Having an OS installed that is not getting any more security updates is not a "future cost?"
How about the guy who wants to give you better instead of less?
(Not that I know who that is, but it's not impossible. "Less" just seems like a lazy facile overarching non-solution.)
I always reset them to "CHANGETHISPASSWORDRIGHTNOW"
Doesn't seem to have any effect whatsoever on user behavior.
Except that a "dock" is already a common thing in computer UIs, whereas an Indian tribe and the name of a developer's kid's toy elephant are not. It's as if someone came out with a product called "mouseWM" that was neither a window manager nor accepted mouse input, but was actually a scripting language or something.
A republic is a form of democracy.
The farmer thing was always bullshit (so to speak.) First off, farmers get up well before dawn anyway, and second, their schedule is not dictated by a clock. Animals that need attending to don't know or care what time NIST says it is, all they know is the sun's coming up and they're awake and hungry and their udders are full or whatever.
I don't know what kind of martinets you work for, but the choice isn't between unquestioning obeisance and telling your boss to fuck off. If supervisors are wasting your time making you go to meetings that have nothing to do with you, they'll appreciate your feedback to that effect, unless they're pathological control freaks and/or idiots.
Anyway, I don't think the article is talking about answering ZOMG EMERGENCY 911 calls, since it's so obviously expected of you to respond to those no matter where you are.
Then why are you at those meetings? There are better ways to register your disagreement than shitting in the punchbowl.
There are reasons for social protocols to exist. Sometimes they involve cementing the authority of elders or some such self-serving flimflammery, but just as often they have been ultimately arrived at through a dispassionate logical process. If you don't need to be paying attention in a meeting then either it is a poorly-run meeting or it is a meeting that you shouldn't need to attend in the first place. If you are pointlessly forced to be there it's still incumbent upon you not to waste other people's time in addition to your own.
In your unlikely speculative future scenario of current twenty-year-olds maintaining their current counterproductive habits in two or three decades when they're managers and executives, the inefficiencies of their callow self-absorption would be reflected in their measurable performance -- which is why it won't happen. Paying attention and showing a modicum of respect to coworkers and superiors aren't some "old person" quirks like wearing your pants up around your ribcage or shaving with a straight razor, they're essential grease on the gears of any cooperative endeavour.
I'm a just over 40 and that all sounds like shit my grandparents would do, not my coevals.
I just looked it up and the MBP I’m typing this on was produced in mid-late 2007. I installed Mavericks without any workarounds and it runs just as well as any of the preceding OS versions.
No, the expensive hardware is bundled with it, not the other way around. You can go to the store and buy a copy with no hardware whatsoever, then install it on some used $200 Macbook from craigslist. I have one six or seven years old that runs it happily.
A little OT, but: They'd be useful for allowing the producers to zoom way in on replays without having to lose resolution downstream. You'd only need the high bandwidth between the camera and the production booth/truck. Or do they already do this and that's what you're talking about?
This may be why the kids don't want those "potentially secure" cybersecurity jobs.
Not really, the burden of proof is on the claimant.