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Geeks Prefer Competence To Niceness 300

Death Metal writes "While everyone would like to work for a nice person who is always right, IT pros will prefer a jerk who is always right over a nice person who is always wrong. Wrong creates unnecessary work, impossible situations and major failures. Wrong is evil, and it must be defeated. Capacity for technical reasoning trumps all other professional factors, period."

Submission + - Linux on PLAYSTATION 3 - Where do we stand? (

directhex writes: "It's been a while since the first release of GNU/Linux for Sony's PLAYSTATION 3. Does it make the console a compelling purchase, a cheap blu-ray-and-games-playing Linux workstation — or is it a complete flop? takes a look at PS3 Linux, and three distributions which attempt to bring user-friendly Linux onto the machine: Xubuntu 7.10, openSUSE 10.3, and Yellow Dog 5.0.1. Which will come out as the most functional and easiest to get going with?"

You don't have to know how the computer works, just how to work the computer.