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Comment: Re:I loved the ads (Score 1) 244

by fulldecent (#46778409) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Good Print Media Is Left?

> Why is it that the ads in mags like Byte were a key part of the reason I bought the magazine -- but banners and online ads have become little more than annoyance and irritation?

This is the same reason some Superbowl TV ads are funny but all other TV ads are boring -- they require a large up-front investment.

Comment: Re:The chain of trust is broken. (Score 1) 110

by fulldecent (#46563289) Attached to: Fake PGP Keys For Crypto Developers Found

The technology to finally create the web of trust exists: cell phones, NFC/barcode scanner on phone, push notification (to nag you to connect to nearby friends)

The technology for more secure communication and authentication exists: smart cards (not yet compatible with cell phones)

There is clearly not a need yet for users to join the web of trust.

FORTRAN rots the brain. -- John McQuillin