IT departments will look like that. IT is just one big TPS forever.
If there's a movie that doesn't need a sequel, it's Blade Runner.
Please Hollywood - find a new idea.
He did charge the battery. To the point where the care said "Charging Complete"
It turns out, there's a special "extended range" mode that will put the battery at 100% instead of 90%. It reduces battery life.
Most normal people would consider "charging complete" to mean, you know, charging complete.
Can't it just be "it was really neat down there and we found some awesome new bugs"? Does it always have to have implications for the origins of life on earth and other planets?" Stupid press release writers. Come'on - it's the frickin' Marriana Trench. You don't have to draw "deeper" implications.
Great questions and very well-written answers.
This seems to be an advert for some sort of sorry Windows admin tool. WTF?
Makes much more sense.
Also, why would anyone be reading Ender's Game to a bunch of 14 year olds? Can't they read it themselves?
Everyone just jumped on this bogus article because it fits the "oh, dear, censorship is prevalent" motif. Baloney.
I'd offer advice, but you mentioned "I've just spent the majority of my adult life coding, with no other major skills to fall back on". That's your problem. If a developer is not continually growing skills outside of just cutting code, they only be cutting code until the day they grow obsolete. Which is usually pretty quick.
Have you learned an industry? Learned how to manage a project? Developers can move into product development consultant or general management. But if you have 20 years experience doing the same thing over and over again...good luck.
A well written review from the poster. My shorter one: If you were to drop this book into a black hole, the information content of the universe would not change.
Parent true. Also, Enron was not a broker. Enron was a principal on transactions. Which Google will no doubt be.
Almost anything derogatory you could say about today's software design would be accurate. -- K.E. Iverson