Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 42043
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
 
WIKI | FAQ | Tech FAQ
http://csua.com/feed/
2017/12/15 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular
12/15   

2006/3/1-4 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China, Finance] UID:42043 Activity:nil
3/1     Private equity funds are raping people, laying off thousands
        and spreading enough misery around the people who actually
        have to work for a living before our Chinese masters
        really screw with us, and all the San Francisco Chronicle
        can do is send some dude to Google and photograph ultra rich
        nerds eating?  Fuck.
        \_ KILL THE BIRDS
        \_ Spew much?
        \_ Amusing but if you're using the SF Comical as your primary source
           of serious news you get what you pay for.  For 25 cents/day I got
           the comics and their trimmed down version of AP news on BART.
2017/12/15 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular
12/15   

You may also be interested in these entries...
2014/1/7-2/5 [Reference/Religion, Politics/Foreign/Asia/China] UID:54762 Activity:nil
1/7     Are you from a family of Mormons, Cuban exiles, Nigerian Americans,
        Indian Americans, Chinese Americans, American Jews, Iranian Americans
        or Lebanese Americans?
        http://www.csua.org/u/123d (shine.yahoo.com)
        \_ Somehow she misssed WASP Episcopalians.
	...
2012/7/25-10/17 [Reference/History/WW2/Japan, Politics/Foreign/Asia/Japan] UID:54444 Activity:nil
7/25    http://www.quora.com/Japan/What-facts-about-Japan-do-foreigners-not-believe-until-they-come-to-Japan
        Japan rules!
        \_ Fifteen years ago I worked there for seven months.  I miss Japan!
           (I'm Chinese immigrant.)  More facts:
           - Besides cold drinks, vending machines also carry hot drinks like
             hot tea and corn soup.  And they are actually hot instead of warm.
	...
2012/3/2-26 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China] UID:54325 Activity:nil
3/2     I just came back from Asia and I'm completely convinced that
        it is where economic boom will really happen in the next decade.
        What's a good web site to learn Chinese?
	...
2011/12/22-2012/2/6 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China] UID:54270 Activity:nil
12/22   "Chinese Hack Into US Chamber of Commerce, Authorities Say"
        http://www.csua.org/u/v26 (news.yahoo.com)
        "At one point, the penetration into the Chamber of Commerce was so
        complete that a Chamber thermostat was communicating with a computer
        in China."
	...
2011/11/14-30 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China] UID:54226 Activity:nil
11/14   "Miles of mysterious striped network grids discovered in Chinese
        desert" http://www.csua.org/u/uqf (news.yahoo.com)
        \_ Interesting discussion about this:
           http://www.quora.com/What-are-these-structures-in-the-Gobi-Desert-in-China
	...
2011/9/16-10/25 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China, Health/Disease/General] UID:54175 Activity:nil
9/16    "Chinese condoms too small for South Africans: report"
        http://www.csua.org/u/ua8 (news.yahoo.com)
        "A South African court has blocked the government from buying 11
        million Chinese condoms, saying they are too small, a newspaper
        reported Friday."
        What an embarrassment.
	...
2011/8/3-27 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China, Computer/SW/Virus] UID:54153 Activity:nil
8/3     http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/03/us-cyberattacks-qa-idUSTRE7720IS20110803
        Chinese suspected behind massive wave of cyber attacks.
        \_ CHING CHONG I had an epithany!!!
	...
2011/8/8-27 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China] UID:54160 Activity:nil
8/8     11 Real Madrid's vs. 109 Chinese kids:
        http://www.csua.org/u/tyq (sports.yahoo.com)
        \_ Holy smokes, that looks like most AYSO games I've seen.
	...
2011/8/15-27 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China, Politics/Foreign/Asia/India] UID:54165 Activity:nil
8/15    "Pakistan gave Chinese peek at U.S. .copter remains: reported U.S.
        intel assessment"
        http://www.csua.org/u/u0j (news.yahoo.com)
	...
2011/5/19-7/30 [Politics/Foreign/Asia/China] UID:54111 Activity:nil
5/19    Is it some cultural chinese thing to never take sick days?
        \_ Chinese New Year Day Off!
        \_ No.  When I was in primary school, my parents used to tell me to
           take a sick day when I overslept (i.e. when they overslept and
           wake me up in time.)
           didn't wake me up in time.)
	...
2013/7/29-9/16 [Finance/Investment] UID:54717 Activity:nil
7/29    http://news.yahoo.com/study-finds-only-28-percent-173022359.html
        Only 28% of millionaires consider themselves wealthy. So it is
        not just my wife!
        \_ People have been using the term "millionaire" as a synonym for
           "rich" for a very long time.  But there's this little thing called
           inflation.  Having a million dollars in 1900 is roughly equivalent
	...
2013/2/21-3/26 [Academia/StanfUrd, Finance/Investment] UID:54612 Activity:nil
2/21    "Billionaire U: Why Harvard Mints Mega-Rich Alums"
        http://www.csua.org/u/zaf (finance.yahoo.com)
        All nine US schools on the list are private.  Speaking of upward
        mobility ...
	...
2013/2/4-3/4 [Finance] UID:54596 Activity:nil
2/4     Another look at equity compensation, from AngelList:
        <DEAD>angel.co/salaries?utm_campaign=salaries<DEAD>
        Most interesting take away after looking at the data for a while:
        Designers get more equity than developers, at least in Silicon
        Valley. Marketing and Sales types get just as much.
	...
2013/1/16-2/17 [Industry/Startup, Finance/Investment] UID:54582 Activity:nil
1/16    Fred Wilson says you should focus on the cash value of your
        options, not the percentages:
        http://www.avc.com/a_vc/2010/11/employee-equity-how-much.html
        \_ Or at least, so says a VC trying increase his profit margin...
        \_ A VC wants to keep as much of the stock for themselves (and give
           as little to employees as possible).  That maximizes their return.
	...
2012/12/21-2013/1/24 [Industry/Startup, Finance/Investment] UID:54568 Activity:nil
12/21   http://techcompanypay.com
        Yahooers in Sunnyvale don't seem to average 170K/year.
        \_ Googlers average $104k/yr? Uh huh.
           \_ what is it suppose to be?
              \_ link:preview.tinyurl.com/a36ejr4
                 Google Sr. Software Engineer in Sunnyvale averages $193k in total pay,
	...
2012/8/29-11/7 [Industry/Startup, Finance/Investment] UID:54468 Activity:nil
8/29    Private equity.
        \_ vultures.
        \_ company flippers -- rename logo, change management, hype, sell
	...
2012/8/5-10/17 [Finance/Shopping] UID:54454 Activity:nil
8/5     VPS is a LOT cheaper than EC2 by at least 5X and sometimes
        10X. Why is EC2 so popular when the price is not even
        competitive?
        http://secure.johncompanies.com/signup/step1.html?svc=linux
        http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing
        \_ One month of standard with 600GB of bandwidth is $39/mo
	...