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Comment: this.. (Score 1) 619

by QAChaos (#48972187) Attached to: Google, Amazon, Microsoft Reportedly Paid AdBlock Plus To Unblock
when I was in my early teens playing with my ti99/4a I would never have thought that I would have to deal with BS like this( advertising on my computer , programs that block the advertisers, companies pay said programs to advertise on my computer) on my computer. That and a production on call support schedule

Comment: reminds me of at&t (Score 2) 643

by QAChaos (#35669436) Attached to: MS Global Strategy Chief: Tablets Are a Fad
when I worked at at&t I bought the eeepc 701 right when it came out because a small, cheap laptop without a cdrom was exactly what i wanted to carry around. So i got into the elevator with an at&t exec, he looks at the eeepc and with a smirk says "oh that is one of those kids laptops" ... yeah whatever...

"If you want to eat hippopatomus, you've got to pay the freight." -- attributed to an IBM guy, about why IBM software uses so much memory