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Comment: It might not be discrimination (Score 1) 344

by viperidaenz (#49541827) Attached to: Median Age At Google Is 29, Says Age Discrimination Lawsuit

I'm a Java developer. I have a decade of experience doing that.
Why are all these companies hiring .Net developers not even giving me a chance at an interview? It's all computer programming. They're discriminating against me!
This lawyer believes all computer programming is the same.

Last bank I worked at, all the cobol programmers were 20 years old than me. They probably get paid handsomely for their niche skill set.
Is it discrimination that they don't have young people in their team?

How about he gets better stats, including only workers with similar jobs to those at Google..

Comment: Re:Easy fix (Score 3, Informative) 608

by viperidaenz (#49532779) Attached to: Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California

Yeah, because no-one every dies from measels. The person who dies every 4 minutes from measels doesn't count.

Source:
http://www.who.int/mediacentre...
145,700 deaths from measels in 2013, one every 3 minutes and 45 seconds.

in 1980, before mass vaccinations it was killing 2.6 million per year

Comment: Re:Cheap in which universe?! (Score 1) 174

by viperidaenz (#49532617) Attached to: Intel 'Compute Stick' PC-Over-HDMI Dongle Launched, Tested

http://www.dx.com/p/meegopad-t...

$110, 2GB ram 32GB storage. for $10 less you can choose 16GB, either way its got a MicroSD slot to expand it.

It's pretty much the same thing as the new Intel one. Same CPU, same amount of RAM, same storage, as Bluetooth and wifi, except it was announced back in October last year or thereabouts.

$40 cheaper as well.

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