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schestowitzRT @schestowitz: Ubuntu, Back Track Linux Appear On Indian TV Serial CID 25 10:35
schestowitzCajunTechie - 6 days ago - TweetDeckApr 25 10:35
TechrightsSocialTitle: Ubuntu, Backtrack Linux Appear On Indian TV Serial CID .::. Size~: 28.11 KBApr 25 10:35
schestowitz 25 10:35
TechrightsSocial@koolhead17: @schestowitz I saw Ubuntu on "The Big Bang Theory" as well apart from "IT Crowd" :)Apr 25 10:35
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TechrightsSocialNot a Diaspora post?Apr 25 14:36
schestowitz"Everyone is the same girl XD "Apr 25 14:36
qu1j0t3XFaCE:!/RCanadaMatters/status/195145094502940672Apr 25 15:03
TechrightsSocial@RCanadaMatters: Is this what you want, without any input? I don't! Time to speak up! Canada via @HuffPostCanadaApr 25 15:03
TechrightsSocial-> Title: Electoral Boundary Commissions: Canadians May Be Sidelined From Major Revamp Of Ridings Under New Tory Rules .::. Size~: 254.02 KBApr 25 15:03
qu1j0t3wow!/FearDept/status/194872048286318592Apr 25 15:10
TechrightsSocial@FearDept: We plan to waiver all environmental laws within 100 miles of our N and S borders, destroying 25% of the national parks: 25 15:10
TechrightsSocial-> Title: NPS Retirees:  54 National Park Areas Jeopardized Under Bogus "National Security" Bill Advancing in U.S. House - MarketWatch .::. Size~: 85.73 KBApr 25 15:10
qu1j0t3!/gatesfoundation/status/194500066214543361 schestowitzApr 25 15:18
TechrightsSocial@gatesfoundation: Learn more about our partnership with #Brazil for saving infant lives: 25 15:18
TechrightsSocial-> Title: Brazil: Improving Health at Home and Around the World | Impatient Optimists .::. Size~: 75.46 KBApr 25 15:18
schestowitz 25 15:59
TechrightsSocialNot a Diaspora post?Apr 25 15:59
schestowitz"Don't worry, I'll make sure I forget it. I won't miss all the unnecessary dependencies that it pulls in. "Apr 25 15:59
schestowitzDoing a collab next week... This collaborator and I have been trying for the past year (at a capacity of ~50 hours per month) to attain state-of-the-art performance using an approach which compares aligned surfaces by means of geodesics alone, usingApr 25 16:23
schestowitznothing but the 3-D (spatial data). Although we reached verification rates of about 95% with particular datasets, other groups claim to have done better (also 3-D only). More recently we tried using surfaceApr 25 16:24
schestowitznormals and edges (curvature), but this too did not help outperform the state of the art.Apr 25 16:24
qu1j0t3[10:58:09] +TechrightsSocial | Not a Diaspora post?Apr 25 16:27
qu1j0t3schestowitz: you're a clever guy. :)Apr 25 16:28
qu1j0t3schestowitz: sure beats goddamn.phpApr 25 16:28
qu1j0t3schestowitz: i am becoming concerned that i am not using my brain enough at workApr 25 16:28
qu1j0t3schestowitz: or rather, have the opportunityApr 25 16:28
schestowitzqu1j0t3: all jobs are repetitiveApr 25 17:10
schestowitzmine tooApr 25 17:10
schestowitzwe're good at repetationApr 25 17:11
schestowitzhumans can't grasp much at any one time, they can be optimised to yank out the same once traInedApr 25 17:11
schestowitzbased on what I saw in companis like IntelApr 25 17:11
schestowitzIt's just about who gets into which clubApr 25 17:11
qu1j0t3it's not so much about repetition.Apr 25 17:12
qu1j0t3wellApr 25 17:12
qu1j0t3there needs to be allowance for creativityApr 25 17:12
schestowitzeducation is acquiring education at one's own expense rather than  the employer'sApr 25 17:12
schestowitzit's not so much about aptitudeApr 25 17:12
qu1j0t3well we've mentioned a lot of concepts here, repetition, creativity, education, aptitudeApr 25 17:13
qu1j0t3to narrow down to my problemApr 25 17:13
