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Comment: Re:That's Kind of The Point - Fee for Service (Score 1) 448

by Huntr (#48760017) Attached to: Unbundling Cable TV: Be Careful What You Wish For
Yup, exactly right. Seems like the author just learned the difference between value and cost and freaked out. Sure, value will go way down, but our current costs are so darn high and the cost reduction overall so significant, it will be worth the value loss in higher cost per channel. Really looking forward to this happening.

Comment: Pretty close to zero (Score 1) 240

by Huntr (#46695057) Attached to: How much do you spend yearly on mobile apps?

For reference, Android household here.

There haven't been many apps we've felt compelled to buy. I think we still have like $15-$16 of the $25 credit/rebate from Google when we bought the Nexus 7 back in '12 - Titanium Backup and Beyond Pod come to mind as apps I've purchased.

Other than that, I just haven't seen much of anything I need that I'd be willing to spend even 99 cents on. Also, you can get a free paid app everyday from Amazon. I have gotten some good ones from that, but I'd never pay for them otherwise.

Comment: Kind of assumed this already (Score 2) 125

by Huntr (#46454265) Attached to: Major Wikipedia Donors Caught Editing Their Own Articles

I'm sure others will tell me why I'm mistaken, but this doesn't bother me so much, mainly because it doesn't surprise me.

Basically, you're telling me that a document that can be edited by anyone is being edited by people to show themselves in a more positive light, ToS be damned.

Well, yeah.

Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?