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Comment Re:500K openings, 500K unemployable morons (Score -1) 348

> then companies like Google wouldn't feel motivated to put interviewees through these grueling, demoralizing, dehumanizing interviews

Google does that because they enjoy being in a position of total power over another human being. It has nothing to do with the job. They've also admitted it's useless and ineffective.

> Too bad they're completely unemployable.

Let's see how well things go when those millions of "unemployable" people realize there's no hope.

> Completely mind-numbing. But this company was successful at meeting predictable deadlines by employing thousands of relatively mindless IT graduates.

The company was also successful at hiding the utter incompetency of its management.

American employers and the people who run them make more money hiring someone who will pretend to do the job until the company goes out of business than they do hiring someone who will actually do the job and produce a better product and more business.

Fraud, lying and theft are much easier than working. It is all corrupt. Corrupt through and through. The American workplace is about hookers, drugs, porn, theft, embezzlement, securities fraud, government payoffs, bilking taxpayers and media manipulation.

Comment You Are Controlled (Score -1) 521

You no longer control the computer. It controls you.

Your data also belongs to GoogleAppleFacebookTwitter

Hope auto-save is worth it. I'll stick with Emacs. It makes backups automatically if I configure it to. It does versioning too. Automatic backups are a better feature.

Comment Butthurt (Score -1) 74

The only reason people are pissed off about Creative Cloud is because they can't pirate Photoshop any more.

Of course, those same people have no problem with Steam, even though it uses the same DRM.

Typical neckbeard hypocrites. Now mod it down you bunch of diaper wearing crybabies.

Comment Are they Grown-Ups? (Score -1) 274

If you are the adult, the question is not are you hip and irresponsible enough to fit in, but if they are grown-up enough to work with you.

This "pandering to the bros" shit is about half the reason most tech companies shit the bed. And if you're the only adult in the building, see if you can guess who gets to clean it up?

Make them pass the "I'm a big boy now" test or move on. In fact, find three other guys 35-45 and do your own start up. You'll probably stomp the shit out of them in six months.

Comment So Much Fail (Score -1) 157

One wonders if part of the curriculum will be that once they turn 28, no matter how much they've learned or accomplished, they'll be fired and relegated to permanent temp status in the American workplace.

And that all the talk of "automation" is a load of bullshit to hand-wave people's attention away from the chronic underpayment of working people.

That is assuming they can get hired at all without impersonating a Southeast Asian staffing company.

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