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11.19.19

Jean-Luc Breton

Posted in Europe, Humour at 6:58 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

I tried to tell you Breton is as awful as that previous candidate, but whose Web site has been taken offline to withhold evidence

Summary: Breton a champion of obstruction and obfuscation

11.10.19

Thick Skin Makes Strong Communities

Posted in Humour at 2:54 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

What offends you more? Companies that commit crimes (which sometimes kill people) or political views you disagree with outside the workplace?

Summary: Learning to coexist with people who don’t agree on everything is a strength and successful societies encourage that (the alternative is blind conformity on all matters)

Training (Proprietary Software) Versus Teaching (Free Software)

Posted in Free/Libre Software, Humour at 2:40 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

My teacher says I need to learn computers. They make you memorise user interfaces, to learn computers you need code.

Summary: Education necessitates software freedom — a fact that companies like Adobe, Apple and Microsoft try hard to distract from

11.09.19

Helps to Have Connections and Operate at a Loss Just to Drive the Competition Out of the Market

Posted in Antitrust, Humour, Microsoft at 3:08 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Recent: Azure Apparently Losing Money and Microsoft Lies to Shareholders, in Effect Breaking the Law

We don't cheat. We just have bigger budget.

Summary: Microsoft still uses the same anticompetitive tactics and outright illegal tactics such as bribery, but we’re supposed to think Microsoft is run like a charity

11.07.19

MIT Suggestions

Posted in Bill Gates, Deception, FSF, GNU/Linux, Humour at 11:02 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Previously: The Only Person Punished for the Gates-Epstein Connection/Affairs Seems to be Richard Stallman and Now the Libel Resumes

How do we deflect blame away from MIT and Bill Gates paying MIT through Epstein? Blame Stallman. Lie about Stallman. Admit the truth.

Summary: Sometimes things are too ugly to talk oneself out of; so a distraction is urgently needed

11.05.19

Microsoft Needs CoC

Posted in Humour, Microsoft at 7:10 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

We'll say to everyone we love Linux. Then we'll take over their groups. And then use these groups call our critics 'toxic'.

Summary: When Microsoft controls the opposition Microsoft can control the narratives at both ends

10.30.19

Non-Compete Gentlemen’s Agreement

Posted in GNU/Linux, Humour, Microsoft at 10:15 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

They won’t pursue the desktop/laptop

Does Linux compete with Windows? Microsoft owns the Linux Foundation

Summary: When Microsoft sponsors the opposition/competition it also controls the opposition/competition

“You’re going out with a girl, what you really want to do is have a deep, close and intimate relationship, at least for one night. And, you know, you just can’t let her feel like that, because if you do, it ain’t going to happen, right. So you have to talk long term and white picket fence and all these other wonderful things, or else you’re never going to get what you’re really looking for.”

James Plamondon, Lead Microsoft Evangelist

10.24.19

Humour: EPO Has the Solution

Posted in Europe, Humour, Patents at 4:36 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

EPO
Source

Summary: The “problem-solution” approach at the European Patent Office (EPO) explained by an insider

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