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Gnome "Gnome 3 has received a lot of disapproval of late, from the Gnome foundation being charged with not taking care of its users, or losing mindshare, to Gnome 3 itself being an unusable mess. I've been using Gnome 3 myself for a few months to sort the truth from the fiction, and to try and understand just how the Gnome foundation expects their newest shell to be used. I will end with some thoughts on how Gnome 3 can be improved. The review will require a fairly lengthy preface, however."
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RE[5]: Everything hidden
by zima on Fri 28th Sep 2012 13:10 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Everything hidden"
zima
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Machines can't "live" without energy. Humans can't live in the scorched Earth they left behind.)

Which was stupid, depicting humans like we are perpetuum mobile...

I was kinda hoping for some major twist in 2nd-3rd part, one that would make sense of it - say, that the humans did in fact win the war (what should be expected - note how vulnerable the sentinels were to EMP, and nukes generate a lot of EMP), but we were too dependent and/or enjoying machine tech to discard it ...so we enslaved the machines in the matrix - and "convincing" them that they are humans would be an even better method than the idea of matrix as depicted. Plus it would certainly explain some real-world abilities of Neo (after all, there's virtually no way for humans to generate EMP, or to remain connected to matrix while unplugged), how knowledge, skills (fighting ones, usually), or Smith can be just uploaded (and "he's a machine" while Cypher does this to Neo could be seen as a hint...), how the Architect, Oracle, Merovingian seem most, well, human.
Sure, they looked human also in the real world - which would be just a matter of properly modified software in sensors or in part of "brain" interpreting them.

But we just got more of the perpetuum mobile silliness...

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