... HR departments began advertising for programmers with 3+ years of Swift programming experience.
Was Daniel Ellsberg a SPY when he published the Pentagon Papers?
Does 'spy' mean 'embarrassing to the government'?
Management: IT is expensive - we can save money by OUTsourcing.
5 years later...
Management: IT is expensive - we can save money by INsourcing.
5 years later, Go to line 1
Those of us who've been in IT for a while have seen this cycle through a few times.
After much reflection, I conclude that there is no such thing as competent management.
Believers are certainly well represented on death row.
Does the study say anything about believers in Zeus? How is their mental health?
I had a monster job, did great, burned out, crashed, smoldered, collected unemployment, regrew, retooled, thrived, got the monster job, did great, burned out, crashed, smoldered,
Larger, rinse, repeat.
Where do I get off the dharma wheel?
This must be the next big killer application.
And it only plays this one first person shooter game.
Tens of Millions of US dollars changed hands on Intrade when Obama was re-elected.
Seems that the many people in the "Fox Information Containment Bubble" thought is they would triple their money. The Obama supporters (and anyone who read 538) realized a 50% return on investment.
OMFG. BRAIN HURTS.
Wish I had gotten in on it in time. It's like a tax on stupid people.
I will pay an extra $500+
for a well-designed & configured machine.
For a robust, stable OS.
For cheap OS upgrades.
For useful free apps - pages, numbers, etc.
For standards compliance.
For better than average HW, w/ excellent, reliable support.
For a good OBE.
For drivers that work the first time.
For a decent user interface.
For free, professional, in person help in every major city in the world.
For not wasting 200 hrs on configuration.
For a good API & Xcode.
For a useful command-line.
For smart standards & consistently.
For fighting entropy.
For letting me get stuff done quickly.
For a free HW swap within warranty.
For useful online documentation.
For a ridiculous resale value.
For BSD / Unix.
For superior security.
"How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese?"
-- Charles De Gaulle
IQ, sure, yes.
How about Emotional intelligence? Sexual intelligence? Creative intelligence? Kinesthetic intelligence? Sensorial intelligence? Spiritual intelligence.
I suspect MJ has a positive impact on all of these. Would you rather be Bobby Fischer or Richard Feynman? The smartest guy in jail is
Becoming the first Type A in your class to heart attack is no badge of honor. Leave that for another.
Light up, now.
The War On Drugs
does More Damage
than the Drugs.
Screw geek cred. I don't want idiots throwing toilet-paper at the space station. Or explosives.
How can we not have the infrastructure to move off this crazy planet?
"I'm pretty sure you meant "Agrees to Fail".
Nothing says "faith in god"
like bullet-proof glass.
One of their best.