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Comment: Re:Reddit.... (Score 3, Informative) 474 474

I've found that Reddit's forums in general are moderated quite horribly. It seems that almost everyone there seem to think that the downvote option is meant to be used as the "I disagree with your opinion" button, even though they clearly post that it's not for that purpose.

You end up with a system where everyone who agrees with the groupthink of that particular forum gets rated highly, and any differing opinions get silenced. Basically, it's what would happen to Slashdot if they gave everyone Moderator points including the troll accounts.

Comment: Windows 8.1 on the Business Workstation? (Score 3, Insightful) 133 133

Seriously, who puts Windows 8.1 on a business workstation?!? I don't know of any businesses in my area who've "upgraded" from Windows 7 to 8 or 8.1, because they don't want to retrain their employees on how to use Windows. We're all waiting for Windows 10, where Microsoft finally came to their senses and made using that horrible Start screen and Charms Bar optional.

Comment: Re:Pick a field you like (Score 1) 420 420

I'll bet that garbage collection could eventually be done by a self driving truck with an automated garbage can lift.

A lot of cashier jobs are already getting replaced with self check-out systems as well.

I'm thinking that politics is a pretty safe field to get into, since those jobs are geofenced by law. I'll bet that Dentistry is a pretty safe field as well.

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