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U2 and Apple Collaborate On 'Non-Piratable, Interactive Format For Music'

Dareth Remember (344 comments)

Remember, the world, err sorry the iWorld was pissed when he gave his music away for Free!

2 days ago
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Scotland's Independence Vote Could Shake Up Industry

Dareth Don't worry about no local banks (490 comments)

Don't worry about no local banks. Just remember, we agreed to not accept live pigs in payment.

4 days ago
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Could Tech Have Stopped ISIS From Using Our Own Heavy Weapons Against Us?

Dareth The word you are looking for is.... (448 comments)

The word you are looking for is....salvaged.

about two weeks ago
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You Got Your Windows In My Linux

Dareth Heretic! (613 comments)

That was the EMACS vs VI war. You always put the winner first!

about three weeks ago
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Gartner: Internet of Things Has Reached Hype Peak

Dareth if my mother-in-law had a smart fridge... (98 comments)

If my mother-in-law had a smart fridge...it would look at the expiration date on some of the containers and call for the paramedics instead of ordering replacement food.

about a month ago
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The Hidden Cost of Your New Xfinity Router

Dareth It doesn't work like that. (224 comments)

No really, it doesn't work like that.

I unfriend you!

about a month and a half ago
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'Just Let Me Code!'

Dareth Confusion between consultant and contractor (372 comments)

Confusion between consultant and contractor? Many consultants say what needs to be done but do not implement their suggestions.

about a month and a half ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

Dareth Call centers... (564 comments)

Call centers...breed a special variety of idiot. They brute force break everything around them with complete lack of understanding of what they are doing.

about 2 months ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

Dareth I am a zomborg (564 comments)

I got titanium and bone grafts in my neck. So I am already a zomborg. Rise of the machines or zombie apocalypse I am already part of the winning team!

about 2 months ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

Dareth Intelligence is... (564 comments)

Intelligence is...the ability to learn from other people. Even if the other people are idiots.

about 2 months ago
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How Deep Does the Multiverse Go?

Dareth In regular terms for Slashdotters (202 comments)

It is just like when you start chasing a girl but never catch her because she keeps running away.

Just be careful, sometimes but only very rarely, do they suddenly turn around and catch you. That is how I ended up married.

about 2 months ago
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With New Horizons Spacecraft a Year Away, What We Know About Pluto

Dareth Gosh Mickey! (128 comments)

Gosh Mickey! I gained a few pounds and all, but no need to call me a planet.

about 2 months ago
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Scotland Could Become Home To Britain's First Spaceport

Dareth A proper kilt... (151 comments)

A proper kilt...will keep the ice off the space craft.

No "true Scotsman" rocket would launch without one!

about 2 months ago
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How To Fix The Shortage of K-5 Scholastic Chess Facilitators

Dareth Obama has a Russian chess tutor (128 comments)

Obama has a Russian chess tutor named Putin.
Don't think they are playing on tablets and they may just be betting the entire world!

about 2 months ago
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Predicting a Future Free of Dollar Bills

Dareth See if they can phase out pennies first (753 comments)

See if they can phase out pennies first. If they can't get rid of the smallest coin, they have little chance of phasing out all cash in general.

about 2 months ago
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FCC Approves Plan To Spend $5B Over Next Five Years On School Wi-Fi

Dareth Provide money and guidance (54 comments)

Provide money and guidance to the local school systems then let them buy the approved technology they need rather than what is dictated to them. Why is WiFi better or more important than web hosting? What if a school already has good WiFi but needs devices to make use of that network? Sounds like the "phasing out" process is more like "last call" at a bar and tells people to get those services from E-Rate now whether they need it or not cause soon the trough will only be feeding you WiFi. Guidance on good economic solutions for school technology needs and funding is what the school systems need. But hey keep on shoveling "one size fits all" technology into the schools. It keeps the vendors happy even if it doesn't help the schools or children all that much.

about 2 months ago

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Where are the low level programming jobs?

Dareth Dareth writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Dareth (47614) writes "It is very common when seeking career advice on Slashdot, and most other tech sites, to be told one should specialize and narrow their focus down to a small niche. The course I had on x86 assembler in college was an interesting class. I noticed that many of my peers seemed to just suffer their way through the course while to me it was just another computer language. Is this a viable niche to build a career in? What skills are needed to break into this field? How would someone prepare for such a career? Where are the low level programming jobs?"

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