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Comment: Re:Okay, but... (Score 1) 144

by jb11 (#46664249) Attached to: Hacker Holds Key To Free Flights

If by highly trained you mean a 2 month boot camp that mainly consists of jogging around and carrying a fake rubber gun, yea highly trained. (I worked at the facility where all the air martials got trained).

Well according to several articles I have seen like this one http://www.clickorlando.com/ne..., they are considered the best shots of any federal agency. So if what you say is true, then everyone else must be complete crap.

Comment: Re:Uh.. bandwidth? (Score 1) 380

by jb11 (#42883393) Attached to: Home Server Or VPS? One Family's Math
People seem to keep defaulting to Comcast or providing an example of where servers are allowed at home. My original post was a general statement because some ISPs allow them where many others don't. I have run servers many times from home for different purposes on different providers, but I have never had enough traffic to cause an issue (like test web servers and friends-only game servers). If I expected to use enough bandwidth to be noticed, I would either find a shell host or consider a business package. Even if my ISP allowed home servers, I certainly wouldn't want to run a crappy server by hosting it on a basic home package.

Comment: Re:No. (Score 3, Informative) 338

by jb11 (#42456029) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Undoing an Internet Smear Campaign?

That link is about folks who actually did those things and want to bury things that they think a future employer may find objectionable.

In this case, someone is making shit up and defaming someone.

The person asking this needs to have his wife sue. Do not pass go. Go directly to lawyer.

Actually, the example in the article is about a girl that had a common name that was returning search results that were not about her.

"From the article: "Samantha Grossman wasn't always thrilled with the impression that emerged when people Googled her name. 'It wasn't anything too horrible,' she said. 'I just have a common name. There would be pictures, college partying pictures, that weren't of me, things I wouldn't want associated with me.'"

Comment: Re:Mythbusters? (Score 0) 336

by jb11 (#41142207) Attached to: FAA To Reevaluate Inflight Electronic Device Use
I was speaking generally about the show itself, rather than the point they tried make in that particular episode. IMO, the show (like many others) is just an excuse to spend money, blowing stuff up in the name of science, while in reality it is just another block of network time filled by unnecessary crap. While it may be entertaining at times, they hardly ever really prove or disprove any of the myths they are testing. I am just saying that using Mythbusters as a basis for any kind of argument is pointless because the facts can be learned from much more valid sources.

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