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Comment Again...Quan told the BBC. CBS News played it (Score 1) 803

CBS Evening News last night actually mentioned — and played a portion of! — the BBC interview with Oakland mayor Jean Quan, where she ‘fesses up to being on a nineteen-city conference call to discuss things like OWS

Here's the quote from BBC website,,,

"I was recently on a conference call with 18 cities across the country who had the same situation," Ms Quan told the BBC.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15761454 [bbc.co.uk]

Comment Quan told the BBC. CBS Evening News played it (Score 1) 803

CBS Evening News last night actually mentioned — and played a portion of! — the BBC interview with Oakland mayor Jean Quan, where she ‘fesses up to being on a nineteen-city conference call to discuss things like OWS

"I was recently on a conference call with 18 cities across the country who had the same situation," Ms Quan told the BBC.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15761454

Comment Maybe, but it's being misread (Score 1) 798

There is going a lot more mobile computing in the years a ahead. Most people will still have their primary desk at home and work where they tend do most of their work. Same way many people tend to use the same chair at office and at home.

Nothing about the space age or internet culture change desks very much. As long as people have a need for desks, there's going to be a need for desktop computers.

Comment Sitting a few feet from 600 mph objects not wise (Score 1) 338

Maybe sitting a few feet from steel objects traveling roughly 600 mph wasn't very wise. Maybe sitting a few feet from steel object traveling 600 mph wasn't EVER very wise.
I don't think we should continue to do something in the future that's stupid and reckless because we've been doing that stupid and reckless thing for a long time. We used to smoke and played football and hockey without helmets. We got a little less stupid and stopped.

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