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Two-Factor Authentication

Posted by Timex on Sunday December 14, 2014 @12:28AM (#1736789)
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Finally got TFA working on my home system. Trying to SSH into the box will require the PIN and the password. This will only present a problem when I'm using an SSH client from my phone.

Does anyone have personal experiences with this sort of thing? (I have professional experience with it, but this is the first time I've done anything like this at home.)

2014 the year of zombies on the desktop

Posted by Bill Dog on Wednesday December 10, 2014 @02:42AM (#1684905)
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As seen on TV just tonight, proof that zombies have now gone mainstream in our culture: Restless Arm, Creepy Holden, and Lifeless Lisa.

In Passing: if talking about pesos, there'd be more zeroes

Posted by Chacham on Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:23AM (#1644617)
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Overheard a coworker in mid sentence, "but if we were talking about pesos, there'd be _a lot_ more zeroes"

On a side note, i've been at the office for a year. How do i know? Building access was denied. Happy anniversary...

Link of the day: See infrared light

Posted by Chacham on Tuesday December 02, 2014 @01:34PM (#1631403)

I guess that's where we are

Posted by Bill Dog on Thursday November 27, 2014 @02:03AM (#1576069)
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So I'm waiting in the Wendy's drive-thru after work tonight, and there's an ad on the radio I guess from the BSA. It said software piracy is not only wrong, it's illegal.

Doesn't "not only x, but also y" mean "as if x wasn't bad enough, there's also y"? When you use that rhetorical structure, aren't you going in increasing badness about something? Saving the worst for last, for the most dramatic effect and hopefully to seal the persuasion deal?

So now something being against the law carries more convincing force than something being wrong. I guess the needles of the moral compasses of most these days spin wildly instead of track steady. And without the force of government we'd be ethically lost.

Reminds of seeing on Cops a few weeks ago, teen gets arrested for taking a gun to an argument, luckily the cops stop things before anyone gets hurt, and dad is at the station talking to the young lad, very disappointed, and says son, don't you know you could get tried as an adult for killing someone? WTF? Because that's worse than ending another human being's life?!? That's why you shouldn't murder people?!?

p.s. Also heard on the radio tonight some announcer pronounce the TLD of that web site as oh arr gee. Made me think, I want a .OMG site!

"There is nothing new under the sun, but there are lots of old things we don't know yet." -Ambrose Bierce


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