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Comment: Re:Editors (Score 5, Funny) 130 130

What in the name of everything you hold holy were you thinking when posting this?

I think you meant to say:

What in 'http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/10/the-name-of-everything-you-hold-holy-were-you-thinking/the name of everything you hold holy' were you thinking when posting this?

Comment: Re:Outsourced (Score 4, Insightful) 192 192

Eventually the people in charge are going to realize that any kind of financial institution is basically a database on the internet that holds and exchanges account information. And then they're going to turn ghostly white as they realize all these strangers are touching the equipment that, in a very real sense, IS the bank, er, financial whatever...or worse, those strangers OWN the equipment that IS the financial gobstopper.

And then, at least in finance, outsourcing IT will be seen as a form of insanity.

Getting the job done is no excuse for not following the rules. Corollary: Following the rules will not get the job done.

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