The article hints at scandal, but I am betting that the problem is more likely incompetence and prejudicial Windows-centric contract vehicles that make it all but impossible for Sun to compete. How hard is it to believe that Lurita Doan could be one of the rare bureaucrats that understands technology (more so than Brian Miller and the three underlings she vetoed)?"Sun Microsystems Inc. announced Friday that it is canceling its multiple award schedule contract with the General Services Administration amid an ongoing investigation into the contract’s renewal and the company’s pricing for information technology products and services.
have you been thinking about signing up at Kuro5hin for a while but just never decided to commit? Well, it'll cost you $S to do it now. (that's a joke - the S - not the five bucks part. Actually it is a joke. the k5 is dieing stuff may finally come true.)
I'm hoping rusty raises it to a hundred bucks then I've just got to get someone to believe that my account is a bargain at fifty. I've made all of 2 comments in the years I've had it.
"For the last eight years, Mr. Nimoy, who is 76 and an established photographer, has been snapping pictures of plus-size women in all their naked glory. "The average American woman, according to articles I've read, weighs 25 percent more than the models who are showing the clothes they are being sold," Mr. Nimoy said. "So, most women will not be able to look like those models. But they're being presented with clothes, cosmetics, surgery, diet pills, diet programs, therapy, with the idea that they can aspire to look like those people. It's a big, big industry. Billions of dollars. And the cruelest part of it is that these women are being told, 'You don't look right.' "
Real Users are afraid they'll break the machine -- but they're never afraid to break your face.