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Comment: hmmm.... (Score 1) 252

by Agares (#49100687) Attached to: No Tech Bubble Here, Says CNN: "This Time It's Different."
I don't trust what they are telling us personally. I really would like to take some of my money and invest, but everything is so seemingly inflated that I am afraid it'll all crash soon. If we do have a crash that would be a good time to invest possibly. Anyone who bothered to invest back in 2008 after the stock market took that massive dive would have a ton of money by now. So I might try something like that who knows.

Comment: Re:Seems ripe for abuse (Score 1) 112

by Agares (#49094101) Attached to: AT&T Patents System To "Fast-Lane" File-Sharing Traffic
Where I live we have three competing ISPs so the service and speeds tend to be very good. I have actually been able to get speeds a little faster than what I pay for from time to time. Unfortunately though most people live in an area with just one so they get screwed left and right by them. I have lived in such an area before and as I am sure you know it can be very frustrating. I do believe in letting a company handle their business the way they want, but these areas that have monopolies need to be dealt with since the ISPs in these areas just cheat people. Competition is always good in my opinion since it brings out the best in a company usually, but as well all know monopolies such as these bring out the worst in them.

Comment: Re:Just wait for oil changes to come with DRM so (Score 1) 194

by Agares (#48999499) Attached to: Farmers Struggling With High-Tech Farm Equipment
We have had this oil change interval just as long as you all. The issue though is that most people here get it changed earlier since the lube places tell them it needs to be changed every 5,000. I change my own oil since it is cheaper, and I know for sure I am getting good synthetic oil that way.

Comment: Well... (Score 1) 375

by Agares (#48502411) Attached to: The Cashless Society? It's Already Coming
For me at least a wallet is a necessity. I have various forms of ID and other cards that I need for my job. Furthermore why should payment by phone replace a credit card when it is just as convenient in my opinion? Also let’s not forget the security issues that paying with a phone brings with it. Another thing too is that you can lose a phone as well, so to me it seems more like a preference than something that will make the wallet go away.

Comment: Re:I've worked at a Fortune 50 for the last 2 year (Score 1) 185

by Agares (#48333319) Attached to: Big Data Knows When You Are About To Quit Your Job
I had a similar experience at my last job a few years back. When I left they called me the next day asking me if I would come back and they were very surprised I even quit. Of course I didn't go back since where I work pays more and is a pretty good place to work.

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth. -- Nero Wolfe