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Comment Re:Why not use what's good enough for pilots? (Score 5, Informative) 231

I think there were 400M reasons why they could not do this...


I also like Microsoft's PR spin on this:

It included quotes from NFL quarterbacks -- for example, ". . . having Microsoft Surface technology on sidelines allows players and coaches to analyze what our opponents are trying to do in almost real time."

I can guarantee you that no football player anywhere has ever said that.

Comment Re:Cui Bono? (Score 2) 149

in general most of the American public outside of hardcore supports of Mr. Trump quite frankly don't give two shits about Hillary Clinton's emails. Really. Most people are just going..yeah yeah politics is dirty and shrug it off.

Which is exactly why we are now in the current situation where we have the two worst candidates in modern history. Lying to congress and destroying evidence are more than just dirty politics, it's serious crimes that would land anyone else in prison.

If the GOP had nominated ANYBODY else, Mrs. Clinton would be losing this election.

Tell that to John McCain and Mittens Romney.

Comment Re:What's the Solution? (Score 1) 135

( 2) this only prevents attacks where the address actually is spoofed. If a large number of compromised devices are running malware they can just make an overwhelming number of legitimate service requests en masse...

Why would an ISP allow me to make "an overwhelming number of legitimate service requests"? Oh, that's right, you answered that question in point #1 -- most ISPs don't give a shit.

Comment Re:How is this news? (Score 2) 269

Sorry. That's shit, too.

People who are well-motivated and self-driven can work without someone continuously breathing over their shoulder.

People who are slackers can slack off just as well in the middle of a crowded office. Dilbert's fellow-employee Wally is alive and well and I've had the questionable honor of working in offices with many of his clones over the years.

In my first real job, there was this one guy who would go into the restroom every morning with at least 2 newspapers.

Comment Re:Managers like to stalk (Score 1) 269

Speaking of what matters, would financial numbers matter to them after they discover productivity is in the toilet due to them driving their best talent out the door?

Apparently, losing good people doesn't bother anyone, because they keep doing it and I have yet to see anyone ever admit that they're doing something wrong and need to change.

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