Re: Fox will cancel it mid-flow
Almost Human says hello. An excellent show, with a very similar premise and an impressive cast, cancelled by Fox less than thirteen months ago, after they failed to advertise it, and aired the episodes out of order.
7 posts • joined 19 Oct 2011
I wonder if the decline in outsourcing deals is at least in part a response to the quality of prior outsourced deals? Poor quality, outsourced customer support, for instance, is a fantastic way to lose repeat business, as anyone who has had the misfortune to deal with Dell can attest.
A foolish decision by Microsoft to force metro upon all users, desktop as well as tablet. It's one which will likely backfire in spectacular fashion upon them. I can see the taglines and twitter posts now: "You can't spell METRO without ME".
My own favourite set of amazon reviews has to be for this product:
@ Anonymous Coward
Unfortunately Sony's efforts in FED were an early casualty of the credit crunch when 'Field Emission Technologies' (FET), the FED joint venture that Sony was a major shareholder in, was closed down due to an inability to raise capital. Sony sold all it's patents and other FED assets to AU Optronics early last year.
Bradley makes a good point about the problems of relying on anecdotal evidence about a brand. There was, however, a survey done a few years back that found Acer laptops to have a high failure compared with other brands. HP, unsurprisingly, came out worst.
The pdf came be found here:
Electronista article summarising and discussing the results: