Re: The Quantum of Firefox
"Thunderbirds Are Go!"
Ah... The Brains of the outfit.
Those Bond quotes are Virgil on the ridiculous
65 posts • joined 25 Apr 2008
"There is also a risk that some of the big players will simply shift their operations out of the UK altogether and run them entirely from a "tax friendly" location."
That old chestnut...
It's basically not true. If Starbucks leave the country, are people going to suddenly stop buying coffee? Nope - the gap in the market will be filled by somebody else. And they'll probably pay their taxes...
At that age they pretty much want anything they see...
Mine wants a Wii and a Nintendo DS and a Xbox and a phone and a chemistry set and a dog and a lizard and a TV and a Keyboard and a guitar and keyboards and a....
All paid for by somebody else of course.
He'll make a briiliant MP when he grows up
That the people likely to buy this product won't have families? I'd love to see how it would work out preferences from our TV...
'my viewer is watching Top Gear...QI...Er Tree Fu Tom...Horrid Henry...For Boyard...er... QVC...Bid TV.. Pick TV... er Russia Today.. Oh bollocks to that, I'm switching off'
Wonder if you could get a job a la Douglas Adams only instead of analysing neurotic lifts in basements it'll be TV's...
Did you even read all of that article?
The very last paragraph states:
"All of the reports above are extremely detailed and extensive, with data covering a wide range of diseases and health issues, in which the UK's performance is variable – from very good to very bad. Focusing solely on the negative outcomes may therefore be a bit of a selective analysis."
Whilst it's all very fascinating hearing about peoples issues with outsourcing (& I have my own experiences...) nobody seems to have touched on the other major show of incompetence, namely - who, in the name of all that's holy, schedules an upgrade to a major finance system in the middle of the week?
I'd love to hear the reasoning behind that!
"Oh, and sack the manager of every IT department which does not support and will not install any modern software that meets the interoperability specs."
Unfortunately, this doesn't account for the oodles of software purchased by the various departments without IT's involvement who then have to try & make work with what they have.
(And this isn't just an NHS issue - had exactly the same problem in the private sector...
"The fact that some accepted a termination of employment with a months pay as severance is probably better than they would have been offered say 2 years ago"
I may have misunderstood something, but I thought the protest was because the Management reneged on the severance pay after workers had resigned...
"Also so much for freedom of choice for the American people. So much for the "Land of the Free", because they are proving once again its a lie. Being told what choices you are allowed to make isn't freedom, because your master has already chosen what they don't want you to do."
As Bill Hicks said: " You are free to do what we tell you... Go back to bed America..."
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