Best Slashdot comment I've read in weeks; I shed real tears of laughter.
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How about a locking room where people can put their bicycles if they either ride to work, or want to ride at lunch (and leave their bike overnight).
> In order for the like button to work on a website, you must first authenticate.
I didn't think not authenticating with FB was enough. That is, even if I don't stay logged into Facebook, they can still query my cookie(s) and correlate it with my FB identity, right?
My sister works for a bank, and attended a vendor presentation about software that monitors IVR calls. They found that they got good results when listening for two keys phrases before transferring people directly to a Retention Specialist operator: "ridiculous" and "bullshit."
Naturally, I now answer "agent" to every prompt and then switch to "this is ridiculous bullshit" after a couple of tries.
Too bad there's no "+1, Infuriating But True" rating that I could have used my Mod Points on.
There are a lot of casinos in the area; perhaps they drew upon the local expertise (for which read "hired away") to get the skills they need. Just a guess.
Don't know your blood type? If you're reasonably healthy then go donate blood, and it will be automatically serotyped -- along with tests for a ton of other things. Also, free juice & cookies (and Guinness, at least when I donated in London twenty years ago!).
Especially if they come from Stone Hill. It's a pretty enough campus -- the Sheep Meadow is especially nice -- but I didn't realize they were producing corporate titans out there in Easton, Mass.
My former neighbor Rob is an engineer working on LED commercial fixtures for Philips and this is their main problem: if they make a good product, it eventually kills their market!
"Voluntary, compensated and not a long-term thing" you say? So, then, not like this guy whose blog as a Katrina-stranded sysadmin was so absorbing...but possibly required reading for
> I'd be willing to bet my last dollar that Blackboard getting adopted by schools
> can be summed up in one word - kickbacks.
Well, there is one other reason: a school can pick a better product but then BB buys the competition. Ask everyone who selected Angel over Blackboard.
Hah, we're cleverer than you would imagine, here in Little Rhodey! Why do you think they're pushing for a runway expansion at the airport, Mister Smarty Pants?
> The police should just zoom in the CCTV footage and x-ray the box through Photoshop...
So tell me, what's the Cockney rhyming slang for "Enhance...enhance...enhance..."?
The game's own rules say not to bury a cache. The web page where you add a cache to the database also reminds you that you are to have obtained sufficient permissions to hide the cache, though it's clear that many hiders never do so.
Well, I didn't get a new number, but my wife got a pretty convincing phish about ten days ago. *sigh* Citi, I hates you.