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Re: « What's on your mind? »

08 Dec 2018, 02:16

joedf wrote:
05 Dec 2018, 14:40
waaaaaaaa
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wuts on my mind?

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Them tiny homes thoo...
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08 Dec 2018, 12:58

nooooooooooo
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09 Dec 2018, 13:09

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10 Dec 2018, 17:36

in Apple store ...
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... aged-drama

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It might be expected that Apple store employees are, as their name implies, tech gurus with incredible intellects.
But their true role has always been to use emotional guile to sell products.
The Genius Training Student Workbook is the vaguely comical title of the manual from which Apple store employees learn their art.
Prospective geniuses are taught to use empathetic communication to control customer experience and defuse tension,
  aiming to make them happy and relax their purse strings.
  
One of the techniques the book teaches is the “three Fs”: feel, felt, found.
Here’s an example from the book, meant to be role-played by trainees:
Customer: This Mac is just too expensive.
Genius : I can see how you’d feel this way. 
         I felt the price was a little high, but I found it’s a real value because of all the built-in software and capabilities.
When customers run into trouble with their products, geniuses are encouraged to sympathize, but only by apologizing that customers feel bad, 
 lest they implicate Apple’s products as the source of the trouble. 
In this gas-lit performance of a “problem free” brand philosophy, many words are actually verboten for staff.

Do not use words like crash, hang, bug, or problem, employees are told.
Instead say does not respond, stops responding, condition, issue, or situation. 
Avoid saying incompatible; instead use does not work with.

Staff have reported the absurdist dialogues that can result, like when they are not allowed to tell customers 
 that they cannot help even in the most hopeless cases, leading customers into circular conversations with 
 employees able neither to help nor to refuse to do so.
 
Apple’s “geniuses” perform on a stage that’s as carefully managed as they are. Jobs and Johnson wanted to 
  control every aspect of the Apple stores, down to the specific color of the bathroom signs.
Almost every detail is trademarked, from stairs to display tables to storage racks. 
Even the supposedly “intuitive” layout, so obvious that it can be understood by all,
  is considered unique enough to warrant a suite of intellectual property protections.
  ...
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10 Dec 2018, 19:12

holy moly the manipulation is uncanny
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11 Dec 2018, 20:15

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See your PM's please
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11 Dec 2018, 21:20

cuz platformz
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13 Dec 2018, 03:25

20 Bad Vintage Christmas Ads
Vintage ads are often terrible, but these holiday ads take terrible to a new low.
Whether it's Santa as a sex object or a cigarette carton for a sleigh, these ads are festive, fun, and totally inappropriate.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Z0cjxvk9j0

yt channel 'Yesterday Today'
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14 Dec 2018, 10:14

Apple Banned From China As A Result Of Battle With Qualcomm
https://www.forbes.com/sites/tiriasrese ... 42697ca137
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The Fuzhou court ruled that Apple infringed two of Qualcomm’s patents and granted a requested injunction against the sale of the Apple products that are currently in the market ranging from the iPhone 6S to the iPhone X.
This means that Apple is essentially banned from selling all infringing iPhones in China.
Apple currently sells more iPhones in the U.S. than in China, but China is one of the largest potential markets for Apple and iPhones still account for around 11%of all phones sold in China or roughly 24.5 million units through Q3 of 2018 according to IDC.
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19 Dec 2018, 20:16

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Re: « What's on your mind? »

24 Dec 2018, 07:01

And I came across Testelium service. What, now normal SMS messages will die in the future, if you can use messages without a phone at all? Or am I behind the times?
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24 Dec 2018, 07:51

As far as Im aware SMS has been quite dead for a while now.
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

24 Dec 2018, 11:12

If you put in the german version of monty pythons "the Funniest Joke in the World" in to google translate,
you get >> FATAL ERROR.

https://translate.google.com/#view=home ... %20gersput

Wenn ist das Nunstück git und Slotermeyer? Ja!
Beiherhund das Oder die Flipperwaldt gersput

Monty Python - World's Funniest Joke
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Monty Python - Dirty Hungarian Phrasebook
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

24 Dec 2018, 23:38

weird...
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25 Dec 2018, 04:26

Wenn ist das Nunstück git und Slotermeyer? Ja!
Beiherhund das Oder die Flipperwaldt gersput
Thats not german.
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25 Dec 2018, 10:53

@nnnik
Thats not german.
yes, that's because you get >> [FATAL ERROR] :)
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25 Dec 2018, 19:39

Yes, google defines the language! ;)
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

27 Dec 2018, 17:39

:) Here's IMTranslator's version:
orig:
Wenn ist das Nunstück git und Slotermeyer? Ja!
Beiherhund das Oder die Flipperwaldt gersput

PROMT "translation"
If is the Nunstück git and Slotermeyer? Yes!
Beiherhund this Or the Flipperwaldt gersput

MICROSOFT:
If the Nunstück is git and Slotermeyer? Yes!
by her dog that or the Flipperwaldt gersput .

GOOGLE:
When is the Nunst ck git and Slotermeyer? Yes!
Beiherhund or the Flipperwaldt gersput

Coulda been worse :)

orig:
"Die haben gut klugscheissen!"
(granted, maybe not that easy to translate, but still ... if "Du hast gut reden" means "talk is cheap" or "easy for you to say", then this should be something like "easy for them to be such wise-asses.")

PROMT:
They well have klugscheissen

MICROSOFT:
The balances smart-ass .

GOOGLE:
They have good shit

:) You go, Google :)
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

27 Dec 2018, 19:28

Have you tried deepL.com?
Also you should try it with a correct german sentence some time.
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