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Comment Re:Great idea (Score 1) 146 146

Someone doesn't have to actually die for this to be regarded as retarded. A lot of companies would be financially fucked if they lost their connection to the net for too long, or lost enough data that they would have to take days to rebuild it from logs, backups etc. Loss of reputation etc etc all could sink a company rather rapidly meaning that no one died as a direct result, but a lot of people could end up jobless all because some "security expert" thunk that jew were haxoring me!
This is a fucking retarded idea. I mean Bush hired him, that fucken says it all.

Comment Re:How is this different from Microsoft's... (Score 1) 147 147

Agreed, I reboot about every two weeks or so at work, at home it was longer - but since we now have load shedding our lovely power utility reboots my home PC's a lot more often. The fact that their devs are using IntelliJ and Eclipse screams "we don't like Microsoft" so they probably reboot out of reflex. For the .Net devs the only time I had to reboot that many times was when I was writing drivers in test mode. WTF are you doing? (Or doing badly in this case)

Comment It doesnt really matter (Score 0) 267 267

Anyone with another computer on the outside of your firewall who has any computer knowledge (or a friend with any) will tunnel straight through your stupid firewall. I rent a cheap ass server to do just that. Firewalls are there for morons, so block what you want the to stop the morons from seeing, everyone else does not give a shit.

Comment Re:PDF link to PDF exploit (Score 1) 117 117

I agree, I use different browsers to separate accounts/cookies. I don't want one google portal for all my google accounts, fuck that. I use different browsers to keep my shit apart. Browsers are largely all the same - sure there are some that do x better and some that do y better. I prefer debugging javascript code in IE because of the better integration it has with Visual Studio, general browsing in Chrome because of the process isolation, Firefox for certain plugins that either don't exist in other browsers or simply work better. I had not heard of Iron before though, will be installing that tonight, tx.

Comment Re:Please, tell me more (Score 1) 67 67

I am getting tired of all the nano that nano this, it's going to change the world. Been reading about it for fucking years and nothing has come of it. I AM sure it will change things if all the pie in the sky promises come true, but I am still waiting to see it actually hit the market or actually change the world I live in.

Comment Re:terrible idea, already fucked up (Score 1) 253 253

So, what if it does? Where do you draw the line? Who gets to decide what is acceptable and what is not acceptable. You could go to a pub and chat to someone who will explain how to make an explosive from fertilizer and diesel. Are we going to ban pubs as well now? In fact if we ever meet in a pub I can tell you exactly how to make an explosive, down to the detonator and timers, as well as ensuring you get maximum shrapnel. Doesn't mean I'm going to do it, doesn't mean you are going to do it, we're just having a fucken conversation. When you start limiting what people can or cannot even talk about it's a very slippery slope. If you are worried about your kids "accidently" finding porn on the internet then they should not be on the internet in the first place. Don't start blocking everyone because of parents who can't raise their fucken kids properly.

Comment Re:Kill the entire H1B program (Score 1) 636 636

Exactly, they are just waiting for the green card or indefinite leave to remain etc. Then they are out the door. What I love is management who think that a warm ass in a seat is all that is required to do the job. Same as the management who think throwing more people at a project that is behind schedule will fix things. Software development is not the same as digging a friggin ditch!

Comment Re:And this is where it begins. (Score 1) 49 49

Maybe for the smaller operations. I have family who work for a large retailer, every year the pickers go on strike for higher wages/bonus/whatever and the DC's ground to a halt. They are starting a pilot DC which is fully automated. DC is already built, all that's left is the integration into the current system. I would also like to point out that I currently live in a third world country.

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