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Comment: Re:Now that was cool! (Score 2) 31 31

it's just analyzing the appearance of words in listed skills

actual database pros would not put "database" as an enumerated skill

maybe the kind of person who lists "windows" "internet explorer" and "microsoft word" as tech skills would, but such people would not show up in the data set analyzed here: resumes from serious professionals working in the tech sector

so it makes sense "database" would only be a tiny little distant circle

Comment: Re:Iran is not trying to save money (Score 1) 290 290

hitler liked dogs and thought highly of investing in highway infrastructure

people can be the epitome of evil and still be right about something. your "thinking" on this topic is basically the same as saying you hate dogs because hitler liked them

yes, the right screams about iran's bomb program. that doesn't mean the right is suddenly correct about everything, they are warmongering douchebags. however, they are actually correct *in this one instance* about the fucking bomb program

it also doesn't mean we should go to war. "i agree with the right that iran has a bomb program therefore i have to do exactly what the right says we should do about that" does not actually logically follow genius. but most importantly, it doesn't mean the nuclear program magically does not exist just because neocons are poopyheads and we don't like warmongering neocons

believing iraq has a nuclear program because some iraqi went to niger once and niger had yellowcake is *exactly* as fucking stupid as believing iran does not have a bomb program because we don't like donald rumsfeld: a ridiculous erroneous connection for a stupid prejudicial reason

so: congratulations: you are what you hate. your "thinking" is the same quality as warmongering and propagandized american idiots. intelligence is not doing the opposite of who you hate. that's just the same idiocies in reverse. intelligence is about actually being fucking perceptive and observing reality, actual reality. guided by facts nor prejudices. which means every once in a while *gasp* you and your ideological foes agree on the observation before you. and it doesn't logically follow that you agree with them about what to do about it, right genius? you deny what they want to do about reality, you don't deny reality!

seriously, you are a fucking idiot on this topic. you are to me exactly the same kind of loser as the idiots who thought iraq had a nuclear program. you believe something obviously not real because of who you like/ dislike prejudicially who says the lie. fucking moronic

Comment: Re:What's the next project? (Score 1) 45 45

there's identifying and knowing your weaknesses, planning for them, and failing over swiftly and gracefully

then there's not doing a damn thing about the weaknesses, and using the same damn set up forever

also, we're not talking about exchanging product keys for cracked software. we're talking about a system used in a wold war where thousands of lives and the prestige of nations depended upon a good implementation plan

Comment: Re:Wrong about automation and profit (Score 2) 79 79

The article carries echoes of the "profit is evil and government is good" mantra so popular lately.

that's a false dichotomy that only appeals to a simpleton

profit taking cannot occur without the stability and security established by government. likewise, government cannot exist without tapping into the profits it makes possible. government without the individual pursuit of capital is hell. and the social darwinistic pursuit of capital be damned the externalities is a simply another flavor of hell

it's just ignorance to imagine that capitalism and government are enemies. one does not exist without the other

Comment: Re:Profit over safety (Score 1) 79 79

we're talking about nuclear

nuclear is great until something bad happens. and then the possibilities are so exceedingly horrendous that there's nothing insurance can effectively do to offset the damage. what's the going insurance rate on giving cancer to people for decades and rendering large swaths of land unlivable for generations?

insurance is only effective when the premiums paid cover the probability of damages possible. but the damages possible with nuclear are so stupefyingly huge that the insurance company would quickly go bankrupt instead of paying out

Comment: Re:What's the next project? (Score 1) 45 45

if enigma was such a great system, it would have protected from or gracefully readjusted after such an obvious and easily foreseeable failure. that no one foresaw such an obvious failure or didn't have any contingency for the fucking obvious simply means that enigma was extremely brittle and therefore a weak system

and even though it was broken, the breaking remained classified *exactly because* the brittle weak system could be sold to countries that uk, usa wanted to spy on easily. so yes: you need to re-learn your history, moron

Comment: Re:Iran is not trying to save money (Score 1) 290 290

who gives a fuck about netanyahu? if israel said russia is bullying ukraine would you automatically believe russia is being heroic? you base your opinion on the opposite of what netanyahu says? do you think?

and iraq 2003 is exactly what i am talking about: bush said they had nukes and american morons didn't think to look at actual facts and just trusted the lies. iran says they are not building nukes when they obviously have an advanced nuclear program. they're building it for energy? you believe that?

your braindead insistence on rejecting the fucking obvious about iran's pursuit of a bomb is EXACTLY the same as some moron braindead trusting gw bush about iraq in 2003. exactly the same moronic prejudice over actual facts. that's you. you blatantly disregarding obvious facts because of a prejudice. that's you on this topic 100%

it is not remotely possible to accept the very obvious basics of iran's nuclear program and conclude that they're not building a bomb. you're not a serious person. you are guided by gross prejudice, in spite of obvious facts, exactly like morons who wanted war with iraq in 2003

Comment: Re:What's the next project? (Score 1) 45 45

you can't claim a system is excellent while at the same time enumerating its major failures. of course an inside man or inside knowledge can do major damage to any system, but a truly robust system would safeguard against user carelessness and there would be ways to identify sabotage or major breaches and adjust around the damage. enigma was a brittle system where all of the failures you list were inevitable and foreseeable. and no plans, or weak late plans, were made for the inevitable and foreseeable

Comment: Re:if that's true, (Score 4, Informative) 306 306

I don't care about whether you can prevent sharing with your friends on FB it whatever, what I care about is me not having to alter my network settings so that if I give you access to my WiFi network, you sharing MY network information with the pwoe you're "friends" with.

Comment: Re:alogrithms aren't racist (Score 2) 261 261

That said it is pretty obvious that the main proponents of voter laws are Republicans because they know it will benefit them in elections, and the main opponents of voter laws are democrats because they know it will not benefit them in elections.

Backwards. The Republicans know that the biggest source of bogus voter registrations, and the areas with the largest number of actively dead registered voters and turnout at polling places where the number of votes exceeds the eligible population, are in places where Democrat activists work the hardest to hold on to power. It's not that knowing people who vote are voting legally and only once isn't going to benefit Democrats, it's that such a process is counter to what liberal activist groups work so hard to put in place. Like huge efforts to get college students to register to vote where they go to school, but to also vote absentee in their home state. Stuff like that. When they pour so much work into it that it starts to show (like the thousands of bogus registrations routinely created by the former ACORN), you know they won't like having that work undone by basic truth-telling at the polling place.

If you're worried about people not knowing there's an election coming up, and not bothering to get an ID (really? you can't go to the doctor, fill a prescription, collect a welfare check, or much of ANYTHING else with already having an ID), then why not encourage the Democrats to apply the same level of effort they put into the shady practices described above, and focus it instead on getting that rare person who never sees a doctor, never gets a prescription, collects no government benefits of any kind, doesn't work (but whom you seem to suggest none the less are a large voting block) and, with YEARS to work with between elections ... just getting them an ID?

Comment: Re:Not Exactly.... (Score 5, Insightful) 306 306

That isn't the issue. The issue is YOU being able to share MY WiFi key because I was dumb enough to let a Windows 10 user on my WiFi network. This is akin to me giving you the keys to my house so you can housesit, and you getting a hundred copies cut and distributing them to a bunch of people you know.

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