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Submission + - An interesting thing happened modding /. today (

chromaexcursion writes: Going through the responses I came upon an interesting post, that had been modded down to -1 as flamebait. I totally disagreed. I modded it up as insightful. Obviously others agreed.

Re:Thank you, Pres. Trump, for putting America fir (Score:4, Insightful)
  by eepok ( 545733 ) Alter Relationship on Friday January 20, 2017 @07:35PM (#53708333) Homepage

There is a reason to mod at -1.

Comment If they want cream, it need to be 120k (Score 1) 539

I've spent a lot of time fixing other people's code.
I've spent too much time throwing out off shored code. Just worthless.
I've had offshore teams coding for me. Asia fails. China, India, never got it right.
I had a team in Hungry, they were good. Not great, I said don't and one did it anyway. Language issues ...

Comment Don't Advertise. (Score 1) 303

Keep it simple. If you're worried about the neighborhood, anything will attract attention.
Make it look like you're rebuilding a bathroom, or something like that.
Fancy external locks are a major no, no. They show you have something to hide. Discrete, strong internal security works better, if you're that worried.
A big battery UPS, and a dedicated generator, will cover most power issues. A cell phone that can be tethered or be a wifi hotspot, as a backup plan.

And the comment about air conditioning is incorrect. Make sure you have last years electric, and other utilities. Usage above the previous year can be deducted, even if you are not taking a home office deduction. That is assuming you file a schedule C. Full time employee, no break, unless your employer reimburses you.

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