I did not say I had one. I said the last interview I had. Trust me, I had done plenty of interviews.
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I am black. Let me tell you my story. This was my last attempt to enter the IT industry
Once upon a time, a big financial company whose name ends in "berg" and begins with "Bloom" came to my school for an onsite interview for financial software developers. I went to the interview and blew their socks off. They told me there and then that we want you in New York for the final interview. They flew me to NY that evening and put me up in a hotel not far from their office.
Next morning I went to the office for the final interview. The HR lady looked at me and told me the position has been filled. No interview, no nothing. I never tried for any programming job since then. The end.
I left the computer field for pure finance, only doing programming purely as a hobby now.
I do not understand why some people believe these instruments have something so powerful it cannot be replicated. If Antonio can do it, so can a good modern human.
We are all human and what one human can do, so can another. We need to look at our generation as no worse than generations past, and in some ways better.
I remember watching Kuro5hin collapse and die because of some pig-headed decisions. I never imagined slashdot's blaze would be this much more fiery.
I have been on slashdot for almost 15 years (was anonymous the first few years). It has been a fun ride.
The initial silence of Dice, and then the market-speak of "Timothy" has been astounding. It's truly tragic what I have witnessed over the last two days.
This has convinced me that my hours can be better spent elsewhere. With this final message I bid farewell to my favorite website for the last 15 years.
I make a prediction, and I hope I'm wrong: with the Dice/Timothy attitude, in 6 months slashdot will be no more.
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I am angered and saddened by what companies like Infosys have done to the US immigration system. I remember having to fight really hard to get my first H1B in the US because of those companies (I got my US higher ed paid by the NSF yet I'm not American, and I'm not a programmer).
After they have completely wrecked the H1B system they are now going to wreck the visitor visa system.
I am angry because they destroyed the reputation of the H1B system, one of the few legal ways to become a citizen. I am saddened because Americans are have a stupid immigration debate on fundamentally illegals, yet leave such monsters prowling the halls of congress.
What does Romney know about political advice?
Does China use the MM/DD/YY system? For some reason I thought this was exclusive to the US only.