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Comment Re:Good idea (Score 1) 439 439

Everything has a cost. Even breathing clean air has a cost. I got a another good idea for you... Why don't we just tax the air we breathe? Imagine the trillions the government can make to support the failing U.S. Post Office. But I got a better idea! We could always shut down the US Post Office and let Private Businesses take over such as FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc. Then the government can tax them for all the snail mail.

Comment Re:What happems (Score 1) 491 491

The point is who will buy from IBM's customers? 17K is good enough, only if living conditions are sub par.

Everyone buys food. Food retailers use IBM POS systems, IBM payroll systems, IBM stock control...

... Or move to India. I hear it's quite nice out there.

Comment Re:$1500 for a 1366x768 TN display. (Score 1) 403 403

If you're buying laptops with that spec for $400, I'm sure we'd all love to know where.

Just wait a while... IBM might come out with their own Ultrabooks: http://developers.slashdot.org/story/12/11/29/1545245/in-a-symbolic-shift-ibms-india-workforce-likely-exceeds-that-in-us

Comment Re:dude thinks hes liam neeson? (Score 2) 312 312

LOL! My thoughts exactly! Here is the quote for those unfamiliar with the movie Taken: "I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you let my daughter go now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you and I will kill you."

Comment Re:Oh So That's Why NASA Has Little Funding (Score 1) 229 229

Slashdot blows all of that away, changes it from spherical to triangle (not sure where that came from)

I am curious as well where they got triangle from. I kept staring at the image trying to look for that damn triangle and could not find it. I think I am sun blind now >.>

Whenever people agree with me, I always think I must be wrong. - Oscar Wilde

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