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Apple Forcing IT Shops To 'Adapt Or Die'

ibmjones Re:Apple forcing IT shops to buy elsewhere (715 comments)

No. . . IT shops have do what *Company* thinks the users need.

Ultimately, IT follow the business directives that management have made. If an end user believe that the current directives do not meet the needs of the business, ultimately, they have to make the justification for changing the directives and policies to management, not just to IT.

more than 2 years ago

Have American Businesses Been Stranded By the MBAs?

ibmjones Re:Hewlett Packard (487 comments)

To be fair, that happened after they fired the CEO with the MBA. :)

more than 3 years ago

Apple WWDC: iOS 5, Lion, iCloud

ibmjones Re:In other words... (662 comments)

I was aiming for the funny and I got insightful. :(

more than 3 years ago

Apple WWDC: iOS 5, Lion, iCloud

ibmjones Re:In other words... (662 comments)

...he introduced the Apple community to . . . OS X Snow Leopard.

OS X Snow Leopard? Who makes that?

more than 3 years ago

Usenet With a 30 Year Lag

ibmjones Re:$75000 per gigabyte (102 comments)

You know how, when you load PC-Write, it takes about 10 or 15 seconds to read it off the floppy disk? Well, when you have this 'hard disk' thing, you type pcwrite, hit ENTER, and the hard disk goes 'zzzzt' and then the PC-Write screen pops up all at once."


Hey, that's faster that Microsoft Word on the Mac!

more than 3 years ago

Samsung's Happy Galaxy Tab Users Are Actors

ibmjones Re:It's called "marketing". (190 comments)

Christopher Nolan was not marketing Batman as a real person.

more than 3 years ago

IOS 4.3 Now Available For Download

ibmjones Re:Xcode no longer free (346 comments)

I imagine a lot of young, aspiring developers will see this and look elsewhere instead.

If they already spent 500-5000 on a Mac, why would 5 more dollars be an issue?

more than 3 years ago

Father of Java, James Gosling Unloads

ibmjones Re:I owe this man alot (337 comments)

No, he invented Java, not Windows.

more than 3 years ago

Segway UK Boss Dies After Driving Off Cliff

ibmjones Re:Question (413 comments)

Which is usually followed, "Aw, shucks, I can do better than that!"

more than 3 years ago

Facebook Unveils Details of Downtime

ibmjones Re:Wifey was gutted... I wasn't (103 comments)

In the downtime I tried to show the woman the virtues of an IRC channel she could share with family and friends and how much less bullshit she would find there

Right. . . .

more than 3 years ago

Pentagon Selects Companies To Build Flying Humvees

ibmjones Re:That's not a Transformer (302 comments)

Obscure 80s animation reference that is actually on topic FTW.

about 4 years ago

iPhone 4 Pre-Orders Wreaking Havoc On Apple Store

ibmjones Re:On AT&T Too: Maintenance (285 comments)

Somebody is working too hard to aim for the fun

more than 4 years ago

What Happens In Vegas Happens In Afghanistan

ibmjones! (522 comments)

The sad part is I don't know whether to mod it "Funny" or "Insightful".

more than 4 years ago

Murdoch-Microsoft Deal In the Works

ibmjones Re:Shooting what? (468 comments)


more than 4 years ago


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