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Comment: Our local time capsule... (Score 4, Interesting) 166

by bazmail (#49055243) Attached to: Vint Cerf Warns Against 'Digital Dark Age'
I remember our Mayor presided over the opening of a 25 year old time capsule put there by the local schools. Inside was a lazer disc. When he asked to view the contents of it, nobody could find a device to play it. Vint is right. And its not just a DRM thing, its a lack of standards thing too.

Comment: See what you did Slashdot? (Score 1) 338

by bazmail (#48451259) Attached to: LinkedIn Study: US Attracting Fewer Educated, Highly Skilled Migrants
In my experience (as a dev team lead and interviewer) foreign workers are generally more educated, more productive and more willing to got the extra mile than the local self-entitled bunch.
Now because of your whiny "teamstering" here on Slashdot, the visa numbers wil probably go down, hurting US business.

The trouble with being punctual is that people think you have nothing more important to do.