14 posts • joined 7 Jun 2010
Re: Why didn't they sell off the extras?
(For you Brits, Democrats are "blue" and Republicans "red", but are effectively a single party compared to the actually different political parties you have in the UK.)
Um, you'd get plenty of arguments here about that.
Re: The end of the world
I still haven't recovered from hope taping killing music.
Am I the only one...
who read "6000 TB = 1 PB" as = 1 Pirate Bay?
implies courts and judicial over-site etc etc, not just shutting down a website on an accusation alone.
are the reasons there's a skills gap. I was made redundant from a general IT and software support role (off-shored to India) over a year ago, but all the companies (over 500) I have approached want people who are already good at the role they have vacant. No one seems willing to spend money and train a potentially suitable candidate with the lacking skills.
On £65 JSA a week i can't afford to go and professionally learn C++ or Java programming*, and the little I learned on my HNC wouldn't even get my CV from an agency to the employer.
Short term solution fixation, no long term thinking :(
*or Enterprise level VMWare, or Citrix etc ad infinitum
You will have been replaced by an off-shore team by then :p
Only inaccurate in one way.
Speedometers are allowed to overread by up to 10% but NEVER underread. Therefore you can never be going faster than it tells you, 31 in a 30 may be implausible, but more down to the accuracy of the speed-camera etc; however who who would pay a fortune to argue that in court and risk much heavier penalties than the default fine and 3 points?
Oh for a democracy....
...where all are equal under the law.
"And any time White House staffers and other powerful people are targeted in a hacking crime, you can be sure there will be consequences."
Special rules for special people? I guess there were no VIPs in the PSN hack then.
You can't steal knowledge, poor tabloid sensationalist journalism again.
..has been and always will be bad for the consumer - a logical fallacy to create use by adding restrictions.
If they'd have made a copy rather than stolen the original it would be piracy, surely? </sarcasm>
I think the lack of a point played every part in its downfall - those that can surf the web can use things like iPlayer, 4od etc etc, and with a little step froward can grab everything via torrents. What compelling reason did they offer Joe Public to use or even pay for their service?
Well that's enough sunshine and real life...
.. back to the basement
Cue loads of spam using up all your paper and inks? Not surprised an ink manufacturer thinks this is a great idea!
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