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French Assembly Adopts 3-Strikes Bill

berenixium Vive La Nation (343 comments)

After months of bullying and sneakiness, he finally got it through, and well done.

But I won't feel much sympathy when the cut-off peasants storm his gates holding pitchforks, hot pokers and rope.

more than 5 years ago
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Adult Website Use At Work Leads To Hacker Conviction

berenixium Shakespeare was right (361 comments)

Unfortunately we live in a world where the law can be manipulated by schemers who want to eliminate and vilify political enemys in the workplace as they see fit, even by using laws not appropriate to the crime or misdemeanor. This guy got screwed looking for a screw. How ironic. But that does not make what happened to him right. The law should be blind, but it is now very bent at an angle where it can be manipulated, as we are all seeing.

more than 5 years ago
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Go For a Masters, Or Not?

berenixium Re:This is a dead parrot. It's dead. (834 comments)

Sadly true, as I've seen it happen to numerous friends in different company's as well as to myself. Purely business decisions but they still sting.

more than 5 years ago
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Go For a Masters, Or Not?

berenixium Re:This is a dead parrot. It's dead. (834 comments)

Just because he is studying CE doesn't mean he won't work in IT. And vice versa. There are many disciplines.

more than 5 years ago
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Go For a Masters, Or Not?

berenixium Re:CE != IT, you moron! (834 comments)

Any staff related to computing are the first to get the boot, engineers or web developers, hardware techs, and cable guys. The sales staff and management always get a stay of execution before the tech staff.

more than 5 years ago
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Go For a Masters, Or Not?

berenixium This is a dead parrot. It's dead. (834 comments)

The IT industry isn't so great at the moment, and as soon as job cuts come about in a company, the IT people are always the first ones to have their heads put on the block, then get chopped.

Companies seem to think that the IT dept is the most expendable for some reason. Now things are so bad that when a vacancy does crop up, there are more jobless candidates applying now than ever before. It's ridiculous until the economy gets better and God knows when that is going to happen.

My advice is to spend another year in study and sharpen your skills and knowledge. You really haven't got anything to lose until things get better. Except money. But there are always ways of making money, eh? Websites, your own ventures, freelancing while studying, part-time work in other industries like retail. The pre-bubble era of plenty in the early 2000's is long gone, but it happened once and I can easily predict it will happen again as more turn to online purchasing to save some cash in these troubled times. So such plentiful times will come again. Enjoy your studies if you decide to carry them on.

more than 5 years ago
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Game Retailers Hurting Themselves With Digital Distribution

berenixium WTF? (167 comments)

People still buy stuff at stores? Meh, Amazon and Tesco.com forever.

more than 4 years ago
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The Low-Intensity, Brute-Force Zombies Are Back

berenixium We Need (203 comments)

BRAINS! MORE BRRRAINS! Shotguns, man. we need shotguns. Shoot those infected servers dead fast! They are after your goddamned brains!

more than 5 years ago
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Closing Time At Microsoft's Campus Pub

berenixium Micorsoft's new pub (393 comments)

Blue Beerpump of Death.

more than 5 years ago
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EU Data-Retention Laws Stricter Than Many People Realized

berenixium The name is Bond (263 comments)

GCHQ is watching you too. No pressure. Have a martini.

more than 5 years ago
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Warhammer Team Hit By Layoffs

berenixium How Ironic.. (89 comments)

A Night of Murder.

Their management timed the announcement just right then, I see. :S

more than 5 years ago
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Are My Ideas Being Stolen? If So, What Then?

berenixium The Meaning Of... (508 comments)

Here's a university. It has a library full of past projects, and thesis. It can do what it wants with them once students leave.

Outside is a dumpster with the word LIFE written on it. This is what students get when they leave. Go figure.

more than 5 years ago
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Naphthalene Found In Outer Space

berenixium E.T. Run Away (180 comments)

I don't think we should discover life in solar systems outside our own. We'll only go over there eventually and ruin everything for them (like here).

more than 6 years ago

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PrinT3R I55u35!

berenixium berenixium writes  |  more than 9 years ago New printers suck when they are unpacked and the USB2.0 A To B lead has to be purchased separately, and you're fresh out. Why don't they (H.P.) put that %£$%()^*$)( on the %^*($)ing box?

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RM Connect 3

berenixium berenixium writes  |  more than 9 years ago

It's sooo easy and funny to make mistakes in this piece of &%*%(@ school middle-ware, its funny. It's even funnier when Connect3's directory structure gets f00ked up and you watched it happen, even though you weren't responsible. Going on to watch admin staff run around like headless chickens because RM charge the earth to service Crap 3, and there's no cover because my employers can't afford it and the 'experts' have no idea how to fix it, is something that would make a good sketch on Monty Python if they ever made a new series. But since I only have The Simpsons to quote from these days: 'Ha Ha!'

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