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Microsoft Teenager (elatchkeykid.com)

Teenagers earn allowance replying to things like Yahoo Answers different parent forms give them advice if they are willing to perform at the level the "professional" parent suggests then they earn an allowance typical to that socioeconomic group; the entire purpose of this is to let teenagers try out different parents, occupations, parental expectations to contrast with what their physiological parent provides; for about a third it will be a sociocultural growth opportunity as the eParents are better than their live parents
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Teenagers earn actual allowance money replying to things like Yahoo Answers They Choose their parents with sociocultural form choice like beautician parents, physician parents, officeworker parents

Different eParent forms give them advice; the beautician parent might suggest that the replies be brief n fun, to earn a minimal allowance The office worker parents might suggest simply copying previous answers with link verification plus they ask grammatically adequate punctuated replies; this earns an allowance proportional to Officeworker earnings If the teenager is willing to perform at the"professional" parent level then they have to write a two paragraph grammatically accurate reply with fresh links acquired from searching plus visiting three online sites; bonus for specialized category; then the teenagers earn an allowance typical to that socioeconomic group

hints of WoW; part of the allowance comes from the physical parents while part of the allowance comes from redistributed fees Thus a physical parent might fund the software at $70 actual dollars per month yet beautician answers just earn $40 creating $30 fluid to different players that are ambitious about listening to the "professional" parent

Thus a person willing to gold farm WoW could learn to earn more than $300 per month on Microsoft Teenager if they were willing to Go Ivy

The entire purpose of this is to let teenagers try out different parents, Their physical viewforms, language styles, occupations, parental expectations as a contrast with what their physiological parent provides; for about a third it will be a sociocultural growth opportunity as the eParents are better than their live parents

I know parents put true effort towards raising kids yet I note that more than 2/5 of Portland Oregon HS students dropped out (Oregonian) during 2007ish Some, bot only some, of those kids could have benefitted from different parents even occasional eParents

I knew a live parent that didn't view their child's high school homework even one time; if that parent had used Microsoft Teenager to pass out the cash the amount of ability practice plus the different sociocultural expectations of different Eparents would have let the teenager know, "hey I could do that" regarding different ways of life

Beautician response: "that's nifty, I could get $40 just hitting control v for ten hours"

midrange: "Its like Eliza Doolittle has the opportunity to be a Mayfair lady http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Mayfair_(magazine)"

Preprofessional: I can see this as a clever way to have a diverse group of teenagers learn about different role models, a chance to be exposed to different professions; every high school has a career center but this combines what amounts to purposed chat with a financial ncentive to learn what the Well Treated Well Paid actually do, also I have read that when community colleges actually pay their students for academic performance they get better grades plus perhaps learn more Finally its pure greed as far as the "push media" sector goes, everyone wants some of the teenagers money this connects the kid to the money to the Estore.

Professional: "whats all this about beauticians, they have an effing right to exist; read your effing classics Read Emerson"

a public domain idea

beanangel, Oct 29 2008

research says 2/3 of HS students think they will be athletes or models With Microsoft teenager they would earn an allowance to seek higher ground http://www.youtube....watch?v=2DC3VIFk2N0
warning video could cause yawning [beanangel, Oct 29 2008]

the research paper shows gains around 10 to 20 pt going from one monitor to two, which is different than merely bigger http://www.humis.ut..._951_1147817063.pdf
wsjblog says Their finding: People using the 24-inch screen completed the tasks 52% faster than people who used the 18-inch monitor; people who used the two 20-inch monitors were 44% faster than those with the 18-inch ones. The research paper says multiple monitor configurations are recommended for use in any situation where multiple screens of information are an ordinary part of the work. There will be measurable gains in productivity, and the work will be judged as easier to do. In addition, because the gains are strong, multiple monitors are also recommended as cost effective where multi-screen tasks represent as little as 15 percent of the work for the highly competent, 17 percent for entry level competence, and 21 percent for the general work force. [beanangel, Oct 30 2008]

