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Comment: Re:RTFA (Score 1) 212

Any search of how to filter out the "via" proxy on Gmail yields the same thing, it can't be done, which is something that I have scanned for first hand. At least this guy is offering a solution. Your contributions by comparison only smack of petty jealousy. Perhaps you should be the one growing up.

Comment: Job Diva is the worst........also lay off Detroit (Score 2) 212

Job Diva is the WORST of all. Hell they don't even hide that they use a harvester. Just Google them and there are numerous tales of their horrific nonstop spam. I get Detroit (which is a fine city IMHO), Fort Wayne, Billings and every other place I'd never move. Bravo to these guys for finally doing something, I'm signing up now.

+ - Want 30 Job Offers a Month? It's Not as Great as You Think

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes: Software engineers suffer from a problem that most other industries wish they had: too much demand. There's a great story at the Atlantic entitled Imagine Getting 30 Job Offers a Month (It Isn't as Awesome as You Might Think). This is a problem that many engineers deal with: place your resume on a job board and proceed to be spammed multiple times per day for jobs in places that you would never go to (URGENT REQUIREMENT IN DETROIT!!!!!, etc). Google "recruiter spam" and there are many tales of engineers being overwhelmed by this. One engineer, fed up by a lack of a recruiting spam blackhole, set up NoRecruitingSpam.com with directions on how to stop this modern tech scourge. How many of you slashdotters have been the victim of recruiting spam?

Comment: Re:Too bad they're not more open... (Score 1) 52

by dbaker (#49531237) Attached to: How Flight Tracking Works: a Global Network of Volunteers

FlightAware's PiAware software and FlightAware's FlightFeeder hardware both allow access to unfiltered access over TCP ports 10001, 30002, and 30003 as well as a live web interface on port 8080.

FlightAware, for years, has offered APIs and data feeds: https://flightaware.com/commer...

Comment: They have their uses. (Score 2, Insightful) 394

by grub (#49393279) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Living Without Social Media In 2015?

Facebook: Actual friends and interests you have.
LinkedIn: Keep it strictly business.
Twitter: To follow the odd interest.
Google+: So you can say "I'm on Google+!"

I hate it when you see someone posting the same tripe across all their social networks. No one on LinkedIn cares what you ate for lunch.

"One Architecture, One OS" also translates as "One Egg, One Basket".

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