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Mexican Hotel Chain Outsources IT To US

Mc_Anthony in-sourcing (125 comments)

I remember reading in Thomas Friedman's "The World is Flat" that the US always in-sourced more jobs than we ever out-sourced. And that all of the negative media against out-sourced jobs was misguided and uninformed. Maybe this is the case after all?

more than 2 years ago

What Is Your Beverage of Choice In the Morning?

Mc_Anthony Custom morning concoction (209 comments)

I need my caffeine but I'm not a fan of coffee. So I mix fruit juice with sugar free energy drinks. It's both refreshing and stimulating.

more than 2 years ago

DOJ Report On NSA Wiretaps Finally Released

Mc_Anthony Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation (174 comments)

It's sort of clear now why BO backed down on this early.

more than 5 years ago

Bluetooth Versus Wireless Mice

Mc_Anthony Re:VX Nano (519 comments)

I agree. I need small wireless mouse that would work with both my MacBook and my little AcerAspire netbook and the VX Nano fit the bill perfectly. I absolutely love this little mouse.

more than 5 years ago

Obama Proposes High-Speed Rail System For the US

Mc_Anthony No so fast (1385 comments)

What about the high cost? The additional taxes? The new massive government bureaucracy? Public transportation is a huge money loser.

I would instead prefer tax incentives be use to spur the private sector.

more than 5 years ago

Obama Proposes High-Speed Rail System For the US

Mc_Anthony What about cost? (1385 comments)

Public transportation in the US is a huge money loser - so I'm guessing this is going to be as well. How much is this going to cost? Are the additional taxes going to be worth it? Do we need another, massive government bureaucracy?

more than 5 years ago

Linux On Netbooks — a Complicated Story

Mc_Anthony Re:Performance (833 comments)

I've been playing with the nightly build of Ubuntu Netbook Remix (a distro that's optimized for netbooks with the Intel Atom processors, and based on Ubuntu 9.04) and I have to say that it's great if you are a Linux user. All of the hardware is supported at the moment except for the built in mic (the mic jack works).

more than 5 years ago

EFF Says Obama Warrantless Wiretap Defense Is Worse than Bush

Mc_Anthony Re:RTFS?? (904 comments)

You mean worse than the old boss.

more than 5 years ago

First Look At Fedora 11 Beta Release

Mc_Anthony Re:Biggest problems (205 comments)

Actually, a "live upgrade" is the preferred method for Ubuntu upgrades - and it's perfectly safe to do either over the net or from a cd.

Another benefit to Ubuntu is that they have an LTS version - which is absolutely necessary if you plan on setting up a production machine.

In the end however, if you're a decent admin, Linux is Linux and the distro you pick doesn't make that much difference (in general of course).

more than 5 years ago

Wolverine Film Leaked a Month Before Release

Mc_Anthony We watched it last night (464 comments)

My girlfriend and I watched it last night and sadly, the movie is not very good at all. Besides the unfinished effects, which make the film look like a Saturday morning kids production - or something the BBC would make (Dr. Who production quality) - the acting is dull, the plot is weak and the character development is very poor.

I'm sure the film will look much better in it's finished form - but I doubt cgi will make up for the rest of the movies problems.

more than 5 years ago

California May Reduce Carbon Emissions By Banning Black Cars

Mc_Anthony Re:Welcome to the Nanny State (685 comments)

What I'm say is he's not governing like a Republican. He can call himself whatever he likes.

more than 5 years ago

California May Reduce Carbon Emissions By Banning Black Cars

Mc_Anthony Re:W-T-F (685 comments)

Don't give them any ideas!!!

more than 5 years ago

California May Reduce Carbon Emissions By Banning Black Cars

Mc_Anthony Welcome to the Nanny State (685 comments)

California is cursed with the worse nanny-state politicians in the country. It's destroying the economy too - the state is nearly bankrupt, businesses are leaving, taxes are on the rise. It's a total disaster. If you want an example of what happens to an economy when Democrats have complete power, just look to California for an example.

And for the record, Arnold is NO republican!

more than 5 years ago

Barr Sues Over McCain's, Obama's Presence on Texas Ballot

Mc_Anthony Re:It's a publicity stunt. (918 comments)

"I think he's trying to get votes. Isn't that what you do when you're running for office?"

Not when you are running as a third party. It's *never* about winning when you are running as a third party.

about 6 years ago



Geek Squad horror story

Mc_Anthony Mc_Anthony writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Mc_Anthony writes "The Consumerist is carrying a story of how a private I.T. consultant discovered some dirty deeds perpetrated buy a Geek Squad tech in California. It seems the Geek Squad tech went to great lengths to ensure the owners of the computer would never be able to recover any files. Cables were cut, and the power connector was even broken off the HDD."
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