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    Once we're able to Pierce the old money trusts...

    Once we're able to Pierce the old money trusts and restore proper inheritance taxes, I agree, but until then there's somewhat of an imperative to leave something if you don't want your kids to be...
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    Don't worry, people already blame millennials for...

    Don't worry, people already blame millennials for everything. We're used to it.
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    As a "millennial" (I'm that weird tweener gen in...

    As a "millennial" (I'm that weird tweener gen in the early 80s), I just want boomers to get out of the way.
    They fucked things up, whatever, I'm over it. My problem is that they're more susceptible...
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    Sure, I've put in some time, but even then 60...

    Sure, I've put in some time, but even then 60 hour weeks were just if you were on big projects.
    If you're a semi decent developer, data person or engineer and live in a decent size metro, it's not...
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    I know a bunch of people making six figures and...

    I know a bunch of people making six figures and working 40 or less. I'm one of them. I'd make more if I worked more as I'd be more of a candidate for more senior leadership, but I'd rather spend time...
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    That was a surprisingly great book.

    That was a surprisingly great book.
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    Lol, that is absolutely mental people are paying...

    Lol, that is absolutely mental people are paying that much. Not surprised though, can't exactly drive a Ferrari to your PCA meetup
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    Eh, it's more about finding joy in what you do,...

    Eh, it's more about finding joy in what you do, which will be different over time.
    I've done a bunch of things in one big company, been laid off a few times but still have a ton of fun every day...
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    I know things like Toyota vins notoriously...

    I know things like Toyota vins notoriously getting certain details wrong.
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    If you Google around there should be some...

    If you Google around there should be some manufacturer specific ones, but only if that logic is stored in the VIN.
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    Stone out in front running the whole equal...

    Stone out in front running the whole equal length, then an iron rack with firewood in it on the less open side to make it look intentional. Will look like shit if they pull the rack out, but they wont
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    No one has tried it in a while is my point

    No one has tried it in a while is my point
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    Eh, it wouldn't be that hard. Just start with the...

    Eh, it wouldn't be that hard. Just start with the bastards everyone hates, like Zuckerberg or Icahn or McConnell. Slowly move the bastard bar, just like it was moved up.
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    Nah, throw the bad actors in jail. It will make...

    Nah, throw the bad actors in jail. It will make people think a bit more before doing shady shit.
    I mean, also look to change the process, but as they say "this is low hanging fruit"
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    Oh yeah, very little expectation, but that...

    Oh yeah, very little expectation, but that doesn't mean we can't try and we can't put clearly corrupt folks in jail.
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    Bromontane - have you ever volunteered or done...

    Bromontane - have you ever volunteered or done gov work? Building palatable solutions for all is largely thankless and unprofitable.
    Are there problems with many of the candidates and people out...
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    In light of current conditions: bullshit

    In light of current conditions: bullshit
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    Taleb is not as smart as he thinks he is, this...

    Taleb is not as smart as he thinks he is, this being an example. Oversight goes up as you ascend the ladder in gov, so there's more accountability, not less.

    Anyhow, education is part of the...
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    Yeah, schluter or equivalent all the way. I also...

    Yeah, schluter or equivalent all the way. I also did the epoxy grout, but note if you do that you're on a timer from when you mix to when it will no longer come off the tile.
    Follow the...
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    Invest in internet infrastructure and services...

    Invest in internet infrastructure and services that offices could use. We're not able to go after those due to limited land and no town water/sewer.
    Even for manufacturing or other jobs, you need...
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    Maybe rural folks should stop voting for people...

    Maybe rural folks should stop voting for people willing to fuck them over for a buck. I still live in a ruralish area, grew up in one, the number one killer of those areas is small mindedness. Very...
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    Hey, sorry to hear that. Not sure why you'd move...

    Hey, sorry to hear that. Not sure why you'd move somewhere to work remotely and NOT interact with people. Reminds me of living in SF when half the people were working in SV and it was absolutely dead...
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    The salt is real. Plenty of douchebags out there,...

    The salt is real. Plenty of douchebags out there, but would you rather they pour money into your community or a city? I guess you could always rely on the classic population of doctors, lawyers, car...
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    Just another step in CTs plan to make the roads...

    Just another step in CTs plan to make the roads crappy and convoluted enough you can't leave. I mean why else would you be there?
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    Yep, decent internet connection and you're good...

    Yep, decent internet connection and you're good to go.
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    You need more wood in that smoker for a more...

