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Comment Re:good. (Score 1) 60

Replacing 8" floppies would be hard, they probably have people scrounging in Garage sales looking for old computer parts and 8" floppies. These computers are so old that they are less sensitive to EMP, and are probably disconnected from the internet heck I doubt if they are even ethernet enabled. If they are they probably use Coax cables.

Comment Re:A likely story (Score 1) 175

I think it will take longer to pay off. This is adding in the cost and time delay of adding anti-terrorism measures into this transportation medium. You have to build in safeties for an internal explosion from the passenger compartment or cargo area. The same inspections may have to take place before passengers get on as in airports. What happens is someone tries to blow the tunnel from outside by dropping an improvised depth charge onto the tunnel?

Comment Re:Suicide by politician (Score 1) 1010

Comey's recommendation is just that. The reasoning behind it was based on rule of law. The DOJ has final say on if they will bring a case against Clinton. If you change the rule of law so that Clinton can be prosecuted, the DOJ will apply that change to every one else as well. Imagine the fun if they do so.

Comment Re:Contact bylaw enforcement. (Score 1) 388

I agree, record the critter, log the time and duration. Check with local ordinances. If nothing else set up a automated recording/logging system. You do not want to injure the dog nor get into who is the bigger neighborhood nuisance competition with the neighbor, both of which would put you in legal hot water. If the police (non-emergency call) can not do anything about it, You might seek a lawyer and see if you can seek some sort of compensation for the lost peace of mind.

Comment Re:And what good would it do? (Score 3, Interesting) 447

If it is a privacy issue, why not have the video footage be stored is a separate memory card that can be flushed from the cockpit of the plane once it lands. Flushing would be locked out until the plane is stationary. The exit checklist for the pilot would include entering a code that would flush the video of the flight cockpit after landing. Let it be two codes, one that locks out the flushing ability, and another that flushes it. In the case of a hijacking he can enter the former and the response to the console would be identical in either case.

Comment Re:Nope... Nailed It (Score 1) 186

Managers are supposed to manage the time of their charges. Document everything, if there is a ticket, document the ticket and every change to that ticket. If they keep changing/moving the target document every change. If you spend more time documenting the changes than actually doing the task, then you know you will never complete the task as whatever code you write will be obsolete before you even finish start to code. Documenting the changes requested is your best defense,

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