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Comment Re:Software needs to catch up (Score 1) 167

Julia and Rust have some intriguing parallelisation mechanisms.
What I would like to write is code that has a dependency graph (or the compiler figures out the dependencies and parallelises by itself).

In the meantime I simple write code for 1 processor, and run that on many data sets in parallel (using make or doit).

Comment Re:Debunk this. (Score 1) 119

I am unsure what should I debunk and what I am failing in. The report you refer to is very insightful though (I am looking at http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessm... ). I don't see anything I should disagree with? They report human-made global warming and its measurable effects. Thanks for the resource, it is very detailed and interesting.

Comment Re:Global warming has been changed to Climate Chan (Score 4, Informative) 119

Conveniently Global Warming initiative somehow morphed into the Climate Change, or, more accurately, fight against Climate change. I have to believe that every educated person will agree that the only thing that is constant it is change itself, including climate. Climate is changing slowly, also changes in cycles and has many variables. And yes, human are f***king up the biosphere.

Your stage of denial is 3, and you are implying a appeal to nature fallacy. Here are the relevant links:

NASA has issued new study saying that Antarctica stated that since 1992, a lot of ice has been added to the continent this is the link to NASA: https://www.nasa.gov/content/g...

See here: http://grist.org/climate-energ...

Most cynical opponents to those who were pushing Global Warming were citing that it was about the money and carbon tax in the particular.

... are you arguing that now? Do you think scientists are warning about human-made global warming for money and the carbon tax?

I am convinced that in my lifetime I will see another initiative related to the fight against Global Cooling. As such Climate Change is much more convenient because bureaucrats can fight any change irrespective of the direction of the change.

Here is some information about various cooling claims:

Comment Re:Password1 (Score 2) 103

at least one symbol and at least 8 characters Password1~

This leads to extremely common patterns, or classes of passwords such as ULLLLLLLDS, which can be pre-computed for cracking.

Knowing the 30 most common such topologies and allows an attacker to crack 90% of all passwords (according to leaked password lists).

Smart password checkers like the one of Kaspersky take that into account https://blog.kaspersky.com/pas...

Here is a talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?... and some material here: https://blog.korelogic.com/blo....

Comment Re:Perhaps they could buy a station wagon and (Score 4, Interesting) 49

In the case of SN 1987A https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SN_1987A, a supernova in 1987 which was close enough that we could detect the flood of neutrinos, the neutrinos did as predicted arrive a few hours before the light.

That claim is disputed (as you can see on the page you link to), because the equipment has not reliably recorded the times of arrival of the neutrino detections. What you say about Supernova models predicting neutrinos escaping before light is true, but the observational proof is yet to come... making IceCube even more important.

Comment Re:Breaking. lol. (Score 2) 217

Backdoors. thank you very much.

Nope. They mention that in the paper and then proceed to show how it can be done without them.

Just because it can be done without backdoors, doesn't mean the NSA isn't going the easy route. That the NSA is tapping large datacenters before encryption and has access to the private keys of major companies is known now. Schneier says:

The new Snowden revelations are explosive. Basically, the NSA is able to decrypt most of the Internet. They're doing it primarily by cheating, not by mathematics.

In 1750 Issac Newton became discouraged when he fell up a flight of stairs.