comments by Peter P

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Mon, 2 Mar 2015, 9:36pm PST   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 1

I only went to a "junior" university. Can't comment. ;-)

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Mon, 23 Feb 2015, 4:23pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 2

I saw "Sub Zero" and "Promote" in the same sentence and thought we could finally get a new fridge. :-(

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 1:02pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 3

Rin says

Why do you think I'd left for finance? I wasn't about to let that happen to me.

Yep. Some of the best work in finance. On the other hand, don't feel sorry for those exploited STEM people. They are so willingly being taken for granted.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 12:52pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 4

Rin says

A lot of ordinary STEM ppl work hard, just to find their labs closed, and their work sent to Asia.

Well, they should not have worked that hard, OR, they could have opened their own labs in Asia. Every decision we make is a bet on the future. We are responsible for our own gambling losses.

Rin says

That's much closer to bridging the IT world and that of MBA-ologists.

MBA, DBA... Yeah, BA stands for Bullshit Artist. Of course they get along. :-)

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 12:41pm PST   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 5

Besides, job security is a sucker play anyway.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 12:41pm PST   Like (3)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 6

Why are you so afraid of job instability? More often than not, being laid off is an event of personal empowerment.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 10:38am PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 7

The P in Peter P stands for Peter P.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 9:50am PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 8

Who cares about that mythical "everyone?"

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 9:10am PST   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 9

Strategist says

No one practices oral sex.

Then why do people like banana?

We know fruit flies like a banana, but people have no wings. Nor do they fly.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Thu, 19 Feb 2015, 5:29pm PST   Like (2)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 10

It's all t-shirts and shorts here.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 1:52pm PST   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 11

Secretary with James Spader is much better.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 12:39pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 12

It absolutely fails as porn.

Fifty Shades without Inner Goddess is like The Bible without Jesus.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 12:13pm PST   Like (2)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 13

Rin says

Why can't ppl just bone hoes and forget about this crap?

I like parodies. 50SoG is one of the most parodiable stories in recent history.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 12:07pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 14

The Musical is *much* better.

http://www.50shadesthemusical.com/

The movie has wasted the parody value of the book.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Wed, 18 Feb 2015, 8:11am PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 15

In SF, RE is still highly related to tech. I would even say that is the primary driving factor right now.

However, tech is also enabled by global macro factors like interest rates and currency wars. The stars are just aligned.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 8:12pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 16

Not according to Paul Tudor Jones.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/paul-tudor-jones-in-macro-trading-babies-are-a-killer-to-a-womans-focus/2013/05/23/1c0c6d4e-c3a6-11e2-9fe2-6ee52d0eb7c1_story.html

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 3:13pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 17

I love amazing female comedians.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 3:08pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 18

iwog says

Tina Fey deserves kudos for being a parody of something that almost defies parody.

She or Amy Poehler should become the new Jon Steward. Or what about Kristen Shaal?

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 3:00pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 19

iwog says

What Sarah Palin said on Fox

More Tina Fey please. :-)

Sometimes I think Sarah Palin is really Tina Fey in character.

Peter P   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 2:29pm PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 20

tatupu70 says

The problem is those children that can't even afford to eat will (not) be your customers in 10 years.

Nor would they be my customers anyway.

The financial market allows all future income to be valued at this moment. Why worry about what really happens in 10 years when your job should be anticipating what others think will happen in 10 years NOW?

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