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Comment: Re:What the fuck (Score 1) 212

by Kierthos (#48634973) Attached to: Hackers' Shutdown of 'The Interview' Confirms Coding Is a Superpower

In most cases, theaters make very little money off of the ticket price, regardless of what movie is showing. I mean, think about it... the price of a ticket is the same at a theater regardless of whether you're watching "The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies" or "Horrible Bosses 2".

The real money the theaters make is off of concessions. Soda is about a 600% markup, popcorn is 800%.

Comment: What about those of us who aren't sure anymore? (Score 4, Informative) 174

by NecroPuppy (#47522585) Attached to: For Half, Degrees In Computing, Math, Or Stats Lead To Other Jobs

My degree is in Computer Engineering, with some Master's work in Comp Sci...

And these days I mostly work system accreditation. That is, certifying that a given system is secure. I do relatively little of the tech work, but push a lot of paper.

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