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What Are the Weirdest Places You've Spotted Linux?

Garbonzo Pitts Re:Aer Lingus in flight entertainment (322 comments)

A few months ago I was on a United flight from Chicago to San Francisco with a linux-based entertainment system. They appeared to do routine pre-emptive reboots when the plane was on the ground.

about a year ago

Why Can't Big Government Launch a Website?

Garbonzo Pitts Re:Sabotage (786 comments)

Please explain with detailed examples how Republican speeches and failed votes in the House to defund ACA affected the implementation of the web site.

about a year ago

Saudi Justice: 10 Years and 2,000 Lashes For Internet Video of Naked Dancing

Garbonzo Pitts Re:Why do we bother with the barbarians? (537 comments)

It's not our business to change them in their home country, but the west shouldn't import people from barbaric countries.

about a year ago

Study Shows Professors With Tenure Are Worse Teachers

Garbonzo Pitts Administrators too (273 comments)

I believe the results. The next research should be to confirm my suspicion that having a tiny handful of low-paid administrators produces better results than having a large number of over paid self-important administrators.

about a year ago

Nate Silver's Numbers Indicate Probable Obama Win, World Agrees

Garbonzo Pitts Re:Everyone loves a winner. (881 comments)

The problem with Libya was that Obama didnt' get permission from Congress.

more than 2 years ago

Bill Gates Says Tablets Aren't Much Help In Education

Garbonzo Pitts He's right and wrong (575 comments)

Just giving people devices has a really horrible track record.
But changing the curriculum and the teacher has a really horrible track record too.

more than 2 years ago

How-Not-to-Hire-U.S.-Workers Law Firm Fires Back

Garbonzo Pitts Re:Who the hell put that on the web? (462 comments)

On the contrary. The firm very deliberately posted the video as an advertisement. They put about 10 videos on youtube that covered the entire presentation, and then linked to it from their site.

more than 7 years ago


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