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Comment Did you ever plan for your future? (Score -1) 418

Did you ever bother to save any money in the last 20 years? Did you ever think that maybe you wouldn't have this problem if you saved enough money to start your own business? Programming is a young person's game and you need to save money while you're young so you can tell young people what to do when you're old.

Google To Offer Chrome OS Notebooks For $20/month 277

An anonymous reader writes "Hot on the heels of the $25 ARM computer, Google is to offer a $20 per month package for students, which includes a Chrome OS laptop (like the Cr-48) and an online component, which will likely include a storage bump for a user's Google Docs, Gmail, Picasa Web, and Google Music files. This would serve two purposes for Google: first, Google will be able to expand its existing user base for Chrome OS. For half the price of a typical cell phone contract, students will be able to pick up a netbook with 3G connectivity. Second, Google will be able to test the package offering publicly prior to eventually adding an enterprise version for Google Apps users."

Submission + - Managing Movtivation in IT (

ericbloom writes: "Management in the truest sense of the word is the ability to get things done through the efforts of other people. While often characterized as a “different breed of cat”, and this may be true to a certain extent, IT people are still basically no different than anyone else, and they will do their best work when properly motivated. So when you are in an IT leadership position, the thing you have to figure out, just like your peer managers, is how to motivate your team."

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.