Quitting allows you to leave on your own terms rather than being humiliated into training your low-pay replacements and then being fired. Are you really saying that workers should stick around at a company that was just days before trying to lay them off?
Western journalists claim that the big lesson they learned from their key role in selling the Iraq War to the public is that it’s hideous, corrupt and often dangerous journalism to give anonymity to government officials to let them propagandize the public, then uncritically accept those anonymously voiced claims as Truth. But they’ve learned no such lesson. That tactic continues to be the staple of how major US and British media outlets “report,” especially in the national security area. And journalists who read such reports continue to treat self-serving decrees by unnamed, unseen officials – laundered through their media – as gospel, no matter how dubious are the claims or factually false is the reporting.
We now have one of the purest examples of this dynamic. Last night, the Murdoch-owned Sunday Times published their lead front-page Sunday article, headlined “British Spies Betrayed to Russians and Chinese.”
SourceForge, the code repository site owned by Slashdot Media, has apparently seized control of the account hosting GIMP for Windows on the service, according to e-mails and discussions amongst members of the GIMP community—locking out GIMP's lead Windows developer. And now anyone downloading the Windows version of the open source image editing tool from SourceForge gets the software wrapped in an installer replete with advertisements.
What version of mathematics do you use where $299 is half the price of a $450 phone?
No, you said and I quote: "It It's never the tool, but the wielder". This statement could only be true in a world in which every tool is perfect.
Why would you use a hammer made out of plastic straws?
Why wouldn't I? You've proclaimed that every tool is perfect and it's only the user that is at fault when it doesn't work.
Disco was "temporarily popular" in the mainstream from 73 to 79. So again methinks you don't understand what fad means.
Disco and bell-bottoms were both around for more than 10 years. They are all still a widely-used examples of fads. Methinks you don't understand what fad means.
I wasn't talking about what 'the tools do, under the hood' (dammit, typical windows speak), my point was that your operating system is a black box. dammit there isn't even source code available.
Darwin source code no longer exists? This link no longer works? In an education environment you can also get access to the NT source code. Either way, it's all irrelevant to most programmers even those on Linux.
IOW, windows experts know how to use windows, unix experts know how unix work (and therefore, due to the openness and clarity, a lot more about how their computers work).
So OS X is no longer Unix? No longer bundles all the Unix utilities? No longer uses POSIX?
He was likely joking, brah.
Then he simply needs to change his number. As I said, why would any overseas company care about the FCC's list?
I'm already on the Do No Call Registry and have filed a complaint with the FTC.
Why would an overseas debt collector care about the Do Not Call list that is only enforceable within the US?
Aside from ditching my landline, changing my number, and/or blowing a whistle into the receiver anytime I actually pick up, are there any real solutions out there? Has anybody had luck with a blacklisting device?"
Can you not simply block international calls? Do you routinely get calls from people overseas that it would matter?
On what planet does 180 Euro translate into 15 USD?
That is assuming that he is even telling the truth now after spending a long time lying so that he could get access to the documents.
So no different to how the NSA uses the same tactic to get their people into companies to act as spies and to insert backdoors into said company's software and systems?
Adapt. Enjoy. Survive.