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Comment Re:Has the lord and savior told you (Score 1) 332

Clearly you demo guy had an inadequate understanding of unit testing because you shouldn't have to expose anything because a unit test should be able to access private properties & methods (Not necessarily directly but using techniques that won't work outside of a unit test).

Comment Re:This is what happens... (Score 1) 394

...when guns are illegal. They wouldn't dare do mass surveillance in the US because gun owners would overthrow the government. Right? Right?

No they just wouldn't legalize it. If you think the US Government isn't doing all this behind the scenes then you're an even bigger fool than I give you credit for

Submission + - Amazon Worker Jumps Off Company Building After E-Mail Note (bloomberg.com)

An anonymous reader writes: An anonymous reader quotes a report from bloomberg.com:

An Amazon.com Inc. employee was injured when he leaped off a building at the company's Seattle headquarters in what police characterized as a suicide attempt. The man, who wasn't identified by authorities, sent an e-mail visible to hundreds of co-workers, including Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, before the incident occurred, according to a person familiar with the matter. The man survived the fall from Amazon's 12-story Apollo building at about 8:45 a.m. local time Monday and was taken to a Seattle hospital, police said. The man had recently put in a request to transfer to a different department, but was placed on an employee improvement plan, a step that can lead to termination if performance isn't improved, said the person, who asked not to be identified discussing company personnel matters. More than 20,000 people work in multiple buildings at Amazon's headquarters. In the e-mail, the man expressed criticism of how the company handled his transfer request, and he hinted that he might harm himself, according to the person. The online retailer has taken steps to soften its image as a difficult employer since a New York Times story last year portrayed the company as a bruising workplace where employees were encouraged to take advantage of one another to get ahead. Amazon disputed the characterization of the company.


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