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Comment Applicant Clearing House (Score 0) 40

The problem to me seems to be that companies are saying they can't find US workers and therefore need to hire H1B. The Government says they need to look for US applicants first but don't say where or how hard they should look. So I think the government should keep a list of applicants currently looking for jobs by skillset. Then it's easy to say you are required to interview everyone on this list in your region first and provide reasons why they did not meet your requirements before interviewing anyone else. Getting added to the list can be part of the signing up for unemployment benefits process.

Comment Re:Yes. (Score 1) 435

because planes have windows at considerable cost to design properly

It didn't occur to me until I read your comment, but at this point wouldn't a an LCD screen be better than an actual window? No window means structurally more sound. And 1080p would be better than the fogged/scratched up windows that planes have now. Quick, to the patent office.

Comment Unfortunately... (Score 3, Insightful) 190

... VMWare is only committed to "commodity processors", namely x86, and I believe this is what doomed SPARC. I was a staunch Solaris admin/advocate and still love the hardware. However, Sun's virtualization does not hold a candle to VMWare. vmotion, storage vmotion, DRS and FT completely changed my life as a sysadmin. So at this point Sun hardware is not very useful to me in a datacenter. It is too bad because it was great.

Whoever dies with the most toys wins.