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Many people like the survey sites, but are they really worth it to do? I am someone who is all about time management, and you need to realize the earning is very minimal, and for a lot of your time lost. (

Comment Re:This naming trend has to stop (Score 1) 188

Nonsensical names are everywhere. Microsoft .NET isn't a network protocol. ActiveX and DirectX have nothing to do with the X Window system, which in turn doesn't use cross-shaped windows. Apple's Lightning connector isn't rated for millions of volts. The Fiat Panda is not an animal and neither is Mozilla Firefox. eBay has nothing to do with an actual bay and Amazon is not even a Brazilian company. SAP doesn't even do anything with trees, much less their sap. The AMD Athlon has nothing to do with sports and the Intel Core-i7 doesn't have sqrt(-1)*7 cores.

Here are some more sensible names. Don't abbreviate them; nobody would understand you.

.net becomes "Microsoft Common Language Infrastructure Application Development Platform".
ActiveX becomes "Microsoft In-Browser Native Code API".
DirectX becomes "Microsoft 32/64-bit Multimedia API".
The X Window System becomes "Graphical Display API for Unixlike Operating Systems".
Lightning becomes "Apple 8-pin Connector Introduced In 2012".
Fiat Panda becomes "Fiat Cheap Car".
Mozilla Firefox becomes "Mozilla Web Browser"; likewise all other web browsers become "[manufacturer name] Web Browser".
eBay becomes "Physical Goods Marketplace Website With Many Auctions".
Amazon becomes "Physical Goods Marketplace Website With Sometimes Free Shipping".
SAP becomes "Big German Expensive Software Company".
Athlon becomes "AMD 32-bit Processor" (or "64-bit Processor").
Intel Core becomes "Intel 64-bit Processor (AMD-derived)". No distinctions between i3, i5 and i7; those don't contribute anything a model number can't.

See? Much better. Now, you might argue that names like "Core" or "Panda" are used to distinguish products from each other and not to inform the user of the exact properties of the product but that kind of sloppy thinking will get you nowhere.

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Comment Re:Who has the market share? (Score 2, Informative) 336

The only idiots who like using those "apps" are the ones ... for whom the actual power of a desktop is apparently wasted.

No, wait: I like Window 8. and I really, really like the interface formally known as Metro (ie, Metro.)

I like to see the visuals of virtual blood as it splashes across the screen as all of the Metro apps scream in digital silence and die. (ie, you can ignore the errors.) And then I install a real start menu and I'm good to go! Steps:

1: REMOVE Metro. (not disable, not hide; DIE.)

1: See here.

Run PowerShell as Administrator.

Show all
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers

Kill currently-installed Metro apps for your ID.
Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Remove-AppxPackage

Kill Metro STAGED apps (Still gven to new users.)
Get-AppXProvisionedPackage -online | Remove-AppxProvisionedPackage -online

The only thing left is the Microsoft store itself, and all of the apps are online, so you can reinstall any Metro apps you miss having.

2: REMOVE SilverLight from the WSUS update list (Ditto.)

See here Basically run:

reg delete HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Silverlight /f
reg delete HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Products\D7314F9862C648A4DB8BE2A5B47BE100 /f
reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D7314F9862C648A4DB8BE2A5B47BE100 /f
reg delete HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{283C8576-0726-4DBC-9609-3F855162009A} /f
reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\install.exe /f
reg delete HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AgControl.AgControl /f
reg delete HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AgControl.AgControl.5.1 /f
reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{89F4137D-6C26-4A84-BDB8-2E5A4BB71E00} /f
rmdir /s /q "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Silverlight"
rmdir /s /q "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Silverlight"

3: Add a replacement start menu.

I like this one, but there are others that are free, and still others that are cheap.

4: And the final touch for those who just blindly follow along: Speed up your system by:

Starting a CMD as administrator and run:
rmdir /s /q %SystemDrive%\

...becuase if you're stupid enough to run random commands without knowing what they do, this will learn you better. ;-)

Comment Re:Sorry, but... why? (Score 1) 180

I think there is some truth to this, but there is a problem in our highly mobile society if one city teaches things in one order and another city two states away teaches things in a different order. When a student's parent's move between these two cities, their kids are screwed (for example, they may never have learned what their peers at their new school learned last year and may be bored stiff "relearning" what their peers are studying this year but they learned last year).

