MBC1977 writes "Say what you will about Microsoft, you have to admit they have some very interesting ideas about where they want to take you tomorrow."Link to Original Source
MBC1977 writes "Apparently the Apple is continuing their defense of the children by limiting the purchases of their new iPad (for life mind you, as one gentleman found out). At what point does a company's genius crossover into insanity, is the $64,000 dollar question of the day."Link to Original Source
MBC1977 writes "Apparently Google has had enough of China's repressive policies and is considering ceasing all business... one wonders if they really will man up and do this..."Link to Original Source
MBC1977 writes "Uncle Sam is now offering a variety of summer jobs (i.e. recruitment) to all high school age programmers / hackers. Could be fun, or could be a way to track future programmers. I'd be wary..."Link to Original Source
MBC1977 writes "One has to seriously wonder whether our schools are out to promote students' ability to excel, when you read articles like this.
One has to ask whether schools really want students to succeed or just do "well enough"."
MBC1977 writes "From the article, "A student puts a percentage of his future income up for sale on eBay, hoping investors will cover his education costs"
This brings up an interesting question, how does one quantify an individual's (or any potential job position) work / delivery potential? I wonder because this could change the dynamic of employer / worker relationships and how they are valued."