qu1j0t3i wonder ... is it creativity .. i expect so.Apr 25 17:13
qu1j0t3it's not repetitionApr 25 17:13
qu1j0t3i guess creativity and learning(growth) are not really optionalApr 25 17:14
qu1j0t3anyone should expect some of thisApr 25 17:14
schestowitzFOSS helps creativity and worker retentionApr 25 18:12
schestowitzthere's some stuff I could do for more money, but the code would not stay with me and everything will just seem more like "selling" onselfApr 25 18:12
schestowitzGoogle tries to attract and retain good employees with chefs and "free" time, but I'm not sure they do this anymoreApr 25 18:13
schestowitzThey use to do some PR-like toursApr 25 18:13
schestowitzTBH, based on what I gathered, it's just a company where you work long hours for a good wage and nobody knows you and what you doApr 25 18:13
schestowitzUnless you're some manager or public figure like DiBona, you can end up years later looking at it like it's "your life gone" for some bank balanceApr 25 18:14
schestowitzso it's a tradeoff between what one likes and what one gets more "compensation" forApr 25 18:15
schestowitzThis is what I usually call wage "compensation" - in many case it's what people are willing to do the word for, it compensated them for the trouble they put up with everyday; work hard, play hard, so to speakApr 25 18:15
schestowitzmy OH got tired of CS after the first year, but she finished all 4 years regardless, even though she knew it was not something she would enjoy doingApr 25 18:16
schestowitzMy sister just carried on with what she hated, to this dateApr 25 18:16
schestowitzFOSS is not  just a matter of control for usersApr 25 18:16
schestowitzBut also putting developers in control of their own creation, which they can get for anyway (Torvalds is worth hundreds of millions)Apr 25 18:17
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TechrightsSocialNot a web page! Aborting image/gif typeApr 25 18:44
qu1j0t3schestowitz: you just described most jobs, indeed. Apr 25 18:52
schestowitzMinceR: anti-abortion groups rebutted?Apr 25 19:08
schestowitzrather, anti-EARLY abortionApr 25 19:08
MinceRsomething like thatApr 25 19:10
XFaCE 25 23:45
TechrightsSocialTitle: Electoral Boundary Commissions: Canadians May Be Sidelined From Major Revamp Of Ridings Under New Tory Rules .::. Size~: 373.88 KBApr 25 23:45
XFaCEqu1j0t3: Duchess needs to go in any possible wayApr 25 23:45
XFaCEFuck fuckApr 25 23:45
XFaCEfuck's sakeApr 25 23:45
qu1j0t3+1Apr 25 23:47
qu1j0t3XFaCE: i pasted that this morningApr 25 23:47
XFaCE 25 23:51
TechrightsSocialTitle: Canada Census 2011: Survey Reveals Likely Tory Gains From Newly Created Seats .::. Size~: 413.69 KBApr 25 23:51
XFaCEGod damnitApr 25 23:51
XFaCE 25 23:52
TechrightsSocialTitle: MPs To Consider Debate On When Human Life Begins .::. Size~: 278.31 KBApr 25 23:52
XFaCEqu1j0t3: It's like slitting your wrists with a butter knifeApr 25 23:52
qu1j0t3:(Apr 25 23:54
qu1j0t3tweeted!/qu1j0t3/status/195284360985985024Apr 25 23:55
TechrightsSocial@qu1j0t3: "Canada Census 2011: Reveals Likely Tory Gains From Newly Created Seats" // just 1 more reason Harper hates the census. #cdnpoli #StopHarperApr 25 23:55
XFaCEAh yes, the 2011 census, the most useless one in history, thanks again to Duchess(R)Apr 25 23:56
XFaCE"Still, this is a much needed realignment of political power. Canada has changed from the old 1950's focus of power in Ontario-Quebec; the focus has indeed, moved West, and democracy requires proper representation of this transformation."Apr 25 23:57
XFaCEYepApr 25 23:58
qu1j0t3lolApr 25 23:58
qu1j0t3like hellApr 25 23:58
XFaCEIn fact, why don't you guys just separate? I really would like to improve our an environmental standingApr 25 23:58

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