I agree. The reassurances being uttered recently by health authorities were totally a odds with the facts. Two western patients and three resulting infections to health workers, despite having all the facilities and protective gear.
I'm still somewhat confident it could be contained in a major western country (if we can stop those stupid exposed health workers mingling with the general population), but imagine it getting into parts of Asia and South America.
yacc is very likely to be useful there
also awk and lex.
this is like the most prestigious post a female scientist has had, in the physical sciences. I knew one of the previous directors, and he was very laid back, I think she'll do fine.
Being a woman doesn't mean she's competing in the scientific special Olympics.
Oh, come on. Following your logic, criminals could just toss evidence of any sort into the sea with impunity.
"Sorry your honour, I did not destroy those financial records. I tossed them into the sea, and they're probably still there."
"Overly literal"; Seriously, for a law? Laws are supposed to be taken literally.
If congress hadn't intended this outcome (and I'm just assuming from the summary that this outcome is indeed a direct consequence of the law) then they should have passed a different law.
Adobe lecturing anyone on security?
I must have imagined all those flash vulnerabilities.
Is iCloud encrypted under the consumer's key? That seems like the smart thing to do.
No, that is absolutely not the smart thing to do. Brute force attacks on the key are throttled by the phone hardware, but there would be no throttling on internal iCloud attacks on that same key. Not only could a government get your data from the cloud but it then has the key for anything you didn't backup to the cloud.
Presumably attacks within the cloud could normally only be performed by government agencies, and I guess its is slightly better that your naked selfies be accessible to only the government than available to any skilled hacker.