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Marc Andreessen (born July 9, 1971, in Cedar Falls, Iowa and raised in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, United States) is a software engineer and entrepreneur best known as co-author of Mosaic, the first widely-used web browser, and co-founder of Netscape Communications Corporation. He was the chair of Opsware, a software company he founded originally as Loudcloud, when it was acquired by Hewlett-Packard. He is also a cofounder of Ning, a company which provides a platform for social-networking websites.
The core justification for Ajax style programming is to overcome the page loading requirements of HTML/HTTP-mediated web pages. Ajax creates the necessary initial conditions for the evolution of complex, intuitive, dynamic, data-centric user interfaces in web pages—the realization of that goal is still a work in progress.
Originally posted by Copernicus
Without the Internet though, we would not have had a chance to even discuss these matters. We would indeed be buying what the press told us, never questioning anything.
So it was a good plan by the powers that be, but they failed to take the free Internet into account.
The sharpest criticism often goes hand in hand with the deepest idealism and love of country.
Men without hope, resigned to despair and oppression, do not make revolutions. It is when expectation replaces submission, when despair is touched with the awareness of possibility, that the forces of human desire and the passion for justice are unloosed.
Laws can embody standards; governments can enforce laws — but the final task is not a task for government. It is a task for each and every one of us. Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted — when we tolerate what we know to be wrong — when we close our eyes and ears to the corrupt because we are too busy, or too frightened — when we fail to speak up and speak out — we strike a blow against freedom and decency and justice.
~ Robert Francis Kennedy
Lets see how long it takes for them to "fix" this.
Originally posted by queenannie38
And yes, I do often consider that one day that very thing might be required of me. And if it is, I will do what is right. I will defend the US Constitution because I truly believe in it...I despise political poison but am a patriot, through and through.