The Original Darth Vader
Actually, I read it in a West Country accent.
(Is that a Cider I see in your hand?)
357 posts • joined 20 Oct 2009
I really don't see the point in this, if Big Blue are trying to use this to entice new players into the Mainframe buying scene they are deluded.
Anyone who needs one already has one, and if they need a T&D stack, they'll have a physical one already.
The only way we might use this is when we come to refresh our hardware, so IBM would lose out on that side (also lose out on their nice little reselling sideline).
Colour me Confused.
From the Article -
"Most employees believe that employers should invest in their future by providing skills training, and younger employees have higher expectations, according to the report. In Germany, 69 per cent of employees aged 18 to 29 agreed with this, while in the UK, the age category agreeing most was those aged 30 to 49, at 65 per cent."
You might well find the difference in the age band between the UK and Germany is down to the training available to the differing age groups.
In the UK, it's not uncommon for companies to invest in early years training, which then tapers off significantly by the time you reach 30.
I don't know the situation in Germany, but its possible that the reverse is the case there.
Oh, there was a build up to 'The Troubles' (nice conflation of those with the recent woes over Brexit induced customs tomfoolery).
The build up was, once again, the fault of those Damn Europeans, specifically the Frenchies.
You *were* aware (like any half decent historian) that the Pale was established by the Normans, weren't you?
The first car I named was a Citroen BX, one of the early models with no stalks around the steering wheel, a revovlving drum speedo and an LED Tacho - The Big Red Rocket Ship, it also had the Weber carb so as a 1600 it could nail the speedo to the 120 mph max.
The second was a Black Montego. When the wings had to be replaced and the Scrappies only had white ones it became Ska.
The third was a Race edition 2.1L diesel Espace I named the Flying Wardrobe on Wheels. Used to enjoy leaving the local boy racers standing at the lights with that one.
The last one I named (just scrapped it) was a green Chevvy Matiz, called the Pea, because it was small, green and felt about the size of a peapod.
CE+ is an absolute joke.
It's squarely aimed at Small Enterpise where the 'Security Team' is also the teamaker.
Working for a reasonably sized endeavour, where we have seperate Networks and Platforms Teams we *really* don't need it explaining to us that our "BT Home Hub is a router"
Additionally, the definition of 'supported software' used is complete bollocks, as apparently RHEL6 is unsupported, even if you can provide evidence that you have bought the Extended support package!
Load of old Crap
Heavily made up 'Men' wil confuse it, as will people with what would be be classed by the system as a 'female' face having a beard would be my guess.
I know one guy that, while he was developing his Drag Queen persona, used to wear the drag makeup all the time so that he became comfortable with it, and the reactions it caused in 'normal' situations.
'Their community is also a disgusting toxic cesspool'.
Whilst I will grant you that there may well be some toxicity on there, I have rarely seen any in the Streams that I follow.
This *may* be because they are fairly niche, but the worst that usually comes into chat are the hate-bots that quickly get ban-hammered by a Mod.
Personally, I think that most of the toxicity spews from twats like the poster of the code, who is more akin to those who create the hate-bots than the generality of Twitch users.
That would not be collateral damage.
He is, if anything, worse than the rabid anti-vaxxers as many can see them for the single issue nutters they are.
If he is slipping in 'gentle homilies' amongst the useful stuff he is subverting people subtly, and therefore harder to spot.
Just treat it as 'Oh Well, he used to be a decent guy' and find another fixit channel.
I actually experienced the US tipping policy directly.
When in Boston, a group of us went for a Chinese meal, the food was okay (if a little lukewarm) but the service was absolutely dire (possibly leading to the food temperature).
Being aware of the tipping situation in the US, we duly left a tip (which we wouldn't have in the UK as they really didn't deserve one) of 10%, only to have the Manager chase after us shouting "You didn't tip enough, my staff need to live" to which we replied, "Then pay them enough to give decent service!"
A tip should be exactly that, a recognition of good service, *not* part of the wages.
Quote - I'm pretty sure Mike Lynch would be out of jail by now if he had pleaded guilty in the US.
I'm pretty sure that they will throw the book at him and he will die in a US prison.
After all, by their lights a Furriner has embarrased their 'Great and Good' and we can't be having that.
Incidentally, can someone please explain exactly what 'Wire Fraud' is as it seems to be used to pad out any white collar case as a way to shove extra years on the sentence.
That's interesting. I got an e-mail from Spreadshirt last night and I was on the brink of treating it as spam.
I haven't heard of them, have no recollection of ever dealing with them, and there is no account for them in my password safe.
Does that mean that they are just plucking e-mails out of the air?
On the vague offchance that I did, unknowingly, buy something from them, I'm not that worried, as any card I had in 2014 is long expired by now and I certainly wouldn't have used a Bank Transfer to a T-Shirt printing firm.
Incidentally, I've just been to their UK website and you can't opt out of data collection, naughty.
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