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Simple, doctors are overpaid
on 28 Oct 2012
, latest 9 months ago I think it's time that we stop the lies and admit the truth, doctors are simply overpaid. GPs are at ~$150K while specialists and surgical specialists are from $200K to...
Instead of a restaurant called Hooters, how about just plain Hookers?
on 15 Aug 2016
, latest a year ago This is what I don't get ... Instead of a silly restaurant named, Hooters, how about just plain ... Hookers! This solves the problem. There's a 'Hooters' near the Garden,...
Is it time to declare San Francisco, an overrated city?
on 20 Feb 2014
, latest 4 years ago Starting from the Google Bus protests: http://www.sfweekly.com/2014-0 adding in the spraying of the homeless: http://america.aljazeera.com/a And then, the fact that a majority of the cityscape is dingy... it's practically a...
Chronic Madness Syndrome, it can happen to you
on 8 Feb 2015
, latest 3 years ago When you're engaged in a project, like the designing of a filtration system, you contemplate the layout, the components, how things connect, what heuristics one can apply, tangential pressure gradiations,...
STEM is not culturally prestigious
on 12 Aug 2015
, latest 2 years ago Why is it, that ppl try to make STEM education and its careers look prestigious to the naive of the world? What the popular press seems to fail at, is...
From Rin, for Dan/Pat, but not the trolls ...
on 16 Oct 2016
, latest a year ago Dan8267 says Rin says Rashomon says What? Most people don't feel the need to brag about having to pay hookers for sex, yet you choose to do it on a...
Star Wars: the Last Jedi sucks
on 19 Dec 2017
, latest a month ago #starwarssucksI refuse to watch this movie in the theaters.I'd listened to other viewers and this is possibly ... the most pathetic Star Wars movie (minus the 1st two prequels), of...
Money matters in school admissions
on 19 May 2015
, latest 3 years ago I'm writing this as an addendum to the following thread on affirmative action. http://patrick.net/misc/White+ When I retire from this hedge fund work, I plan on taking some more courses and...
Concerning the election protests by women ... f*ck you!
on 26 Jan 2017
, latest 3 months ago I need to combine all of the themes together ... if Madonna is the spokesperson for PC women in America, then Fuck You! Yes, those were Madonna's original words, not...
Another article on wasted graduate degrees
on 7 Oct 2013
, latest 4 years ago http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ I'm so happy that chemical engineering is listed because for the most part, its core knowledge base is around distillation, which had ended in America during the oil patch...
Why do ppl promote the lie, 'Money Doesn't Bring Happiness' ?
on 6 Feb 2014
, latest 3 years ago There are numerous commentators who tout the nonsense of Money not buying happiness ... http://iusedtohavehair.com/201 http://www.studymode.com/essay http://www.forbes.com/2004/09/ I will say one thing ... Corporate America, meaning engaging them, working for...
The happiest profession is being independently wealthy
on 20 Apr 2014
, latest 4 years ago And then, doing exactly what one wants. Once again, Dexter Holland of Offspring, who made his millions in rock, has also invented a hot sauce which he's marketing. http://www.gringobandito.com And...
Millennials will be the 1st generation to see the end of work
on 20 May 2014
, latest 4 years ago The primary thing which defines the WWII & Boomers was that they were the generations which had actually experienced an era where one's labor was of value to society. And...
I've decided not to have kids
on 10 Jul 2014
, latest 4 years ago Ok, it's been said before but I'll say it again. I see myself as a creative and intelligent person who, if born rich, would be a Renaissance man doing my...
For the record, the Star Wars prequels sucked
on 31 Jan 2015
, latest 3 years ago http://the-last-word.net/?p=17 http://whatculture.com/film/15 http://www.ign.com/articles/20
Rin's corroboration with a female ex-classmate
on 16 Sep 2014
, latest 3 years ago I had a chat with an old acquaintance from high school. She was one of the few girls who was in the advanced chemistry section and did extremely well on...
If you're a real STEM person, think about the Navy Nuclear program
on 13 Oct 2014
, latest 3 years ago This rant is a bit biased, as I know a few people in the Navy Nuclear Engineering program but for the most part, it's the only STEM work, which gets...
Strategist, are you ready?
on 23 Feb 2015
, latest 3 years ago Use your imagination to fill in the box ... It's time for you to book that ticket to Oz/NZ! Say farewell to Uncle Sam! We fought a Revolutionary War for...
STEM a/o educational wonks, really don't know what they're talking
on 29 Aug 2015
, latest 2 years ago about, in the reality of things. Just this last week, I'd gotten an unsolicited call from an old acquaintance, who'd now become a headhunter. Earlier on, he was a programmer/analyst...
Why do ppl compare the Navy SEALs to let's say... an Ivy league education?
on 10 Nov 2015
, latest 2 years ago For the life of me, I'd gotten tired of the comparison. All the wonks out there, like to compare passing the training to enter the Navy SEALs or really, any...