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Comment No problems for me yet (Score 3, Informative) 180 180

I've done 2 machines, my surface tablet, which went super easy, the only issue that I noticed was I had to adjust the sensitivity for the pen. I actually like the handwriting recognition alot, I'm still getting used to it a bit, but it's very good. I've also updated a 3 year old lenovo laptop, no problems with that either, both updates went very smooth.

Comment Re:No (Score 1) 217 217

Actually I believe the opposite will happen, if you get a self driving car you premiums will go up for the foreseeable future. Insurance companies will say that "well your car has more electronics in it, so it's more expensive to repair in case you do have an accident." They will probably do this until there is at least 75% of car on the road that are self driving, and that won't happen for at least another 30 years.

Comment Re:Would YOU want a camera on you all day? (Score 1) 294 294

No one should expect privacy of any kind at work while they are doing their jobs. It doesn't matter if you want a camera on you or not, if your are at work and doing your job, the camera should not matter. If your are on your lunch break, that is the only time you should expect some privacy, but during the rest of the day it shouldn't matter. You are being paid to do a job, and if your employer wants to put up one of even a hundred cameras to make sure your doing it, then that is their prerogative. The cameras shouldn't matter unless they physically get in the way of what your doing, anyone that cares about the more about the cameras than making sure the job gets done right, you probably don't want to have as an employee anyway.

Comment Older, Yonger, doesn't concern me.... (Score 1) 429 429

I'm currently hiring new developers at my company and I don't give a hoot what age they are. I'm going to hire the best person for the job that I can find. "Best" means they have sufficient skill, an approachable personality and a reasonable wage. If you're older, refuse to learn new technologies and expect to be paid big bucks, you can go elsewhere. Same applies to any youngsters.

Comment Re:Humerous?` (Score 1) 270 270

I could almost understand if this guy was frustrated because he found exploits and then tried to go to Boeing/Airbus and then got stonewalled. My next step would just be to go to some news outlet, they would pick up a story about planes not being safe in a second, not scare the shit out of everyone on a plane that your on.

Comment Re:The only reason this SWATTING nonsense works (Score 1) 246 246

Ok, so what do you you expect the police to do? They got a call of a bomb threat with hostages, I think they did the right thing. If they send in one untrained patrol cop, and it was real and everyone gets killed, then everyone would be saying they didn't do enough. They called in people that are trained to handle these situations.

All syllogisms have three parts, therefore this is not a syllogism.