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Comment: Bullshit Stats. (Score 5, Insightful) 496

by arbiterxero (#48426949) Attached to: As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

Except that when you look at pay equity with relation to what role/job they pay, this feminist bullshit disappears.

When you look at the overall without understanding it at all.....it looks like we live in a sexist society because women choose more emotionally rewarding careers than financially rewarding.

Comment: Re:Answer needed (Score 1) 390

by arbiterxero (#47482301) Attached to: Verizon's Accidental Mea Culpa

because Verizon is being paid by their customers to access this data.

Why should verizon have any peering agreements with anyone?

Why not just operate their own network that doesn't peer out to the internet as a whole?

As a customer of an ISP, I'm not paying for the ISP to deliver me to their own internal network. I'm paying them to deliver my data to the peered connections. ALWAYS.

If my ISP has one peered connection that's beyond capacity, I expect them to upgrade it, as it's the cost of doing business.

And especially when it's cheap. This is chump change to them, and Level3 even offered to pay for it..... why is verizon saying no?

Comment: Re:In Verizon's defense (Score 2) 390

by arbiterxero (#47482223) Attached to: Verizon's Accidental Mea Culpa


From Verizon, I'd be surprised if they were even given shoes.

End Of the Year is a schedule determined carefully by verizon so that Verizon can figure out how to offer their own competing service "Without the problems of netflix!" ....or possibly because Verizon has to force netflix into a complex solution to hide the fact that it's a simple problem.

Comment: Re:SubjectsInCommentsAreStupid (Score 1) 281

How is SQL express a solution when he specifically stated MYSQL was a bad idea due to technical limitations?

With 0 technical expertise, SQL Express is still going to need a custom web frontend for access to the data etc.....

I do'nt disagree, that Star/Libre/Open office base isn't a worthwhile solution, but MYSQL vs MSSQL is the same issue.

Comment: Sync on Hardware and software (Score 1) 367

by arbiterxero (#46543929) Attached to: Linux May Succeed Windows XP As OS of Choice For ATMs

So, I'm all for them switching away from MS....

But the idea that they need to sync their software upgrades with their hardware upgrades is RIDICULOUS.

Are you kidding me? How do they deal with patches? How do they deal with exploits?

Hardware on an ATM can't get replaced THAT often and if that's when they want to run software updates?

Comment: Government sponsored (Score 2, Interesting) 704

by arbiterxero (#46396877) Attached to: Bitcoin Exchange Flexcoin Wiped Out By Theft

So..... here's the thing.... .... while I'm no user nor defender of bitcoin, the idea seems fun...

except you're pissing off the biggest governments in the world (US, Russia, China) by creating a currency they can't control........ currency is used as a method of control ...now if I have an army of digital terrorists (APT's) and a digital currency that may undermine my rule........

well I know exactly what I'm going to do. I'm going to steal and terrorize anyone who accepts it.

Flame was ridiculously amazing, and those same programmers are still at work doing SOMEthing..... I'd bet they had a hand in some of these.... they seem too well co-ordinated, first one, then as the media coverage starts to die, another....and wait a week, we'll hear of a third.

Comment: Amazon (Score 2, Interesting) 241

by arbiterxero (#46294669) Attached to: With 'Virgin' Developers, Microsoft Could Fork Android

The reality is that this is an opportunity for Amazon.....

Amazon has an app store, they could have the ability to sell Blackberry, IOS, Android apps all from the vendors so that when you buy an app it's device agnostic.

Then the app-stores that are phone specific now become ONE app store that allows you to take your apps with you. One App store that you can pick which version/compatibility to install.

Amazon just needs to be able to import your Play Store Sales, and Apple Sales so that you can get those apps from them.

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