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Comment Re:Equitable pay? (Score 1) 429 429

calling anything vaguely related to money that displeases you 'socialistic' is dumb beyond words.

The poster did no such thing.

Um...yes he did. Emphasis mine:

Google employees can [share] their salaries all they want, the rest of the world does not want to follow this socialistic route.

No he didn't. Emphasis mine.

Comment Re: Equitable pay? (Score 2) 429 429

stroking your beard whilst openly counting the minutes until your three-hour shift ends doesn't count as work

Yes it does. It's in the Collective Bargaining Agreement document, section 4, subsection 4.2.6b, under "General notes and allowances".

Be warned that a grievance will be submitted about this by the union representative when she comes back to work after her 54 months maternity leave.

Comment Re:Equitable pay? (Score -1, Redundant) 429 429

calling anything vaguely related to money that displeases you 'socialistic' is dumb beyond words.

The poster did no such thing.

And if you don't understand that sharing salary and bonus information is more typical in a heavily unionized environment than in the "free market", you're the one who is dumb beyond words. As for perfect information being the defining characteristics of the free market, this is merely a theory to which less and less people subscribe outside of academia.

Comment Clearly a shoo-in (Score 4, Interesting) 634 634

"For 40 years, I programmed in C, C++ and Python, primarily in the Unix and Linux environments. In 2014, I bought a dairy farm in upstate NY. I designed and built an on-farm creamery to produce farmstead sheep's milk cheese and yogurt. "

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ch...

To superficial people out there: yes, there's a picture in her profile. Semi-SFW.

Comment Re:data general (Score 1) 617 617

Yes, Clariion boxes were running WIndows, even after EMC bought them. I remember setting up an AX unit that was running Windows XP. It filled me with confidence in the data we were storing on that appliance.

Well at least it did not mangle files like Windows Home Server.

A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you. -- Ramsey Clark

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