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Tue Apr 19

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esbita replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:09 PM

Re: Five signs an ATM has been tampered with

I find it interesting that the article tells people to exercise extra caution if going to the US. Just great...now we're Mexico? O_o

Tue Apr 5

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esbita replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:32 AM

Re: OT: Dumb Qs for Hardcore Techies

Recordable optical media (CD-R and DVD-R) is not recommended for archival usage, the organic dye degrades over time, the physical layers separate, and depending on factory control, mold spores can actually be pressed between them and begin rotting [more]

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esbita replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:36 AM

Re: People aged 65 and older will outnumber chil

It's been a rough ride and I haven't even had any treatments yet, aside from acupuncture. Three of my relatives are having babies this year, and a couple of friends, and...well I've sworn off Facebook for a while. At least I live in a state where [more]

Mon Apr 4

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esbita replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:01 AM

Re: People aged 65 and older will outnumber children

Hey I'm trying to do my part but dealing with the fertility clinic is a right b*tch...

Fri Apr 1

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esbita replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:36 AM

Re: OT: Dumb Qs for Hardcore Techies

Just put the documents on a few DVDs and/or thumb drives and leave them with your executor/trustee, if you're so worried about backups for a cloud drive. Make sure you encrypt the data and leave the key with a trusted party. Make sure you've scanned [more]

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esbita replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:52 AM

Re: DC subway weighs shutting down entire rail lines

Right now I am very, very happy that a job offer in DC fell through... 295 south is going to get even worse.

Thu Mar 17

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esbita replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:57 PM

Re: Retail Sales

One issue is that people are saving $30/month or whatever at the pump, and while that's a lot of money in aggregate, it takes a while for it to distribute through the economy.

A fair many people are cash payers at the pumps. They put [more]

Thu Feb 11

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esbita replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:18 PM

Re: Kids Don't Want Boomer Parent's Stuff

The stuff that goes quick around DC is the primo-mid-century-modern furniture "The Greatest Generation" (boomer's parents 70+ year olds) have when they pass and there are estate sales.

DH and I bought Scandinavian furniture [more]

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