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Comment homework's real purpose? (Score 2, Insightful) 42

i decided to go back to school to finish what i've begun some 3 or 4 years ago. while the school does have an interesting catalog of courses, it does leave a lot of homework.

i've never been a fan of homework, i don't really know the purpose of it, i don't think it compares to something in the real world, apart from studying for something you want to learn outside the working hours of your job. i don't see any point of doing it, most of the time its dreadful, boring, copy pasted, paper wasting, nonsense. i support the idea of assigning something for reading and then asking someone in class what was it about. apart from that i think everything should be done in the classroom.

Its hard for me to keep up going to school + working + taking care of the house, on top of that school wants to creep into my free time? ...sad

Comment Re:obvious troll is obvious. (Score 1) 281

bug#1 in ubuntu Microsoft has a majority market share

Bug #1 (liberation)

Bug Description

Microsoft has a majority market share in the new desktop PC marketplace. This is a bug, which Ubuntu is designed to fix.

Non-free software is holding back innovation in the IT industry, restricting access to IT to a small part of the world's population and limiting the ability of software developers to reach their full potential, globally. This bug is widely evident in the PC industry.

Steps to repeat:

1. Visit a local PC store.

What happens:

2. Observe that a majority of PCs for sale have non-free software pre-installed. 3. Observe very few PCs with Ubuntu and free software pre-installed.

What should happen:

1. A majority of the PCs for sale should include only free software like Ubuntu. 2. Ubuntu should be marketed in a way such that its amazing features and benefits would be apparent and known by all. 3. The system shall become more and more user friendly as time passes.

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