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GM Names and Fires Engineers Involved In Faulty Ignition Switch

Raven42rac Re:Wow (307 comments)

Sarbanes-Oxley dude.

about a month and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: How Do You Tell a Compelling Story About IT Infrastructure?

Raven42rac Save your breath. (192 comments)

It's highly unlikely they will care, but try to make it fun and use lots of specific numbers, management types like that.

about 2 months ago

GM Names Names, Suspends Two Engineers Over Ignition-Switch Safety

Raven42rac False equivalence. (236 comments)

A mail outage isn't the same as a fatal design flaw.

about 3 months ago

The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery

Raven42rac An appeal to emotion? (461 comments)

An appeal to emotion? On my slashdot?

about 4 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Do You Still Trust Bitcoin?

Raven42rac Implying. (631 comments)

This implies and presupposes it was to be trusted to begin with. A wild west currency with no accountability. This is a logical outcome.

about 5 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Simple Backups To a Neighbor?

Raven42rac Re:Colo? (285 comments)

This might be a problem in search of a solution. Even throwing a drive in a fireproof box/safe.

about 8 months ago

Ask Slashdot: Simple Backups To a Neighbor?

Raven42rac Colo? (285 comments)

A colocation center? Do the initial backup locally then use something to replicate changes in the future?

about 9 months ago

Bennett Haselton's Response To That "Don't Talk to Cops" Video

Raven42rac I thought the point was pretty clear. (871 comments)

Don't talk to the police if you believe yourself to be the target of an investigation because it is your right and you're a rank amateur in the law, police and DA's are not. If it progresses past a certain point of trying to get you to catch yourself in a lie, hire a lawyer/PD.

about 9 months ago

US Nuclear Commander Suspended Over Gambling

Raven42rac Re:Highly unusual? Hardly. (149 comments)

It's not that you can't do it, it's that you can't do it to a level that would allow anyone to have leverage over you.

about 10 months ago

Toronto Family Bans All Technology In Their Home Made After 1986

Raven42rac So they're hipsters? (534 comments)

So basically they're hipsters?

about 10 months ago

Yahoo CEO Says It Would Be Treason To Decline To Cooperate With the NSA

Raven42rac Re:Treason.. or... (524 comments)

I feel like this is kind of misleading, I get the impression Ms. Meyer is matter of factly stating the opinions the courts have come to and the ways the laws currently exist, and not providing a personal opinion. /. isn't journalism, it's a blog, but misleading sensationalist titles are pretty good clickbait. Worked on me.

about 10 months ago

Sexist Presentations At Startup Competition Prompt TechCrunch Apology

Raven42rac Re:Congratulations (762 comments)

My thoughts exactly.

about 10 months ago

Amazon Hiring More Than a 100 Who Can Get Top Secret Clearances

Raven42rac Polygraph not necessary. (213 comments)

Top Secret clearances don't necessarily mean you'll have a polygraph test administered.

about a year ago

With Microsoft Office on Android, Has Linus Torvalds Won?

Raven42rac Re:I don't know, has he? (365 comments)

Again, depends on the application. Fragmentation in the consumer space just confuses the consumer, what Microsoft and Apple do well, begrudgingly, which also has its cons, is present a uniform experience to the consumer.

about a year ago


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