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Comment One skill will not protect your job. (Score 1) 155

Or for that matter fix the economy. If you are in any of many tech fields. You have to constantly add to your skill sets. The big push to learn code is fine but it does not solve the general lack of skills employers face. Code without hardware is just a bunch of one and zeros with nothing to do. Always adding new skill sets tend to allow you to move into new wide-open fields before anyone else.

Comment follow any maze you want (Score 1) 264

For a home studio sure, what ever works for you. For the people that have to make living in music you are only hurting yourself. I have no idea what the latency is on a RT version of Linux, it took so long for it to be possible I lost interest last decade. If you are working in milliseconds sorry the latency is excessive. In the production world latency is measured in samples.

Comment Yes lets make all universities financially unstabl (Score 1) 274

The PRIVATE universities with large endowments seem to be very good at managing their money in ways that keeps them very stable even when the economy tanks. You don't see them slash and burn staff like the for profit schools every other quarter when there is small downturn.
Should we make retirees spend at least 8% of their investments as well. They are just hoarding that money it should be out in the economy. It really seems to bother some people to let any person, school or company keep ample funds to be stable through any financial disaster, typically caused or allowed to happen by "experts" with a 90 day view of the world.

Comment Ok ditch net neutrality and give us a free market (Score 2) 489

If there was "free market" we would not need net neutrality. There would be competition if I don't like one ISP's policies I have 10 other low latency, high bandwidth, reliable, with unrestricted services to choice to chose from. In truth most of the country is lucky if they have one choice that is not limited in one of those requirements. I had to load balance the two main ISP in my area to get something close to being an internet connection. What I can get has barely changed in 15 years. So 20 years without net neutrality has gotten us nowhere.

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