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Comment Re:Translation (Score 4, Interesting) 213

There is a really good use for it. I am a cyclist. I use Strava to track my rides and the minutia (heart rate, cadence, speed, distance). I can mount my iPhone on my bars (meh) or keep it in my shirt back pocket. But there I can't see my stats unless I pull it out. Risky while riding, as I am sweaty and fumble fingered.

There is a third party blue tooth computer display (Wahoo Fitness Reflekt), but I haven't bought one yet. The reviews on it are so so, thus I haven't dropped the $120 for it. However, the Apple watch will display all my stats on my wrist. It works with Strava, so I will be satisfied. So I am likely to buy it solely for bicycling. The problems the watch will solve are out there, but they will take time to mature.

Comment Re:Disposable Employees also in turn create.... (Score 2) 271

No, but increasingly, part of the vetting process for being hired is a credit report, and a shaky credit score is about 4 demerits in the balance. I know because I have had HR drones nix good candidates for positions I had open due to a 500ish credit score.

Comment Re:Baby meet bathwater (Score 2, Insightful) 289

This is Arizona you are talking about. The whiny religitards, and their republican puppets get their way, be damned.So glad I was able to move away. Even gladder that I didn't have kids in their schools.

The real sad thing is that the schools in SE Phoenix are a lot better funded and better than the public schools back here in my hometown of San Jose (I moved back about four months ago. My colleagues with kids are appalled at the fact that they have to pay extra money for sports and music programs to participate. All paid for in Chandler schools near Phoenix. Crazy)

Comment I'm sure it will suck (Score 3, Insightful) 242

Since the book(s) have all the action in the background, and the big reveal in the post crisis recap, I am sure the movie will suck. The temptation to turn it into a special effects Michael Bay-like cinema enema will ruin the complex story line. But the CGI teams will win a shit-tonne of awards.

"You need tender loving care once a week - so that I can slap you into shape." - Ellyn Mustard