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Comment Re:He should be jailed! (Score 2, Funny) 76

Without the repeated extensions of the copyright periods, there will be no incentive to produce new versions of Snow White. 75 years is just not enough time to make back the money invested in making a song or a movie!

Finally someone has a clue! If my landlord can make money off of something 100 years old then so should Scott Joplin!

Comment I blame Kanya (Score 5, Insightful) 462

I think it would be very important to include a section on ethics. Yes, it can be funny to anonymously include funny messages in your code...until your boss reads them. Yes, it's sometimes considered appropriate to do a half-ass job of fixing a coding error...until you realize that code controls someone's pacemaker. Ethics, like good manners, haven't followed us into the 21'st century as much as I would have liked.

Comment Free Lightsaber with every new account (Score 5, Funny) 190

"I find your lack of interest in your savings accounts disturbing." --- "The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant to a well diversified IRA."--- "Asteroids do not concern me, Teller. I want that ship, not excuses. Now get me a low percentage loan."--- "When I left you I was but an accountant. Now I am the bank manager."

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