As well, it seems very useful for employers to be able to count on a "high school degree" from any public high school to mean that the candidate has gained some minimum level of education. Of course, we are not even close to this now but it seems like a good idea. True, employers could work with ETS or someone to develop a national testing program that employers could rely on without having to run their own tests on each candidate, but that's a lot of overhead for everyone (although, it might be a good idea given how little a high school degree means today).

The later actually might be a good business opportunity for ETS -- employers would pay $2 for each certified query of test scores (which would be fairly detailed and include the dates and number of attempts etc) and people could take the test for a small fee (the real money for ETS would be in the continuing stream of paid queries by employers). A nice uniform standard for all that employers could count on for some subset of skills assessment.

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An anonymous reader writes: We often worry about technology and unscrupulous intelligence agencies driving us toward a surveillance state. But apparently Singapore already beat us to the punch. "Not only does the government keep a close eye on what its citizens write and say publicly, but it also has the legal authority to monitor all manner of electronic communications, including phone calls, under several domestic security laws aimed at preventing terrorism, prosecuting drug dealing, and blocking the printing of 'undesirable' material." They've used it to do good, like swiftly moving to contain the spread of infectious diseases and to figure out how the public wants policy problems solved. But they've also obliterated privacy and restricted what people can say and do. "Singaporeans speak, often reverently, of the "social contract" between the people and their government. They have consciously chosen to surrender certain civil liberties and individual freedoms in exchange for fundamental guarantees: security, education, affordable housing, health care." The article notes, "It's hard to know whether the low crime rates and adherence to the rule of law are more a result of pervasive surveillance or Singaporeans' unspoken agreement that they mustn't turn on one another, lest the tiny island come apart at the seams."

Comment Because mobile use is qualitatively different (Score 1) 336

One typically uses different sites on mobile. For example, mobile lacks an SWF player, lacks a precision pointing device (touch needs larger target areas than a mouse), often has a 5" or smaller screen, usually lacks a keyboard suitable for touch typing, and usually lacks a way to make multiple documents visible at once without buying and using multiple devices, one for each simultaneous document. And Safari for iOS intentionally lacks support for WebGL, WebRTC, and uploading any content type other than photos or videos.

Comment Re:Who has the market share? (Score 2) 336

I would be curious to see how Azure is impacting Windows Server market share. They made it very easy to automatically deploy instances for those cloud services, and most people run multiple instance for load balancing.

I don't know the exact number but from what I've read Azure is gaining about 1,000 customers per day. That's a lot of Windows Servers.

AWS was first in that business but their console/dashboard is just too clunky, this scares a lot of people away. No wonder that Microsoft is making shitloads of money while Amazon is almost to the point where they will ask employees to sell their blood in order to finance the price war in the cloud.

Azure also supports running Linux instances. I would be interested to see the numbers for Linux instances they run.

Comment Re:PS4 has been disappointing in this regard .... (Score 1) 75

I'm on the cusp of upgrading -- currently sitting with my retail PS3, modded xbox, and dusty wii. You make some good points and after reading that, I think I'll wait on the PS4 upgrade.. pay to play online? I think not. Waiting for these issues to be resolved, appreciate your insights.. I'd have modded it up if I had points right now. Thanks! :D

Comment Ignore nothing. Pretend to ignore everything. (Score 1) 246

To mangle a phrase, just because you take no interest in office politics doesn't mean that office politics won't take an interest in you.

Pay attention to little things. Watch the comings and goings of those who think they're players. Listen to everything that people try to tell you and never take sides out loud.

"Yeah, really?" is pretty much all I say when people try to drag me into their battles.

I hate the games of office politics but I'm a realist and I understand that I have to know the game to avoid it.


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odessalourgam writes: Julian Rinaldi det nyeste Guild medlemmet

Julian Rinaldi, som eier Musbury garasje i nærheten Axminster, har vært valgt til Wessex Guild i SPAR.

