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Re: Don't worry, it's only your job (Oct. 24)Thank you for making a difference. I was wondering when someone was going to get as mad as hell and say, “enough is enough.” We

Published on: October 26th, 2007 Readers

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Re: Multifunction, what's your function (Oct. 9)I really enjoyed this article, a few years we made the switch from multiple (as in a whole bunch) of disparate stand alone printers/copiers/fax machine to some

Published on: October 11th, 2007 Readers

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Re: Facebook could pump up next Internet bubble (Sept 27)This is interesting when you stand it beside the rumours for the last month that Facebook is fading in popularity after not having been

Published on: October 5th, 2007 Readers

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Re: Driver goes really, really fast to jail (Sept. 25)Last I checked.... 178 mph is ~285 kph.... someone in your article about the 178 mph Porsche seemed to suggest that that somehow was

Published on: September 29th, 2007 Readers

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Re: A Vista full of dollars (Aug. 29)You got it wrong. I have never paid “off the shelf” prices for XP. There are many dot-com resellers that sell XP USfor under $50 that

Published on: September 22nd, 2006 Readers

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Kids will be kidsA lot of teenagers are preternaturally adept at managing computer systems. Maybe it's because some of them learned to type before they could write. What they do with those skills

Published on: December 23rd, 2005 Readers

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Re: Going, going, snipe! (Nov. 18)Excellent as always.I recall there was an auction system during the dot-com rush to “dynamic pricing models,” where if there was a bid within one minute of close,

Published on: November 25th, 2005 Readers

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Re: Is open source a healthy choice? (July 25) This is in response to some of the recent letters that appeared in response to the above article.In open source software (OSS) projects, the

Published on: September 23rd, 2005 Readers

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Re: Canada Post preps 'Fetch' service with call centre (Aug. 24)Your article about fetch is informative and I thank you for the opportunity to talk about a product that we're very excited about

Published on: August 26th, 2005 Readers

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Re: Windows Update to perform mandatory piracy checks (July 26)It is hard for the largest software company in the world to claim this will protect them when their net income this year is

Published on: August 19th, 2005 Readers

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Re: Calgary's e-health glitch: What went wrong (July 21)Your story on Calgary's e-health glitch brought back some old memories.Back in 1974, I was involved in running the national level financial system at the

Published on: August 12th, 2005 Readers

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Re: Doesn't ANYONE want to be a programmer? (July 19)Interesting editorial. However, things haven't changed all that much except perhaps the enrollment. I can remember 20 years ago students enrolling in Computer Studies

Published on: August 5th, 2005 Readers

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Re: How to run your enterprise like the Enterprise (July 20)Way to go!It just amazing the analogies that you used on your article between the IT industry and a sci-fi TV program. And

Published on: July 29th, 2005 Readers

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Re: Everything I needed to know I learned online (July 13)I'd say that being able to evaluate the validity of information gathered online is more important - much more important - than the

Published on: July 22nd, 2005 Readers

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Rogers's VoIP vision combines cellular, cable networks (June 29)Ted Rogers looks to Gates for inspiration. Go figure. Microsoft is a large organization that has made billions marketing a mediocre product worldwide, Rogers is

Published on: July 15th, 2005 Readers