Math can't be that logical if you can use imaginary and irrational numbers to solve a problem.
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Indeed. Witness the unmitigated mess which are today's web pages, filled with mountains of complex code creating unintuitive navigation and unnecessarily complex layouts.
KISS has officially been abandoned in favor of crazy language tricks just because the programmer could.
But do you drive at +240 kph, make rapid acceleration to get you to 96 kph in two seconds, all while trying to stay ahead of the guy who's trying to pass you?
Yeah, thought not.
This shouldn't be a surprise. It's the same thing with networked systems. It's not outside threats which pose the problem, it's the people on the inside who either inadvertently or deliberately cause the problems.
Once you've granted someone access to your data, no amount of firewalls, air gaps or anything else can prevent that person from doing damage in some form, even if only taking that data and giving it someone else on the outside.
In this case, since the co-pilot was on the inside and had the ability to override the security code to open the door, the damage was done long before he crashed the plane.
As this is government (i.e. taxpayer) money, you stop paying Nothrop Grumman until they grant access to the employees.
Since, as people like to say, the government doesn't create jobs, cutting off funding won't have any effect so there can't be any complaints. In fact, stopping payments on a project which is this far over budget would be good PR: a private company unable to do what they've been paid to do so the government is cutting them off.
No, it wouldn't. Repeated tests have shown this will not happen. If you think a hole the width of a pencil will cause a plane to lose pressure that quickly, you might want to check your physics book again.
Also, terrorist holds lady with knife to neck and tells you put down your weapon (while unseen terrorist sneaks up behind you with box-cutter).
So on a crowded plane, there would be no one behind you to see this second terrorist sneak up behind you? Even if they hold a knife to someone's neck, you're still defeating their purpose of taking over the plane. The pilot now has time to radio an emergency and make a rapid descent or throw the plane into violent maneuvers to upset their balance.
I like this, too, but what's to stop the bad guys from faking the secret frequency and crashing the plane from the safety of their hideout?
And people say I have an active imagination. How do you propose the bad guys fake this signal from a cave in Pakistan to a plane flying over the Alps? Or over the Indian Ocean? You do realize the power required to send this signal, the technology to continually track the plane in flight and the equipment needed to do all this isn't something you can go to your local Radio. . . er, Best Buy and pick up on a whim.
Stop over thinking this. Today, if someone tries to hijack a plane from within the passenger compartment, they will fail. They might be able to kill a few people on board, but they will most likely die in the process and so will not accomplish their mission.
There's a war out there, old friend. A world war. And it's not about who's got the most bullets. It's about who controls the information. What we see and hear, how we work, what we think... it's all about the information!
Thank you. I was hoping someone was going to mention this.
It wasn't as if Jeremy hadn't previously been warned and had been put on notice that another serious incident would be the end.
Being a prima donna and ranting and raving is one thing. Punching someone is quite another. While Jeremy may have unconsciously done this to not have to renew his contract, it's not something one wants to be known for.
So you have no problem with a smelting company opening next door to your house? A garbage dump? Fat rendering?
Zoning is done for a common sense reason, one you obviously fail to grasp.
I thought Amazon was doing that?
Yeah, sediment doesn't digest too well. No wonder people are fat.
Yes, leeching off the rest of us by not claiming you're operating a business on your taxes and not telling your insurance company you're operating as a taxi service.
Thanks for making my life more expensive.
"We know they committed fraud and lied to investors, but really, they're just too big to do anything about so here, here's $700 billion of taxpayer money so you can pay your bonuses."
One step closer to fascism.
People scoffed at the move Wall E, and the fat people on floaty chairs who needed to be coddled for everything they did because they had grown too lazy to do or think for themselves.
Now with this service, as several on here have already commented, they too can do nothing for themselves, claiming it's more convenient than going outside where that bright shiny thing exists.
You're planning a party and realize you're out of something. Then you're a poor host and shouldn't have the party.
You run out of paper. If you're too stupid to notice you don't have an extra ream lying around, you have bigger problems.
You're a business and a part breaks. That's why you have maintenance contracts.
While not everyone lives in an area where stores are plentiful and readily accessible, the amount of comments which feed the notion that IT folks are fat fucks sitting in their chairs in their parent's basement is truly amazing. Stereotypes exist for a reason, so thank you for contributing in your own way.
when you pry it from my cold, dead hands.
Which may very well occur when autonomous vehicles can't decide what they should do and come to a stop, causing others to plow into them.