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Comment: Re:Uber is the great kind of idea that assholes ru (Score 1) 81

by Minwee (#49578315) Attached to: Uber Testing Massive Merchant Delivery Service

I wish we could find a way to make the honeymoon last forever. Maybe a way to identify and blacklist bad actors before they can create damage.

That sounds like a perfect plan. And I'm sure that the identifying and blacklisting of bad actors would be awesome during the "honeymoon" period when it is introduced. Enthusiastic participants will make it a great alternative.

And then, once it gets popular, the assholes will show up...

Comment: Re:Fast track (Score 4, Insightful) 353

by Minwee (#49570685) Attached to: University Overrules Professor Who Failed Entire Management Class

I have found professors who are fresh out of the trenches often fail to comprehend, the following.
1. These students are taking more than just His class.
2. Chances are the class is required. Meaning most of the students don't have too much interest in the class.
3. The students are filled with other concerns then just that class. Finding a girl/boy friend, trying to keep on on what he should socially be.
4. Because he specialized in that topic for so long, there isn't any empathy on the fact that people just don't get it, the first time.

And what the students fail to comprehend is this:

That's. Their. Problem.

This isn't Kindergarten. Nobody is there to hold your hand. Just because you paid for the class doesn't mean that anybody owes you a passing grade. If you can't be bothered to pay attention to class, or don't think it's important, or just don't like the professor, then _you_ get to deal with that. If you can't, then you're going to fail.

And if "But I have other classes!" is the best excuse that you can come up with, then you're going to deserve it.

Comment: Re:Dumb setting. (Score 3, Interesting) 117

by Minwee (#49539797) Attached to: iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area

If you have your phone set to connect to any available network, re-connect to wifi networks you have joined before, and to continually broadcast those SSIDs one by one until it receives a response, then don't be surprised to get owned every now and then you're following the 802.11 standard correctly.

If your phone is set to connect to networks with names like "attwifi" or "xfinitiwifi", then... well, that's what it will do.

All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors.