I forget where I read this, but it still rings true. "When you sit down at the poker table, look around for the sucker. If you don't see one, it's you."
I know that it's a quote from the movie "Rounders".
I can't find a machine to vend 12 oz cans.
There are still around. I have seen quite few of them this week on Auto Repair Shops. I noted that the cheaper the soda can price ( Cheapest was $0.60 USD) the cheaper the quote. Most expensive was $0.90 USD
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.
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
Azure (the MS cloud) now supports Linux images. They probably want some attention for that.
Yeah, it appears that they do: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europe/schedule
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 >.>
Just like WoW
Breaking News: SWTOR can treat WoW addiction
Shut up and clean my floors!
Probable robot response: " I do not understand. Will you please teach me how to 'Shut up floors'?"