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Old 05-16-2013, 12:55 PM   #31
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Sifting through data is very expensive. I remember my friends at TWC rejected Movie company requests based on the fact it was too expensive to search every person for certain things. I doubt a normal job has the ability to see what you posted on facebook to make sure you are not nuts.

Yea if you are applying for a job at Mcdonalds or some low paying job. there are multi-billion dollar companies willing to fork over the cash for this kind of data. I don't have a problem with that; what I do have a problem is the data is not entirely accurate and does not measure the "personality" of a person in real life. I might joke a sh*t ton on this site. It's my free time; I'm in my private home; so I'll joke around and say sh*t I normally would not say in a professional setting.
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Old 05-16-2013, 01:23 PM   #32
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lol at this back peddling asshole. You've said so much stupid shit and posted a lot of bullshit nonsense and now you don't want own up to it?

Too bad, deal with it. lol at "I wasn't serious"

I'm glad someone is tracking all the bullshit you have posted here. I really hope your Facebook gets linked to your ISH account that way no employer decides to hire your stupid ****ing paranoid ass. I really hope that happens.
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Old 05-16-2013, 01:49 PM   #33
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This is some Truman Show meets I, Robot shit. How long before Skynet becomes self aware? Only one man (cybernetic organism: living tissue over metal endoskeleton) can save us. Too bad he looks like this now:



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Old 05-16-2013, 03:16 PM   #34
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Yea if you are applying for a job at Mcdonalds or some low paying job. there are multi-billion dollar companies willing to fork over the cash for this kind of data. I don't have a problem with that; what I do have a problem is the data is not entirely accurate and does not measure the "personality" of a person in real life. I might joke a sh*t ton on this site. It's my free time; I'm in my private home; so I'll joke around and say sh*t I normally would not say in a professional setting.


Well it's a good thing you'll never work for a multi billion dollar company then....
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Old 05-16-2013, 03:27 PM   #35
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Well it's a good thing you'll never work for a multi billion dollar company then....

McDonalds is a multi billion dollar company. There's still hope for him
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Old 05-16-2013, 10:37 PM   #36
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Analysis: The sentiment of the discussion is positive. The discussion is quite engaging and quite undisputed. The users Myth, unbreakable, were particularly engaged. It got people interested in the discussion. We think the discussion is interesting.
Awards: The following users won the first, second and third place as most active and engaging users:
[First Place] 1st Place: Myth
[Second Place] 2nd Place: Remix
[Third Place] 3rd Place: HomieWeMajor

F*ck yes! I am Myth, God of ISH, bow down before me!

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Ah fvck... I hope my future employers are not liberal.

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Old 05-17-2013, 02:53 AM   #38
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McDonalds is a multi billion dollar company. There's still hope for him

Your attempt at an insult is pathetic.

What I said:

"Only multi-billion companies would be interested in this data."

Insult 1: well you don't have to worry about that because you won't ever work at one (which I do btw).

Then your dumba*s follows up with:

Insult 2: McDonalds is a multi billion dollar company. There's still hope for him.

If you are going to insult, at least get your sh*t together old man. Dude is saying I won't ever have to worry about the multi-billion dollar companies because they won't ever hire me, and you follow up with "Well Mcdonald's is a multi-billion dollar company, so he still has a chance." That doesn't even make sense. If I can't get a job at a multi-billion dollar company, then how the f*ck can I get a job at Mcdonald's dumbsh*t? At least be consistent.

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Old 05-17-2013, 03:00 AM   #39
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The fact a huge data collection agency rated my thread as "entertaining, fun, engaging" and gave it a 5 star rating shows beyond a shadow of doubt I am a huge asset to this forum despite the vitrol hate I get around here. These guys go through thousands of threads everyday and rate them like they are the internet geek version of rottentomatoes, so I wouldn't be surprise if I'm some internet celebrity in some secret internet society full of armchair nerds and geeks dying to get a sign autograph on a shirtless Rambo picture.

I need an agent.

I know you're trolling here but I know that you really think these 'reviews' are written by humans


But seriously, if you believe what you're saying, why can't you just ****ing leave as you promised to do?

oh I know.
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Old 05-17-2013, 03:02 AM   #40
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WTF is omigli

I have no idea. I've never heard of it.

Google it, perhaps.

Also: Calm down.
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Old 05-17-2013, 03:20 AM   #41
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I have no idea. I've never heard of it.

Google it, perhaps.

