I did not donate, yet I edited "deadbeat". Is that a conflict-of-interest?
I've heard lots of older IT people that they're actively discouraging their kids from following in their footsteps
I tell them, "find out what you like doing, and learn it well, but keep flexible. Don't chase fads or short-term money."
IT is cyclical, unpredictable, and tends to eat the elderly, but so do many other professions. The work world is full of pointy edges and roller coasters.
It's mostly "redistributing" money from people, to their older selves
Time Socialism: a new evil for the right to rant about. It'll take their mind off birth certificates.
libertarian tendencies and for caring too much about the constitution
A good many libertarians treat both the Constitution and the Bible as a buffet: pick only the food you are interested in and ignore the rest.
Don't want the government knowing everything about you? Don't request secret clearance from it.
Those are about the only positions not at risk of being outsourced to Timbuktu because the Timbukese can't get US clearances.
Come on now, no one glorifies clowns.
A normal country wouldn't permit such monopolies.
It's like Abu Ghraib: the grunts get the most blame and management gets off with a minor hand-slapping. If that many people were torturing that much without management noticing, then management was AWOL.
WSJ is in the back pockets of big businesses. How can we be sure this is not anti-competition (i.e, pro-oligopoly) propaganda?
I prefer the days...when people/groups generally wrote their own songs, played their own instruments, and aside from a bit of reverb, and other treatments shy of fucking Autotune...had real vocals on their songs.
Yeah, I remember the good ol' "Get Off My Lawn" song, by "Wipper and the Snappers".
I'm a bit Leary of this kind of research.
and still are
Recently, we were diagnosing a
.NET assembly and, after getting nowhere with the vendor, ran it through a decompiler. The code was a morass of SQL concatenation, sloppy type conversions, and various things that are generally thought of as insecure.
Okay, but what were the unexpected things you found?