US Court Tells Microsoft To Stop Selling Word
Anyone else stop reading after they saw "a judge in a Texas court"? I'm not a Microsoft fan, but this is getting ridiculous.
What Did You Think Of The New Star Trek Movie?
Scotty dies. There, now you don't have to go see it!
*ducks* just kiding!
Is a $72.5m Opening Weekend Enough For Star Trek?
Yes. Considering the last movie didn't even break even and we're only a few days in, this is fan-fucking-tastic for a trek movie.
All us dorks can rejoice ;)
Bacteria Could Help Stop Desertification
Does this sound uncomfortably like ice-nine to anyone else?
Debian Switching From Glibc To Eglibc
Not saying that Ulrich isn't an ass, but as far as Stallman: JWZ has had similar thoughts.
Facebook's New Terms of Service
I guess I'll stop backing up my code to "My notes".
Do Nice Engineers Finish Last In Tough Times?
But think I started valuing *myself*.
Look, there's quite a difference between being assertive and being an ass. Being passive and being nice is also not the same.
Communication skills are very important in the modern company. I don't care who you are---the days of the lone wolf are long gone, if they ever truly happened in the first place.
Be willing to stand up for yourself. Treat others with respect, and take pride in your work. Make sure others know who you are and your value.
It's not backstabbing. It's healthy human interaction. And it'll lead to you having more respect higher up and among your peers.
The nice vs. mean question is a false dichotomy, and being strong doesn't have to imply you're an ass.
NASA Shuttle Replacement's Problems Are Worsening
The Ares 1 rocket's design remains too weak for the proposed Orion Spacecraft.
There, fixed that for ya.