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Comment Re: What is pushed aside? (Score 1) 75

Great! So I have had a subordinate entering all the relevant data into our system to make the right business decisions and you have intentionally withheld critical data? Security, please escort this man from the building.

I stop sending the report because the data being collected is stale and outdated. It is no longer being collected or entered by the department responsible for it. So I stop wasting company resources running and sending reports that have absolutely no value to the company.

I'm not just randomly stopping reports from running. I didn't mean to give that impression. There's a reason for it. The fact that management didn't know that the report was missing for months on end is the point of information overload.

Comment Re:What is pushed aside? (Score 2) 75

I agree 100%. Especially people at work who think they need 50 reports in their inbox every morning. There's no way they can look at all of those reports and make an intelligent decision. Every once-and-a while I'll stop sending a report.

Five months later, "hey I didn't get Report X today, can you resend it ASAP. It is critical that I see that report every day"
Me: "You haven't received that report in several months. I also think you don't know what "critical" means."

There's a difference between managing information properly, and saying that you like to have lots of information available. If you can't differentiate between the two, you're likely just like my coworker.

Comment Re:i want to like (Score 1) 75

As a former BlackBerry OS user, I feel the same way. Especially when I compare BB10 to Android. Sure, Android has more apps. But the BB10 OS was amazing. I feel like I have taken a step backwards on the OS.

I have the BB Priv, which is a good device. But I miss using my BB Z10.

Comment Re:Labor Participation Rate, the Unmentionable... (Score 1) 533

"But Brawndo's got what plants crave. It's got electrolytes."

We have been living in an Idiocracy for a while now. People live in a fantasy world. Preach false numbers and treat it like the gospel.

How is it possible to have record low unemployment and record low labor participation? (Hint: it's not possible)

Comment Re:I don't want to pay for this. (Score 1) 77

That's only if you're trying to watch ESPN/2/NEWS/Classic. If you're watching ESPN3, you can watch that for free. That's where Ultimate Frisbee, Kabbadi, Cricket, Rugby, Independent league baseball, etc are shown.

Not true. You still have to have a subscription with a video provider or Internet provider who is paying ESPN for access to ESPN3. If you don't have to sign in, that means that your ISP is paying ESPN. ESPN has whitelisted your IP address so you don't need to sign in.

Comment The U.S. cannot be service-based (Score 2) 471

A service based economy cannot survive in the long run. You must create/produce something of value. A service economy will run out of money eventually. Every county must produce for themselves as well as import/export. Finding a healthy balance is difficult.

The U.S. must also become more competitive on corporate taxes. We need to be smart about allowing both personal and corporate money to flow into the country with minimal tax because that money was already taxed where it was "earned". That allows more investment and spending in the US.

Comment Re:I don't want to pay for this. (Score 1) 77

As a sports fan I don't see how this is a good deal. Right now I can watch all of ESPN's content that isn't air on TV with the ESPN app. If Amazon buys the streaming rights I will have to pay an extra fee to Amazon to watch it. I also will have to keep paying ESPN indirectly through my cable company because Amazon isn't trying to buy the rights to the better games that are aired on TV. So to keep seeing everything I watch now I will end up paying both companies.

In order to watch sports on the ESPN app you have to have service with a provider. So nothing would change theoretically. I know that the ESPN app asks me to login to my provider periodically.

Comment Re:Lies? You mean like Obama's lies? (Score 1) 436

Speaking of history...

“I've now been in 57 states, I think, one left to go.”
“My father served in World War II, and when he came home, he got the services that he needed.” (At the end of WWII, Obama’s father was 10 years old.)
"If I talked to Iran, I'm going to tell them, 'You should develop a nuclear weapon...'"
"It was also interesting to see that political interaction in Europe is not that different from the United States Senate. There's a lot of -- I don't know what the term is in Austrian..." (There is no Austrian language).
"The Qaddafi regime is over. Gbagbo, Ben Ali, Mubarak are no longer in power. Osama bin Laden is gone, and the idea that change could only come through violence has been buried with him."

Comment Re:Sports money (Score 1) 113

Work (paid work) provides Internet access.

Good luck finding a job in the first place. They ask for your email address and/or post job opportunities solely on websites.

You can't have an email address without having personal Internet access? Someone better tell my grandparents that. They've had email for a while without Internet access at home.

Comment Lies? You mean like Obama's lies? (Score 4, Interesting) 436

"My position hasn’t changed" on using executive authority to address immigration issues.
Says his comment about extremists being a JV team "wasn’t specifically referring to" Islamic State.
"Most young Americans right now, they’re not covered" by health insurance.
"We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion."
The "most realistic estimates" for jobs created by Keystone XL are "maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline."
"We have doubled the distance our cars will go on a gallon of gas."
"Under Gov. Romney's definition ... Donald Trump is a small business."
Because of Obamacare, "over the last two years, health care premiums have gone up -- it's true -- but they've gone up slower than any time in the last 50 years." Obamacare hadn't been implemented yet.
"Fast and Furious" began under the Bush administration.
Says Mitt Romney would deny gay people the right to adopt children.
If the Supreme Court throws out the federal health care law, it "would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress."
"Thirty million Americans, including a lot of people in Florida, are going to be able to get healthcare next year because of that law."
Under President Barack Obama, the United States has "doubled our exports."
"I didn't raise taxes once."
"The vast majority of the money I got was from small donors all across the country.''
"We've excluded lobbyists from policy making jobs."
Insurers delayed an Illinois man's treatment, "and he died because of it."
Health reform will "give every American the same opportunity" to buy health insurance the way members of Congress do.
Preventive care "saves money."
"I have not said that I was a single-payer supporter."
Shovel-ready jobs
Keep your doctor
Foreign money in campaigns

The list goes on and on...

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