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If I were GameStop, I would add a disclaimer somewhere explaining that digital codes in used games may not work. I think this lawsuit has some merit but it ultimately frivolous. GameStop has a pretty lenient return policy. You have 7 days to return your used game. If you buy a game for the DLC and it doesn't work, just return it.
Statistically, the best heart surgeon is the one with them most computer game experience. See http://www.springerlink.com/content/a63nx82mbq2g37b4/
Surgery is just hand-eye coordination, so a specialist should be better.
But for a lot of problems, a good GP can be better than a specialist. Specialists will tend to over-diagnose and over-proscribe within their own field. If you see a psychologist, you'll get psycho-therapy. If you see a psychiatrist, you'll get happy pills. A good GP will recommend surgery, medication, lifestyle changes, or whatever else is most likely to work.
That said, a bad GP will give you a script of antibiotics, and tell you to come back if the symptoms persist.
(Disclaimer - I'm not a doctor, but I'm related to a GP).
i've always considered overly complex encryption models a waste of time - private and public key encryption should be simple and strong. bob uses the public key to encrypt a message that only alice can decrypt with her private key, i think where pgp lost it's way is getting too worried that alice wasn't who alice says she is. technological answers to this question is always a big fail.
at the end of the day, you have to trust that alice is in control of her private key. if you have something sensitive enough that any possibility that this isn't the case is unacceptable, you need more then pgp.
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I didn't read the article (duh) but if Google plans to monetize this venture further by serving ads, I can only image the future emotional trauma: I just got diagnosed with liver cancer and am reviewing my medical records, and on the sidebar I read funerals-r-us.com is having a special on blue caskets!
A recent attack on the University of Missouri system computer database allowed overseas intruders to retrieve 22,396 names and Social Security numbers of individuals associated with the university..."
The effort, called the Encyclopedia of Life, will include species descriptions, pictures, maps, videos, sound, sightings by amateurs, and links to entire genomes and scientific journal papers. Its first pages of information will be shown Wednesday in Washington where the massive effort is being announced by some of the world's leading institutions. The project will take about 10 years to finish."