Hell yeah on the audio thing. I am just trying to watch some recorded "webinars". The video quality is quite good, but the audio is really gruesome. Sounds like recorded through a tin can and is hard to understand. I am near headaches just a couple minutes in.
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Funny, they thankfully switched from SDI to MDI for Dynamics AX only two years ago.
They are allowed to ask about them. They are just not allowed to base any decisions or treatment on them.
Thank god I snatched up one of these rare MP3 before Sony ran out of stock!
This has nothing to do with "big company blah blah". It is simply bad taste and people react accordingly. The market is not the ultimate guideline for human behaviour.
> because even though it likely was an accident
An accident means that the employee did not intend to raise the prices in the first place. I do not see that.
An employee had the authority and the means to raise the prizes and he decided to do so because he thought that would be a nice way to increase income. Because it was a PR disaster, someone above him reversed the decision. It was a mistake, but it was in no way an accident.
Yeah, about that discipline thing... http://www.norcalblogs.com/bullfight/archives/fitness.jpg
Oh yeah, also contact lens liquids are way too expensive to just throw away.
Yep, learnt about the contact lens stuff as well. But there is always a risk. Some goon might not know the rule and not allow the bottle. You throw it away, fly, arrive at the customer, you have stay at their office for the rest of the day, shops are now closed and you do not have your contact lens cleaning liquid. Therefore I still use small containers, just to minimize my risk.
The whole restriction to 100ml is bogus anyway. The rational being that if you manage to get dangerous stuff on board, if will be a relatively small amount (they do not test any of the liquid after all). Never mind that you could just split the liquid to multiple containers and even have passengers as partners to bring more of it. It truly is security theater.
Actually, we do not know if the approval rate is due to the FISA courts just nodding off requests or if it is due to good self-selection of cases. You can argue both sides. What side you lean towards depends on how much you trust these courts to do their job. Without an independent, trusted review, we will never really know.
These multiple choice tests at schools are quite curious to me as a German. The first time I have seen multiple choice question in a test was at university, and then only in one course by a professor with a huge affinity to the U.S.
When given the "Mario sells 80 pencils a day from his supply of 1,000 pencils." question, pupils here have to write down how they got to the solution, even if they could calculate it in their head. You got only part of the points if you did not provide the process. At later grades, this also allowed for different approaches, and you would get at least some points if you made a mistake in a step and got the wrong solution.
OneNote is also superior in free-form note taking and information arranging. Click anywhere on the page and write/draw/annotate. Move your text to any place on the page. Evernote has a line oriented, top-to-bottom documents last time I checked.
Again? Google Earth, Google Streetview, every time the same doomsday scenarios... Run people, run!!1! Teh terrists are coming!!1!
Thank god that kind thinking was not prevalent in the past or we would not have electricity, cars or aircrafts.
Yes, yes. And we better stop Google Streetview altogether because of possible burglars and Google Earth because of possible terrorists!
> How could he have seriously expected the WebOS tablet thing to be successful.
It is a gamble. If it is a success, he gets all the glory and a huge bonus. If it fails, he gets a golden parachute. There is no way to lose for him, no risk, and he does not bet his own money.