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Comment: Re:Why don't they ask (Score 1) 395

by Dumnezeu (#34111006) Attached to: A Decade of Agile Programming — Has It Delivered?

After 10 years or so, one would think that if it really was a lot better, at least half of all products out there would be Agile-based by now?

No. Most companies don't understand Agile so they're either afraid of it or they implement their own flavor which is usually far from Agile.

And here's some of the stuff I heard managers/CEOs say about agile:

Agile may be better than waterfall, but what would we do without all that documentation??!?!?1?? How would the project survive and how could the developers write code without shitloads of documentation? Who the fuck do those computer programmers believe they are when ask to be considered human beings? Everybody knows you can't trust your employees with anything, so you have to make all the decisions because they're either incompetent, they might steal your code or they might intentionally break it. Waterfall WTF! </sarcasm>

Comment: Re:This is the end of unlimited unmetered bandwidt (Score 1) 149

by Dumnezeu (#33473480) Attached to: Game Publishers Using Stealth P2P Clients

I have unlimited data transfer at 5Mbit/sec for $10/month. At least that's what I get from my ISP and they explicitly allow me to run any services I want (I just can't send mail through port 25 without making a phone call first and even that takes only a few minutes and it's a one-time activation). This is in Romania.

Comment: AMD, you don't need to switch stickers! (Score 1) 597

by Dumnezeu (#33455120) Attached to: AMD Hates Laptop Stickers As Much As You Do

From all of the above comments, I see that people are FINE with stickers, they just don't know how to take them off and they complain about the glue. They don't feel "forced" (as TFA suggests). I actually keep the stickers for as long as possible (until they get dirty) because it gives me the feeling of "new" :)

Comment: Re:OpenPGP (Score 1) 86

by Dumnezeu (#33455008) Attached to: New German Government ID Hacked By CCC

In support of the parent post: can you even trust your own hardware? I remember a recent story on Slashdot regarding some common computer hardware (a video or a network card) had its firmware infected with a trojan. And even more recently, a company accidentally released a software update that was infected with a virus (the machine they used to compile was infected, so the compiled .exe got infected as well).

There's got to be more to life than compile-and-go.

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