I think reading them in order of publication is by far the best. If for no other reason than little recurring jokes and references creep in with each book and, if you come across one without having read where that joke, concept or whatever was introduced, it isn't enough to make you feel as if you've missed something,… » 4/24/14 5:35pm Yesterday 5:35pm

Pixar started life as a hardware company. They only got into animation initially in order to showcase their hardware's power at Siggraph. Also, they had already switched their focus to being an animation company and released their first film prior to Steve returning to Apple. » 4/03/14 11:36pm 4/03/14 11:36pm

These guns should be illegal, but regulating open source design is not the way. I'm fairy certain that there's already a ban on undetectable firearms, but the only way to enforce it is to catch someone with them. This still leaves the problem of unregistered guns on the street. » 4/01/14 2:35pm 4/01/14 2:35pm

Let's face it: Warner Bros. has the most potential for making a great cohesive cinematic universe, but their mindset will never allow it to succeed. They don't put as much emphasis on story and character as they do on what their risk analysis says about how likely a film is to succeed based on current and projected… » 3/31/14 11:07am 3/31/14 11:07am