New Company in China just pulled some fucked up shit!

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    One of my co-workers called me over to his desk to show me something on the computer. Turns out it was a piece of equipment me, an electrical engineer and a software engineer spent a year and a half developing. The company didn't send the unit to China to have it made. A new company in China bought one and reverse engineered it.
    The thing that pissed me off is they used MY 3d photo-realistic rendering also used by our marketing department. The same picture that's used on all the brochures and mailings and the website. They painted a strip on it, removed the logo and put on their own logo. They even had the nerve to say the unit was ISO certified. Ours is. Not theirs.
    I copied their altered picture into a mail and sent it to my boss asking "What's this?" along with the website address. Boy, is he gonna be shocked. He's out of the country right now. Can't wait until Monday.

    All of a sudden, I understand what other engineers must be feeling when the same thing happens to them.
     
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    You are either a bonafide schizophrenic, or lying out of your arse.
    One of the two.
     
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    What does this have to do with Republicans?
     
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    One of the two? Try both.
     
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    Happens all the time, all you can do is patent you're ideas to protect yourself in America.
     
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    They reverse engineered the Tea Party from republicans.
     
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    rdean: The 600 series had rubber skin. We spotted them easy, but these are new. They look human... sweat, bad breath, everything. Very hard to spot. I had to wait till he moved on you before I could zero him.
    Sarah Connor: Look... I am not stupid, you know. They cannot make things like that yet.
    rdean: Not yet. Not for about 40 years. Unless the Chinese steal my specs.
    Sarah Connor: Are you saying it's from the future?
    rdean: One possible future. From your point of view... I don't know tech stuff.
    Sarah Connor: Then you're from the future, too. Is that right? You said you were a tech!
    rdean: Right.
    Sarah Connor: Right.
     
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    And yet there are those niave enough to think that American ingenuity and technological innovations will fix our economy...
    We will just be doing the R&D for the Chinese manufacturers.
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    Like somebody sucker-punched you? Sorry, RD. They're bastards for that.
     
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    Well, it looks to me like the Chinese found some shovel ready jobs, and filled them.

    But this shouldn't bother you.

    Considering that 94% of engineers are Democrats, they agree with "sharing the wealth".

    Only 6% of engineers would be pissed off at the Chinese company.
     

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