from the too-pretty-for-jail dept.
NotSoHeavyD3 writes "I doubt this is much of a surprise but apparently Cornell University did a study that seems to show you're more likely to get convicted if you're ugly. From the article: 'According to a Cornell University study, unattractive defendants are 22 percent more likely to be convicted than good-looking ones. And the unattractive also get slapped with harsher sentences — an average of 22 months longer in prison.'"
jfruhlinger writes: For any integration project, it's customary for techies to start with technology quesitons: "Let's use Web services!" "Let's use REST!" "Let's use.NET!" But Sean McGrath says that there are other questions that need to be resolved first: if data's going from system A to system B, which copy is the master? Who's driving the process? And who's to blame if something goes wrong?