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Oops! Yahoo!

I wonder why I still use Yahoo! as an RSS reader. A lot of the time my.yahoo.com looks like this screenshot: Oops-yahoo In other news, Microsoft is hiring away developers from Yahoo! …in hopes in being able to compete with … Continue reading

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Microsoft, India, H1B Visas

I listened to an economist on NPR that India has a highly protectionist trade policy and economy, and that doing business in India is quite difficult for several reasons: Corruption, cronyism, law, and local favoritism. The economist suggested that their … Continue reading

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Microsoft Sucks

I want to generate a HISTOGRAM. Unfortunately, this isn't built into Excel 2003 as-installed. Looking up the help, first help item sends you to a web page that tries to sell you a third-party plug in. Lovely. Anyway, the function … Continue reading

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No, I don’t want any fucking software updates

Windows XP, that venerable operating system from Microsoft, wants to update itself every so often. Then, for a week after the automatic update, every hour a dialog box pops up asking permission to restart Windows. And I do my best … Continue reading

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