Surely all they need is a spreadsheet!
149 posts • joined 22 Aug 2012
It depends what you mean by “work”, and who for, the client or the outsourcer.
I think you’ll find that from the outsourcer perspective most are very profitable, which is the only metric that counts to them.
Did the client get what they wanted or needed and value for money? Meh.
While the concept is not new in the realm of science fiction, has many possible benefits and is probably inevitable, I foresee a huge problem in a real world implementation.
With embedded augmented reality, this will just mean <$enter ad-flinger of choice> will be able to deliver advertisements directly to your retina.
Or is this a sales pitch by Kaspersky for a new opportunity for an ad-blocker?
1. STD Clinic requests Google to verify a call to John/Jane Doe.
2. Google verifies the call and hungrily slurps the data, fantasizes over the marketing opportunities and sells the info to Blackmail-r-Us Inc.
3. John/Jane Doe subsequently receives a "verified" call from Blackmail-r-Us Inc ... "does your husband/wife/partner know you have a STD?
I feel a slower release cycle would enable the vendor to get rid of more bugs BEFORE release, not after.
That could only work if they weren't using the end users as the QA department!
Many, many years ago, I remember someone defining the relative costs of bugs discovered during Design, Testing & Production. Presumably that knowledge has been forgotten, or perhaps it has been discarded as it is "old".
... Can the general public turn the telemetry completely off? ...
This, 100x this, but you forgot to add " and have it stay off through subsequent updates!
I would like to move from W7, but I have no interest in playing whack-a-mole with W10 "Surveillance-as-a-Service".
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