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Comment Re:Libertarianism? (Score 1) 875

Captialism works because it rewards people for their efforts and creativity, not because of their NEED. Some will make more than others -- not all men are created equal. But greed? No. Now the internet operators will have to make everyone pay more for high speed internet access because they're forced by the rule of guns and "laws" to provide access to those who can't afford it but need it.

Has the Glory Gone Out of Working In IT? 623

An anonymous reader writes to wonder if the glory has gone out of IT. One blogger remembered his first impression upon entering a profession in IT that made it seem like the place to be, with a new shiny around every corner. What experiences have others had? Has a more pervasive technical culture forced our IT gurus into obsolescence?

Comment Miami Trailer (Score 1) 1127

How about sitting in a temporary trailer, in a parking lot, in Miami, in the summer, right in front of the door that had a spring not an automatic closer so the damn thing would bang everytime it closed, with people coming in and out constantly just because they liked our printer. The only consolation was the Cuban coffee shop next door. Now THAT I miss!

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