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Comment: Re:Celsius (Score -1, Troll) 359 359

For length, at least, our system is more natural. You can easily divide a foot, for example, into thirds, halves, quarters. Not so much with base 10.

Temperature, mass, etc came about in the same way.

Nature isn't base 10, other than the number of fingers and toes we have.

Comment: Don't understand the premise (Score 1) 674 674

Those same technologies were freely available to anybody to use. If you didn't take advantage of it and, worse, didn't analyze your business processes and make them better, how can you blame those who did? Also, I now see smaller companies leveraging tech a lot more efficiently, and using open source a whole lot more than the big guys, so they are ahead of them, mainly out of necessity.

The computer is to the information industry roughly what the central power station is to the electrical industry. -- Peter Drucker

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