We can’t simply do our science and not worry about the ethical issues.
Just about every computer on the market today runs Unix, except the Mac and nobody cares about it.
The next step after cheap is free, and after free is disposable.
The best way to do research is to make a radical assumption and then assume it’s true. For me, I use the assumption that object oriented programming is the way to go.
I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when I gave up.
The reason I use ed is that I don’t want to lose what’s on the screen.
Most of the bright people don’t work for you – no matter who you are.
And once an intelligent robot exists, it is only a small step to a robot species – to an intelligent robot that can make evolved copies of itself.
Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
Given the incredible power of these new technologies, shouldn’t we be asking how we can best coexist with them? And if our own extinction is a likely, or even possible, outcome of our technological development, shouldn’t we proceed with great caution?
Not all smart people work at Sun Microsystems.