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Comment: You know if you just start putting fining... (Score 3, Insightful) 253

by Bonzoli (#49137063) Attached to: Drones Cost $28,000 Per Arrest, On Average
If we(all of us) stop employing the illegal immigrants they will stop jump, tunneling, bussing, boating, and swimming to the US. How about instead of buying guns and drones we set up databases and fine the companies and people employing folks illegally. Its simple.

I lived in Nevada and the landlord used to complain every day about all the illegals in the area. I got frustrated with her one day and stated if you stop employing them to paint, do yard work, and cook they would all leave or at least stop coming here.
Farmers need some method to get folks willing to help to the farms, that system has to be in place along side the other ones.
Once the Nancy pelosi's and others employing them as maids and gardeners get fined and put in prison this will end. You will never stop this with drones or guns. Stop the Money and you stop the problem. At this point in time, I'd jump the fence and take the chance just like they are in their positions.
Taking a vacation to america to have a baby has to end also. Its an archaic method that has to stop.

Comment: Re:Breaking news! (Score 1) 148

by Bonzoli (#49136881) Attached to: Artificial Intelligence Bests Humans At Classic Arcade Games
Yes, it has a great language/text codex, and the training process for watson is a scheduled batch job oddly enough. But once its trained its good at finding answers. I was disappointed they didn't have a good voice to text system running for the game.
I've seen it in the lab at ibm and asked a lot of questions. Its a language codex which is quite good, sitting infront of a ranking database of information.
The demo they had was medical journal based, and seemed quite useful for doctors that are looking for answers which are current.

Comment: Re: Umm... Lulz.... (Score 1) 253

by Bonzoli (#49114099) Attached to: Will Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Support Cryptocurrency In Greece?
Nobody is going after those who took all this money? Its not magic, it went somewhere.
The new government officials are cozying up with the kremlin which is a kleptocracy. In may western nations puts them on par with communists. You know the ones currently driving tanks west across the Ukraine.

Clearly stepping on the economy while hoping it will improve to pay back the loans is a bad idea. But are the people mad enough now, to go get the stolen money back? This will require a lot of people going to jail or giving it back. If they aren't then its not going to get better.

Comment: Generally people do not understand (Score 2) 149

Generally people do not understand about personal data until it bites them in the butt. If his data and his families data gets highlighted in those records on the net. Bet he will think differently very fast. Perhaps he needs to understand the personal injury before he can make good decisions.
Until is more expensive for people that make these decisions and corporations that fail on so many levels of bureaucracy, no changes will be made that have an impact.

Comment: Re:not-a-bug; wont-fix (Score 1) 118

by Bonzoli (#49089445) Attached to: New Android Trojan Fakes Device Shut Down, Spies On Users
I'm assuming this only gets in a phone if its jail broken/rooted and your downloading illegally obtained crap the phone. My bet is Government made, but which one has the most to gain from it?
Is it an Ad for AVG?
The other Ad, chances of catching this approaches 0 if you don't screw the security on your device up?

Comment: This was never going to work anyway. (Score 1) 129

by Bonzoli (#49089233) Attached to: Delivery Drones: More Feasible If They Come By Truck
Its purely a ploy to up stock price, look innovative, and have competitors spend money with RnD on crap that use not useful.
Price per pound is still, ship, rail, then truck.
Unless your delivering something like a paper clip at $10 a piece, there is no profit in this, at this time.
I'm more curious if their "robot lifter distribution centers" are turning a profit yet.

Comment: This card just shifts the liability, cost. (Score 2) 448

by Bonzoli (#49087307) Attached to: Credit Card Fraud Could Peak In 2015 As the US Moves To EMV
The cost for fraud is shifted to the merchant if their technology is not up to the level of the banks. If the retailer has high enough tech level, the liability is shifted to the customer.
The day of you denying charges is about over, even if someone used a PIN device to fool the retailer.

This does improve some security for the retailer network/software when dealing with the CCs but its a lot like saying DVD's are secure because they are encrypted. Is it secret, is it safe? No, its not. .

Comment: Re:Nobody gets to use the surprise face (Score 3, Informative) 131

by Bonzoli (#49079547) Attached to: US May Sell Armed Drones
United States Top 10 Exports

The following export product groups represent the highest dollar value in American global shipments during 2014. Also shown is the percentage share each export category represents in terms of US overall exports.

Machines, engines, pumps: US$219,566,232,000 (13.5% of total exports)
Electronic equipment: $171,966,197,000 (10.6%)
Oil: $157,213,437,000 (9.7%)
Vehicles: $135,797,903,000 (8.4%)
Aircraft, spacecraft: $124,831,567,000 (7.7%)
Medical, technical equipment: $84,879,104,000 (5.2%)
Gems, precious metals, coins: $65,522,480,000 (4.0%)
Plastics: $63,025,216,000 (3.9%)
Pharmaceuticals: $43,967,977,000 (2.7%)
Organic chemicals: $42,255,264,000 (2.6%)

Perhaps they are priming to give Kiev some assistance with armored vehicle based terrorist/separatists/greenmen/ignorantrussians.

Comment: Re:My suggestion to Oracle: SPARC everywhere... (Score 1) 190

by Bonzoli (#49041993) Attached to: Five Years After the Sun Merger, Oracle Says It's Fully Committed To SPARC
Hard to believe as I have 3500+ AIX servers with 5000+ lpars on them. As always the market changes, I personally hope IBM's massive price reductions and performance on the hardware spur some new interest. The only servers in my centers that never fall down are the AIX servers and zOS. I have Suse, redhat, MS.., z, servers, vmware, dedicated, just a lot of stuff. Z never goes down and AIX has about 99.99999 uptime here. I can't say that for any of the other hardware servers, dell, hp, etc. Its not cheap but not a disappointment either.
We are trying to put more on linux but the vmware costs keep jumping in there.

Comment: Re:Unfortunately... (Score 1) 190

by Bonzoli (#49041881) Attached to: Five Years After the Sun Merger, Oracle Says It's Fully Committed To SPARC
I've never been happy with any database running in vmware. But people keep putting them there. Just more work for me I guess.
Vmware has its positives but its nowhere near say running oracle R11 on an AIX lpar with dedicated fc/nics, which can also be migrated with npiv live. Lpars lack snapshots unless you count the mksysb/storage snapshots, which work just fine.
ATM we are trying to rationalize Snapshots of windows desktop and security. Nothing there, just headaches with vmware desktop. Might be banned soon. Anyone have a solution thats usable for that?