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The Hard Drive Is Inside the Computer

KeepQuiet Re:Meh (876 comments)

Agreed. If everyone knew what exactly all those are and what exactly is wrong with their computers, then OP, you wouldn't have a job.

more than 5 years ago

America's New CIO Loves Google

KeepQuiet Re:Government should not "love" any company (208 comments)

The customers can make companies rich and big, if I like their product.

eee. oooo.. Yes, I will use preview next. Promise. "The customers can make companies rich and big, if they like their product."

more than 5 years ago

America's New CIO Loves Google

KeepQuiet Government should not "love" any company (208 comments)

I, the customer, am responsible for that job. The customers can make companies rich and big, if I like their product. I want the government to be fair to all companies. Just be neutral.

Also, I am sure when MS was first out, people & government loved them too. Look where we are now. No one can guarantee that Google won't be the next MS.

more than 5 years ago

Why the Widening Gender Gap In Computer Science?

KeepQuiet Beauty and the Geek (1563 comments)

Did you watch this show? Media/Public tells that girls should be attractive. Media and public make fun of geeks like the guys in that show. This is also one of the reasons why American youth avoids science and math. I came across a show called big bang theory. Not funny at all, but again tells the story of loser nerds and a beautiful young girl which is portrayed as a !loser.

more than 5 years ago

Apple Sued For Turning Workers Into Slaves

KeepQuiet Re:No, *THESE* are slaves (1153 comments)

.... their lives (and the lives of their families) are appreciably BETTER - not worse - due to Apple's contractor's factory.

The point you make is the exact point all corporations make in order to exploit cheap foreign labor. "Well, their lives sucked, so let us pay them peanuts, then they must be happy"

Also it is beyond my understanding that someone tells us that what is being done is good for them without seeing there, talking to anyone working there. Don't you think it is way too arrogant to "know" what is good for them?

more than 6 years ago



Governors ask Senate to increase H1B work visas

KeepQuiet KeepQuiet writes  |  more than 6 years ago

KeepQuiet (992584) writes "CNN reports that California's Arnold Schwarzenegger, Deval Patrick of Massachusetts, and New York's Eliot Spitzer, were among those who signed a Sept. 11 letter) to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader John Boehner urging them to raise the cap on the number of H1-B visas, which the governors say was set "arbitrarily" and today "bears no relation to our economy.""
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New Mars rover of NASA to analyze underground

KeepQuiet KeepQuiet writes  |  more than 7 years ago

KeepQuiet (992584) writes "NASA is about to launch a new rover,Phoenix, to Mars. Being "an initiative for smaller, lower-cost, competed spacecraft", Phoenix will continue the search for water on Mars. It is planned to land on the icy northern pole of Mars. The rover will use its robotic arm and dig into the layers of water ice. The samples will be analyzed by the 'portable laboratory' on the rover."
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Google tries to sell ads by criticizing "Sicko

KeepQuiet KeepQuiet writes  |  more than 7 years ago

KeepQuiet (992584) writes "Philipp Lenssen noticed that Google Health Ad blog team posted a review to bash the new documentary, Sicko, of Michael Moore. It reads "With all the coverage, it's a shame no one focuses on the industry's numerous prescription programs, charity services, and philanthropy efforts." Lauren Turner then tells to health industry companies that "We can place text ads (...) within our ever-expanding content network. Whatever the problem, Google can act as a platform for educating the public and promoting your message.""
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KeepQuiet KeepQuiet writes  |  more than 7 years ago

KeepQuiet (992584) writes " Yahoo News has a story on visa problems of non-US scientists/engineers in US and how it affects the families and technology companies. FTA:
Many of the estimated 10 million to 12 million illegal immigrants in the United States are hopeful of gains from a new Democrat-led Congress next year, after massive street protests in U.S. cities pushed their cause to the top of the political agenda earlier in the year. But more than a million legal immigrants like Mehta from as far afield as Europe, India and China complain that their lives have been placed on hold as they battle red tape to become permanent residents in the United States.
Also we learn from article that Microsoft has a lobbyist in Washington."


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