Highest Rated Comments

nosecohn1389 karma

How long is the pilot project supposed to run?

At the end of that time, when you stop receiving the money, what do you expect to be different about your life than if you'd never been part of the program?

nosecohn1028 karma

As an experienced diver, I'm very wary of the plan to train these kids to get out that way.

nosecohn740 karma

Agreed. The only thing is that it's very shallow, so I don't think there will be pressure issues. But yeah... dark, narrow, muddy passages with no overhead clearance. I've been diving for decades and I wouldn't do that if someone paid me.

nosecohn460 karma

We're like the Mob. If Mr. Rogers ran the mob.

LOL. I think this is a much better tagline than "the voice of the internet."

nosecohn322 karma

Here are the non-Saudi people listed in the "Testimonials" section of the website for the event:

  • Bill Gates — Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • John Chambers — Cisco Systems
  • Sal Khan — Khan Academy
  • David M Rubenstein — Carlyle Group
  • Jonas Kjellberg — Skype
  • Chris Gardner — The Pursuit of Happyness
  • Queen Rania — Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Diane Greene — Google
  • Joe Kaeser — Siemens
  • Sebastian Thrun — Udacity
  • Muhammad Yunus — Grameen Bank