    You need more wood in that smoker for a more pronounced smoke ring!

    Looks delicious, I also crutch it up because fuck the stall
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    Celebrated on Sunday with a smoked brisket.

    Celebrated on Sunday with a smoked brisket.
  28. Thread: What phone now?

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    Yep,if you get a call you can answer, ignore or...

    Yep,if you get a call you can answer, ignore or screen. When you screen, the Google assistant talks to the person and asks why they're calling - you see a live transcription in text and can pick up...
  29. Thread: What phone now?

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    No one is mentioning the best part of pixels: you...

    No one is mentioning the best part of pixels: you get the Google call screener,which is amazing.
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    iRacing is the standard I think. Fanatec if...

    iRacing is the standard I think. Fanatec if you're spending money, but the Logitech isn't bad. Wheel is much better than the pedals.
    ...
  31. I'm a technology professional against the use of...

    I'm a technology professional against the use of shitty technology. No privilege needed. Also yes, that's a serious problem.
  32. Not even counting the fact that no one has proved...

    Not even counting the fact that no one has proved faces are unique, they're just assuming.
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    Yep. Even rye beach/Wallis sands/odiorne are much...

    Yep. Even rye beach/Wallis sands/odiorne are much better. Jackstraw is mostly right, just add "yuppies" to the hipsters in Portsmouth.
  34. As someone that works in data adjacent to these...

    As someone that works in data adjacent to these things: they're reasonably lossy and in that terrible trough of "looks reliable most of the time" and "not 100%" that would likely lead to some...
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    Yep, live in the region, none of us go to...

    Yep, live in the region, none of us go to Hampton. Wallis and Rye are nice, depending on what you want. Go further north to Wells/York as well.
    Next to Wallis is the seacoast science center with a....
  36. You can also get the new one shaved to match the...

    You can also get the new one shaved to match the others.
  37. My dad has had good luck with the vredestein...

    My dad has had good luck with the vredestein quatrac 5s, as they're sever snow rated and still an all-season.
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    Heh, if anyone wants a 2BR in Brookline for 800k,...

    Heh, if anyone wants a 2BR in Brookline for 800k, my buddy is moving out west.
  39. Ever wait for a weather window? A storm? Same...

    Ever wait for a weather window? A storm? Same deal.
    First year is hard, gets easier from there. Biggest thing is this (IMO) - understand your life is not about you anymore. You will still get you...
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    Netflix is referred to as a tech company as...

    Netflix is referred to as a tech company as that's how they started and they've created a lot of the modern ways to do infrastructure in the cloud era.
    WeWork and Tesla will be bankrupt in a year or...
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    Eh, tech is the fastest to scale as a type of...

    Eh, tech is the fastest to scale as a type of company with the lowest required overhead.
    With how much capital is just hanging out there looking for returns, any company with their shit together is...
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    Yep. Don't forget proper joining of various data...

    Yep. Don't forget proper joining of various data sources.
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    Just a personal example I've seen in my company....

    Just a personal example I've seen in my company. Some use cases aren't as solid, but for more routinized work if the data capture and pipeline is there you can make everyone perform like your best...
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    Data optimization through ML and AI means you can...

    Data optimization through ML and AI means you can supercharge every function without an analytics team there full time.
    Also, for stuff like bill audits or doc processing, you can easily pull 2-5%...
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    Are you in an organization of any major size?...

    Are you in an organization of any major size? MBAs are basically universally funded by company education programs,at least partially.
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    Provided it's not a totally crap institution -...

    Provided it's not a totally crap institution - nothing. If you're just checking a box for upper MGT qualifications, it's decent for that
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    Yep, have one more reliable bimmer right now and...

    Yep, have one more reliable bimmer right now and it's ok but definitely not worth the out of warranty repair costs for random bs.
    Thanks. Now to convince the wife we need a Porsche.
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    What would you recommend for a 2+2 convertible...

    What would you recommend for a 2+2 convertible with a stick? Basically it looks like it's pony care, BMWs or really old 911s.
  49. Really sorry man, I can't even imagine the pain.

    Really sorry man, I can't even imagine the pain.
  50. Thread: Littleton, NH

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    Pffft, all they have is old money and a lake. ...

    Pffft, all they have is old money and a lake.
    Keene area is beautiful (Dublin/Hancock/Temple/Nelson most beautiful) but basically impossible to get to. This can be a good or bad thing.
    Seacoast...
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