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Comment: Re:Sad to see him go... (Score 1) 277

by lennier1 (#49030379) Attached to: Jon Stewart Leaving 'The Daily Show'

Wilmore's show is still pretty rough after only a few episodes.
Let's see how it will turn out during its second season when they've had time to work out the kinks.

Bassem Youssef would be an awesome choice. since he's already running the same format in Egypt and his recent visit to the US version more than proved that he's up to the task. I'm just not sure if he'd accept the offer.

Comment: Re:Now if I could just type... (Score 2) 165

by lennier1 (#48866711) Attached to: Your Entire PC In a Mouse


Throw in a Thunderbolt port and you'll also be able to offload more connections to a compact docking station.
Leverage the low-quality graphics features of modern x86 CPUs and adapt Intel's Wireless Display tech or something similar and boom, you'll also be able to sell mobile displays with a kickstand so your office PC can turn into a laptop whenever the situation requires it. Same with simply using the projector in your conference room as an external display.

With all the necessary product lines under one roof and the necessary business partnerships on top of it, why exactly isn't Lenovo selling this yet???

Comment: If you like your floppy you can keep it? (Score 2) 252

by lennier1 (#48729483) Attached to: US CTO Tries To Wean the White House Off Floppy Disks


To be fair, it depends on the context. A few years ago I was working for a company whose bank still required the large amount of end-of-month transactions for automated processing to be submitted via a 3.5" disk instead of an encrypted connection. Part of the reason why the company eventually switched to a major bank with a decent infrastructure.

Comment: Re:Unexpected technical issues (Score 4, Insightful) 171

by lennier1 (#48478355) Attached to: Ubisoft Apologizes For Assassin's Creed


Their news embargo basically equaled a goddamn GAG ORDER and they really want to convince us that this wasn't because they knew all along what a train wreck they were about to sell and to prevent he media prom warning the customers??? It was fraud, plain and simple and they now want to get people to accept some of their other crap as compensation so they won't be able to join a class-action lawsuit.

"Morality is one thing. Ratings are everything." - A Network 23 executive on "Max Headroom"