Most people, when told by their doctor, "You need to lose weight or you'll get diabetes," do what? That's right nothing. "You should be exercising for 30 min. 4 times a week," and yet most people don't change their habits. "You should have a biannual checkup, and get a colonoscopy every 5 years, a mammogram or prostate exam...."
Yes there are some things that doctors must take from a reactionary standpoint. But since we don't have magic pills yet, the only proactive thing a doctor can do is give advice, which frequently gets ignored.
You wouldn't blame the architect who told you to keep your house painted when your paneling start rotting through. Don't blame doctors who tell you how to maintain your body, or the security experts who tell you to choose strong passwords.(or how to write secure software) Their advice is good, but all to frequently ignored.
18 144 000 000 bytes per month == 18 GB/month
$25.34 for phone plus $11.60 for dial-up =
$36.94 for 18 GB per month
Yeah, so thats at continuous use, but it wouldn't be cheaper than land lines. (offer not valid in all places, local rules and restrictions may apply)
And about your sig, may I direct you to: The FAQ.
i = 257 & 0x0F;
c = "0123456789ABCDEF"[i];
I'm actually a little confused by this... maybe it's just a typo?
257d == 100000001b
257 & 0x0F == 0000 0001b == 1d == 0x01
Which I assume is the wrong result. (I'm pretty sure we are trying to get a pointer to the character 'F' in the string.
Also, I'm guessing the reason why this is supposed to be 'safer' is because had you used 255 instead of 257, you would guarantee that i would only be a byte long. Except that with a 16 character string, any values of i larger than 15 (00001111b) are invalid, so in order to prevent c from pointing someplace beyond the end of the string, which is what I think your goal was, the code should be:
i=15 & 0x0F;
But maybe I misinterpreted what you were trying to do.
2.360M / 450M * 100 = 524.44%
Yeah, I agree, we are WAY over spending on renewable energy.
and are tech savvy enough to work around government internet filters.
If they are tech savvy enough to work around government filters, why can't they work around a domain name filter?
The only thing I'm coming up with is some sort of eye-tracking program, but I don't see why that couldn't be used with an actual keyboard, if not a virtual one. I'm not going to guess at whether or not it's faster, but I imagine errors from faster "typing" could be corrected in much the same way that swype corrects typing on touchscreens.
not everyone has outlook,
So use Thunderbird or Mutt or Mulberry or Evolution or Alpine or hell how about any of the others in this list under freeware or open source.
Email is based on open standards. There are hundreds of email clients if you are willing to take the time to look for them, and all of them (arguably) are better than Outlook.
In case anyone else didn't know about what the parent is talking about
Win7: Would you like to run "Please_send_my_passwords_to_hackers_in_Russia.exe"?
Me: Sure why not, my OS wouldn't let a native binary do anything unsafe...
This will only work if the account can sudo, but I expect most home users are working with an account that can do so, and I can do the same for su, which doesn't have that problem. If the user never elevates their privileges, I just wasted my time, but I expect the process would be automated, and it only has to work once on each machine.
So yeah, I'm only running in user mode, but for most purposes, user mode is 'good enough'.
Ok, I'm sorry, I couldn't even get to the preview button with a straight face.
Security is more than just preventing privileged escalation and taking control of dns systems. There is risk of spoofing and cache poisoning, (which djbdns has a good record with) which DNSSEC aims to correct, DOS (both as described in this article and DDOS) as well as other attacks.
DJB will not pay out for DOS attacks, as per your link. He explains that the dns system is too fragile, (probably true) and that djbdns is less at risk than BIND. (almost certainly true) However, I have to wonder, if this article were about djbdns, would the finder be paid? There is most certainly a problem with the code, and while a DOS is not as serious as say a cache poisoning, it still has the possibility to be a major problem, and this DOS is not predicated on 'drowning' your target with traffic.
I'll admit a somewhat biased opinion, I was in the AP program and therefore had the better teachers of the school. However, I don't think the primary problem lies with the teachers, but with the school administrators, (ok, some of the teachers are a problem, but they get promoted to administration fairly quickly) and with some of the parents.
The thing slowing classrooms down isn't lazy teachers, but unruly and lazy students. They are the ones that lower the class average so that it becomes necessary to curve the scores so you don't have to hold back most of the students. Arguably the teachers could hold them back anyway, but the administration frowns on that. (I actually had one teacher that consistently flunked 30-50% of his class. It wasn't because he was a bad teacher, he had a 100% pass rate on the Chemistry AP exam 3 years in a row. He just didn't put up with any of the students who didn't do the work. The first year he was required to pass at a minimum percentage of students was the first year he didn't have a 100% AP pass rate. It was about 60% that year IIRC. He no longer works for the school district.) They are also the students who disrupt the students who are actually there to learn.
Teachers need to be given the ability to punish students in a meaningful way again. There are some parents who don't teach their kids good behavior anymore, and ultimately those students slow the rest of the class down. However, those same parents as well as the administration refuse to let teachers assign punishments that will get the students to shape up. The parents and administrators also need to back the teachers up. How many of the bad students do you remember from your school who were as afraid of their parents finding out about being assigned detention as you were of yours?