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Comment Re: Tech workers in Silicon Valley (Score 2) 262 262

Can I complain about people getting shuttled around like rock stars and athletes, knowing they are they work to enable the mining of every detail of our lives for advertising or worse ? Can I be disappointed that the government is handing out favors to the companies holding mineable and pre mined data for large networks of people; where people can be real, fictitious, and business ?

Comment Re: /. Should pay an editor (Score 1) 49 49

I did not suggest a mistake. I suggested it was a typo by some being too cute to get the message correct. I think it was an attempt to do as you say, but the expression as typed does not parse correctly. Google developer tracking^w conference is one way to express the idea. Google developer tracking ^w^wdevelopers conference is another.

Comment Re: /. Should pay an editor (Score 0) 49 49

Holy abuse of parenthesis !
... acquisitions and projects (like the recent purchase of Nest, which itself promptly bought Dropcam, the ever smarter fleet of self-driving cars, the growing number of Glass devices in the wild, and the announcement of a 3D scanning high end tablet quite unlike the Nexus line of tablets and phones), ...

Comment Re:This is what cab companies need to do to remain (Score 2) 353 353

That is carpooling, not "RideSharing" as the term applies here. Uber is a for profit company. They abuse the phrase "ride sharing" to hide that they have full time drivers acting as if they were licensed to provide transportation to the public.

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