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Comment He needs someone with "people skills!" (Score 1) 87

Seriously he needs a systems annalist - someone who has a better understanding of the technology and that can take time to understand the needs of the accountant and be able to offer suggestions on how to implement on the web, knowing what limitations as well as opportunities that can be had. Many developers aren’t the best designers, unless you give someone significant insight and time to see how the big picture works you are going to get only exactly what you ask for (or at least the developer's interpretation of what you asked for.)

Comment Re:No, it's not enough (Score 2) 355

> but on how a company hurt your feelings a long time ago

I think it was a lot more than feelings, you work months to years building technologies and then Microsoft just decides to drop platform X or technology Y and there you are with all this work that was good and successful, but with Microsoft's whim, now obsolete.

After more than one such manuver, many have left for open source, where there is no single source of feature control or long-term licensing/activation/compatibility woes (not to mention fluctuating costs). Many have learned we cant depend on long term/cross platform stability with Microsoft, they are going to have to tread the long walk before they can regain respect.

Comment So we have a lack of people with wha skills? (Score 4, Insightful) 614

So, we all have heard we have a lack of workers with necessary skills...

Given that US citizens are now training these H1B workers with their job skills, what sort of skills were they lacking in order to justify the "need" for the imported skilled workers?

Comment Re:Banksters (Score 0) 743

Check out - 97% Owned - Economic Truth documentary

The problem is all in the banks, I just watched this British documentary that went over the different types of money real vs, bank generated (while centered in britan, it sums out the global problem). Bank generated money far outpaced real money. Its a couple hours, fortunately it isn't some alarmists screaming into the camera. The tough bit is to get all of of it sorted out before it really come crumbling down.

Comment Direct connect the modems (Score 1) 466

Did it all the time; going from memory...

I go for the dead simple, zip up all the files from the source

Run a phone wire between the computerers, with the terminal call one from one (IIRC you have to disable dialtone check use ATX3 then ATD555)

and on the other manual answer (ATA)

you migh have to do half duplex (local echo) on the terminals IIR this was the quickest route for no fuss local communication

once connected use the upload/download options on the terminals to start the file trnasfer

then look on it in a few hours, it will just churn away till it's finished.

It may be slow but it will complete as expected, and there is no special hardware, program or data cost.

look at the bottom of this article on my machine to machine notes -

When you make your mark in the world, watch out for guys with erasers. -- The Wall Street Journal