Keep in mind that pretty much the most expensive option for Teslas tends to be a larger battery pack or a bigger (or extra) motor. It's not merely a trim pack or more speakers.
Because face time is important. Interacting with coworkers is important. Being able to go over a design at a whiteboard together rather than reading the same powerpoint slide separately is important. THe best ideas I've had in my career have been created as a result of talking to my coworkers over lunch/coffee break/tangent from another discussion. Telecommuting is a loss to productivity even if they are perfect about actually working (which having done it for a year- its not an easy thing to do, there's a lot of temptations). Its not only easily worth 15-30k, its worth 2-3 times that to have then onsite. That's ignoring the fact that a large number of people won't be on point when working from home- many without even meaning to cheat the system.
As a developer I'll just say that "face time" and interacting with coworkers are two of the main impediments to me getting shit done.
Mod me down. Mod me down because you secretly hate yourself.
Apple released a beta.
Security researcher found and document bugs.
Apple fixed their shit.
Apple released their shit.
Security researcher is sad that he didn't get the attribution (attention) he wanted.
If you want attention wait until it leaves beta and ships, THEN expose the flaws PUBLICLY.
If you want improved software everything worked out fine, and I say this as someone who takes every possible opportunity to shit on Apple.
Leaked benchmarks peg the 980's performance at nearly 20% faster than the GTX Titan, and just under that of the GTX 780 Ti. Note that the 800 line was skipped (or may be reserved for OEM parts).
No official pricing has been determined, but MSRP is rumored to be between $330 and $350 for the 970 and between $500 and $550 for the 980. Actual prices and availability will depend on whether this is a paper launch or not. Look for official reviews this Friday."
Where did everyone go? Are you all headed to Soylent News? I'm getting lonely here.
Yup. This is what Slashdot thinks we need to see. Useless self-cunnilating twats with shitty "accomplishments" that might have been neat a decade ago.
The Republican party used to be referred to as "the party of the negro".
"I am very glad to see that Apple has taken security seriously enough lately to address vulnerabilities quickly, and – from what I’ve seen – elegantly. I’ve even written up a paper praising Apple for their quick and thorough response to these issues.
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Yup, you're a retard.
When's your iPhone 6 shipping? Did you opt for the + model because Apple says big screens are good now? Or are you still sticking with the old 'perfect size"?
People who buy $12 jeans aren't going to buy $150 jeans.
What happens every time a Walmart opens within 10 miles of fancy boutiques?
And the answer to your question is nothing.
Oh, okay. I guess facts don't matter to you.
What are the two biggest price-determining factors in a market economy? Stupidity and greed.
Wrong. It's a common marketing tactic.
You have one model that you use to advertise the "starting" price. This model has a significant con to it that will concern most users.
You have the main model you intend to sell the most of. This model does not have the con of the cheaper model. This model is what you based your design and price around. The other models are represent minor changes and have prices determined entirely by psychology, not by production cost.
You have a high end model that you sell a few of at ridiculous markups. This model is just slightly better than the main model in a few aspects.
You see this done with Apple devices, cars, video cards, event tickets, etc. It's not a conspiracy unless you're an idiot who doesn't realize this goes on everywhere. It's marketing.