I like keeping my nexus window open to pop back and forth, even while I'm doing other things (or listening to music). But the ding won't stop even at lowest level.Please make it (optionally) go awayContinue
This is not a big deal,just a fun thing.I'm thinking of it as rather funny, but I am intrigued by what it tells us about Amazon's algorithms. The suggestion of books to buy is supposedly driven…Continue
"some places have a sign about where you can check out liquor. In the progressive state of NJ, there is serious concern that even touching an alcoholic beverage package by someone under the calendar age of 21 will cause the universe to implode, or,…"
"Yes people do discriminate. But you can't have it both ways: either you have color blind system or you don't. The poison that is caused by government actually PUSHING race into situations merely prolongs the issue.
There are also the cases…"
"Unfortunately, the approach chosen is the opposite of making things 'blind'. The government INSISTS on cataloging all sorts of things by racial makeup (I was recently reading a blog by a business owner about a mandatory form from the…"
"Humans are mammals and primates with a long and convoluted evolutionary history.. The best you can hope to do is manage bias and reduce its effects, but it will never be eliminated. Even in your discussion above you seem to accept that…"
"My atheism is never a secret, not in personal life, not at work. But I don't push the subject either. Within reason I'm more than happy to talk about it. I work with atheist/agnostics, Christians, Hindus, Muslims.
[On a humorous side…"
"The irony of this is that I see almost the same argument from atheists when discussing the benefits of a more libertarian government. "Without (a mind numbing sea of government) regulations, society will fall into barbarism."
"Like Luara I'm not crazy about Obamacare either, it may well be counterproductive. I am also strongly in favor of serious trimming government spending which is way out of control.
But this brinksmanship is a pretty stupid stunt."
Nice looking dog you have! "Securing" a dog is a concern. Previous dogs have stayed outdoors ALL the time, never running away . But I live out in the country. Free roaming is my preference, but the H.S. doesn't like to hear that. I'm losing sleep trying to come up with an alternative.
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