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i'm more worried about the dumbing down of the mankind in general.
amen to that.
this world as it is today is a complete disgrace. idiocracy at its finest.
Sure they don't sell bombers and guided missiles, but then if we ever get to that point, there won't be much of a military left for the gov't to use against us, because they are US.
LOL. It is so cute when someone who has never served brings out the "they'll never attack US citizens!!! DERP!" line.
Here's how it goes down. First, the military brass will come up with some disparaging name for the citizens who are the new enemy, just as they did for every other war:
"Haji" is the troops' term of choice for an Iraqi. It's used the way "gook" or "Charlie" was used in Vietnam. "From 'Gook' to 'Raghead'"
Next, the citizens (the bad ones) are depicted as subhuman. (The government will also direct the news to depict the new enemy as dangerous psychopaths, so the average citizen will not join in the revolt.)
Final step: 6-round burst, every time. Change barrels every 10 minutes.
no and have no idea why people have pictures of wife/kids/whatever in the workplace. that's just stupid.
You don't buy expensive, power-hungry [hard]ware that's going to cost an arm and a leg to store, power, and cool for the next year when you only need its brute force for a few hours.
But he is planning to do conversions over and over, one after another, handling problems as they occur. As such, one of his goals is that the conversion be as speedy as possible, and he specifically said that he doesn't want to share a CPU with other cloud users. He wants one fast CPU devoted 100% to his project.
Makes sense to me.
Cloud servers with no virtualization and 100% of the CPU? That's what OnMetal is for, motherfuckers!
~ if you want to stay married long you had better answer correctly.
Wife: "Honey, does this dress make me look fat?"
Husband: (curls up into fetal position and starts sobbing quietly to himself)
A huge amount of the patents approved in the US boil down to "a system and methodology for doing something well known, but with a (computer|cell phone|tablet)". They're crap patents.
You're not innovating,
Yes, we are! We have increased efficiency! Used to be that one had to actually invent something useful, but we've found a way to go around all that, going directly from "something already done often, and by many" to "magic computer pixie dust, nyeh!" in one step.
And the vast majority of these patents are paid for by your asshole corporations with the full knowledge they're lousy patents to begin with.
It is the nature of capitalism to do the least possible to get the most profit. Reduce effort to zero and profit goes to infinity!
Fuck America and your deluded view about how awesome you are.
And yet, "Canada's Pants" runs the whole show.
You're a country which started off ignoring everyone else's patents and copyrights. So why the hell should the rest of the world give a shit about the stuff you do? Especially since you often just patent things other people have already invented.
Because we convinced you that we're too legit to quit. NOW who's the sucker?
Americunts go fuck yourself.
We do, regularly, and dry, too. Ever hear of Ferguson?
no you cant, unless your young self was stoned all the time.
Senior Lead Astronaut, that would impress even chicks.
yay or nay?
I have been in a few jobs where the managers were verbally and/or emotionally abusive. In both cases I left ASAP.
THIS. Life's too short to put up with loser companies.
That being said, one needs a financial cushion of 6 months-ish. The easiest way to do that is to skim off 10% from every paycheck, no matter what.
Remember, you canâ"and should!â"evaluate the company you work for, daily. If they "fail the interview" (i.e., it is more hassle to work there than to find another job) then it is time to Let Them Go.
naaaah. you can't get fired for buying that crap.
yeah, it's much better today than the good old days when you had to have one version of the JVM for java application you used