Yeh, there's not a thing on this list that has to be done in a text file — as a matter of fact, for many of these, using a text file instead of something else is nothing but digital hipsterism. How is it more clever (cleverer?) to use a plain text file for a todo list than a purpose-built app like Wunderlist? Unless… » 11/25/14 3:51am Today 3:51am

Bad Example: Stargate both messed up and used this one correctly - Apostrophised names like Teal'c and Rya'c where the apostrophe is used to denote an honorific or surname are all right, but then you get the Goa'uld, Tok'ra, Zat'nik'tel guns and Tau'ri...

» 11/24/14 8:06am Yesterday 8:06am

How about talking to someone — anyone — in the auto industry about this stuff, instead of some marketing guys that only want to do some navel gazing? I'm sure you'd get something more realistic insight into the future of autonomous driving, including the steps needed to get there, by talking to someone from one of the… » 11/24/14 7:41am Yesterday 7:41am

As said elsewhere, WB and Peter Jackson only had the rights to "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings". The Tolkien estate holds the rights to his other literary works, and since they really, really, really disliked what Jackson did with the material he had access to, the chances they let him get his hands on… » 11/22/14 12:02pm Saturday 12:02pm