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'"I really feel proud that I was able to be a visible part of the company's fight against Apple" - why is Microsoft so afraid of Apple?' So someone else had a bad chapter in their career. Time to switch aspirations? Nothing new under the sun.
career  top  executive  unhappiness  microsoft  computing  industry  software  development  windows  operatingsystem  marketing  campaign  computer  pc  advertisement  commercial  apple  competition 
november 2010 by therobyouknow
UK music worth 3.9bn The Register
"What's remarkable is that consumers spent pretty much the same in 2009 as they did in 2008 - while computer game sales fell 11 per cent, and DVD movie sales fell 10 per cent."

"As noted here several times before, the CD is really doing quite well too now it's cheaper - you can think of it as a high quality, DRM-free lossless file with its own backup medium."

"Live music continues to boom, with revenues up 9.4 per cent to 1.537bn"

"the closure of pubs puts more pressure on the low end of the market, which makes it increasingly difficult for emerging talent to find an audience."
trend  music  live  recorded  cd  article  entertainment  pricing  demand  content  price  sales  money  finance  industry  statistics  physical  audio  venue  pub 
august 2010 by therobyouknow
BBC News - 'One in ten' UK graduates unemployed
Surprising that computer science graduate unemployment is high given that technology and computers are a fundamental feature of 21st life. Or is it that there are too many who wanted to be iPhone or games programmers?
trend  employment  graduate  subject  article  discipline  degree  industry  sector  computing  law  medicine  arts  art  biology  career  maths  mathematics  language  engineering  creatives  education  communication  business  computer  computerscience  it  technology 
july 2010 by therobyouknow
How do I avoid being tagged as a "techie"? - Stack Overflow
"Are your solutions always involving technology over other solutions such as design, process, business requirements, behavior modification, education, or the many other dimensions that impact a problem?"
attitude  approach  technique  tip  howto  thinking  consider  thought  think  problemsolving  solving  problem  skill  business  organisation  process  method  wayofworking  working  practise  profession  industry  impact  solution  idea 
december 2009 by therobyouknow
Quiesce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Technique to allow upgrade of software without existing running software changing the dataset. So that unpredictable behaviour or corruption do not occur
quiesce  definition  computerscience  computer  science  backup  upgrade  safety  data  integrity  technique  industry  method  work  race  condition  racecondition  prevention  consistency  computing 
november 2009 by therobyouknow
The Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
The Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB) is a division of the British Computer Society.
information  systems  examination  board  computing  software  british  computer  society  uk  europe  professional  industry  qualification  training  work 
august 2009 by therobyouknow

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