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Comment: Re:Johnny can't get a job (Score 1) 132 132

I hate to spam, but here is something you need to look at if you're looking to get an accredited online degree: www.wgu.edu. Western Governors University is affordable: $3000 per 6 month term, where you can do as many credits as you can. I got my MSc in 18 months, for 9k. Everything was online, except graduation, which was a big party in Utah.

I knew there was going to be a catch.

Comment: Re:A decade behind the rest (Score 1) 77 77

It's not about the software (Dykstra's algorithm has been around for a long time), but about the data. What's impressive is that OSM has built a good enough network through community contributions that it can do routing.

PS Naturally routing isn't as simple as just Dykstra, but it'll still be the basis.

Comment: Edit please (Score 0) 90 90

Though the lanky 53-year-0ld is reportedly short on small talk, his people skills have earned him a 93 percent approval rating ...

"Th0u9h the 14nky 53-ye4r-01d is rep0rted1y sh0rt 0n sm411 t41k, his pe0p1e ski11s h4ve e4rned him 4 g3 percent 4ppr0val r4tin9."

Probably still some room for improvement, but it's a start!

Comment: Re:Next wave of phishing? (Score 1) 149 149

That kind of phishing already exists, even more sophisticated: a bug that a lot of software contains is not distinguishing between same looking characters in different alphabets. E.g. you can sign up on many forum/bbs platforms as Administrator if your leading A is cyrillic A instead of latin A. Both look the same but have different html entity codes and are different unicode chracatres, which is true for most vowels and many consonants (e.g. cyrillic B and latin B, C and C, E and E...).

What software (or library) is programmed to recognize that two chars look the same and therefore allows them based on the appearance rather than their encoding?

Comment: Re:Radicalization (Score 1) 868 868

In fact, aren't there Muslims in the Knesset?
Show me another country in the region that has a single Jew or Christian in office.

Everyone else got the easy ones, so let me contribute... Turkey has Erol Dora (sorry no English wiki page), a Syriac Orthodox Christian who runs on the Kurdish ticket, so voted in by Muslims. Iraq has at least two Christians and one Yezidi:

* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A...
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y...
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y...

Comment: Re:Chicago Blackhawks too? (Score 1) 646 646

In my opinion there is nothing wrong with Chief Wahoo and the name Redskins. So what make you right and me wrong? And that's the problem here. There is no such thing as a wrong opinion. With all the problems we have in this society, it is absurd that THIS is what people are upset about.

You seem pretty upset.

Comment: Re:rape is *the* lowest category of violent crime (Score 1) 386 386

By the way: case clearance rates for female homicide victims are higher than for male homicide victims.

You can either listen to the gender issues folks, who make it sound like violence against women is a HUGE CRISIS, or you can read the BJS statistics. Women have been, and continue to be, a protected class in the US.

Want to bet that the clearance rate for female homicide victims has something to do with the fact that they disproportionally killed by people close to them?

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