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Vint Cerf on Why Programmers Don't Join the ACM

Joe Johnson Mensa incarnate? (213 comments)

I think the subject said it all.

about 3 months ago
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The Hacking of NASDAQ

Joe Johnson why hack it? (76 comments)

Isn't wall street doing enough to destroy our economy for their short term benefit? If I was a hacker, I'd pick a more interesting target than one which collapses on its own greed twice in a decade.

about 3 months ago
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FTC Files Suit Against Amazon For In-App Purchases

Joe Johnson about time (47 comments)

I still remember when I interviewed with the team in Irvine, CA. No attention to use experience... Amazon is a personification of the movie, Mimic.

about 3 months ago
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Today In Year-based Computer Errors: Draft Notices Sent To Men Born In the 1800s

Joe Johnson any responses (205 comments)

Wondering if there's some 140 year old person living in the Appalachian mountains who responded?

about 3 months ago
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Will Google's Dart Language Replace Javascript? (Video)

Joe Johnson if Google was a baby... (180 comments)

I'd tickle it's belly eveytime I read something like this... And listen to it goo goo gaa gaa. Such silliness.

about 3 months ago
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The Billionaire Mathematician

Joe Johnson education (96 comments)

This is why I tell people to stay in school. Even if you're smarter than most, you have a lot to learn.

about 3 months ago
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When Beliefs and Facts Collide

Joe Johnson Emotional Contradictions (725 comments)

The inherit problem is that we second-guess our subconscious intuition with emotional overrides.

about 3 months ago
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IEEE Spectrum Ranks the Top Programming Languages

Joe Johnson Re: Not a ranking of what is the best language (197 comments)

HTML could be ranked lower due to the myriad of other languages which produce HTML output, rather than the programmer manually writing it.

about 4 months ago
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Does Google Have Too Much Influence Over K-12 CS Education?

Joe Johnson speaking from a non-graduate (66 comments)

The programmer today is only as good as the car mechanic 50 years ago. Training should begin at an early age. Unless you want the US education system to continue its perpetual downfall.

about 4 months ago
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Qualcomm Takes Down 100+ GitHub Repositories With DMCA Notice

Joe Johnson IP (349 comments)

People should be more patient before blasting a company that has made many technological advances for our betterment. Qualcomm may (or may not) have very good reason to make this initial request, but I think they need to narrow their request to specific code that infringes on their IP... Not entire code bases. Let's see how this pans out... Before rushing to judgment.

about 4 months ago
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Goldman Sachs Demands Google Unsend One of Its E-mails

Joe Johnson Re: Reputational Damage (346 comments)

Actually, exchange server does have security to help inforce this. Maybe they need new IT policies.

about 4 months ago
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Microsoft Takes Down No-IP.com Domains

Joe Johnson Re: only an excerpt (495 comments)

This isn't just "some [old/regular] ISP."

about 4 months ago
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Microsoft Takes Down No-IP.com Domains

Joe Johnson only an excerpt (495 comments)

If a judge granted permission, I have feeling that a domain name service provider may have been guilty of alerting their customers to legal intentions. Which gives credence to locking it down before a new sub-domain is created to deliver the same traffic. While I don't side based on a brief, I don't make adverse statements. I can only surmise.

about 4 months ago

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