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

by jimktrains (#41077045) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: To AdBlock Or Not To AdBlock?

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

by jimktrains (#36790260) Attached to: TSA Announces Pilot of Trusted Traveler Program

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

by jimktrains (#35198288) Attached to: The Joys of Running a Bug Bounty Program

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.

"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." -- Albert Einstein