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TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database

Yonkeltron Re:soudex? (275 comments)

Or the metaphone variants? There exist a whole family of phonetic algorithms designed for just this very purpose.

about 7 months ago

Jewish School Removes Evolution Questions From Exams

Yonkeltron Not all Jews like this (431 comments)

An obligatory disclaimer as an observant Jew, I can think of no one in my social or academic circles who would support or condone such a move. Sadly, the extremists ruin things for everyone.

about 8 months ago

Comcast To Buy Time Warner Cable In $44.2 Billion All-Stock Deal

Yonkeltron Infrastructure investment? (303 comments)

I wonder if Comcast plans to upgrade infrastructure in TWC service areas. Friends of mine in pre-war NYC apartment buildings seem to have terrible service degradation in the evenings as more people get online.

about 8 months ago

Massive Storm Buries US East Coast In Snow and Ice

Yonkeltron Awesome satelite photos (290 comments)

The GOES imagery has looked really cool as of late. As I've watched the storm travel west and then north, it's been really awesome to see the progression and the effects of the Coriolis force.

about 8 months ago

Documentary Released On Canadian Fight Against DMCA

Yonkeltron smashing (69 comments)

this video is great and, as a side note, ogg theora produces beautiful video!

more than 5 years ago

BitTorrent For Enterprise File Distribution?

Yonkeltron technologies working together isn't patchwork (291 comments)

these are technologies that have been proven effective when working together by people everywhere. if you put it together, test it and build a system for fail-safes etc., you should be fine!

more than 5 years ago

Web Browser Programming Blurring the Lines of MVC

Yonkeltron bigger discussion (303 comments)

this topic merits a bigger discussion! toolkits like sproutcore and objective-j are changing the game, not just blurring the lines...

more than 5 years ago


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