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Windows 10 IE With Spartan Engine Performance Vs. Chrome and Firefox

LifesABeach Re:But does it matter any more? (174 comments)

Most times I find A/C's to be in-effective snipers of topics. Who ever modded your post as Troll is ignorent of fact. IE sucks, ask anyone who has to make software for Browsers. You will see code that has to consider the ramblings of m$'s IE. I wish I could mod you up.

3 days ago
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Police Organization Wants Cop-Spotting Dropped From Waze App

LifesABeach Re:Who eats doughnuts with the doughnut men? (461 comments)

I remember a time when Law Enforcement didn't want cameras on themselves for very much the same reasons. We now find out that when cameras are attached to Law Enforcement types, that violence is reduced. There is concrete evidence that shows that when Law Enforcement tones down the environment that violence is reduced. Law Enforcement becomes safer when it becomes a part of the Community.

3 days ago
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Omand Warns of "Ethically Worse" Spying If Unbreakable Encryption Is Allowed

LifesABeach Re: That's a nice democracy you have there... (392 comments)

With the amount of "Spy vs. Spy" going on, I think that throwing in a different type of incryption would only cause more attention. And a "Decrytor" would be invented.

If people want to be concerned about what is viewable, then they should ask them selves, "how is it that the Hedge Funds, and Banks that caused this global recession, not go to jail? There one will find a most chilling adversery.

5 days ago
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SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs

LifesABeach Re:Paradox (200 comments)

Why not ship these folks to your home town? As to which is better? Why do you think it takes a genius to make a web page? And because of the internet, why ship them to America? To many questions.

about a week ago
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SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs

LifesABeach Re:Paradox (200 comments)

The issue before the lard rears in Congress is, "is 300,000 H1B's going to be a problem next election?" My personal issue is that I have not yet convince voters, as in any, that the answer is, "Yes!" It's not only 300,000 more engineers that are out of a job in America, it's the people that have jobs that also help the engineers.

It's just plain sinister to act as though the loss of 300,000 jobs is good business.

about a week ago
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Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing

LifesABeach Re:Prototyping security? (162 comments)

My thought was, "what could possibly go wrong?" and then the idea formed, "the recieving maching broke half way through the process."

about a week ago
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Senator Who Calls STEM Shortage a Hoax Appointed To Head Immigration

LifesABeach Re:I've been trying to hire a Senior EE for a YEAR (512 comments)

The first thought that came to mind was, "did you tell them that this is part of the interview?" another idea was, "are you the moron that will pay $15 an hour if the right person has a masters in EE?" It appears that you have no idea as to how to conduct an interview.

Journeymen as unsupervised managers; another reason mig's are allowed to wonder around and foolishly get into trouble.

about a week ago
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DALER: a Bio-Inspired Robot That Can Both Fly and Walk

LifesABeach Re:Crash then Drag (14 comments)

I'm thinking that the addition of a front circular skid would reduce "surface drag debris."

about a week ago
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DALER: a Bio-Inspired Robot That Can Both Fly and Walk

LifesABeach Re:Funny definition of "walk" (14 comments)

The same could be applied to water based environments. A side benefit would be feedback of the site's conditions.

about a week ago
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SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs

LifesABeach Re:Paradox (200 comments)

I'm still trying to understand, "we need the best and brightest minds available, so we can make a web page."

about two weeks ago
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SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs

LifesABeach Re:Paradox (200 comments)

EE majors can pay the rent, and after awhile, folks get hungry also.

about two weeks ago
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SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs

LifesABeach Re:Paradox (200 comments)

Maybe, I hope, these grads will pair up with business majors and start companies together? It worked at Sun.

about two weeks ago
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SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs

LifesABeach Re:Paradox (200 comments)

Like Measles vaccinations?

about two weeks ago
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SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs

LifesABeach Re:Paradox (200 comments)

I translated the presidents meaning as, "I willing to trade 300,000 MORE harvested coolies for your special interest needs." Only an idiot would think an Associates degree translates to a high paying job.

about two weeks ago
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Shanghai Company 3D Prints 6-Story Apartment Building and Villa

LifesABeach Re:TFA says 5 stories high (98 comments)

My thoughts are along the lines of "Did steel rebar get placed in the building?" I'm not a civil engineer, but I've noticed that buildings without 'rebar tend to do some wierd stuff after an earthquake.

about two weeks ago
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Parents Investigated For Neglect For Letting Kids Walk Home Alone

LifesABeach Re:The Dangers of the World (784 comments)

Sounds like some busy body in Montgomery County Maryland decided to "facilitate" this issue.