Also: Calm down.

It's all in good fun; it's harmless. I see talking to these guys like talking to my brother. We might crack jokes, put each other down, cuss at each other, but at the end of the day, we still love each other (well actually I love them, but they hate me due to their own sense of insecurity).

Really, it's the immature kids and nerds with no sense of humor who can't see the intent. Highly intelligent posters can see this. They see pass the colors and know it's all sarcasm. In fact, I'm perfectly content with a few posters I respect not sh*tting on my posts. I'm fine with the rest hating on me; they just don't get it and never will.

Their greatest downfall is thinking this is all a competition; thinking they need to PROVE to everyone they are smarter; they do this all the time, getting mad and sh*t, but in the end it's nothing but a waste of time. Sometimes you can't take sh*t so seriously online; sometimes you need to joke around and have a bit of sarcasm. They're just too stupid (with absolutely no life experience) to realize this. This forum is bombarded by little children around the age of 18-21 afterall.
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Old 05-17-2013, 08:19 AM   #42
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since it looks like some people are believing what op is saying (), I just want to add: this site does not store any threads or posts..... it's just a search engine for forums and stuff

it was, once again, some shit op came up with to confuse people
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:35 AM   #44
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since it looks like some people are believing what op is saying (), I just want to add: this site does not store any threads or posts..... it's just a search engine for forums and stuff

it was, once again, some shit op came up with to confuse people

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By Lauren Bayne Anderson

It’s the not so “new” thing. Potential employers (or current ones) looking at your Facebook page to glean information about your personal life—and make a decision on whether or not to hire (or fire) you!

Actually, companies have been doing it for a while now. Joe Bontke, outreach manager for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) office in Houston, said 75 percent of recruiters are required to do online research of candidates and 70 percent have rejected candidates because of what they found, in a recent New York Times article.

But a few things have changed. And if you’re a job candidate, not necessarily for the better.

Some companies are now requiring potential employees to pass a “social media background check” before offering them a job. In fact, that’s all one company, Social Intelligence, does.

Social Intelligence will check a candidate’s Facebook page, Google, LinkedIn—in fact, they scour the Internet to dig up anything they can on job seekers within the past seven years—much like a financial credit check.

While the company’s report offers up accolades you’ve received and professional honors, etc., it will also show potential employers any questionable activity you’ve participated in online.

A recent New York Times article gave some examples of exactly what Social Intelligence has found that lead to job offers not being extended. “…one prospective employee was found using Craigslist to look for OxyContin. A woman posing naked in photos she put up on an image-sharing site didn’t get the job offer she was seeking at a hospital” the article said.

The New York Times article continued, “Other background reports have turned up examples of people making anti-Semitic comments and racist remarks…Then there was the job applicant who belonged to a Facebook group, “This Is America. I Shouldn’t Have to Press 1 for English.”

That last example, while not overtly racist, could raise concerns with potential employers that the candidate doesn’t like immigrants and may have some underlying racial issues. Even gray areas like this could potentially cost a job seeker the job.

Interestingly enough, the company told the New York Times that less than a third of the damaging information they find on candidates comes from social media platforms like Facebook. Instead, much comes from “deep Web searches that find comments on blogs and posts on smaller social sites, like Tumblr, the blogging site, as well as Yahoo user groups, e-commerce sites, bulletin boards and even Craigslist”, the New York Times article reported.

People may not even realize that comment they made on a list serve are public and can be found in a search. The good news is, the company requires the candidate to consent to the background check before it’s started—which could give you a heads up on removing anything you don’t want potential employers to see from your Facebook, Twitter or MySpace pages. But things like Craigslist posts, and anything that shows up when someone searches for you on Google could be tougher to take care of.

And while the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has declared the company is in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and doesn’t violate privacy laws, the Social Intelligence goes one step further, claiming it actually HELPS potential employees by assuring the inquiring company doesn’t confuse the applicant with someone else they find online.

But while the FTC may not have a problem with what Social Intelligence is doing, the EEOC isn’t so sure. In the same New York Times article Bontke said that employers must be careful in what they find online. He said employers risks of violating federal antidiscrimination employment rules if they base hiring decisions on information found online that answers questions they are not legally allowed to ask in interviews.

“Things that you can’t ask in an interview are the same things you can’t research,” he said in the New York Times article, including information on a person’s age, gender, religion, disability, national origin and race.

However Social Intelligence says it doesn’t present any of that type of information to employers.

