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Comment Re: Good point, but Uber is a bad example (Score 1) 432 432

A star trek economy only works when you have "anything on demand" (replicators). Money becomes obsolete when there is no need to buy anything. Automation and no money would put all the power into very few hands. Basically, communism take to an unimaginable extreme. That isn't a good thing.

Comment Re:1 thing (Score 1) 583 583

And for some reason, they don't like to tell you the salary up front. I made it a practice to refuse to follow up if I don't know the potential salary. I made the policy after wasting my time in interviews only to discover the companies were run by tight-wads who were offering far below the industry standard (which explained why they were hiring).

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