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Comment Re:How to migrate away? (Score 1) 198

I know. Replacing flash with HTML/Java isn't new. I know someone who does this professionally.... and knowing how much he charges, I know that a gigantic chunk of web history will be discarded.

And why did flash have to die? Security? Sure, lets take the Dentist's approach to web security..... Tooth hurt? Well we better pull it out!
Never you mind that flash's real-world threat was centered around bad advertisements and bad domains. Lets not point our finger at bloggers selling their souls for pennies, or at TLD authorities allowing obvious typo-squatting.

Next tooth he'll want to pull is Java. But that's ok, we've still got Silverlight and .NET!!! *HURK* Sorry, i just threw up in my mouth a little.

Comment Re:Fascist bastards ... (Score 1) 189

You can't fight the system by fighting the system. Fighting the system makes the system stronger.

If you protest, they send the police.

If you riot, they send riot police.

If you revolt, they send the army.

None of the above is theoretical. Read up on Anarchy.

Comment Re:I really just don't get it. (Score 3, Insightful) 189

Franklin was definitely a weird free-thinker.... and he probably single-handedly ensured the victory of the revolution by sleeping with the bored housewives of Paris' rich and powerful.

I can't really think of any other of the founding fathers as being weird, tho.

Comment Re:Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, etc? (Score 1) 106

cloud hosted email lets you still control SPF records. Big providers will list this as part of the setup process. Office365 will even warn you that DNS isn't properly configured if it detects you skipped this.

Some SaaS resellers don't know what SPF records are. These are the same guys who took your website offline when the switched your mail provider, and they have no idea how that happened because websites have nothing to do with email (DERP), so then you had to call your OTHER IT guys. Those resellers shouldn't be selling email... but they are.

Comment Re: Oh sure (Score 0) 220

The Democrat training manual is Brave New World.

Instead of that dumb crap the repblicraps want to do, lets kill the Earth with "Green" Technology (mercury in CFLs and toxic rare earths in solar panels), spend trillions on healthcare so that slightly more people can afford bare-bones coverage that doesn't cover anything, and lets let all the illegals have citizenship, because who needs jobs? Fuck, if we cared about poor people having low-paying jobs, we wouldn't have spend the last 50 years sending all our manufacturing to Asia. Democrats won't be happy until every American has their hand out to Big Brother, collecting food stamps from their benevolent leftist overlords.

Comment Re:Pentaquarks are for five cows. (Score 1) 65

THERE ARE NOT 5 QUARKS, BUT 20 QUARKS ROTATING THROUGH 4 24-HOUR DAYS IN THE 4 CORNER CUBE EARTH. SCIENCE EDUCATES YOU STUPID. YOU BELIEVE IN CHILD-KILLER GOD PARTICLE. LEAVE CHILD ALONE IN ROOM WITH GOD PARTICLE; CHILD DIES OF STARVATION. YOU CAN'T UNDERSTAND 20 QUARKS BECAUSE YOU THINK 1+1=2 INSTEAD OF 1+1=8. THIS IS WHY GOD EATS YOUR CHILDREN AND SHITS YOUR 5 QUARKS INTO SCHOOL KIDS FROM THE SCHOOLTEACHER'S DIRTY MOUTH.

Comment Re:Am I the only guy here that likes G+? (Score 1, Insightful) 153

The problem with Google+ is how the tried (are still trying) to tie it into EVERYTHING.

Back in the dark, dark days when my company was on Google Apps, this was one day turned on, and we had to jump through hoops to turn it off... and then every time I'd log into my personal gmail account (which also had + manually opted-out of), this shit got somehow re-enabled. I had to start using a seperate browser for my personal mail, which really pissed me off, because Opera is the only browser that doesn't fill me with RAGE.

Best of all, its now REQUIRED to post comments on youtube. Fuck that.

BTW, G+ is for Google employees, tumbleweeds, and people who don't know they have a G+ account.

Comment Re:Curious (Score 1) 136

The SPAM folder is really the mail server's "I'm not 100% sure this is spam" folder.
90% of spam never gets to your email account at all. Those are the messages the server is 100% sure is spam.

I get more than my share of spam... but that's because I do things that confuse the mail server... such as flagging as not spam receipt emails from the viagra I bought from an online pharmacy. That right there pretty much fucks you for having any sort of reliable spam filtering.

Comment Re:Why are we even discussing this again? (Score 2) 213

1. worked with a CCNA who couldn't configure VLANs on a Cisco switch.
2. worked with multiple MCSE's who were computer illiterate.

The matter is settled. Paper don't mean shit to anyone outside the PHB's hiring you. That alphabet soup you have on your business card isn't fooling your peers.

Comment Re:More support roles (Score 1) 138

I don't really care much what they call it or where the server sits, but I'm fairly fucking disturbed by the trend of cloud service vendors making their services end-user-centric... by which I mean the services are meant to be purchased and administered by the people who will be using it, not by vendors.

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