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Comment Re:What is the appeal of these things? (Score 1) 129

Seems like they struggle a lot from a price point. A lot of consumers aren't going to spend as much on a smartphone accessory as they did on the smartphone, but when you start making the smartwatch do stand-alone things you are having to replicate a lot of phone functionality in a smaller form factor driving the price towards the phone price.

Comment Re:The mighty data (Score 1) 325

One of the goals of medical organizations are to keep treatment reasonably consistent across practices. Certainly it is a real world system with real world flaws, but if they are regularly meeting that goal and you don't have either abnormal problems or abnormal side effects from the standard procedures, the vast majority of patients should experience similar quality of treatment and medical outcomes if they visit the vast majority of practices. That shouldn't really have to come up in a review.

Comment Re:Really? (Score 1) 983

By the time we get to the polls it will be the other party's fault that we didn't really get what we "wanted" from the terrible law we demanded right now. Totally not our fault for going off half cocked and demanding action before anyone could possibly know anything much less formulate a realistic and practical solution.

Comment Re:Double Standard (Score 1) 765

We had a great employee just leave us for Google. Her two weeks was enough time for management to shift her work to other in-team developers, for her to get them up to speed on the projects, and for her to close out some open issues she was working. It certainly wouldn't be time to hire and retain a "replacement," but it is a decent enough balance between respect for the outgoing employee and pivoting a well-managed team to compensate for the period they are down a developer. But like any rule of thumb, exceptions are frequent.

Comment Re:So find an unreasonable one (Score 2) 1010

If they charge her and rule that she can't have a security clearance, but she gets elected anyway or is already elected then they are going to be in a hell of a bind. If she meets the constitutional election criteria, the FBI shouldn't really be able to block it. She can't really serve as president without a de facto clearance. And they are open to serious reprisal if they do more than issue a stern warning to the president or presumptive president. The easiest play is to recommend nobody push for indictment.

Comment Re:This is why (Score 1) 156

You are in the minority having actually thought about it. Unless you happen to be wealthy disproportionate to your peers, then your minority opinion doesn't really matter to corporations. Even worse, it is in the corporations best interests to not do what you want. Even worse, it is in the benefit of both political parties to not work for what you want.

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