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And there are a few companies I'd like to buy just to fix them according to my preferences, were I to win the lottery jackpot.
Problem is (as far as these fantasy plans go), most companies where I would like to change something as an employee are too big to be able to guarantee working on the thing that bothers me, and most companies I'd love to buy (were I a lottery winner) are too big even for a lottery winner to buy.
You don't necessarily need to buy them, just buy enough shares to have a voice / vote / veto in the board
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
Help me to understand what I'm saying, and I'll explain it better to you
Rating helpful answers is nice, but saying thanks can be even nicer.
Not quite the same thing, but still worth a mention:
A few weeks ago some guy reverse-engineered Grand Theft Auto Online's loading code, and figured out where it was spending so much time (as I understood the summary: a badly-written JSON parser). He submitted a fix and the publisher implemented it into a patch shortly thereafter.
I can personally vouch that loading time has been cut down substantially. And it had been plaguing the game since day one.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt