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Secrets of Schizophrenia and Depression "Unlocked"

Llywelyn Re:Clarification (334 comments)

No, that would be *bipolar disorder* which is not the same thing as *clinical depression.*

Major depressive disorder (clinical depression) can also be triggered by a grief incident.

more than 5 years ago
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Texas Board of Education Supports Evolution

Llywelyn Re:School = Child Assembly Line (344 comments)

You should probably read Gatto's work, it's a good starting point on what is horribly wrong with our schools in this regard.

That said: I remember science labs quite vividly. They rarely asked you to question anything, and mostly involved following a set of instructions with little room for variation or asking "what if." So today we measure the speed of a bb, rather than asking "how might we do that?" and then investigating, most HS labs I've seen say "we do that by..." with a checklist.

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Texas Board of Education Supports Evolution

Llywelyn Re:other "theories" (344 comments)

One thing with the gravity comparison though, is that gravity *is* tested in school. Frequently and empirically. Things of different masses are dropped, times are measured, and constants are calculated. Critical thinking and scientific approach can (sadly not necessary *are*, but they could) be taught using gravity as a backdrop. This is a somewhat different matter from evolution.

Not saying that I do not support said theory, but let's be up front about the difference here.

more than 5 years ago
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Should Apple Open Source the iPhone?

Llywelyn Re:Microsoft in 7 years? (379 comments)

Number abuse! 2 minute minor!

Seriously. Talking about their stock price right now is an extremely dishonest way to look at it, and saying they are "ratcheting downward" seems to be totally ignoring the size of the rate.

They've lost... 1.9 points from their marketshare in the last 10 months (oh, the horrors!) and are down *only* 44% from their 52-week high. SPY is down 41% from their 52-week high. FCX (to pick a random stock) is down 82% from their 52 week high. Citigroup is down 77% and Apple is down 48%.

Given the rest of the market, MSFT is doing just fine right now.

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Cold Sore Virus May Be Alzheimer's Smoking Gun

Llywelyn Re:I wonder... (285 comments)

Sigh, way too early in the morning, meant HSV.

Anyways, try switching to a toothpaste that doesn't contain sodium lauryl sulfate and take a multivitamin. Cleared things up (for the most part) for me.

more than 5 years ago
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Cold Sore Virus May Be Alzheimer's Smoking Gun

Llywelyn Re:I wonder... (285 comments)

Thankfully not caused by Hep.

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Elcomsoft Claims WPA/WPA2 Cracking Breakthrough

Llywelyn Newsflash: Most "Business Networks" Aren't Secure (349 comments)

Most businesses I've seen have had easily guessable passwords, used open relays, or WEP encryption. Many don't change their keys even after firing someone. Saying that this is a "death knell" is serious hyperbole since, for many companies, convenience trumps hardened security.

That said, the biggest risk is still always going to be insiders and former insiders who won't need to crack into the wireless network: they will already know how to get access.

more than 6 years ago
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Toxic Fumes From Mac Pros?

Llywelyn Denying the Accusations? (267 comments)

Apple has not denied the accusations. Its spokesman, Bill Evans, told Macworld the company had not found any evidence to support the claim but Apple would continue to investigate

Would the author of the summary prefer if Apple denied the allegations without investigating the matter?

more than 6 years ago

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Llywelyn Llywelyn writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Llywelyn (531070) writes "Apple has released an update to the Safari 3 Beta. According to Macworld the updates "...include correction for a 'command injection vulnerability,' corrected with additional processing and validation of URLs that could otherwise lead to an unexpected termination of the browser; an out-of-bounds memory read issue; and a race condition that can allow cross-site scripting using a JavaSscript [sic] exploit." It is available through either the Apple Safari download site or through Apple's Software Update."
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