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Comment: Arc Reactor, duh? (Score 1) 144 144

by msmonroe (#49828183) Attached to: Mystery Company Blazes a Trail In Fusion Energy
Didn't Tony Stark and Stark Industries invent this already? This is a lawsuit ready to happen! Not sure what these people are thinking stealing these ideas when everyone has seen the documentaries that have been in the theaters!
Has there been any comment by Tony or any press agent from Stark Industries?

Comment: Re:In Other News (Score 1) 177 177

by msmonroe (#49498987) Attached to: MakerBot Lays Off 20 Percent of Its Employees
CEO Manual ---
Preface
Some studies have shown that CEO’s are typically Psychopaths, that seems like a really derogatory term and we may not know its definition. The important thing
is that this is not an English class and we don’t care about definitions. The one thing that you need to remember as you transition into your new role is to detach
yourself from the needs and wants of those who work for you. This way you can insure that you are only doing what is best for the company.
Chapter 1 – Let’s get going
Congratulations on getting a new Job as CEO! This is a big accomplishment in your life. Part of this new Job will be to optimize profits. The easiest way to
increase profits is by cutting costs and the quickest way to do this is to lay people off. Don’t worry you don’t need them anyway.
Pareto’s principle says that 20% of your employees do 80% of the work and that is exactly how many people you need to let go is 20%. This is because the lazy
80% aren't pulling their weight and by letting the productive 20% go you will empower those 80% to pull their own weight.
Don’t know who those productive 20% are? It doesn't really matter, any 20% will do.
You can even make a game of it. First start by making a list, then draw a polygon on it, where the lines meet the names, you have your 20%, maybe more if you lucky.
Chapter 2 – Go East young man
Outsourcing to India is the craze nowadays. Besides India being a type of food you can also send work there. Before picking up the phone and calling your local
Indian restaurant answer these questions first. Do you have programmers or a customer service number that people need to call? Great then you can outsource to India.
You are actually doing your employees a favor by outsourcing them. If they have been working at your company more than a few years, then chances are they
have gotten lazy and need to find a new job.
Your employees should have no problem training their replacements. This will also bring a multicultural flavor to your company.
You will also expose your customers to new people from countries where they will probably never travel. This will enrich their lives.
Chapter 3 – Go even Easter
India is not the only type of food that is good. Have you ever eaten Chinese? Chinese food comes from China which if you do any manufacturing is where you will
send it. If you haven’t heard by now, China is world known for manufacturing products that are higher quality and lower cost than anywhere else in the world.
Your customers will also thank you and since they are getting a far superior product, you will need to raise your prices by the same 20% that you used in Chapter 1 to cut your staff.

Comment: Re:Age old story of outsourcing (Score 1) 150 150

by msmonroe (#49498769) Attached to: Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Amazing! Only 1 person needed to speak up. It's hard for me to believe that not 1 single person noticed this and brought it up. Conspiracy money is that someone noticed it and it got swept under the rug. What does Occam and his razor say? I'd like to see the people on the project interviewed to confirm that there was not criminal conspiracy to cover this up.

Comment: Re:Only Republicans are stupid enough... (Score 3, Interesting) 318 318

by msmonroe (#49325575) Attached to: First Lawsuits Challenging FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Arrive
I'm with you brother. I was a Republican until the core Republican party went batsh*t crazy. Seems like a good idea in theory smaller government, sane spending until you start digging and find out it's all agenda driven BS.
Healthcare should be one of those things that we can agree that should be universal because it is actually the cheapest option available. Look at Switzerland probably one of the most conservative business oriented countries on the planet, they enacted universal healthcare because it was a much cheaper option than the one they had at the time, basically the Healthcare system we had before Obama care.

Comment: Re: Only Republicans are stupid enough... (Score 1) 318 318

by msmonroe (#49325553) Attached to: First Lawsuits Challenging FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Arrive
I think the Republicans will only complain about big government until they are in charge again. These cats are all the same, complain about what the other side does until your party is in charge and do exactly as they did. This whole thing seems rigged. Seems funny that people hated Clinton, Bush and Obama but they all seemed to have no problem being reelected.

Comment: welcome (Score 1) 193 193

by msmonroe (#49090341) Attached to: Human DNA Enlarges Mouse Brains

I for one welcome our new rodent overlords.

Yup, I saw this movie, doesn't end well for the humans.
The human race should just get it over with and a third of us will work on building terminator like machines, another third giving animals super human intelligence and the last third photocopying our butts and sending those photos out electronically to the stars!

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