It's just a different approach to installing an OS. Not sure how Android does it, but on WP you don't need nearly as much. The downside is that you need to be on Wi-Fi when it's finished because it needs to redownload all of your apps and whatnot (it does this automatically btw). Which honestly isn't a huge deal as… » 10/20/14 5:09pm Monday 5:09pm

I think we need to be frank when we have the discussion on protecting your data. It is fundamentally impossible to COMPLETELY protect your data. You can only make it difficult to the point where it's not worth while for an adversary to retrieve it.

Having said that, I think we can be more pragmatic on what is allowed… » 10/20/14 9:57am Monday 9:57am

The concept works in the sense that this is how they impart oak qualities in many "stainless steel fermented" wines. The cost of oak barrels has risen enormously over the past few decades. Barrel coopers are making a killing while shrinking in numbers.

I think where this group failed is in understanding proper… » 10/17/14 5:57pm 10/17/14 5:57pm

"A path begins with actually doing something."
followed by
"I've tried the political support path, the boycotting path, the inventing a better device path, all to no avail."

Great you've literally accomplished nothing.

"As politicians currently choose to be responsible to no one but the rich and business leaders… » 10/15/14 4:09pm 10/15/14 4:09pm