Sure, it wasn't as bad as expected, but tell that to the New Yorkers with snow on the hoods of their cars and no prospect of government assistance anytime soon.
Elon Musk (if that is his name) wants to put computers into orbit:
No name yet yet? Hmm, it's a vast network, and it's up in the sky...
But he'll also use the talk to announce his newest idea, which would launch a vast network of communication satellites to orbit earth. The network would do two things: speed up the general flow of data on the Internet and deliver high-speed, low-cost Internet services to the three billion-plus people who still have poor access to the Web. “Our focus is on creating a global communications system that would be larger than anything that has been talked about to date,” Musk told Bloomberg Businessweek ahead of the announcement.
The Space Internet venture, to which Musk hasn’t yet given a name, would be hugely ambitious. Hundreds of satellites would orbit...
Posted by lumberjack at 4:05 PM
Kevin D Williamson, ripped off in total:
President Obama, giving a speech on housing in Phoenix, said, with a straight face: “Don’t buy what you can’t afford.”
That is excellent advice; would that the U.S. government lived by it. As it stands, if the national debt continues to increase at the same pace it did under Obama-Pelosi-Reid and Obama-Boehner-Reid, then in about seven years it will amount to more than the value of all the residential real estate in the United States—combined.
There is an old expression: “Eating us out of house and home.” Surely, we are buying more government than we can afford.
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