House Approves Extending the Warrantless Wiretapping Act
You are free, to do what we tell you.
- Bill Hicks
IBM Seeks Patent on Judging Programmers by Commits
I immediately thought of programmers being able to analyze their own coding habits, and make adjustments to help improve efficiency, accuracy, and readability.
Any code review is a good code review, in my book.
Microsoft Issuing Unusual Out-of-Band Security Update
It's precisely because it affects different platforms that MS is rolling out the update before others.
Uh, what are you trying to say here? I thought trolls had to make some sense in order to be effective.
Maybe times are a-changing.
Verizon Adds $2 Charge For Paying Your Bill Online
Did I miss Ticketmaster buying out Verizon or something?
Or maybe companies just don't hire competent marketing/planning folks anymore...
No SOPA Vote Until 2012
At least the end of a free internet.
First, they wanted to stop it. Then they wanted to section it off into paid tiers. Now, we're at the mercy of technological dunces who are bowing to their corporate overlords.
Forget an Essay; Earn a Scholarship With a Tweet
Application essays were becoming "unoriginal," and yet they expect *more* originality in 140 characters or less?
Foreigners Don't Take IT Jobs, They Create Them
"One commonly espoused view is that if we keep more foreigners out of the U.S., employment will rise and the economy will rebound. "
Wait, who's saying this? Granted, OWS has a lot of interests, but I doubt keeping out foreigners is high on their collective list.
Windows OS Coming To the Mainframe
Some estimates have mainframes processing 80% of the world's data.
Now I'm not sure how accurate that percentage is, but if you run an enterprise business and have thousands of servers to maintain, a mainframe still makes a lot of sense.