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Yes, it is dumb that airports, stores, and hospitals run very outdated software, but imagine how hard it would be to upgrade all those machines, especially considering the programs that might not work well with never operating systems and the fact that staff would have to be trained all over again. Not to mention, most of these businesses and services can't afford any downtime and need to make sure that everything is compatible (so, update one PC, you have to update all of them). In theory, I am still a fan of updated systems, but then again, I have a 10 year old XP installation at home, which I've been preparing to reinstall for a year or so (don't really use that PC, but still)8
So i worked in a book publishing place, an i was the only one there with computer education.
So i was talking to one of the guys there at lunch and told him that i hacked into a the oxford electronical dictionary and got an interview in the news.
so the first thing he asks me after that is:
"CaN yOU HAcK mE A RolEX FRoM Ebay???"
At that moment i lost my faith in humanity.2
Algorithms class assignment..
"Prove that the merge procedure cannot run in place".
There are multiple merge procedures (though super complicated) that run in place.
What's the use of this class if we can't be practical because we must be theoretical, but we can't mention real theoretical stuff because it's so complicated??
I mean we are being told something that is just wrong..
I really hate this fucking professor. She went to Oxford and now thinks she's the smartest person in the universe..1