The first commercial game I shipped, SVGA Air Warrior (November, 1992) came on five 3.5" 1.44MB floppy disks. Three of those disks contained nothing but drivers for various video and sound cards. DOS absolutely had drivers, they were a nightmare to deal with.
I wouldn't be surprised if Sarah Palin said something like that, and I wouldn't be surprised if Hilary Clinton was running for president. Except there's no humor in fabricating plausible stories.
They are designed to basically confirm people's existing biases. "Well, she would say something like that, she's so stupid." That she inconveniently didn't is no barrier anymore.
They are designed to bash, not to be funny.
Whereas in fact any engineer worth her salt will tell you that she makes business decisions daily–
I still find that cute - or stupid, depending on my mood - every time I see it.
All you've done is to reverse an arbitrary rule
Sorry, no. It's opening the government spigot that turned a recession into an ongoing malaise. Just like it did in the 1930s (must have been another huge era for robots, cough). We never learn.
I know you don't want to hear that though, so mod me down and blame robots.
It's almost like division of labor and specialization is beneficial or something!
I for one demand that I pay my dentist no more than I pay the kid who mows my lawn
finding a task difficult is the programming equivalent of going to sleep at the wheel.
Finding a task difficult is a chance to learn something new. Finding a task difficult is a chance to flex your mental muscles.
Chicago Public School teachers are paid between $50-97K, based on education and time in job, plus pension and healthcare benefits.
Yep. Teachers in general are not underpaid. But there's a taboo against saying so.
We are spending a river now. Where is it going?
How can a Marimba (which from a look at Google is similar to a Xylophone) cost so much money?
They are very large, professionally made musical instruments.
Check out the prices for other major musical instruments
The marimba is good
And then there's
$400,000 for recruiting girls to learn to code
Because doubling the workforce without doubling the jobs has worked out so great for every other sector of the economy since 1970 or so when it took off.
When I have children, I will do everything in my power to keep them out of school as much as possible. They will learn far more by just idly dicking around at a library.
Because that's what most kids without any structure are doing
Come on man
A few kids would try to live out The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. The rest would just burn down the museum.
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All right, I give up...who DOES declare the escolating ebola outbreak an international emergency?