That is some thick space elevator. The base looks to be about the size of Mexico. »
He's violating a confidentiality agreement? Confidentiality about what? It's not confidential if it's not true. »
"And his creation the "Turing Machine" could imitate any computing device or program (which we're guessing is being referenced in the title)."
The Imitation Game is a reference to the Turing Test, not the Turing Machine. »
Except it's the taking on of that connotation that's a corruption of language. It's perfectly proper to describe non-toxic emissions that have some other undesired effect on the environment as a "pollutant" because that's the vocabulary used in environmental science.
People who have referred to CO2 as a pollutant in… »
The idea is that this technology does not allow you to outrun a light beam, which is the hard limit relativity puts on all information bearing signals or mass bearing objects. Any "faster than light" travel has this limitation: it can never actually outrun a light beam. Light itself never speeds up past C in local… »
Interesting points. They made some mention of Freud as well who, of course, ran into some of the same problems. Sex, especially in a pre-liberated society, inherently comes with a ton of relationship baggage.
So how do Bill and Virginia proceed? If they maintain clinical distance, they're not having the same sexual… »
The most 80s thing ever...more 80s than Ronald Reagan...more 80s than ET...more 80s than Cabbage Patch dolls...more 80s than fear of nuclear war. »
If you can't succeed with all the benefits of a John Stamos leg, you're just not trying. You're phoning it in, Scuzzlebutt. »