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Comment SAS used here (Score 1) 155

My company HEAVILY uses SAS. They use it for the predictive model. They just recent upgraded to SAS Visual Analytics. That requires Python and runs (no shit) 39 web applications on one Tomcat instance. It literally takes the server 45 minutes to boot up! It's ridiculous. It's purely a Java system that uses Flash for gods sake! It's cost is UNGODLY! for two servers (test and production) each with 24 cores was $100K+++++.

Comment What do you ecpect (Score 0) 155

from dumb asses from New York! Lets ban soda because it makes you fat! Seriously - so does eating too much pasta and pizza - why don't you BAN that too! How about ban Rosie O' Donnell - and spoons - they make her fat and she has a fat mouth.....

There NY how about that! Does that VIOLATE your new law?

Comment Oh No we can't have this! (Score 0, Troll) 507

But Hillary "The Hildabeast" Clinton can run a private email server distributing classified information. She can funnel favors and access for "donations" (e.g. Bribes/Payoffs!) to the Clinton Foundation. The liberals can be as CORRUPT as they want to be but OMG! let anyone else do something similar and it's the worst thing in the world.

Liberals - STFU! Until you can clean up your OWN HOUSE - you don't have a FUCKING thing to say about anyone else.

What is it they say about people who live in glass houses????

BOTH sides are corrupt and controlled - get a life! People who don't see this are as dumb as horse shit and don't deserve to be allowed to vote!

Comment U.S. Grads better than H1-B's (Score 1) 660

My company has been bringing in lots of H1-B contractors and within 3 weeks send them home without paying for them. We have had so many totally unqualified people we now put in our contracts that if the individual can't be productive in 3 weeks we can send them back without paying for them! In the last 3 years we have ramped up out college recruiting and bringing in paid interns from colleges within the state. We end up hiring many of the interns. In the last 3 years we have hired 23 recent college grads and getting better quality out of them. There are PLENTY of qualified American IT workers! Get them right out of college and put a little time into them with training them.

Comment Faraday Cage (Score 1) 163

I put a homemade Faraday Cage around mine. As long as it doesn't TOUCH their meter Public Service can't do anything about it. Public Service tried to make me take mine off. I told them they can't make me, it's not touching their meter. I just gave them my middle finger. They haven't said anything to me in 6 years now since I put it on. I put it on the day after they installed the thing.

Comment False Flag coming???? (Score 0, Troll) 574

If you watch the below movie this article may be a hint of whats to come... Look at what Obama has been saying about a "third term".... Would he use a "false flag" and take down our electric grid, blame it on he Russians and institute Martial law? Think it isn't going through his and the other globalists minds?


NDAA offical!

George Orwell literally wrote the HOW TO manually for these SOB's!


Comment Why do they get to (Score 3, Insightful) 157

have their cell phones on the floor! When we visited DC this summer we were not allowed to take our cell phones into the viewing gallery while the senate was in session. Just so happens they were voting on the Zika funding bill the FIRST time. Both parties were acting like little 2 year olds! They should all be thrown out and we should all be thrown out and we should re-vote for EVERY one of them!

Comment I miss the days (Score 1) 449

of the Commodore VIC-20, C-64 and the all awesome Amiga!
The days of the Amiga were the days of real hardware hacking, building your own SCSI controllers, your own cables. Hacking the Amiga hardware - cutting solder traces and soldering wires to the motherboard to add a toggle switch to toggle between 1MEG chip ram and 1/2 meg chip and 1/2 meg fast ram. Soldering wires to jumpers to switch to NTSC and PAL video mode. Multi-boot rom boards. Burning the whole Amiga 2.1 OS into EPROM and having and Amiga 2000 boot instantly! And good old PowerPacker! Compress ANYTHING and save room on the hard drive and leave it runable. Gone are the days of a fully pre-emptive multiatasking OS with a GUI that fit on 4 880K floppy disks! And be able to run more on a 7/14/20 MHZ CPU in 1 meg of ram than a 386/486/pentium of the day....

Comment Boycott (Score 5, Informative) 455

I know this is seen as a useless attempt. However, I personally have. Instead of taking our grandson to Disney World two years ago, we took him on a road trip and visited 9 national parks instead. This year again we boycotted Disney and went to NY and Washington DC. Both trips the last two years cost us LESS Than one week in Disney World. A week there is at LEAST $10K (if you stay at one of their resort hotels) for a family. So imagine if 1,000 people did the same thing and saved $10K. That would be $10,000,000 Disney would lose.

Just a thought....

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