Also annual fishing license in many places.
Also annual fishing license in many places.
Your reply was solid. A bit vulgar, but on point. Don't hide behind the anonymous coward uid next time.
There's plenty of jobs for experienced people with solid engineering skills. It's harder to get into this industry now than 15-20 years ago, but if you're contributing to open source, attending meetups and have decent soft skills you can still get in to the industry just fine. The market has grown; the influx of new "engineers" is much larger, which just means there's more competition, but there's plenty of jobs out there make no mistake about that.
> So, pardon my ignorance, but why the fuck do you guys buy buggy software? You know the shit's got bugs in it. Wait. Don't buy it. Yet, still, loads of people pre-order or buy on release day
Most of what you're seeing online is just a bunch of dramatic asshats. I've played most of the "next gen" releases at or shortly after they launched. The only game that was seriously buggy was assassins creed unity. Outside of that most games work perfectly fine on launch day.
I had around 600 or so DVDs and blurays when we switched to all digital. I ripped them myself, but it was a long and painful process! If there was some service I'd do that in a heartbeat.
I stopped paying for cable about 8 years ago. I switched to Netflix for dvds and buying a season pass on iTunes 4-6 times a year. Not long after I was able to get netflix streaming, and a few years ago amazon prime. More recently we added HBO now. This itunes/netflix/hbo arrangement is still how I consume most of my movies and tv today.
My setup includes a 6tb hdd connected to my router that serves as my iTunes library on my desktop for "legacy media" ( i.e. ripped dvds that all sit in the attic now ). Out of the three rooms with tv's in the house two of them have xbox ones with an apple tv plugged into the hdmi in, the third tv only has the apple tv. All movies and tv shows from the past 5-6 years are all digital and recently with games we switched to all digital starting with steam and then later switching to digital on console with the xb one.
Just opened the app. I see about six uberx cars near me right now. Some strike...
Everything seemed fairly normal, though I don't buy cars often and I was paying cash, so my experience and idea of normal might be off a bit. Sales dude joked about it not being a diesel we laughed for a second and that was about it. I spent over 12 hours test driving cars from a bunch of different manufactures that day and ended up with a Passat, which I was happy with. Comparatively it's a nice car, the fit and finish on the interior is pretty superior and it handled well on some pretty rough roads.
I'd say Volkswagon can count on the short term memory of the buying public.
Yup. I bought one this weekend.
Working with a big MS Word document with a group of people using the "track changes" feature is a lot more painful than sharing a software project between a bunch of developers.
Well to be fair that's because you're using it wrong. For the use case you just gave you should be using Sharepoint instead. All that being said, there's other, much better ways of handling this same problem... confluence and google docs just to name a couple.
Just imagine if all the bills that were written were entered into a source control system with hourly commits before they were voted for in Congress. I would be much nicer if people were able to easily see what changed as the bill approached the floor for voting. It would be a lot harder to slip things in at the last moment.
While I love this idea I'll put money down on the table right now betting that if implemented, and all other things being equal, it still won't change the status quo in Washington.
Man, most startup ideas are pretty sketch, but yours ain't all that bad. Good on you for finding an actual problem to solve.
I heard they have a good human rights record too...
If you need to do advanced tax preparation you're probably better off having a CPA do them and avoid the software altogether. A CPA is worth their weight in gold.
Californian native here. Can confirm.
Any city in California that has jobs that support wages of $100k+ have houses that cost $700k and up. Everything else in those areas cost more too, including rent, food, gas and sales taxes. Even at $100k/yr you're still looking at a $140k down payment to save for while paying higher rates for everything else. Start saving early in life or you're screwed.
Can confirm foscom cameras work perfectly fine in VLC. No web interface needed. My only gripe is the viewing angle on them is terrible, but that can be fixed with a cheap lense replacement.
The test of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts. -- Aldo Leopold