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New Apple MacBook Pro Reviewed

PerZon Re:2nd Gen? (627 comments)

So if the macbook was a sandy bridge 2nd gen then the CPU would be a i7-2720QM and not the i7-720QM?!

more than 3 years ago

New Apple MacBook Pro Reviewed

PerZon 2nd Gen? (627 comments)

Did PCMAG say the CPU is an i7-720QM and then call it a 'sandy bridge' 2nd generation i7? Am I missing something here? I was pretty certain thats a 1st gen CPU..

more than 3 years ago

Apple Doesn't Appreciate Toilet Humor

PerZon ishithouse (104 comments)

seriously what aussie in their right mind would use the word 'poo'?! my 14 month old nephew drops the S word when explaining #2s. Forget IP laws, this is a mockery of the Australian culture!
But on another note, im sure i seen the 'ipood' t-shirt on sale from an american website long before some backyard Aussie camping shop, and if anyone here has ever met an Australian camper before, you will know they are an entire species (grey nomads, drifters, seasonal pickers, etc).

I think the real question that should be raised is why, when we become so familiar with a products name, we cant adapt it into our everyday lives? I dont think apple invented the 'i' but its used in thousands of products and company names across the world. Its there as a trend! It used to be an 'e' before and it was probably 'a' before that.

about 4 years ago

Will Australia Follow China's Google Ban?

PerZon This would include unclassified video games (280 comments)

Its not enough they ban certain titles. Now its only a matter of time before unclassified mature content video games make the great Aussie firewall.

more than 4 years ago

Best Way To Land Entry-Level Job?

PerZon Natural Selection (441 comments)

Advertise a job similar to the field your trying to gain entry in. select the best cover letter + resume from the submissions and use them for yourself.

more than 4 years ago

Best Way To Land Entry-Level Job?

PerZon when all else fails (441 comments)

Ive been trying for the past 6 weeks to land a job in a new city, I have 13 years experience and have only just recently started doing an online certification. Ive tried a few different approaches but I have been told endless times that you cant be 'different'. Bosses don't like different, but seeing as I have had no luck at all trying to fit myself into the mold of the masses I am left with no other option.

So no more wasting time with boring cover letters. I will simply state 'because I can do it better'. Forget attaching a resume! After a potential employer has read a hundred before yours there is NOTHING you can do by the book to leave an impression. Instead a doc file with a goatse pic should leave a permanent impression.
If this fails just walk in holding a kitten to a knife and demand to speak to the boss!

more than 4 years ago

Aussie Film Industry Appeals ISP Copyright Case

PerZon IINET FTW! (137 comments)

iiNet's stated after it won the last case, the industry needs a new marketing model. Now AFACT is trying to fight iinet with their own words?? I got a good feeling that iinet will not only win, but have new grounds to counter sue. My money is on the underdog on this battle!

more than 4 years ago

The Future of Indie MMOGs

PerZon Re:Success in general... (69 comments)

Correct me if I am wrong but don't most indie developers code for the more hardcore and niche market where big studios target a mainstream audience? So to survive financially, the indies need to either change their approach or find a way to reach a larger mass.

more than 4 years ago

The Future of Indie MMOGs

PerZon Quality (69 comments)

The games popularity should depend on the quality of the game and not the market hype. With a good idea and the urge to follow through it should not matter if the game was made in a studio or a garage

more than 4 years ago

Bug Means High School Students' Schedule Errors May Last Days

PerZon Re:School doesn't work like you think. (443 comments)

So what your saying is if the job is too hard, don't worry about it till the last minute? To me its just another poor example left by the peers of our future. Next they will all go on strike for poor working conditions...

more than 4 years ago

US Fed Gov. Says All Music Downloads Are Theft

PerZon Its not stealing when... (451 comments)

Its only stealing if you don't return it afterwords.

more than 3 years ago

Swedish Authorities Attempt Pirate Bay Shutdown

PerZon letting go (348 comments)

Being that TPB is going legit as a pay service, there is no reason to continue using the site. Time to let go and wait for the next 5 to take its place. The mods there had to pack up and move eventually so maybe its time to pack bags n jump on-board the next vessel.
Its not like the shutting down of supernova stopped torrents nor did the closing of napster stop the music sharing... its only got worse and it will never change until we accept we cant stop it and never will.
If we cant plan a business model that meets the user and the distributor halfway, the user will go elsewhere and the distributor will be left crying...

more than 4 years ago

Music Industry Thriving In an Era of File Sharing

PerZon Re:AGAIN? (174 comments)

If an artist drew a picture to advertise a product he would not receive fair cut in the product sales. Replicated non perishable merchandise is barley worth the ink its printed with.

more than 4 years ago

Music Industry Thriving In an Era of File Sharing

PerZon Re:Where the profit goes. (174 comments)

When you can fit a million people into a concert then you can compare figures. Its good to see artists sweat n work for their millions. Almost anyone can spend a week in front of a modern PC and bang up a reasonably audible production.

more than 4 years ago

Music Industry Thriving In an Era of File Sharing

PerZon AGAIN? (174 comments)

From what I remember, the same increase was seen throughout the industry when Napster was at its peak.

The industry should be thankful for being able to reach a larger audience without having to pay the giant advertising costs!

more than 4 years ago

MySpace Suicide Charges Threaten Free Speech

PerZon Ban Freedom but dont ban freedom of speech (687 comments)

Teenage suicide is down lower than it has been for years. We have given teenagers the tools to reach out to other peers and express their feelings. Suicide is a real problem that has been arround long before social networks and will remain long after.
In the case of an adult posing as a young teenager to manipulate and violate the poor teenage girl, tipping her over the edge of an already uneasy situation and pushing her to suicide is murder!

Kids are mean to other kids, thats the nature of the game, if you want to stop bullying you would have to stop teenage social interaction at the playground!

My point to this rambling, Society is at fault, not the internet and not freedom of speech.

more than 5 years ago


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