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Comment Re:Stupid (Score 5, Insightful) 417

Way to fuck over the private space industry, California!

The private space industry will not be fucked over. They will leave, and go to places like Texas and Florida who, according to the summary, offer tax incentives to do business there.

The only entities who might be "fucked over" are the California citizens who might otherwise work at these companies. Although, if they are smart, they will move to Texas or Florida too.

Comment No one wants non-legacy Windows. (Score 1) 302

Time and time again, Windows succeeds where it can run the broad selection of off-the-shelf software that is available for the existing platform. Windows fails where it cannot leverage that advantage: phones, tablets, (usually) servers, IoT devices, infrastructure OS, supercomputing, you name it. By restricting 10S to "Store Apps" Microsoft is throwing away the only reason people choose Windows in the first place. Uncoincidentally this is the same reason the ARM version of Windows failed to gain any significant traction.

Comment Re:And we can guess what the S stands for (Score 2) 74

Huh? chromebooks are insanely powerful here because they are absolutely virus proof. not even the executives can bork these things. The other aspect is the all the time connectivity via LTE and the google cloud sync of all data. Fred in sales lost another "laptop"? hand him another one, charge his paycheck $350 and he is back running as if nothing happened in less than 10 minutes.

Locking it down is the bottom 10% of the desired feature set.

Comment Re:Poor people paid most of the taxes (Score 3, Informative) 167

Poor people paid most of the taxes that put fiber in those rich neighborhoods.

Yeah, I'm pretty sure that's the exact opposite of true. At least at a national level (Federal income tax), the top 16% of earners (those will incomes of $100K or above) account for 79.4% of all the individual tax revenue paid to the government. In fact, the top 1% of earners account for 51.6% of the IRS individual tax revenue all by themselves. Maybe taxes in California are radically different, but I doubt it.

Comment Re:Electronic gate (Score 1) 121

You only have a gate on your property? How did it get past the gate and the guard at the entrance to the subdivision let alone the gate at the end of the driveway.

Yes gate in my gated community, I dont trust these rich fuckers, and it helps keep the asshole retired guys on the HOA board off my fucking lawn and away from the house.

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