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Comment Re:Cooling (Score 1) 422 422

I know supercomputing centers that do this: the heat from the server room is used to heat the building. I'm not 100% sure of the details but it's worked for quite a long time without incident. I don't think building HVAC is used to cool the room, but somehow heat is exchanged.

Comment Re:I disagree; Bill is an idiot. (Score 1) 1774 1774

>They're like the Amish except with no balls.

Actually, the Amish don't discount technology and science as evil or anti-christian, but they feel that a simpler life is a better life. IIRC they feel that the modern western life distracts from Fod, not that it conflicts with God.

Comment Re:Everything (Score 1) 716 716

I don't think there is anything inherently wrong with analytics. Perhaps you don't like Google's methods or something like that, but you could do your own on server logs. Analytics can be very useful for figuring out if something is working or not (e.g.: A/B testing and funnel analysis) or just how users are using your site in order to make it more usable.

Comment Re:Another "class" of citizen. (Score 1) 388 388

I'm not 100% sure how this isn't exactly what a future terrorist would need to get something through security. If not everyone is treated equal you create the perfect flaw in the system. That said, the current system doesn't actually protect us anyway, so a flaw in a horribly flawed system is just meh.

Comment I'm working on a better bounty program (Score 1) 52 52

I was in the middle of writing a site for bug/feature bounties that any project could sign up and use, but I'm not quite able to demo it yet. I've slowed work because I got tons of negative feedback on the idea from people thinking that it's a beaten concept and there was no reason to write a (better) app since others are out there. I'm still working, but slowly.

Comment Funny that they aren't accessible (Score 1) 252 252

It's funny that the site is just an image and not section 508 compliant. Can something be done about that? Can they be sued for not following the law?

Also, I'd like to see the warrants for all this but I don't have the time or money to follow through with a FOIA.

If money can't buy happiness, I guess you'll just have to rent it.