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Comment: Re:I've never shorted a stock (Score 2) 92

by Zontar The Mindless (#47951095) Attached to: Microsoft Kills Off Its Trustworthy Computing Group

Oh sure, a lot of people on /. would like to see MS crater; but be careful what you wish for. Do you really want AAPL to be the A no. 1 tech company for EVERYTHING, including your workstation?

Microsoft have no connection whatsoever to my workstation or what I run on it. Now explain to me how their demise is going to change that.

Comment: Re:Slashvertisement (Score 1) 182

by Zontar The Mindless (#47897987) Attached to: The MOOC Revolution That Wasn't

.... If even ONE person did it, it is not a failure. The fact that thousand of self-motivated, self-paced individuals take advantage of world-class education systems, all for free-- it's by definition a success.

Most people want their thinking and learning done for them. There is no magic cure for this, alas.

"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain." -- Karl, as he stepped behind the computer to reboot it, during a FAT