"Cthulhu Might Have Spread Life Through the Solar System"
to which the answer is: Probably not.
They need one of these...
According to numerous sources close to the situation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is poised to unveil his plan to drastically restructure the tech giant this week. And, while timing might change, sources said that the current plan is to make it public on Thursday.
This potential restructure would give even more control over the company to Ballmer, and the mash-up of the previously separately reported on divisions would allow the company to hide some of its money-losing units."
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Haven't read the article, but at first glance I would say that:
It is inevitable that the unaltered document is pirated and made available online, and given the availability of both original and altered version, it should be trivial to detect the subtle differences, and undo them.
Or, better yet...
Would it be more interesting to start adding your own random subtle alterations to e-books when you re-distribute them?
I'm not sure which one bothers me more...
A) It is a scam. 78000 people fell for it. Thanks for your money.
B) It is not a scam, but the project never gets anywhere. Thanks for your money.
C) It is not a scam. They get to Mars. Based on some arbitrary selection process any one of these 78000 people may become responsible for a good part of the genetic makeup of all future Martians...
You put the Americans in charge of coffee?? I think I can spot the problem...
Welcome to the wonderful international interwebs. Not everybody has English as their first language. Now get back in your cave.
- Many of these people "weren't productive,"
- A lot of people hid. There were all these employees [working remotely] and nobody knew they were still at Yahoo.
You do have to wonder how you could 'loose track' of your employees in this day and age...
Working from home requires a certain work ethic.
Not all of us possess this.
I've also heard from friends who do work from home that they struggle to distinguish between work/home and personal/business. It seems that the physical acts of leaving for work and coming home from work are required for some people to be able to keep the two (mindsets?) separated.
"It's my cookie file and if I come up with something that's lame and I like it, it goes in." -- karl (Karl Lehenbauer)