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  1. Thread: R.I.P. Steve Jobs

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    How exactly is Steve Jobs 'greedy and evil', when...

    How exactly is Steve Jobs 'greedy and evil', when the man drove a 2008 car and owned a 1960 motorcycle, his wife has several charitable organisations, he donated moeney to fight AIDS in Africa and...
  2. Thread: R.I.P. Steve Jobs

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    We, thank you for having the decency to edit it...

    We, thank you for having the decency to edit it out. But I will not address your or any of your points.



    Well good thing we're on a technology board, then, and not in business ethics.



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    Sorry, you're horrible wrong: he doesn't store it...

    Sorry, you're horrible wrong: he doesn't store it as cash, under a mattress. Banks have it and use it. The same goes for shares. Most of that fortune is actually more volatile than you think. Second,...
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    Sorry, susikala, this is basically your post: ...

    Sorry, susikala, this is basically your post:

    1. calling people 'capitalistic pigs'

    2. somehow having this crazy idea that Apple was created in the year 2000. They used to sell the first...
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    So, basically money is evil. And lack of money is...

    So, basically money is evil. And lack of money is noble, I assume? Please, this is not 1200 AD. He didn't steal any of it. He was an excellent business man, and he earned it all. Apple fired him and...
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    No it's not. He was a ruthless business man,...

    No it's not. He was a ruthless business man, which is neither illegal or repulsive. This is how business works, and this is why so few succeed at it.

    You have posts after posts of little anecdotes...
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    That's all fine, but it excludes a lucid...

    That's all fine, but it excludes a lucid dialogue. And that's what a forum is suppose to be.
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    Since when are anonymous posters on this forum...

    Since when are anonymous posters on this forum speaking for the entire community? Flash is one of those essential binary blobs for desktop users - you don't need it? OK But the I write e-mails,...
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    What about the least technical one, personal...

    What about the least technical one, personal taste? The same reason I prefer to write a quick Java app instead of using C++, for example.

    If some are using GTK/Mono, it's clear that they get...
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    Ill-manneres - when one can't be eloquent enough....

    Ill-manneres - when one can't be eloquent enough.

    PS: Ooops, worte 'right' instead of 'write' in the previous post. Sorry!
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    If people are using GTK/Mono is because they're...

    If people are using GTK/Mono is because they're comfortable with it/suitable for their specific needs.

    Also, your statement that people can't right anything serious in any language/toolkit - I...
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    Are there other alternatives to streaming...

    Are there other alternatives to streaming DRM/encrypted videos? You might not agree with it, but don't blame the tool.

    Since the last 2-3 updates, Flash on Youtube needs a lot less resources than...
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    In the world of open source and free choice......

    In the world of open source and free choice... manners die?
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    I fully agree. I have nothing against opinions....

    I fully agree. I have nothing against opinions. I, too, think that the gameplay must have much more depth, for the game to succeed. But I'm sure thoughts could be shared without insulting the...
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    I received this e-mail today: You should...

    I received this e-mail today:



    You should have it in your Inbox, eventually check the spam folder.
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    I only got a couple of crashes, which is expected...

    I only got a couple of crashes, which is expected for a beta. I finished the tutorials and played through most of the campaigns without any tech. problems - the engine/game is certainly not as...
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    260.19.36 and Fedora 14. It runs fine for me,...

    260.19.36 and Fedora 14. It runs fine for me, honestly. This doesn't mean you're not right. I'll try with 270.*, too.
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    Yes, sound works. I already played the...

    Yes, sound works.

    I already played the tutorials and and some other missions. Runs great on a Q9450 and GTX 460 (of course, I had a crash + freeze, but that wasn't unexpected).
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    That's excatly what I said :). Except all...

    That's excatly what I said :). Except all companies to this.
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    The truth is that money is needed for most of the...

    The truth is that money is needed for most of the research, I agree (as that's my area. And we do Linux + embedded). I also know we had a lot of MS PR people calling us since the resession started ;)...
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