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Comment Re: Chain of 6 Exploits (Score 1) 82

People have been claiming this since before I got into the industry. In some far, far distant future when a protocol or OS has been written by aliens or AIs, maybe it will be too complicated but that's a long ways off. Some of these people are getting paid to find these types of issues and others just have the mind set and can think abstractly enough to be able to apply it. The human brain is incredibly good at connecting seemingly random things and then working towards applying them together. Not to mention, these systems/protocols are designed by humans which means they are going to be flawed.

Comment Re: Nope. Trump was wrong again. (Score 3, Informative) 188

For the record, no new laws were passed as a result of Liebeck v McDonalds and while she was awarded $2.9 million by the jury, the Jude reduced it to $480,000 which was settled later (after the verdict) for a lower amount. I know it's great to talk shit about this case, after all she was the passenger in a parked car that didn't have cup holders (old ford probe) and the temperate was one that would cause full-thickness burns in 2-7 seconds (of course with her adanced knowledge of thermodynamics & physiology, she should have known sweats were not the proper clothing). What I find sad, is that she originally tried to ask for $20k which would have covered the 8 days in the hospital and the loss of income her daughter received for staying with her for a week.

Perhaps, as you might have outed yourself as a snowflake, you might want to research and look at facts. I know, facts aren't currently a priority of this country (if you are American, which I don't know because of, well, facts) and they are seldom cool on the internet (unless you actually work with the technology that runs it, then facts are everything) but for your own education, you might want to look into things. It's outstanding what can be learned if one tries.

Comment Re: Doxing (Score 3, Interesting) 899

I spent an hour or so reading the posts on altright and all I saw was doxing, how to start the race war, a fuck ton of crying about 'ni**ers' having their own country so why can't we, there truth equals a red pill and how to create fake planned parenthood signs (using the same font Hillary used) showing that the goal of planned parenthood was to abort white babies and save mixed race ones (even going as far as suggesting they were swapping sperm of the 'inferior reacts'.
So if that's the truth people are talking about I'll pass.

Comment Re: I don't even like Uber but (Score 1) 726

Except Uber advertised that they would be making a living wage ($90k in NYC for example) and leased them the car. They pretty much fell for an offer that was too good to be true and are probably spiraling in the sunk cost fallacy.

I know there is no way in hell I would have quit a job for Uber, even when I was making around $90k. I've been through startups, some good, some not but with this your not even part of it (except as a profit model).

Comment Re: The days of high taxes on corps are numbered (Score 1) 442

Is he also going to pay for all the hardware, sensors, communication/crypto gear to be put into his planes? Air Force One is not just another airplane and there are probably a number of things that need to be upgraded on the current models. I don't think the secret service is just going to stand by and let him put himself at risk. They tend to take their jobs pretty seriously. Trump's comments about this topic sound just as ignorant as his comments about the nuclear triad were. He seems like the "I don't care about the details" kind of person, which may be great for his own companies/*cough* university but unfortunately he will be doing this for the country.

Comment Re: And thus the Internet of Things collapses (Score 1) 211

I've purchased two devices (well, two each elf or the wife and my self). I 'justified' by saying I was going to look at the protocols they use. One of the devices uses cert pinning but I didn't get more time to look at it (switched jobs, so I've been busy). Both vendors are very,very upfront about how much data they collect. I just looked and I haven't put them on this phone yet. But they are most certainly not hiding that they collect data. That would be like thinking Chaterbate wasn't watching who you tip, how much you tip and what your kinks are.

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