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How 'DevOps' Is Killing the Developer

Ice Station Zebra Re:whine (223 comments)

You forget about the ops part of devops. A lot of ops people need to be made to care about what is running on the boxes they are supporting. By knowing more about what is going on it can help then priortize the work which they are most experienced at, along with helping the "brightest pure programmers" understand why the cool solution they developed is a POS in production.

2 days ago

Inventor Has Waited 43 Years For Patent Approval

Ice Station Zebra This article reads like (258 comments)

he might a writer told them his story and the writer agreed to write about it, hoping to make some quick cash. This guy is obviously an ass, based on the story, and since his claims are unverifiable probably not very honest either.

about a month and a half ago

Code.org Stats: 507MM LOC, 6.8MM Kids, 2K YouTube Views

Ice Station Zebra I can beat that (123 comments)

With a perl one-liner.

about 4 months ago

US Treasury Completes Bailout of General Motors

Ice Station Zebra Rented and Impala (425 comments)

Nice car, good job GM.

about 4 months ago

Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop a Debt Collection Scam From Targeting You?

Ice Station Zebra Social engineer them: Ask for a job (497 comments)

Tell them you can't pay because you have no job, but if they hired you you could pay.

about 5 months ago

Come Try Out Slashdot's New Design (In Beta)

Ice Station Zebra Re:2003 Word Press... (1191 comments)

I think the designer probably does wordpress themes as their primary income.

about 7 months ago

Everything You Needed To Know About the Internet In May, 1994

Ice Station Zebra AOL and Compuslave (168 comments)

Imagine if they were in charge of the internet. The horror the horror.

about 7 months ago

Apple Starts Blocking Unauthorized Lightning Cables With iOS 7

Ice Station Zebra When did Monster Cable buy Apple? (663 comments)

Apple and innovation certainly don't seem to be friends anymore.

about 7 months ago

New Operating System Seeks To Replace Linux In the Cloud

Ice Station Zebra VMs or BS (335 comments)

What we need is better application isolation on bare metal and not emulation layers.

about 7 months ago

How Car Dealership Lobbyists Successfully Banned Tesla Motors From Texas

Ice Station Zebra Texas? (688 comments)

Don't you mean TexASS. Not Austin, that is a better place.

about 7 months ago

A Tale of Two MySQL Bugs

Ice Station Zebra 'foo' is null is a user problem (191 comments)

The optimizer is correct in making it run poorly, it is poor sql to begin with. If anything it should throw an error instead of accepting garbage.
If I saw you putting that in a project I would quickly fire you arse. Heck, I'd probably fire you for using mysql to begin with.

about 7 months ago

New Snowden Revelation: Terrorists Attempting To Infiltrate CIA

Ice Station Zebra Double super secret infilitrator (250 comments)

Yea, that's the ticket. Set the ID10T terrorist up with their very own CIA infilitrator to feed them false intel, then nuke the shit out of them.

about 8 months ago

Ubuntuforums.org Hacked

Ice Station Zebra Re:Password policy (146 comments)

This is the finding the needle in a stack of needles approach to password protection.

about 9 months ago

Office 365, Amazon, Others Vulnerable To Exploit Microsoft Knew About In 2012

Ice Station Zebra Re:What has this got to do with Microsoft? (125 comments)

On wordpress, even if you log out from the site, you can still re-use the cookies and are automatically logged back in.

about 9 months ago

Office 365, Amazon, Others Vulnerable To Exploit Microsoft Knew About In 2012

Ice Station Zebra Tested with Drupal (125 comments)

Both http and mixed http/https site with no issues. Once user is logged out, cookies don't work any more.

about 9 months ago


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Ice Station Zebra Ice Station Zebra writes  |  more than 8 years ago

Now some of my journal entries are missing. The ones about troll moderation. Either censorship reigns on /. or what the mysql neighsayers is true, mysql sucks or the /. crew doesn't know what the word backup means.


Ice Station Zebra Ice Station Zebra writes  |  more than 8 years ago

People just don't get it. Microsoft is not a good company. Here you have a Microsoft high muckidy-muck make a death threat and I point out that he should be reported to the FBI and a /. moderator (probably from the NW of the US) troll rates it. FUCK YOU MICROSOFT. I'll yell and scream at you, but I won't make death threats like ...cough... Ballmer.



Ice Station Zebra Ice Station Zebra writes  |  more than 8 years ago

My last comment about BPL was troll rated. That moderator doesn't know his ass from a hole in the ground. I've had close contact with a particular BPL sales team. I've heard them talk to their prospects on the phone. I've heard them lie about the interference potential of BPL.

BPL is a technological solution to a problem that has already been solved by wi-fi and various other means of providing internet access to the home. BPL is also bad physics. Using a single wire to send a signal and then saying that it won't cause interference to existing services is a failure to understand what Mr. Maxwell wrote in his equations oh so long ago.

Furthermore, letting the power company provide internet access is just bad policy. They are already a monolopy in one service, why let them try for another?


Ice Station Zebra Ice Station Zebra writes  |  more than 8 years ago

Tried posting from another computer, forgot I wasn't logged in but got a "ip/subnet banned" message. I thought moderation was suppose to solve all the bad posting issues. Is it so bad that specific IP's have to be banned?

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