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Comment: Re:sage (Score 1) 304

by oh_my_080980980 (#49559599) Attached to: The Future Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher
Aren't you the pot calling the kettle black. More to the point: you can't read. nbauman was responding to the comment that lessons were not individualized for Anonymous Coward; which you would say was a single data point being offered by Anonymous Coward. nbauman was providing their personal experience as a counter point. Something you obviously did not grasp - which probably means you had a bad teacher they day they were teach reading comprehension.

I suggest reading before commenting. You'll look less like a fool.

Comment: Re:Whitelisting executables... (Score 2) 189

by oh_my_080980980 (#49527411) Attached to: Microsoft Announces Device Guard For Windows 10
Yo douche bag: "To help protect users from malware, when an app is executed, Windows makes a determination on whether that app is trustworthy, and notifies the user if it is not. "

So it makes a check against a list of some sort. How hard would it be to get some malicious software signed. More importantly what about devices that are from a trusted source but are not signed. Can an admin out such devices on a white list or does Microsoft control a master list.

FTA: "This gives it a significant advantage over traditional anti-virus and app control technologies like AppLocker, Bit9, and others which are subject to tampering by an administrator or malware"

So it sounds like the admin is taken out of the loop. Need more details, which are lacking in the article. But I would not trust Microsoft to make those decisions for me.

Comment: Re:Whatsisname is...mistaken (Score 4, Insightful) 288

That was the authors point: "Optimists insist that we've been here before, during the Industrial Revolution, when machinery replaced manual labor, and all we need is a little more education and better skills. Tufekci points out that one historical example is no guarantee of future events. "

In the past, machines replaced "manual labor." Today, machines are replacing "white collared labor." Getting more education won't help you anymore.

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