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Comment: Re:Can we stop the embellishment? (Score 1) 177

by sgt scrub (#48640077) Attached to: Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony

I haven't read anything that suggests North Korea would have been successful if Sony switched to using two factor authentication on sensitive devices. Then again, I haven't read anything about Sony hiring NSE's after any of the times the have been ownt. Then again, karma for the root kit and not hiring people that can protect them is two factor in its own way.

Comment: Re:What about a low-food diet? (Score 1) 252

by sgt scrub (#48442239) Attached to: Doubling Saturated Fat In Diet Does Not Increase It In Blood

It should be, "You want to reduce the amount of fat on your body?" The answer is not how much you eat or what you eat. It is the relationship between how much work your body does for a given action and how affective it is at utilizing calories from the food you eat.

If you eat a lot of food and burn a lot of calories and your body is not very good at turning the food you eat into energy, you will be thin. If the first are the same and your body is good at utilizing the food you eat, you will be muscular.

Manipulate those factors and you will find a simple formula that will determine food to work to weight to muscle.

My body just happens to do no work, consume lots of food, and is great at converting it to be used.

Comment: It is leftover from IS being too vague (Score 1) 241

by sgt scrub (#47487297) Attached to: Math, Programming, and Language Learning

Math is mandatory for engineers. In the early years people getting a degree in any way related to computers, hardware, software, programming, playing games while smoking weeds... were all engineers. Now that there is mass separation in the field the importance of math on any particular field is not as obvious. Us that design network gear and program network interfaces need math. Lots and Lots of it.

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