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Business-wise I would agree Apple is pretty innovative, but from a geeky technology standpoint they're kind of meh.
I think some of the technologies from apple - for example Grand Central Dispatch, chunks of WebKit, etc, are very cool bits of tech.
you bribe the wrong guy and you get portion of led into your head.
There's a video on the internet somewhere. Free pint to the first person to find it.
I saw that excellent security documentary with Steve Martin about the dangers of being listed in the phone book.
That wasn't Steve Martin, that was Arnold Schwarzenegger. If I remember correctly it wasn't just a pain for Linda Hamilton, but her roommate and date had an even worse time of too.
Slashdotters constantly seem to think that a $80K developer in the US is much better the $10K developer in India
I think most slashdotters actually think that that a $80K local developer is much better the $10K developer in place with different time zone outside of the normal management chain and support system.
I personally suspect (though I admit that I have no evidence to back it up) that projects originating in India oprobably are equally good as those originating in the US.
(For the record, I'm english)
I have no idea what Jennifer Aniston looks like!
She's got a certain flair.