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Comment Could be lower, but perhaps insignificant (Score 1) 72

There is a level of false confidence driver have to recognize to go "okay, I shouldn't drive." I started using Uber and it only costs about $7 without surge to get home. I had a few drinks the other night and I Uber'd home, picked up my car the next day. I get caught over the limit, I lose my job (company car) and perhaps my career (licensed medical personnel). I'm just one guy and there were a -lot- of people at that pub.

One thing to consider: how many drunk drivers actually get caught? Go to a average-sized bar with maybe 100 people inside and see how many get in their car and drive home. Do you really think they are not impaired? If your jail has a website listing arrests, check it out and you'll find maybe only a handful of people arrested for DUI. Now, consider the number of Uber drivers out there compared to licensed drivers alone. The difference in the number of DUIs may be a narrow margin and, therefore, considered statistically insignificant.

Comment Not like they use the notice anyway (Score 1) 765

My last employer wanted 4 weeks, which is standard for licensed medical personnel. However, they never use the time to find a replacement. By the time I left, they had JUST posted the position. It has been 2 months and they haven't filled it yet. The likelihood of finding an replacement for a departing employee with 2 weeks notice sounds even more bleak. It is a waste of one's time.

Comment Re: Roku + Plex Media Server (Score 1) 226

I agree here. Roku can stream across the network with its own media player. You can even use Serviio with it, but lately I've had issues with compatibility. My TV's native player is better, but I may reconsider Plex even though I think Serviio is a lighter weight. The new Roku streaming stick is $35-50 depending on where you look and works very well.

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