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Those designer shoes and handbags don't buy themselves, you know.
123 posts • joined 21 Jan 2008
"But to suggest this little sh!t is somehow a noble employee standing up to the big bad employer, when he's potentially putting public safety at risk is a little too precious for me."
He's acting like a complete cock. And I'd bet a serious amount of money that he acted like an egotistical cock in the job as well as now he has been fired from it.
He is an employee, he isn't a bloody God. And if he was paid $126,000 a year, he wasn't exactly being treated like scum either.
The story is about Microsoft being a better place to work than Google. So why the hell the usual "oh but Vista is rubbish!" bollocks.
Jesus. Grow up, people.
Google is like Microsoft, it has got so big despite itself, not because of anything it has done in the last few years.
Probably. But I notice just about everybody is having a go at Davies for making a principled stand, ruminating on splits in the Tories etc etc without actually looking into the substance of *why* he resigned.
But if Kelvin McKenzie gets elected... then God help us all.
Black helicopters - because they'll arrive in 42 minutes.
"It may actually be easier to get into China or Russia."
When I went to Hong Kong recently, me and my wife were off the plane and through Customs, Immigration, Baggage Claim and on the airport shuttle bus in 40 minutes.
Basically through this combination of really wacky tactics that the US and UK would never consider called "having enough staff on the desks" and "not being paranoid intrusive idiots.
Besides, you think the US immigration treats you like a criminal? Try UK Immigration who - and I am *not* exaggerating - didn't say a single word and looked at us with an expression bordering on contempt. Welcome home, indeed.
So people democratically protesting against Heathrows third runway get arrested under the Terrorism Act. A bloke fakes his way into 10 Downing St (albeit with a legitimate ID card - oh, the irony!) and gets arrested as a political protestor!
If I get caught doing 75mph on the motorway, what do I get charged with? Regicide?
When given the choice, people prefer listening to real people, rather than the patronising "local" voice of the BBC.
I think you'll find you are wrong. Local BBC might be patronising, but at least it is local. How much of local commercial radio is streamed out from the same buildings in areas of the UK completely unrelated to their community? How much is just networked playlists? The only time local stations feature local content is during the adverts.
The BBC receives a large public subsidy (£800m) for creating its DAB stations, and doesn't have to show a commercial return while it builds up these digital audiences. And incredibly, when commercial operators win a bid for a license, they have to hand the "penthouse suite" - the portion of the multiplex with the best audio capability - to the BBC. Who'd be a commercial digital operator, with these constraints?
Or, to put it another way - the BBC has to build up the audience before a commercial station will decide to try and steal it away. And they can't even try to steal it for free! The barstewards!
Paris - because she built up an audience with digital content
Brick Tamland: I love... carpet.
Brick Tamland: I love... desk.
Ron Burgundy: Brick, are you just looking at things in the office and saying that you love them?
Brick Tamland: I love LAMP.
Ron Burgundy: Do you really love the LAMP, or are you just saying it because you saw it?
Brick Tamland: I love LAMP. I love LAMP.
If a piece of software redirects you to a place you didn't expect or indeed ask for, it is a scummy trojan except when Google does it.
When Microsoft builds a search box into its browser (IE 7) it is monopolistic behaviour even when you can quickly switch the search engine to someone else. But when Google forces you to go to its results whether you like it or not, then that is OK too.
When Microsoft ignores accepted standards ("Show Friendly HTTP error messages") it is patronising, but when Google does it to enhance revenues, it is a helpful feature.
Right. Clear as mud.
"Yes for syntax not so sugar, more 100's and 1000's you can't beat Perl
Its what high level languages have shrived for years to achieve, crystal clear even to a beginner"
It can be described as many things, most of them positive, but "crystal clear even to a beginner" ain't one of 'em.
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