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Comment: News for Nerds, Indeed (Score 1) 191 191

The researcher who conducted the experiment will show off his findings at the upcoming Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas, where the real woman pictured in the profiles is scheduled to introduce him for his presentation.

when you have to specify that the woman is real ...

Comment: Re:Yet another reason... (Score 1) 457 457

yeah give me hurricanes. i like disasters i can see coming far enough in advance to have a map of where it is and track the thing daily.

as it happens, i am one of the last people to leave the building when a hurricane approaches. when we go under warning (24 hours out) we take down the datacenter and power down the building. then i can get in my car and drive away. not like a tornado or earthquake.

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