both Tesla and iPhones. Merging of the two can also lead to a great transformation.
Ooooooohhhhh, I wonder when Elon Musk will make my Telsa turn into an iPhone Autobot
OS X 10.10 Yosemite Review
I should also add that I will not be purchasing another Mac after my current 2011 17 inch dies. I like the fact that I upgraded my Mac to the fullest extent possible. Just something I cannot do anymore with the newer models, and the fact that there are no more 17 inch models, makes me a little bit angry that folks like me are completely being ignored.
I am also the one voice in the thousands saying that I hate the "flat" look and the god awful colors of Yosemite, and will NOT be upgrading. I will stay with Mavericks on the 17 inch model as long as possible, and move on to who knows what next. :(
OS X 10.10 Yosemite Review
This is simply not true. I have downgraded several times.
I unfortunately did NOT backup my system before performing an upgrade to the first Beta of Yosemite. It worked fine for a days, but I noticed some oddities, and then I saw that my system started to crash more often. Since I didn't have a backup, I put in the for Snow Leopard, and away it went. It installed fine (though it took a couple of extra steps, since the Recovery partition Yosemite creates is not compatible and had to wipe that first). I then had to upgrade from Snow Leopard to Mavericks from the Apple Store. I had a similar problem on the version before Lion (had a backup that time), and was able to simply restore the backup and was up and running in very short order (two hours tops).
I was a very heavy Windows user for more than 10 years, but now that I have switched to OS X, I will never go back.
I will admit that the Hidden Files thing and the Home / End / Page Up / Page Down still drives me nuts, 4 years after I started using it. I understand that you can press Cmd + Whatever, but I would rather it had been a single key.
The rest of the OS is great. I have two UI developers sitting across from me at work, and they use their Macs to the fullest extent possible and Retina display with the trillions of colors and subtlety makes all the difference, but to me it has been a great experience.
Michigan About To Ban Tesla Sales
Teslas are for the masses.
You can fight with laws now, but where will you go when you are the only one of a handful of states that isn't selling teslas? You can't stop progress, just like you can't stop Uber, AirBnb or any other hip and dynamic companies.
"Double Irish" Tax Loophole Used By US Companies To Be Closed
What this actually means is that, the companies have already worked out some kind of scheme to funnel money out of Ireland, and there are very few reasons Ireland needs to be keep this around, since it is causing so many ordinary people a lot of indigestion.
Who wants to bet that Google, Apple, etc don't even use Ireland to funnel money and avoid taxes?
Dropbox Wasn't Hacked, Says Leaked Credentials Are From Unrelated Services
I can finally get access to that account I had forgotten! Can you also include my hotmail account with the same user ID in the next posting?
Thank you, BTC
Elon Musk Hints 1st Person To Mars May Go Via New Brownsville Spaceport
Men will finally be from Mars...Now, if only we could work so hard to get to Venus
If Fusion Is the Answer, We Need To Do It Quickly
We must all say F-U-S-I-O-N-H-O. The timing has to be precise, and our index fingers have to carefully touch our neighbours' fingers in an exact dance.
You can learn more about this here :)
Uber Demonstrations Snarl Traffic In London, Madrid, Berlin
Something new (i.e driverless Google cars) will come along to threaten their livelyhood.
Wouldn't today be the best time to start evaluating a different way to earn a living?
How many ways can you possibly protest and keep innovation away from people's daily lives?
Verizon and New Jersey Agree 4G Service Equivalent to Broadband Internet
I would have to disagree. It is great that there is a chance to vote the candidate out, BUT it is in the next election cycle.
The damage is already done by that time. Any candidate that promises to repeal those laws will come in and get comfy till the next election cycle. There is no need to take any bribes, because adding to this problem are the mindless voters who can't vote out the rubber stamp candidates and you got the policy mess we are in now.
Bitcoin Exchange Flexcoin Wiped Out By Theft
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Demonoid BitTorrent Tracker Apparently Back Online
This is great news because for the last few years the media has done their best to demonize torrents and related activity as nothing more than a pirates' leisure time activity.
There are truly legitimate uses for torrents and it is great to see that there are good folks working to keep such sites active.
Solar Pressure May Help Kepler Return To Planet-Hunting Duties
I did not know that telescopes had an attitude to begin with. How does adjusting attitude allow a telescope to search for planets?
Do You Like Online Privacy? You May Be a Terrorist
it is Anonymous.Coward@ilikeboys.com
Don't Worry About Global Warming, Say 16 Scientists in the WSJ
I couldn't agree with you more. While we are at it, I want a personalized climate engineering. I am always +/- 1.23 degrees F colder / warmer than the guy sitting next to me. I used beans as a substitute on the days when it was cold, but *ass power is not what it used it be. My *ass may be used to colder weather and is not able to adjust to these freakish conditions anymore
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