It's been going on for a while now.

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;-pppp

you: Omgil saves every post you make.
me: no, they don't
you: some companies check your social media background

so what can I say now?

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f Jackie Heinricher's Chilean feather bamboo hadn't flowered in her Skagit County garden 10 years ago, we might, this very moment, be snacking on the latest, greatest gourmet craze: crunchy chips made from bamboo shoots.

But flower it did, a once-in-a-century phenomenon. All over the world, from Argentina to Alameda to Anacortes, every clump of Chusquea culeou unfurled fairy-like fans of pointy mauve petals and dancing chartreuse pods. Inside the pods nestled tiny seeds that Heinricher carefully stripped off by hand and germinated with the help of a local tissue-culture lab. It was a horticultural feat that eventually left Heinricher with 10,000 baby bamboos.

Even more significant? The ideas sprouting in Heinricher's head ideas that blossomed into a bamboo empire beyond gardens. Four years ago, Heinricher and tissue-culture expert Randy Burr discovered how to clone bamboo in a test tube after years of arduous experimentation. Now, Heinricher's multimillion-dollar high-tech company, Boo-Shoot Gardens in Mount Vernon, produces more than 2 million plants a year and has launched a "Plant-a-Boo" crusade to curb global warming.

Asia, South America and Europe totally "get" bamboo, using the woody grass in hundreds of ways, Heinricher says, but America has yet to embrace bamboo for serious agriculture or industrial planting.

As it is, American companies buy bamboo products in Asia and ship them here on freight containers. Not fuel efficient. "Why," Heinricher says, "are we creating more carbon pollution and perpetuating the same old bad practices?"

Already, Boo-Shoot is noodling deals with corporate titans from Asia. Heinricher loves to tell of a Korean-Chinese executive who jetted into Sea-Tac, then motored by limo up to the humble lab set among potato fields and furniture outlets.

At first, he didn't believe that here, in Mount Vernon, they'd figured out how to clone bamboo when the process hadn't been cracked on a commercial scale in bamboo's heartland, Asia.

Then, Heinricher showed him racks of test tubes filled with tiny bamboos and trays of little bamboo seedlings. Tears welled in his eyes. "It was very emotional," Heinricher says, "for all of us."

THE BAMBOO empress was born in Seattle and grew up mostly in Olympia, the middle daughter among three girls and a boy.

"This was the first indication this was not going to be your typical grad student."

She was older, more mature, well traveled. "We didn't get students from the Pacific Northwest in Tennessee," Bettoli says. "It was a whole different attitude about the world. Thinking out of the box. Constantly asking questions. Approaching her research with fresh eyes."

Heinricher's graduate work, on freshwater mussels, studied the impact of a huge dam project on water temperature and mussel reproduction. Typical grad students would have hung out with other fish-and-wildlife researchers, relying heavily on traditional methods and studies, Bettoli says. Heinricher took an original tack. "She ended up hooking up with medical folks in town to do histology," working with microscopes and slides. Heinricher's findings helped spur dam officials to periodically release warmer water to trigger mussel spawning.

Martin: "Jackie wakes up at the crack of dawn and has an agenda every morning, doesn't go to bed until she drops." And whether she's well off or on the edge of disaster, "she still wears her blue jeans and her work gloves and has a keen interest in farming equipment."

The following year, when Heinricher met Guy Thornburgh, Martin knew he'd be The One.

Heinricher and Thornburgh had worked together on fisheries projects, mostly via telephone, for years. When they finally shared a couple beers at a conference and realized they were both available, it was kismet. "She always seemed so cheery and ambitious," Thornburgh says. "I'd have long commutes on the ferry to Shaw (Island) and I'd think of her and write poems, and she'd write back."

Thornburgh, who owns a marine technology company, had recently purchased seven acres on Campbell Lake in Anacortes; Heinricher moved back to the Northwest and they married. She knew it would be tough to find a fisheries job here because the Northwest spawns an overabundance of fisheries experts. Plus, she'd always wanted to try bamboo and now, finally, had acreage. They hired a guy with a tractor to plow up the pasture; Heinricher and a girlfriend planted the first groves from one-gallon containers.

Initially, Heinricher thought she'd market sliced edible bamboo shoots and sell poles for garden projects. But she discovered bamboo didn't spread fast enough in the Northwest's temperate climate to make poles profitable, and she needed a value-added product to make money from shoots. (Thus the kitchen experiments with bamboo-shoot chips. Salty sesame was the best, Thornburgh says.)