The Youtube video http://www.youtube....watch?v=NkXRlz7-Kkg
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       That's not an allowance, that's a paycheck.
Noexit, Oct 29 2008
  

       You might want to rethink the summary...
Jinbish, Oct 29 2008
  

       Jinbish [+] I'm trying to think of how this relates to Emerson
beanangel, Oct 29 2008
  

       beangel (my suggestion only) I highly doubt that paying teens to write canned essays online is going to improve the future workforce much. (Outside of jobs that require a complete lack of self motivation, creativity and dignity. {oh, crap....}). I agree that it might be useful for measuring some aspects of job aptitude (if you could track what the teens chose to do rather than use this srevice). The fraction that elect to quit could do almost anything, but those that persisted on eparent are ripe for a career in cold calling for fraudulent magazine subscriptions and customer no-service. The idea of making children into sophisticated grovelers and talented bullshit artists while indoctrinating them with Pavlovian marketing smells badly of well baked fish. Why would you "want" this for your children? What good does it do them?
WcW, Oct 29 2008
  

       I spend a lot of my time trying to get one of my children off Yahoo Answers. Why would i pay her to go on it?
nineteenthly, Oct 29 2008
  

       As an active parent you could give rewards everytime Emerson or Natural medicine were mentioned   

       also, (ahem)   

       I can see this as a clever way to have a diverse group of teenagers learn about different role models, a chance to be exposed to different professions; every high school has a career center but this combines what amounts to purposed chat with a financial ncentive to learn what the Well Treated Well Paid actually do, also I have read that when community colleges actually pay their students for academic performance they get better grades plus perhaps learn more   

       I strongly support people's right to be beauticians if they like   

       Remember though that this software is Progressive the entire purpose of this is to let teenagers try out different parents, occupations, parental expectations to contrast with what their physiological parent provides; for about a third it will be a sociocultural growth opportunity as the eParents are better than their live parents   

       I saw a bewildering thing: noted happiness studies researcher Csikszentmihalyi said that 2/3 of (near graduation? city?) HS students expect to be either professional models or professional athletes; Media diet guides expectations thats how I figure a third of teenagers could benefit, like me at the time, they have no clue   

       People spend hundreds of thousands of dollars raising children; spending a few hundred to give them Practice at wider sociocultural options is of value
beanangel, Oct 29 2008
  

       just like you they are overly optimistic about their relationship with reality.
WcW, Oct 29 2008
  

       speaking of things as they are I just read a PC magazine thing, as well as a (possibly different)research paper that said using two monitors gives double digit productivity gains The research was published at link   

       PC magazine notes that a big giant monitor is associated with double digit productivity gains as well   

       The actual paper might be peer reviewed, a fresher version would be highly valuable worth Hundreds of Billions with verification
beanangel, Oct 30 2008
  

       bean, please! PC magazine is not a peer reviewed journal. There certainty are fields where a dual monitor can increase productivity but you can HARDLY CLAIM THIS AS A NOVEL OBSERVATION WHEN YOU POINT OUT THAT SOMEONE ELSE THOUGHT OF IT, researched it, published it. Focus your shotgun of thought on something that your 'unique' observations will actually shine some light. Maybe bring us a dish from your personal calling or occupation, possibly something from your home or hobbies (stopping short of other peoples reproduction) and i will greet it with genuine enthusiasm.
WcW, Oct 30 2008
  

       might be my (lack of) attention span, but I have no clue what this post is about :(
  

       I can however sign in on multiple-monitors: they rock: I've had a G400 for almost a decade using various combinations of monitors and TV's; the ability to divide things into discrete spaces is worth more than simply the added square inches of "desktop".   

       *But* that could just be savings from not having to be constantly resizing windows.
FlyingToaster, Oct 30 2008
  

       You are eroding 'never take candy from a stranger' in a massive way.
loonquawl, Jun 04 2009
  
      
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