* Posts by astronut

3 posts • joined 11 Feb 2012

So why the hell didn't quantitative easing produce HUGE inflation?

astronut

"Easy enough to do, just sell the assets, the bonds, back into the market and cancel that base money received for them."

By coercing the market to buy them back at the original price? How else does the value not tank when you try to sell so many bonds? Who will buy bonds with crap coupons when inflation is rising?

Help us out here: What's the POINT of Microsoft Office 2013?

astronut

Hello? ODF 1.2 support.

Meaning I can exchange documents with M$ users, who will then be more inclined to migrate to LO/OOO, and Office will die a quiet death.

Sounds like a massive point to me.

IT guy answers daughter's Facebook rant by shooting her laptop

astronut

All those shots were fired next to a road with houses on it. One twitch away from shooting a driver in the head. Or a girl riding a horse. I thought Americans knew how to handle guns.

Also I wonder if the guy really intended to terminate his father-daughter relationship for good. I bet that's what he's done.

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