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Comment: WTF? (Score 1) 136

by NetNed (#48857233) Attached to: Drug Company CEO Blames Drug Industry For Increased Drug Resistance
Isn't it about time for the FDA to require all drugs sold in the US be made in the US?? We are told all the time that companies go over seas to get more competitive, yet the prices for their goods go up and up and up and up. They tell us it's so consumers get a better price that they crave. That is all complete and utter BULLSHIT. It's all to increase profit, lower operating costs, and fuel the people on wall street.

Comment: Workstation?? (Score 1) 325

by NetNed (#48766497) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: High-Performance Laptop That Doesn't Overheat?
Sort of going for a desktop where cooling is not an issue, I think Workstations are the only why to go. They tend to be more bulky, but for a reason. SSD too, as they use less power and run a lot cooler. I buy Dell Workstations for my company and run heavy CAD programs (Catia, UG) on them with rarely any issues. I think, even though you might not need it, a Quadro or Fire level video adapter in it would serve you well also. Off loading as much of that processing from the CPU would make it run cooler.

Comment: Re:Sony security: strong or weak? (Score 2) 343

This tells a lot about what was first reported and how the actual claim of it being North Korea was fabricated. Most interesting is the line "Among the more than 11,000 newly-released files are hundreds of employee usernames and passwords as well as RSA SecurID tokens and certificates belonging to Sony". Ahhhh yea I'm going to say North Korea wasn't involved in the least in this......... Former employee(s) seem about a million times more likely.

Comment: Re:Official Conclusion (Score 1, Insightful) 343

Add to it that Sony is NOT an American company, that the scripts used had HARD CODED passwords and network routes in it, plus the amount of people Sony laid off this year. The whole thing is utter bullshit and the FBI latched on to it for some reason, most likely PR or to use it as an excuse to stomp on US citizens rights. I can't believe on so many tech site that have people that have knowledge of networks and security you still have people that believe the whole thing and investigate it very little.

Now we have douche bags like Bruce Schneier and Kevin Mitnick saying that the technology doesn't exist to stop these attacks. The author of Applied Cryptography first main point is that they shouldn't have made racist comments about President Obama or insulted its starsor (what ever the fuck that means)???? WTF???? How is that even part of the story of a so call security expert talking on the attacks? Gee wouldn't the first logical conclusion be that if they used simple encryption on their emails then even if stolen the attackers would have found the email files useless?

I'm sorry, I'm sick of the "experts" insulting our intelligence with stupid comments that are pretty easy to see as nonsensical. The are either paid shills or make comments like those to keep their business revenue flowing.

Comment: Restored some faith (Score 0) 222

by NetNed (#48604783) Attached to: Linking Drought and Climate Change: Difficult To Do
Comments here have restored some faith in slashdot commenters to me slightly. I was always baffled when the so called tech savoy community was "all in" on climate change with all the information that is at their finger tips on the internet and articles like this resulted in trying to shout out people with the claims of "deniers, deniers, deniers!!!"

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