Moore's law is about transistor density, and you don't make a battery out of those.
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> there persists among the WASPS [the idea] that people speaking Spanish as their first language as a problem.
Or perhaps just the idea that speaking only spanish and expecting people to cater to you is really rude. Sure, if you're in a border town, you can get people who speak spanish and go do your thing, but if you want to work in some random part of the country, it's rude to expect the locals to learn spanish to talk to you, especially if you're working a drivethru in springfield, va
> How did they get away with issuing fines for non-fineable-non-offences in the first place?
Dallas Cops, duh...
> If you are so set against illegal aliens I hope you also are prepared to pay more for
> 1 The products that rely on their labor.
Fine by me. Last I checked, that'd be a modest bump, more than offset by 11m people not clogging up border town ERs and schools or running into people in 20 hear old trucks without insurance.
> As for "Latino" and "African-american": dreadful classificaitons. Are not all citizens there just "Americans" or are they still classified and controlled by race and origin? Horrible litlle country.(mentally that is).
Well, Latino is a cultural class, so far as I can tell, while african american is the word du jour for blacks, although some people try to be edgy and call them 'people of color'. You're right, it's all very confusing and stupid - I mock it given the smallest opportunity.
My favorite cringe moments were the NBC woman a couple olympics ago (2000?) interviewing a black british guy and asking him what it was like growing up as an african american in britain.
He's director of the FBI and actually clicked a link in a 'bank email'.
Oh well, it's not like he's in a position to do anything about it: our banks suck because they're allowed to and it's the bank regulations that need to change - the FBI can't do jack.
It is kind of funny - the car warranty scammers calling a senator on the floor of the senate and now this - we don't do a damn thing unless someone in power is affected.
"Standalone server on a CD, with the whole database, too, I guess? Right... and I'm the clueless one..."
You sure are - you can take a slice of the database and fit it on a laptop, and an app stack can frequently fit there too if you only need to serve one user. It's work, but you can do it.