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Comment Re:http://www.apple.com/stevejobs/ (Score 0) 1613

His final will stated that he be buried in a glossy white coffin with no visible hinges or latches.

That will guarantee that the Paulbearers "WILL HOLD IT WRONG!!!"

When the bearers and coffin get together, you can’t help but notice an instant connection. That’s because they designed them to work with the coffin — and the other way around. For starters, coffin has magnets built right into its frame — magnets that align perfectly with the bearers for an effortless fit. On the opposite side, magnets inside the bearers help them stay put. It’s ingenious yet simple. Secure yet easy to remove. In fact, the coffin and bearers work so well together, it’s easy to think of them as one device.

Comment Re:Saw This Coming. (Score 0) 158

Top 5% makes sense if you want to punish customers for actually using what they paid for :) However light the usage of the users will be, there will always be 5% of users in that group to punish... So, from this, we can derive the long term business goal of the carriers cartel, which is to get paid and not provide any service in return!

Comment Re:online games (Score 0) 291

but not to the majority of games distributed by big publishers where game authors were already paid in advance for creation of the game.

Game developers most of the time get very very limited premium from well selling game - most if not all profits stay with the publishers.

Used to be like that. Not true for us anymore, thank god. I guess our management has learned a lesson. We got burned by a big publisher deal once already.
We now do self distribution, Steam, and have some localized deals with publishers in some areas. Much bigger share of profit gets to us now. Seems to work, so far...

Comment Re:online games (Score -1, Troll) 291

In fact, yes, I think that is as bad. You can't unsee the movie can you? You don't pay for the DVD disk, you pay to see the movie. In case of DVD, as many times as you like. Don't mix game creators with game distributors into the same bag. Game creators don't create games to sell DVD media thay are on. They sell you the experience of the game, and that is what they should be paid for. In that regard, only the first sale pays. Used game shops make money on each sale. But they didn't make the game. Game authors get nothing. That is why it's bad. Keep that up, and soon nobody will create anything anymore. Why feed the leeches? Can't you see that?

Comment Re:online games (Score 2) 291

I don't know about your area, but here in Czech Republic old games get progressively cheaper. If you are a cheapskate and can't afford a shiny new game, you probably can't afford the beefy gear required to run the new games either. So you simply play older games on older hardware and you are fine, just say two years behind...

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