No, putting IKEA stuff together is fun. I've never understood that complaint, and I'd guess that many of the people repeating the meme have never bought anything from IKEA.
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Marketing has infected the world. Why just describe what you're doing when you can toss out a few buzzwords and get a lot more attention?
The video looks like what a hack on TV or the movies looks like. It doesn't look like what an actual hacker would do. That's the problem.
The farmer thing isn't true. Farmers don't give a sh*t what time it is, they work with the sun.
Chrome and Firefox also have regular updates patching security problems. We just don't get a note about it each month, it just shows up.
When I was looking to see when the football games started this morning it was all home gyms and face cream infomercials. I'm not sure a reasonable person would call those either educational or informative.
Don't forget knowing the right people. In my experience, that matters a lot more than what you know or what you're capable of doing.
Yea, MS money made the users hate the experience. Just be honest, Linux kills it in certain situations, and the desktop for a regular office worker isn't it.
Or, there's a lot of different windows configurations and they can't test them all. We updated a few hundred machines last week, zero problems. Sounds like we got lucky, but it's not as if these problems nuke every machine.
I assumed it was a laugh track too, but they film in front of a live audience.
We're talking about a fictional example, but Sheldon is highly successful, and seems quite happy with his life. He doesn't need to be medicated just because he doesn't meet stereotypical norms.
In a world without consequences, I think most people would be pretty fucking vicious.
However, I don't think these games are a mirror to your real nature because of the other differences the game world creates. Most importantly, you're immortal and can go do something else whenever you want. Death is ultimately trivial compared to real life. Sure you lose your stuff, which sucks, but you don't cease to exist. The reverse is true for those you 'kill' in game.
Like most things, it depends. It depends on the subject, the kids, the computer program, and the teacher in question. Change any of those up and you change the outcome.
Now for some anecdotal evidence. I know with my son, we got a subscription for a home schooling program for use over the summer. He's naturally good at reading, so he's flying through those parts and learning quite a bit. He also seems to be learning more in the social studies units online then he did at school. Math, not so much. He's on track and still doing good work practicing his skills, but it's not as good at teaching new ones. However, even with the math I think that if it was paired with a teacher it would be better than either alone.
Are the professional associations to protect them from their employers or to exclude competitors?
I like that plan, it also means you don't have to worry about any potential impact if the strain enters the food supply.