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The back of the original NBC Jeopardy board. A cardboard slide was removed to reveal each clue.

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alietr wrote: Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:28 pm The back of the original NBC Jeopardy board. A cardboard slide was removed to reveal each clue.


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squarekara wrote: Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:56 pm
alietr wrote: Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:28 pm The back of the original NBC Jeopardy board. A cardboard slide was removed to reveal each clue.


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Tax time... Burn in hell, Intuit and H&R Block...
Though apparently W2 import is free now, that's new.

Edit: The whole point of being able to import it is so it takes LESS TIME :evil:
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Volante wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:56 pm Tax time... Burn in hell, Intuit and H&R Block...
Though apparently W2 import is free now, that's new.

Edit: The whole point of being able to import it is so it takes LESS TIME :evil:
It depends on how complicated your taxes are. Our returns, with schedules, usually run in excess of 40 pages. I view the payment to H&R Block online to be well worth it, especially since it’s tax deductible :mrgreen:
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Woof wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:40 pm
Volante wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:56 pm Tax time... Burn in hell, Intuit and H&R Block...
Though apparently W2 import is free now, that's new.

Edit: The whole point of being able to import it is so it takes LESS TIME :evil:
It depends on how complicated your taxes are. Our returns, with schedules, usually run in excess of 40 pages. I view the payment to H&R Block online to be well worth it, especially since it’s tax deductible :mrgreen:
If you qualify for the free form in the first place...
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Woof wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:40 pm
Volante wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:56 pm Tax time... Burn in hell, Intuit and H&R Block...
Though apparently W2 import is free now, that's new.

Edit: The whole point of being able to import it is so it takes LESS TIME :evil:
It depends on how complicated your taxes are. Our returns, with schedules, usually run in excess of 40 pages. I view the payment to H&R Block online to be well worth it, especially since it’s tax deductible :mrgreen:
40 pages? Geez. Not sure mine has ever been much more than 4.
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econgator wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:27 pm
Woof wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:40 pm
Volante wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:56 pm Tax time... Burn in hell, Intuit and H&R Block...
Though apparently W2 import is free now, that's new.

Edit: The whole point of being able to import it is so it takes LESS TIME :evil:
It depends on how complicated your taxes are. Our returns, with schedules, usually run in excess of 40 pages. I view the payment to H&R Block online to be well worth it, especially since it’s tax deductible :mrgreen:
40 pages? Geez. Not sure mine has ever been much more than 4.
Having used H&R Block software, besides the fact that I can tell you it is a PITA to use, there is often many unnecessary pages it will spit out.
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The best thing that Neil Armstrong ever did, was to let us all imagine we were him.
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https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/webbL ... sWebb.html

Why is the speed in (distance)/seconds?! No one knows those! mi/h or even km/h would be more useful for a general audience.
What's more informative? .1357 mi/s or 488.52 mi/h? Case rested.
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MarkBarrett wrote: Sun Jan 23, 2022 10:49 am Great fun for movie & TV fans:
Yes, I loved this interview. Sunday Morning is a great show to watch to learn the type of thing that shows up on J, in the arts in particular.
While J! would probably not require players to name Hong, they could refer to his getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, mentioned in this piece. There's a current event!
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Not exactly "J! in the Media", but in recent J!-adjacent news, IBM has taken major steps to divest itself of Watson.
In what has to be considered an anticlimactic ending, IBM sold off the data assets of its Watson Health unit to private equity firm Francisco Partners today. The two firms did not share the purchase price, but previous reports pegged the value at around $1 billion. ... Francisco Partners plans to build a new standalone company with these assets... As a result, it was a move that clearly caught Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, by surprise. “I am very surprised because the puck is moving to more vertical solutions. I suppose it also shows potentially how poorly the unit was doing.”
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Robert K S wrote: Tue Jan 25, 2022 9:56 am Not exactly "J! in the Media", but in recent J!-adjacent news, IBM has taken major steps to divest itself of Watson.
In what has to be considered an anticlimactic ending, IBM sold off the data assets of its Watson Health unit to private equity firm Francisco Partners today. The two firms did not share the purchase price, but previous reports pegged the value at around $1 billion. ... Francisco Partners plans to build a new standalone company with these assets... As a result, it was a move that clearly caught Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, by surprise. “I am very surprised because the puck is moving to more vertical solutions. I suppose it also shows potentially how poorly the unit was doing.”
Can anyone provide a quick gloss for me on what it means for the puck to move to more vertical solutions and why that would make this sale somewhat surprising?
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opusthepenguin wrote: Tue Jan 25, 2022 12:52 pm Can anyone provide a quick gloss for me on what it means for the puck to move to more vertical solutions and why that would make this sale somewhat surprising?
Does the previous paragraph of the article help?
IBM is making this sale just as the [trend toward] healthcare vertical [integration] is heating up. Last year, Oracle bought health records company Cerner for $28 billion and Microsoft bought Nuance Communications in a deal valued at nearly $20 billion. While both deals are pending regulatory approval, it shows how much large companies value the health vertical.
Definition of vertical integration

So it's surprising because while IBM's competitors are buying up, IBM is selling off.
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The Independent: Can you answer these SAT questions from 1926?.
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