Archive for January 29th, 2013

January 29th, 2013 - 12:26 pm § in Schools & Colleges

AVE CHALLENGE: What is the best major?

Last year,  The AVE reposted a statement by a State Senator and UW Professor arguing we need to push more slots for computational and engineering education.   SURPRISE … here is some data .. can you rank the following majors by the % unemployment? (data from Wall Street Journal!) (CLICKME f[...]

January 29th, 2013 - 7:20 am § in Misc.

Now the guns come to doctor’s offices

Remember when it was just post offices? Newport Beach, CA – A doctor was fatally shot in an examination room of an Orange County medical office, and the man who police believe shot him was taken into custody in the same room without a struggle, authorities said.[...]

January 29th, 2013 - 6:43 am § in Misc.

The Price of Trying of Red Lobster’s Obamacare Threats

In cutting its forecast for the year earlier on Dec. 4, Darden (Red Loster’s woner)  … said that it was hit by a publicity backlash from tests intended to gauge how it could limit costs for workers’ health care. Starting in 2014, big employers such as Darden will be required to pr[...]

January 29th, 2013 - 4:01 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran launches monkey into space, send rocket launchers to Yemen, wants peace.

Iran announced yesterday that they had launched a monkey into space.  The Defense Ministry said the space launch of the monkey coincided “with the days of” the Prophet Mohammad’s birthday, which was last week’ The small grey monkey was pictured strapped into a padded seat and being load[...]

January 29th, 2013 - 12:34 am § in Misc.

Balmer’s rating by Microsoft Employees Ain’t So Good.

Wonder What Mr. Balmer’s Pay Would Be if The Employees Got Their Way? Well, the guy is improving!  Steve Ballmer’s favorability ratings by Microsoft employees jumped to 46% at the end of 2012, compared to a lowly 29% a year earlier published the data in December. This chan[...]