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Comment Re:Good (Score 1) 257

The problem with the serialized series is that many arcs simply do not contain enough plot to be sustained over 10-13 shows. Often by the end of the series, one is feeling that the ending is long overdue - and I've often stopped watching these series at show five or six simply because their plot pacing was so glacial.

If Netflix wants to really produce great programs, they also need to drop the standard 10 or 13 program package. Sometimes a story does take a long time to tell. Other times it's just filling out contractual obligations.

Comment First learn English... (Score 1) 188

Like the difference between "bear" and "bare". Or maybe how to not keep the smart quotes from Word in the article so it doesn't barf on the screen under /.'s retarded lack of unicode.

I don't see a lack of professionalism - just standard lack of experience and youthful hubris. And only more projects and time fix those.

Comment Re:How do you Store a 5gb MRI image (Score 5, Informative) 70

And what do you do when you need medical data expunged from the record? It's difficult enough as is today, but still doable in cases like wrong diagnoses or a doctor or nurse logging to the wrong journal. But you can't modify a signed chain without breaking it - that's the entire point.

Yes. It is the entire point. But you don't remove data from an EMR (Electronic Medical Record). Working with them on a daily basis, I can tell you the "removed" bits and "reason for removal" fields in their databases have a reason. You always add to the record, even if it is a removal. That is, you do if you and your customers value their legal skins.

Comment Re:oh no my hugbox (Score -1, Flamebait) 183

First of all, it's a private company doing it, so it's not censorship - you don't like Twitland, go back over to Faceplace - it's not like there aren't other alternatives. Same with the second comment - people who like the service will keep using it. Those who don't will find another platform for their trolling - I'm sure 2chan or something like that is still available. Free market in action, baby...

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