As a parent, my first thought was, "who the fucked called up about the children?" Also, maybe it's time for the Montgomery County Maryland finest to turn in their badges, radios, and guns, then go have their PTSD flash backs somewhere else.

By the way, I hear there's a grape missing from the back of a truck in Montgomery County Maryland, what's being done about it?

about two weeks ago
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Silicon Valley's Quest To Extend Life 'Well Beyond 120'

LifesABeach Re:Tick Tock, Tick Tock (273 comments)

The US is now considered a person?

about two weeks ago
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IEEE: New H-1B Bill Will "Help Destroy" US Tech Workforce

LifesABeach Re:They do it for us! (484 comments)

Your comment is an oxymoron proof.

about two weeks ago

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I Met a Security Show Off

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 3 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "The company I contract for has been hit by a series of invalid credit card purchases, and general over all hammering of their email servers by a software company offering to sell its security assistance. I smell fish 3 days in the sun. Any suggestions?"
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Be A Dungun Master, Go To Jail

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  about 4 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rules on effects of playing D&D. Convict with a life sentence for murder had his D&D game confiscated by guards. Convict had found other convicts willing to play D&D. Guards stated that D&D is a threat to prison security. Convict sued for violation of First, and Fourteenth Amendment Rights. Guards argued that, "...games like D&D have “been found to promote competitive hostility, violence, and addictive escape behavior, which can compromise not only the inmate’s rehabilitation and effects of positive programming, but endanger the public and jeopardise the safety and security of the institution." Circuit Judges ruled in favour of Guards."
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Sky-mapping spacecraft lifts off from Cal coast

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 5 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "A spacecraft launched into space early Monday on a mission to map the whole sky in search of hidden asteroids, comets and other celestial stuff. That's when I thought,"Could such a craft chart the Astroid Belt beyond Mars?". I figure there would a massive collection of different elements that could prove to be very useful."
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What Can A Client Do With Your Software Product?

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 5 years ago

LifesABeach writes "I am a Software Contractor currently creating a product for my client. It started out as a project just only for his business to use. Everything is Verbal; and yes, I know that it means anything beyond "Small Claims Statues" has to be in writing to be "Binding". I am about 4 weeks from completing the project, which started 4 months ago. About 2 months ago, my client said that this project could be "Branded" and used by other companies with my client, I did not agree, or disagree. Then a month ago, my client says that he plans to "sell" the technology to other companies for their needs, I did not agree, or disagree. I have not agreed, or disagreed with my clients "dreams" of business commerce. If I had known the Breath and Scope of this project, I would have discussed percentages, not flat hourly rates. How can I constructively change this project from "Hourly", to "Percentages"?"
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$300M Battery Contest

LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 6 years ago

LifesABeach (234436) writes "Senator McCain has proposed a prize for a better automotive battery. If some enterprising person can solve this problem, robotics will indirectly receive a quantum leap in turnaround time between charges."
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LifesABeach LifesABeach writes  |  more than 8 years ago

LifesABeach writes "My job has come to a point where buying a laptop is needed; And the family finances can afford it. So during my web surfing, errrr product analysis, I discover that Microsoft XP/Vista will have the ability to shut my computer down, without my permission. I am beginning to think of the epic event in which Sony's idea of "protection" of their songs was deemed a "Root Kit." I do not have time to mess with some show off lawyer team chocking up the courts. When I buy my computer, Microsoft is NOT a part owner of it. My obvious concern is that I require the use of Linux along with the ability to test on that other OS. My question is, "is XP/Vista going to do something stupid by disabling MY computer in MY day to day normal use of MY Machine which is to multi-partition the hard drive for linux and give that other OS about 40 gig?""

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