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Comment: Re:Hard to take sides (Score 1) 355

by Nimloth (#49570625) Attached to: University Overrules Professor Who Failed Entire Management Class

1. The professor is incompetent, and incapable of classroom management. 2. Every single student failed to learn the material due to their own fault.

Except that average IQ drops quickly when in a large group. Sadly, if there are 3-4 real troublemakers in the group and enough "indifferent" students, it's probably enough to make at least 75% of them behave like retards, and that makes it a heck of a lot harder for the other 25% to actually do the learning. So it's very possible that in such an environment, no student was able to learn the material, due to the behavior of the group as a whole.

Comment: Re:Instead... (Score 1) 356

by Nimloth (#49522419) Attached to: 'Mobilegeddon': Google To Punish Mobile-Hostile Sites Starting Today
To be clear, to pass the "mobile-friendly" Google test, you DO NOT need a separate mobile version of your site. There are guidelines or what sites should do to be considered mobile-friendly such as size or proximity of links, no fixed-pixel-width interface, etc. This all makes sense in a mobile-friendly world that all web sites should abide by these principles, whether it chooses to serve different content to mobile and desktop, or they just make sure their regular website respects these accessibility guidelines.

Comment: Re:Bullshit Stats. (Score 1) 496

by Nimloth (#48427177) Attached to: As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines

When you look at the overall without understanding it at looks like we live in a sexist society because women choose more emotionally rewarding careers than financially rewarding.

Because... traditionally there is more social pressure on the husband to bring the money home. Perhaps this could play a small role in the equation, no?

Comment: Re:Unifi (Score 4, Informative) 172

by Nimloth (#42471349) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deploy Small Office Wi-Fi SSIDs?
+1 for Ubiquiti Unifi. I run the controller on my Macbook, the APs are spread across several locations and some locations have several. Roaming is seemless, quality and features are impressive and they are dirt cheap. 3 packs are 250$, that comes to about 85$ / AP. The controller is included and there is no license to pay or recurring fees.

Comment: Re:No (Score 1) 671

by Nimloth (#39240781) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Using Company Laptop For Personal Use
For what it's worth XenClient is exactly what you need, though it requires a Citrix infrastructure at work so it might not work out. But you'd have an hypervisor on the laptop with two VMs, Work and Home. Work is loaded by IT and sync'd with XenDesktop, and Home is loaded by you and you control everything on it. Complete isolation of both images.

The degree of technical confidence is inversely proportional to the level of management.