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House Approves Extending the Warrantless Wiretapping Act

HWMTM Re:Nice strawman (326 comments)

You are free, to do what we tell you. - Bill Hicks

more than 2 years ago

IBM Seeks Patent on Judging Programmers by Commits

HWMTM A tool for the programmers themselves? (5 comments)

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.

more than 2 years ago

Microsoft Issuing Unusual Out-of-Band Security Update

HWMTM Re:Microsoft updates before Google and Oracle? (156 comments)

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.

more than 2 years ago

Verizon Adds $2 Charge For Paying Your Bill Online

HWMTM Taking lessons from TM? (562 comments)

Did I miss Ticketmaster buying out Verizon or something? Or maybe companies just don't hire competent marketing/planning folks anymore...

more than 2 years ago

No SOPA Vote Until 2012

HWMTM 2012: End of Days (1 comments)

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.

more than 2 years ago

Forget an Essay; Earn a Scholarship With a Tweet

HWMTM Originality (99 comments)

Application essays were becoming "unoriginal," and yet they expect *more* originality in 140 characters or less?

more than 2 years ago

Foreigners Don't Take IT Jobs, They Create Them

HWMTM OWS? (1 comments)

"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.

more than 2 years ago


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