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Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again

CBravo Re:OMG (29 comments)

They want low costs period. However, I would expect them to take extra fuel with them to compensate for the eventuality that you would have to fly around the cloud itself (but only in condition orange, for example).

about a week ago
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Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again

CBravo Re:OMG (29 comments)

You can workaround this with procedures. Iceland could provide a radiostation which you must monitor being in the area near the vulcano. The radiostation could periodically/automatically say that everything is OK or that it is not. Obligatory notifications that you are entering and leaving the area are often used.

about a week ago
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Slashdot Asks: Cheap But Reasonable Telescopes for Kids?

CBravo Binoculars (187 comments)

And he is not the only one. When looking for the same question on the internet, this popped up. Sometimes you DO NOT have to ask slashdot for good recommendations.

about two weeks ago
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Getting IT Talent In Government Will Take Culture Change, Says Google Engineer

CBravo Re: what a douche (166 comments)

That is because they can't manage it properly. Only to be replaced by a problem that needs to be managed even better.

about three weeks ago
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Yahoo To Add PGP Encryption For Email

CBravo Re:Spam (175 comments)

Spamfiltering is a little bit more sophisticated than greylisting. My mailservers speak SMTP perfectly, it does not validate my content automatically around the world.

about three weeks ago
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Yahoo To Add PGP Encryption For Email

CBravo Spam (175 comments)

And how do presume the spamfilter will work with all the content being encrypted? This is not well thought out.

about three weeks ago
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Study: People Would Rather Be Shocked Than Be Alone With Their Thoughts

CBravo Mindless? (333 comments)

Are people mindless?

about 2 months ago
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Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013

CBravo Re:I smell a rat. (115 comments)

Any degree of privacy-requirement is enough for me to start using encryption.

about 2 months ago
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Philips Ethernet-Powered Lighting Transmits Data To Mobile Devices Via Light

CBravo Re:1990 called (104 comments)

I have a Sony-Ericsson k550i and it has irda...

about 2 months ago
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Dell Exec Calls HP's New 'Machine' Architecture 'Laughable'

CBravo Re:Simple explanation: John Swanson is scared. (173 comments)

They should not only redesign software for CPU architecture. Most software is created for a single cpu and a single memory space. In real life we have multiple processors, multiple kinds of memory (cache, ram, disk/ssd, raid, san, distributed file systems), network interfaces between server and client (what do you consider 'an application' on the internet?).

And while we are at it: We have issues with software reuse, bugs (in general) and testability, security. Software development is in the pre-industrial age, afaiac.

about 3 months ago
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NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121

CBravo Re:Don't forget the lobbyists (208 comments)

Why don't you put this comment on your own website. We will all find it, promise ;-). You prove your own issue: You need a public forum, some call it marketing, to market your opinion.

about 3 months ago
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Why Not Every New "Like the Brain" System Will Prove Important

CBravo Design goals (47 comments)

Before designing a system you want to know which problems are solved ('why?') and they must be tangible. Here are some aspects that would be nice to solve: code reuse is nice to save time, reducing bugs, testability, security, stability, high availability, maintainability... Not all problems are solved well in humans.

about 3 months ago
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Who Helped Kill Patent Troll Reform In the Senate

CBravo Re: Your system of government killed it (157 comments)

They somehow managed to give black people voting rights in US history. So maybe now it is time to stop the political duopoly and allow other parties to effectively have a saying. The current situation is a political non-compete-scheme.

about 3 months ago
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Why Should Red Hat Support Competitors' Software?

CBravo Re:Matters not... (111 comments)

Did I open a can of worms here?

about 4 months ago
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Why Should Red Hat Support Competitors' Software?

CBravo Re:Matters not... (111 comments)

-2 seconds, jeesh that is fast (it must be very heavy to warp time like that, f-ing wormhole).

about 4 months ago
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The Internet's Broken. Who's Going To Invent a New One?

CBravo Re:How is it broken, exactly? (162 comments)

They seem complementary: There are technical and functional checks you can do to avoid misuse or abuse. And then there is reputation to check if you have previously conducted in a bad manner. All good predictors of things you don't want.

about 4 months ago
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New Battery Tech From Japan Could Supercharge EVs

CBravo Re:Eight years? Might work if... (81 comments)

What eight years?

I only read 3000 cycles and a possible 300 mile radius which translates into 900.000 miles total lifetime. If that is only 22% true then it would be fine.

about 4 months ago

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EU wants to aid evasion of censorship

CBravo CBravo writes  |  more than 5 years ago

CBravo (35450) writes "The Dutch site http://nu.nl/ wrote a story (in Dutch) about the Europarlement that wants to develop software to aid censorship evasion. 'It should punch a hole through the Chinese firewall' the parlement stated. They also want to give fines to companies that help sustain the censorship (like Cisco, Google and Yahoo).

Maybe the people in Australia need this to avoid their upcoming censorship."

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