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Comment: Or maybe it's because (Score 1) 114

by xevioso (#49286841) Attached to: Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success innovates better than almost any place else, and failure is (sometimes) OK.


It has very little to do with employees not being able to go anywhere else...many of the people who work there come in from other countries where this isn't even an issue.

Comment: Re:Sure about the Louvre? (Score 0) 183

by xevioso (#49216121) Attached to: Major Museums Start Banning Selfie Sticks

That article is hilarious, because while it debunks the notion that Flash photography harms paintings, the final sentence says it all:

"Of course, I absolutely agree that flash photography should be prohibited in galleries and museums, not least for the disruption it causes other visitors. The point of this post is merely to rebut the widespread belief that flash photography kills paintings."

Which is hilarious, because a huge amount of those very same visitors would be using flash photography and not getting annoyed by it.

Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?