If Tech Is So Important, Why Are IT Wages Flat?
Absurdity is better defined working for a SF Bay Area company but living in in the midwest .. just saying :-)
Ask Slashdot: My Company Wants Me To Astroturf, Should I?
At the same time you might get pulled off a payroll too ...
eBay Deploys 100TB of SSDs, Cuts Rackspace By Half
What I would love to know is: Why does eBay need 4000 VMs ?
Taking the scope of eBay, PayPal, or any of the other company under eBay and then adding up the total number of developers and quality assurance it should be very apparent why a system is required in which a VM can be created and deleted for testing and development purposes in a very short amount of time.
Time is money
Microsoft Betting on Bing for Mobile Search
Search engine - never used.
Erasing CDs By Using 150,000 Volts of Electricity
This can^H^H^H will destroy a microwave ... not that I know or anything ... it was "my friends" microwave. Besides that nuking them releases a small bit of toxic gas and it is not 100% effective to erase all the data.
Just get a DVD Shredder .. save your microwave, save yourself .. and most importantly you^H^H^H "your friend" will have a microwave to nuke those pizza roles at 11 pm at night.
Mysterious Peruvian Meteor Disease Solved
that would be black helicopters ... not black planes