She tried selling plants wholesale, for the nursery trade, but again, couldn't produce enough through division.

Then, her Chilean bamboo flowered.

Heinricher stayed out in the greenhouse past dark every night, settling her bamboo-lets into 5 -inch pots while listening to Sting. "People thought I was nuts. How was I ever going to get rid of 10,000 bamboo plants?" she says. "I thought it was the most wonderful work, and I was excited about it."

She also realized that once her seedlings were sold (it took five years), that was it. No more seeds. She became determined to crack the tissue-culture code.

REMEMBER THE Boston fern craze? Those ruffly green fronds in the hanging macrame planters with the big wooden beads?

Thank Randy Burr. Burr pioneered commercial propagation of Boston ferns in 1973, started this country's first commercial tissue-culture lab and has since cloned numerous horticultural hits: lily bulbs, orchids, birch trees, Japanese maples, cabbage and cauliflower for seed production.

He co-owned the Mount Vernon lab where Heinricher germinated her Chilean bamboo seeds and was impressed by her success. But when she asked him to tissue-culture bamboo? "I just rolled my eyes," he recalled. "I knew bamboo would be difficult. I had tried it before with no success."

She kept coming around with plant material. "If you have patience, I'll try it," he told her. "No promises."

Tissue culture is a four-step process. First, you sterilize a cutting of the plant in bleach, bathe it in a solution of inorganic salts, vitamins, plant hormones and sugar and set it in agar gel. Step 2: Get the plant to make side shoots and replant them in more gel. Stage 3: Stop the multiplying and encourage root growth. Step 4: Acclimatize the plants for the real world by growing them in dirt in the greenhouse.

"Most plants, maybe one of those steps will give you a problem," Burr says. With bamboo, "every one of those four steps was a battle."

Burr rubs the top of his balding head when describing his initial failures: "Oh, I'm good at killing plants, especially good at bamboo. Those first years, I killed thousands."

After six months, a cutting sent out roots wild celebration! but then withered and died. For two more years, no luck. "Look Jackie, it's not going to work. I can't afford to do this," Burr told her. "She was like, Yeah Yeah Yeah. Gotta have bamboo! Her enthusiasm definitely kept me going." She paid for the research by selling the Chilean feather bamboos, "creative financing," personal investment and a trip to the bank.

Carrie Cammock, assistant vice president at People's Bank in Mount Vernon: "It was one of the most unique loan requests I've ever worked on, if I can diplomatically say it that way."

After more than four years of trial and error, Burr developed the magic formula for Crookstem bamboo, then Sunset Glow, Fargesia 'Rufa,' a mountain clumper.

"The first plants we put out, we were maybe charging $5 and they had to be worth thousands of dollars each," Heinricher says. "Plus, people were still wrinkling their noses and saying: 'Oh, it's bamboo.' It's something people have to be a little more educated to appreciate."

BUT WILL they?

After touring the amazing bamboo specimen garden at Heinricher's Anacortes home, we drive to Boo-Shoot's Mount Vernon lab in her Ford Explorer. She needs a big rig for her two German shorthairs, she says, and feels bad about her fuel consumption, even though she's planted enough bamboo to mitigate seven lifetimes of gas guzzlers. That spurs talk about bamboo's role on the global stage; Heinricher recently talked with members of Washington's congressional delegation on Capitol Hill about bamboo's carbon-scrubbing capabilities and potential use domestically for other products.

A logging truck whizzes by, loaded with hefty firs. "Wouldn't it be nice to see bamboo poles in the stacker?" Heinricher asks. If you're stuck in a traditional evergreen mindset, it's hard to envision an alternative Northwest landscape. But why not? With gas prices soaring and the earth ever warming, something has to change in the oil economy. We spin past the belching Anacortes oil refinery, various RV and tractor dealerships, a brand new sawmill. "Heartbreaking that it's not a bamboo facility," Heinricher says.

Imagine underutilized farmland growing 50- to 70-foot bamboos, she says. "We could put those people in Longview back to work."

Think of the vineyards now blanketing Walla Walla's hillsides. Before they were there, somebody had a vision to plant all those grapes.

We pull into Boo-Shoot's parking lot and Heinricher heads back to check the greenhouses. Minute by minute, a million tiny bamboo-lets are quickly outgrowing their trays

man I tell you, it's been going on for a while now.
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