Machine Learning Expert Michael Jordan On the Delusions of Big Data
Like "best practice" or "zero tolerance" - I hear it all the time, senior managers and leaders talking about how The Cloud has "infinite storage" or "we'll put it all in 1 big database".
It's not visionary to assume there's a machine large enough to solve your problem, it's daft, and it's lazy.
What It Took For SpaceX To Become a Serious Space Company
All because he sold questionably valuable software company in the Internet dotcom boom. The rest gets easier when you have millions in capital.
I mind Slashdot's endless fellating of him more than I mind him.
Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected
Pervasive surveillance is the point.
32 Cities Want To Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit Networks
They clearly don't teach spelling at your socialist primary school.
Ubuntu Turns 10
Because everything you do is CPU bound?
India Successfully Launches Region-Specific Navigation Satellite
It's like parents kicking their kids out of the basement at last. Don't expect America to build everything, World!
Ask Slashdot: Stop PulseAudio From Changing Sound Settings?
+1 if I had it. Timpthy is a chimp, and Slashdot is just a clickwhore.
OS X 10.10 Yosemite Review
"Grab bag" of technical things after the themes, and screenshots of the installer.
ArsTechnica, where have you gone?
As Prison Population Sinks, Jails Are a Steal
We're seeing the longer term, generational impact of removing lead from gasoline. Fewer and fewer angry young men with impacted reasoning abilities fathering new angry young men.
Journalists Route Around White House Press Office
The Net perceives censorship as damage, and routes around it. --John Gilmore
Analysis of Linux Backdoor Used In Freenode Hack
a kernel-mode portknock, on a machine that you already rooted via some other vulnerable app.
No USB, less space than a Nomad, lame.
Crowdsourced Remake "The Empire Strikes Back Uncut" Now Complete
Who's to say the poster is a male?
ChromeOS Will No Longer Support Ext2/3/4 On External Drives/SD Cards
Because udev and reasons and hotplug and FooKit and PID1.
AMD Building New GPU Linux Kernel Driver To Unify With Catalyst Driver
Call me when RedHat ships systemd-catalystdriver, until then I'm not touching this old, crufty technology that's clearly not ready for the Cloud.
Lennart Poettering: Open Source Community "Quite a Sick Place To Be In"
Systemd sucks, "FreeDesktop" sucks, and you suck. DIAF.
Living On a Carbon Budget: The End of Recreation As We Know It?
"From each according to ability, do each according to his need."
Hacking USB Firmware
Steve Wozniak is a god.
Laying the Groundwork For Data-Driven Science
To lay a groundwork for "data driven science" shows the bankruptcy of modern education and culture.
Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?
Don't worry, with systemd we'll catch up to Windows any day!
Former GM Product Czar: Tesla a "Fringe Brand"
For me its time for a car upgrade, and I'm strongly considering a Tesla. No more oil changes, ever.
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