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I would love to see some of these on the pebble time or android wear as well

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It is on pebble

http://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/406359

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Sure, but TMobile doesn't have the best coverage outside of cities. I have this plan as well, but once I leave NYC and get out to rural Pennsylvania, the coverage is abysmal. Often minimal cell service, let alone data.

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I went to tea with a group in NY maybe a year ago, had a fantastic time. Great work Ankit and co!

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We're missing you Shane! Still remember seeing your facebook post. I think that was Alex's first tea time, and she had great things to say about your group! Bring some of your freshness back to the table brother.

(Also next time I'm in New York, come to one of my tea times. Would be cool to exchange high fives. Maybe a hug if I'm real lucky.)

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These kinds of issues are why I always suggest people do fresh installs of operating systems, and not upgrades.

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I used to do that, then I released how many pieces of software I have installed, and tweaked and adjusted to my preferences. Usually there is little benefit to an upgrade so I just leave as is (or use a rolling release Linux distro).

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I get similar memory leaks with WindowServer on a brand new macbook pro. The damn process is eating 4gb of ram sometimes...

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I did a fresh install from a seemingly healthy, semi-recent MBP and Yosemite's WindowServer seemed to begin a slow strangulation on my machine.

Solved it by buying a top-of-the-line machine, which I'm sure Apple is loving.

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I discovered a weird interaction between f.lux and fullscreen gaming. They seemed to fight about which gamma etc to use.

It was nothing you could see, and other than a jerky in-game mouse you did not notice it. And after an hour of playing, dying cmd+tabbing out to Safari to surf while waiting for respawn, WindowServer core dumped, logging out all users in an instant.

This is fixed in 10.10.3. The jerky mouse pointer problem still remains. I don't use f.lux anymore.

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Gotta be a hardware issue of some variety. I'm running Yosemite on a MBPro Retina mid-2012 with zero issues at all.

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Hmmmm, possibly my slow-as-could-be hard drive. The SSD in my newer machine really does make a HUGE difference, to speak obviously ;)

I have the feeling my old machine is using a bit of VRAM when WindowServer starts getting too heavy.

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It sounds legit up until the part where you're supposed to take a picture of todays date on a calendar

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If you're paid to take photos, you shouldn't be installing the latest nightly build of some free software on your camera.

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Is this information already publicly available? Can we calculate it ourselves?

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> Mr. Price, who started the Seattle-based credit-card payment processing firm in 2004 at the age of 19, said he would pay for the wage increases by cutting his own salary from nearly $1 million to $70,000 and using 75 to 80 percent of the company’s anticipated $2.2 million in profit this year.

What a crazy world we live in where people can start companies and pay themselves a salary of $1 million. Wouldn't that money be better off being reinvested into the company? Sure, they are doing it now, but didn't it cross their minds when they (he?) first decided his contributions were worth $1m per year?

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If it's his company he can pay himself whatever salary he sees fit as long as the company doesn't tank, in which case it might be looked at as 'bad management'.

After all, it's mostly a taxation issue, if he pays himself a million in salary he'll pay one tax rate, but if he pays himself a lower salary and a chunk of the profits as dividends that's simply another tax rate.

So you can start your own company and pay yourself whatever you want as long as you stay liquid as long as you own the thing. As soon as you have other shareholders or co-founders you won't be able to do that any more.

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Who said he was drawing $1m in 2004? That was 11 years ago. You're assuming that he's not the only shareholder.

Did they grow to be a billion dollar business in 11 years? No.

Has he created a successful business? I'm pretty sure you could argue a business with $23k/employee net profitability (after his changes in minimum salary) for a SME is pretty successful.

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Yeah, what a crazy world where a person who creates 70 jobs after taking on great personal risk and working hard gets rewarded after 10 years. I suppose you'd rather that he never got rich, and didn't even bother to take on risk and work hard and create those jobs in the first place, because why bother if he's just going to make the same money he would otherwise?

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As this is HN, surely the argument is along the lines of "he should plough everything into growth and take external investment too". Then, instead of paying himself $1m per annum now, he could have a 10% chance of $100m in 10 years time!

I think his 70 employees probably prefer his existing approach, even when he was taking all the $1m for himself.

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A lot of people tend to change between the age of 19 and 30.

PS: I didn't down vote you.

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He also has a relevant tweet deeper in the thread

> Taking VC is like getting the world’s worst boss: Shitload of opinions, undue level of influence, never actually shows up for work.

https://twitter.com/monstro/status/587413328055635968

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Looks like he is really bitter from this whole deal. Meanwhile there are 100s of start-ups taking on VCs with Ycombinator.

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Yeah, but ycombinator's involvement seems like it would keep vcs on their best behavior. It's (I believe) common knowledge that all the founders and the yc principals share info on vcs, so screwing founders (for real, not just in the founders' opinion) has much higher costs.

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Is there a site like RateMyProfessor for VCs?

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thefunded maybe?

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Whose fault is it that he was greedy and opted to go for "Zuckerberg status", and then picked the wrong people for the journey?

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Needing a car to survive is the reason I left Austin

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