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Comment: Re:No, just no. (Score 1) 89 89

by Culture20 (#50000329) Attached to: Put Your Enterprise Financial Data In the Cloud? Sure, Why Not
Okay, revised:
"My driving a car is statistically riskier to my physical safety than riding a bus. But I drive, because I have more control there. Sometimes convenience wins out over security."

My second analogy still stands (altered for clarity): "Just because I'll happily engage in one risky behavior doesn't mean I should now climb a ladder when I could use stairs instead."

Comment: Re:Literally the only useful thing to me (Score 1) 210 210

by Culture20 (#49994861) Attached to: Lenovo Could Remake the ThinkPad X300 With Current Technologies
CPU and RAM lights would be constantly on (although I have seen gauges with multiple LEDs like on Apple Xserves). USB devices that shift between active and inactive states (HDDs, thumb drives, etc) have their own activity LEDs; no need for an LED on the bus. Although this reminds me of one quirk of Macs that I hate: the NICs have no LEDs, so testing jack on/off state is harder to do with a MacBook or iMac.

Comment: Re:No, just no. (Score 1) 89 89

by Culture20 (#49993991) Attached to: Put Your Enterprise Financial Data In the Cloud? Sure, Why Not
My driving a car is statistically riskier to my physical safety than flying. But I drive, because I have more control there. Sometimes convenience wins out over security.
To make my analogy fit better, the two things should be unrelated: Just because I'll happily drive a car doesn't mean I should now climb a ladder when I could use stairs instead.

Comment: Re:Why would a license plate point to a person (Score 1) 129 129

You're using a very tight definition of "sharing", where the main point is that two different cars are capable of using the same license plate which means that the license plate doesn't even point definitively to one vehicle, let alone one person.

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