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Comment: Have to do this all the time. (Score 2) 221 221

In ham radio command and control over remote digital ground stations all have clear text passwords because it's against the law to encrypt on ham radio bands. So every password is a single use.

Today, if I connect to the digipeater that is near me I will use the password S4tA12fDg
and it will work once and only for a certain window for that single login to happen.

Any company worth anything would do the same. Here is your link, here is your one time use password, you had better get the file in the next 20 minutes or that password will not work.

Perfectly secure for simple crap that really has zero value like a school transcript.

Comment: High Priced Meh. (Score 1) 71 71

Sorry but these are going to be USB 3.0 monitors, so they will not be 1920X1080 or higher and not impressive. They need to be displayport to leverage 2 displays at full high resolution. THEN be a high quality enough panel to not have defects.

I'll stick with the ASUS usb panel I carry with my laptop for when I actually need an extra screen. It's very low res (1366X768) but it's useful for having a PDF up or other very low framerate app up while I am at a customers site.

Comment: Re:Dice supplying stuff to make a resume look nice (Score 1) 63 63

Today's software engineering world is so averse to training people it rarely considers searching for a veteran software engineer and letting him come up to speed on random techs.

Not to put too fine a point on it but that's your own responsibility, not the company you work for.

If there is an aversion to companies training people. that' offset by the ease of learning any newer (or even older) technology, for free.

If you wait for the company to help you, you (and your career) will ossify. I have seen the result when I was younger, the result is not good for your freedom to choose favorable working conditions.

Comment: Re:Why live there then? (Score 1) 80 80

Everyone in the midwest has been saying this to rent-is-too-damn-high whiners on both coasts for a long time now, and nobody listens.

I have a number of friends working in technical fields that live in the midwest (places like Ohio) that would strongly disagree with you...

There are many who do find healthier lifestyle choices compelling.

Comment: Re:alogrithms aren't racist (Score 1) 346 346

Exactly, I looked at photos of greek citizens standing at ATM machines today and thought, "wow they have horrible taste in clothing and are all fat like we are in America.

If it was not for the greek lettering on buildings, I would have guessed the photo was from florida.

Comment: Why live there then? (Score 1, Insightful) 80 80

If you work for the state, where do you HAVE to live in the bay area? Shouldn't the state alleviate the issue by having offices for these people in other, less expensive, areas of the state? You could attract a lot of people at a lower salary using quality of life as an attraction if you locate somewhere outside the major cities... there's a lot of California and all of it is not as expensive as the bay area.

Comment: Re:Conferences are one thing... (Score 0) 304 304

I gave my reason originally; you just seemingly cannot comprehend it. That's on you.

If you want words to read because you lack simple common sense , read this

Since I am assured you'll learn nothing from that either, I leave the last response to you as it's not worth following up on helping you more than that.

Comment: Follow the Money (Score 1) 304 304

Didn't stamp my feet. Pointed out they seemed to be, unreasonably. You just reenforce the point I made.

Which "new technologies" are they behind on exactly again?

Oh I forgot, they are so backwards in officially supporting ad-blockers going forward... hmm all of the sudden the whining about Safari makes so much more $ense now.

You web developers really don't understand where the market is going, do you?

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (10) Sorry, but that's too useful.