top Skilled Foreign Workers Treated as Indentured Servants
"President Obama, by the way, is expected to use his executive authority to expand the H-1B program after the midterm elections."
I don't get it. If it's a good thing, do it now. If it's a bad thing then why do it later or at all ?!?!?
Filing this under hope and change
top The Raid-Proof Hosting Technology Behind 'The Pirate Bay'
"The remaining five virtual machines are used for load balancing...."
top Ancient Worms May Have Saved Life On Earth
I thought it was the dolphins the whole time ??!
top A Skeptical View of Israel's Iron Dome Rocket Defense System
from what i have read that is indeed the next step with each zap costing $2,000
top Jewish School Removes Evolution Questions From Exams
Umm not. Nice link but what you are hiding from the community is the extensive pre-engagement genetic testing that is done in the community.
form the article " a New York neurologist who credits the near-total disappearance of the condition (Tay-Sachs disease) from the ultra-orthodox community due to Dor Yeshorim's involvement"
top Netflix: Non-'A' Players Unworthy of Jobs
or Blackberry ?
top How the Lessons of Columbine Saved Lives At Arapahoe High School
"school shooters typically continue firing until confronted by law enforcement."
Right. Because Sister Mary Elephant yelling "young man, put that thing down" just wont work.
So maybe it's time to have armed guards and metal detectors as part of a larger strategy to help stop these incidents.
top Tesla Model S Has Bizarre 'Vampire-Like' Thirst For Electricity At Night
Running ICS. Drains the battery 15 - 25% just sitting there at night with wireless and FB off.
top Israel Helped the NSA Spy on Former French President According To Documents
The Don's wife was Godmother to his only child and the Don mentions that they have known each other for many years.
Hardly a stranger who just crashed the wedding...
top Knight Capital Fined $12M For a Software Bug That Cost $460M
What is worse is that the wannabe cowboys think that they should be using all the latest and greatest like FB and Google do. Little do they understand the consequences between messing up a trade and losing someones cat videos.
top The Cloud: Convenient Until a Stranger Nukes Your Files
1) You are sharing a work account with your wife who has her own work universe. So when she is working on an article about the "ultimate cloud deletion tool" you will get dragged into her experience without knowing it.
2) you seem to (in theory) have no problem separating your work files from your professional files. 3) you let strangers (yes they are people you are working with but) access accounts that have files that you need for more than the moment. box.com should be no more than a ftp server for transferring files and you should see that the files are deleted after the other party gets them. 4) you don't seem to have any home backup system even though your livelihood seems to be dependent on the availability of that data, not to mention your personal data. dropbox should be the backup of the backup. In short you trusted your files to a third party and they failed that trust. the lesson is....
p.s. please post a preview of your next article " my cloud provider sold my data to advertisers without my knowledge"
top Dark Day In the AWS Cloud: Big Name Sites Go Down
I believe that claim only applied within one data center so if zone a went down zone b should pick it up. Not AWS-West. even their cloud load balancers cant balance between 2 DCs.
top Can a Japanese AI Get Into University?
Can the AI bot *afford* to pay for university ??
top Cisco To Acquire Sourcefire For $2.7 Billion
Plus they provide "Agile Security". Ever get the feeling that Cisco is buying buzzwords and not a working product ?
top Why Your Sysadmin Hates You
http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/1997-08-28/ about a year and a half ago
top Microsoft Attempts to Woo Students With 'Crowdsourced' Laptops
It's from a Nigerian prince asking for help for a laptop.
about a year and a half ago
top High Tech Vending Machines Transform IT Support At Facebook
Also FB as a fiduciary responsibility to their shareholders to act responsibly with their investors hard earned cash. So I'll give FB a pass on this one
top Ancient Teeth Bacteria Record Disease Evolution
Maybe they will now find that mysterious 5th dentist that would not reccomend Trident Sugarless Gum.
top DARPA Seeks To Secure Data With Electronics That Dissolve On Command
Great Idea ! What could possibly go wrong ????
top Perl's Glory Days Are Behind It, But It Isn't Going Anywhere
Telnet's Glory Days Are Behind It, But It Isn't Going Anywhere
FTP's Glory Days Are Behind It, But It Isn't Going Anywhere
Technology moves forward and life goes on. It does not mean something was the wrong tool at the time.
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