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Comment: Re:Being a stay-at-home mom is expensive (Score 1) 285

by Cederic (#48662737) Attached to: BT, Sky, and Virgin Enforce UK Porn Blocks By Hijacking Browsers

Which is clearly total fucking shit. I have a single income household and I'm paying all my bills on time. I'm also living in a small house because I can't afford a nicer one, because the cost of housing has been heavily pushed up by all the dual-income families that receive tax breaks and cash from the government to encourage them to continue a dual-income lifestyle that I just can't fucking afford.

The cost of living doesn't force them out to work, the greed for a lifestyle that I have to subsidise but can't attain encourages them out to work.

Just fucking stay at home with the children you shouldn't have fucking had and do everyone a favour.

Comment: Re:Old news. (Score 1) 281

by Cederic (#48650709) Attached to: Study: Red Light Cameras Don't Improve Safety

Perhaps at a speed appropriate to the road, the weather, the time of day, the other traffic, the proximity of junctions for which you may need to stop.

You know, the same as most people that get safely through a day driving.

If you absolutely definitively want a single fixed speed at which we're safe while you're driving I can only suggest 0mph

Comment: Re:Old news. (Score 1) 281

by Cederic (#48646595) Attached to: Study: Red Light Cameras Don't Improve Safety

Never assume someone hitting you is going to have insurance.

I don't actually care. I have my own insurance. It'd be nicer to claim off theirs but I don't have to.

Of course, it'd be even nicer to not need a claim. When coming to an emergency halt (accident in front, or genuinely boneheaded driver nearly causing one, or just me failing to realise the traffic had started going 40mph slower than me) I generally look in my rear view mirror and very much adjust the extent of my braking to give the car behind as much space as possible while giving myself enough space to stop.

But I drive cars that can stop very quickly - good brakes, good grip, good reactions. So I usually have the luxury of not slamming the brakes on full, but instead adjusting the rate of braking to suit the situation.

Comment: Re:Old news. (Score 1) 281

by Cederic (#48646571) Attached to: Study: Red Light Cameras Don't Improve Safety

So 15% of the US are shit selfish drivers. Nonetheless, if red light cameras make you slam on your brakes then you're driving badly.

It's a fucking junction. You don't have to go through it at the sped limit. You can slow down as you approach it, to give you more time to react if the lights change.

That's what normal people do. Sensible, safe drivers, that get to pick up their kids from the whatever-the-fuck proxy for their shit parenting place they've put them in because they didn't have an accident because they know how to fucking drive.

How about you just plan your life better - start with not having fucking children, you're clearly not equipped for it.

Comment: Re:Threatpost, professional, processes (Score 1) 177

by Cederic (#48642721) Attached to: Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony

I'd fire your ass in a heartbeat.

You work for Sony by any chance?

What he's described is pretty standard IT security. What you want is complete fucking data loss.

Fire him? With cunts like you running the business he'll leave and get a job at a competent firm anyway.

Comment: Re:The Sony hack isn't even newsworthy (Score 1) 579

by Cederic (#48632859) Attached to: Reaction To the Sony Hack Is 'Beyond the Realm of Stupid'

This is why I now love Sony.

"Why are you IT guys so expensive?" Because otherwise, Sony.
"Why is IT so slow?" Because Sony
"But I can and it's cheap" Yep. Sony.

In house IT isn't expensive because people are stupid, it's because doing it properly, securely, with data integrity, resilience, etc isn't easy, isn't cheap and needs checks and balances that sadly slow the processes.

Or Sony. But hey, it's your business.

The algorithm for finding the longest path in a graph is NP-complete. For you systems people, that means it's *real slow*. -- Bart Miller