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This is useless to me, but I can't deny it is cool. Apple designers are awesome!
That's only part of the picture. Either you watch too much right-wing news reports, or you are being dishonest here. Creditors had taken several engagements they did not hold to, forcing Tsipras' hand. Not to mention that German politicians like Schaübler are pushing too hard, which is concerning since they were the main cause of the austerity practices that killed the Greek economy in 2009. This crisis is political, the causes are political at heart, and in the end people...
The Greeks were screwed by a combination of facts. - First, their leaders reporting incorrect numbers, either by guile or incompetence.- Second, American banks "helping" them out with creative accounting and advanced baking techniques, among which derivatives.- Third, Germany and France using the exact same practices, and being therefore very unmotivated to call their Greek colleagues out on that.- Fourth, "austerity" practices imposed by the anglo-saxon world (e.g.,...
I doubt 16GB is there to stay long, now. Just photos and mails are such space hogs that it makes sense for most people to have at least 32GB, and preferably double that.I'd guess iPhone 8, though Apple has done nice trimming to app size and OS size lately, which saves space, so it might be another year later.Anyway, unless you're a fly sitting on Johnny Ives's ceiling, it's guesswork, fortune-telling and "Apple-analysis"
And if you are unlucky, like the Greeks, your retirement investments will be used by Chinese Megabanks to repay the U.S. debt. The beauty of capitalist and liberal systems is that when it rolls for you, you can claim it was all your good planning. The problem is that nobody can plan 20 years ahead, as every Greek taxpayer who paid retirement taxes (that are now being used to pay Greek debt back) can tell you.If you can't tell, I believe in a socialist system that doesn't...
Well, that's more like it. Kudos to Apple for not being insane (everyone can make a mistake, only idiots persist...). Kudos to the developer for standing their ground even though it hurt their baseline way more than Apple's
Hmm hmmm. Sure. Whatever. Totally what you said.
That's... also bizarre. You don't need to be black or jewish to be racist. Why would you need to be closeted to be homophobic?
Well, since you ask so nicely, what do you mean by "intolerant towards historic accuracy and context"?I wasn't aware that accuracy could feel discrimination? (I believe you either meant revisionist or respectful?)
I do find two things quite annoying.First, I keep reading "white privilege", like if being an Irish or an Italian was easy back in the 30s, 50s or even 70s. That's no "200 years".  Italians and Irish are now considered "white", when they weren't a few decades ago. WASP-privilege is much more accurate.Second, I may be wrong, but I feel it's less a matter of white privilege than "colored-discrimination". There are more than enough "poor white" that suffer the same situation...
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