Amazon's latest moon-shot could see your job outsourced to Mars

Amazon.com kingpin, Jeff Bezos, is championing an initiative that could one day see high-polluting, energy-intensive industries outsourced to the moon and other planets.

The Earth, meanwhile, will be preserved for residential properties and light-industrial processes to minimise the long-term risk to the environment and allow it to recover from hundreds of years of industrial pollution.

“Let me assure you, this is the best planet. We need to protect it, and the way we will is by going out into space. You don’t want to live in a retrograde world where we have to freeze population growth,” Bezos is reported to have told attendees at this year’s Code Conference.

As wonderful as all this sounds, Downtime wonders if Bezos is planning to chip in for the daily commute costs for anyone who finds their office has suddenly relocated to Mars?

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IE6, IE7 and IE8: die die die!
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If you want me to use Google Apps it should be compatible. If not I won't and life will go on.
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XP is to go
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Google Chrome is a good browser
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It is easier just to add Chrome.
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We are not using Google apps
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We don't have the option of upgrading to Windows 7 on all of our machines.
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I do not use Google Apps, but It is overdue to get rid of IE
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Just install chrome and you're good to go!
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Chrome always performs best. Thus, for my clients satisfaction, I'll install all the browsers and make Chrome a default browser.
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