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Comment Same old slashdot, same old circle jerk (Score 3, Insightful) 566

Look up the lump of labor fallacy. In fact, allow me: Labor isn't a zero sum game. More immigrants creates more jobs in the system.

Does the H1-B system need reform? Yes
Does the immigration system need reform? Yes
Does the L1 system need to be scrapped? Quite probably
Does slashdot circle jerk without getting the idea? Yep

Am I missing nothing? Yep.

Comment Re:What do you mean by 2030? (Score 1) 219

Which delusional place are you from? Unless you meant "better" than China which is a different story, the following countries have
a higher standard of living than the USA:

- France
- Switzerland
- Australia
- New Zealand
- Netherlands
- Norway
- Luxembourg

A couple of those might be debatable and one can bring the population/area into the equation but if you want to go superlative, you better do your homework

Comment Composers here. (Score 1) 722

I name them after musical composers. Usually I start off with short names: Bach, Strauss, Mozart, Chopin before moving onto the longer names. This is usually for my own servers / private networks. If the machines are public facing, they usually follow a naming convention depending on the place (server number + role of the server + physical location usually is it).

Comment Re:Why upgrade? (Score 1) 266

Been on LTS releases since 6.06 for my work desktops. Run Debian on my test/server boxes though. I try out the non-LTS releases on my laptop but not too often. Even then with LTS, I have to use PPA repos since Ubuntu repos take forever to update :\

Comment Re:Deal still subject to regulatory approval (Score 3, Informative) 748

I am in the same boat as you are. I was an AT&T customer for 6.5 years and then switched to Tmobile after a huge F'up by AT&T (should've taken them to the courts). If this deal goes through, I am going to Verizon. No way in hell will I ever be an AT&T customer.

TLDR version: Fuck AT&T

Comment Re:Bills to Pay (Score 1) 742

Totally agree regarding SGU. I liked the show to begin with (watched it last month) and initially I felt sad but as season one progressed, I was getting sick of the bickering. It wasn't a dark show, it was just childish bickering. Then I checked the ratings and it made total sense. Bad shows need to be canned. Period.

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