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I thought much of the point of fashion was that older people disapprove. You're ruining it for them.

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Thank you! I never did quite get the point of fashion. Now I know it's just another one of those things that I'll understand when I'm older.

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To be fair, if I've just lost a finger, it will take me considerably longer than 60 seconds to disable the phone.

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Giving away all of your money is not necessarily good for everyone else. For example, giving billions to promote "teaching the controversy", or iPad literacy or Morris dancing in schools would alter the curriculum in ways that some people would (rightly) disagree with.

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Regarding Dropbox reacting to changes anywhere in the filesystem: I found that turning off everything under "Import" in preferences seemed to stop it. After that it was perfectly fine on an old 2008 Macbook with spinning disk hard drive. Anecdata, but worth checking.

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There's a nice one in Cambridge, UK. Most of the machines are on and ready for use.

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4096:2304 is still 16:9.

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I read it a couple of times, I think that's what he is saying why they chose that resolution.

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The Mighty Mouse is the old one, which they still sell for $49! I like the idea of the ball better than a scroll wheel, but they clog after a week and are never the same again.

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The ability to roam onto a different network? Yes, T-mobile doesn't cover everywhere, but has roaming agreements to fill the gaps in coverage.

There's a caveat that data roaming is pretty restricted. My wife visited Bozeman, MT, and was limited to, I think, 10 megs of data, which went very quickly. On the other hand, in the UK T-mobile had unlimited but somewhat slow data at no extra cost.

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Yes. But a more competitive wholesale market (which is what the article is suggesting) wouldn't necessarily fix that limitation (on your wife's retail contract).

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What bugs me about this is that the people who would have benefit from these policies, such as my ancestors, are long dead and gone. The people who oppressed them are also dead.

At least in the US, Brown v. Board of Education was 1954, and the Little Rock high school integration was 1957. As far as I know, all nine of the students are still alive. People who are now 75 were born at the same time as the black students who had to be escorted by US Marshalls to attend a previously all-white high school, so it's not really ancient history yet.

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> so it's not really ancient history yet

It's current events; though things have improved, discrimination still is widespread.

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This looks like the "colAR Mix" app for the iphone, which has been out for at least a year I think. Nifty technology, but my kids didn't find it very engaging.

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