No, the ones to worry about are those who have a reward that outweighs the risk. Voting is an excellent example of this.
I have no idea how Apple did it
Really? They blanketed the media with commercials showing hands zooming and flipping through pictures, and I'm sure every Apply "Genius" showed every customer this cool feature of why you would want a touch interface on your phone. They basically sat down with every single person who bought an iPhone and showed them how to do it.
only the front of the wave that is in the shallows slows, which is when the body and rear of the wave piles into it. Each part that gets to the shallows slows, but 'the wave' itself isn't slowing
True. I was imprecise in my language; I meant the foremost period of the wave.
Two waves that are five minutes apart in the ocean, traveling the same speed, will hit land five minutes apart as well.
False. The speed of the wave is determined by the depth of the water relative to the amplitude of the peak. As the wave approaches a shoreline, the first period will shorten and therefore the wave peaks will hit, probably dramatically, less than 5 minutes apart.
Nobody committed fraud by hiding material facts.
Actually, that is exactly the stated problem; though, not surprisingly, Facebook denies any such thing. Reports came to light that information was selectively released in the days before the IPO and that the IPO was inappropriately priced based on that information.
No IP (intellectual property) should stand in the way of you, the countries of the world, to protect your people.
I find it really sad that countries are willing to bomb other countries and kill people under the auspices of protecting their citizenry, but feel so hamstrung by IP claims when they're actually trying to protect their citizenry that they need a pep-talk from the head of the WHO.
"Just think of a computer as hardware you can program." -- Nigel de la Tierre