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Comment Re:The PC isn't dying (Score 1) 737

Matlab? What the hell business uses Matlab on a line user's machine?

If you have a basic spreadsheet, word processor, and browser you cover 75% of most business users' needs. Add in presentation slide show maker software to cover another 10%.

Justice Not As Blind As Previously Thought 256

NotSoHeavyD3 writes "I doubt this is much of a surprise but apparently Cornell University did a study that seems to show you're more likely to get convicted if you're ugly. From the article: 'According to a Cornell University study, unattractive defendants are 22 percent more likely to be convicted than good-looking ones. And the unattractive also get slapped with harsher sentences — an average of 22 months longer in prison.'"

"People should have access to the data which you have about them. There should be a process for them to challenge any inaccuracies." -- Arthur Miller