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Comment: For the children! (Score 1) 764

by Opie812 (#48272841) Attached to: Tim Cook: "I'm Proud To Be Gay"
..yes, and there is one area (which you mention) in which he feels he can help so he is.

He can't be a positive role model to black kids because he's not black*. He can't be a role model to disabled kids because he's not disabled*. He's doing what he can to help in one specific usecase. His efforts should be appreciated by everybody.

*I acknowledge you shouldn't be excluded from being a role model if you don't share the same skin colour or able-bodiness. But if you share those attributes I presume it creates a closer connection.

Comment: Re:I keep warning you and you keep laughing... (Score 2) 231

by Red Flayer (#45330553) Attached to: How Elon Musk Approaches IT At Tesla

You're referencing a character who first appeared on the Simpsons in the 90s... before SAP software as a class even existed.

What? ERP systems have been around since the 70s... SAP released R/2 in '79. If you're talking about R/3 (when they introduced server-client architecture), it was released in 1992.

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