Julian blir 11 andre forhandlere fra hele Sør og vest på Wessex Guild. Han er avbildet her (venstre) blir ønsket velkommen av Wessex Guild leder Nick Kenworthys.

Hvert komitémedlem representerer et angitt område i hele laug og Julian vil representere et område som dekker sørlige Somerset og East Devon. "Jeg ser Guild som et viktig bindeledd mellom forhandleren og Appleby vestover," sa han.

Julian sluttet SPAR tre år siden da han konverterte hans garasje butikken i en 1000 sq.ft. SPAR forecourt butikken serverer lokalsamfunnet.

Han overtok Musbury garasje når foreldrene Frank og Barbara pensjonert i 2008. De hadde opprinnelig kjøpt området i April 1981. Den opprinnelig åpnet som en garasje på 1930-tallet under eierskap av en Mr. Snell solgte virksomheten til Jim Hendin før han igjen solgte det til Frank og Barbara.

Comment Re:Who didn't see this coming? (Score 4, Insightful) 135

The way we find information has changed.
Why shouldn't laws change to reflect how we want to interact with the new reality?

Because that's just it, it's the way we find information, it's not the information itself.
This is the equivalent of making google maps and/or rand mcnally not list strip clubs on their maps.
The strip club is still there. It's still operating, it's just slightly harder to find.
If you don't like strip clubs then go after the strip club not the map maker.

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Comment Re:Funny (Score 1) 135

My point is that there *IS* no real distinction between a phone that was purchased for use with a particular provider but was never actually under a contract, and a phone which has previously been under a contract and the contract has since expired. One could theoretically simply switch to a different provider after the contract was up, and since it was never actually under any contract with them, and electronically identical to a phone that might have been bought for use with the first provider, but was never actually subsidized by any contract, if the legal requirement for free unlocking is only on phones that were never under any kind of contract, there would be no possible way for the second provider to know that they may not necessarily be required to unlock it for free.

It would, therefore, be in a provider's best interest to *NOT* charge any kind of fee once the contract is up to simply unlock a phone, since after a contract is up, there is little to nothing preventing a customer from switching providers, while offering the service for free to customers who ask for it after their contract is up may enable them to hold onto subscribers even after they are no longer bound by any contract.

Comment Re:What it take? Stick in heart? (Score 2) 336

That would be because of DX10 and 11 not being released for XP. It was the reason I upgraded my machine as well.

If DX11 was available for XP, my new machine would still be running XP. As a gamer, I appreciate the fact that XP is far more lightweight and consumes much less overhead than 7.

Comment Re:XP losing Market share is not bad news. (Score 4, Insightful) 336

Not really. 7 is supported until 2020, and from previews, it looks like 9 is going to be just like 8 in all the aspects that people hate. It's more of the "hey, phone's touch interface on on desktop can be made to work (and we want to use it to stop our phone strategy from being a trainwreck that it is)".

I suspect that 7 is the new XP in that it's currently the most functional desktop OS in windows family, matched only by XP in usability and functionality. So in a way, it is a good news for microsoft, as it means that it's desktop domination and income from "microsoft tax" isn't going anywhere.

It's bad news for microsoft because it continues to show that their design paradigms, with which they are sticking for 9 btw, are an abysmal failure. And while they have five more years to produce replacement for 7, it's not looking like they have the people who want to. Instead they are still focusing on leveraging desktop dominance to push for marketshare in mobile by destroying the desktop windows.

And as long as 7, the last actual version of windows designed for desktop exists, any such attempts will likely fail just like 8 did. Because there will always be a much better alternative to whatever "mobile OS interface on desktop" version of windows microsoft will continue to try to peddle. As we have seen with 8, even forcing OEMs not to offer 7 at all in favour of the newer OS doesn't fix the problem.

Comment Re:Sorry, but... why? (Score 1) 180

Also, no one is saying that they have to derive all the formulas and proofs from scratch. You don't have to do that in order to come to an intuitive understanding of why things work.

All that's happening now is mindless memorization, and then most people forget a grand majority of the facts they memorized, making the whole thing almost completely worthless. That's not 'education.'

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