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How Nigeria Stopped Ebola

js3 CDC more concerned about PR (381 comments)

In typical hollywood fashion, the CDC seems to be more concerned with creating an image of no panic when they don't have a clue. Everything they have done so far has been reactionary. You don't have a plan if all you do is react to events. No fly list should have been in place. Isolate then test should have been in place. Seems a lot of things aren't there but they keep telling the public how great their plan is.

about 2 months ago
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Microsoft Lays Off 2,100, Axes Silicon Valley Research

js3 A terrible CEO (109 comments)

CEOs with no imagination do layoffs. Nayda is a terrible CEO, nothing he has done so far impresses me.

about 3 months ago
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Russian Military Forces Have Now Invaded Ukraine

js3 Give them Crimea they said.. (848 comments)

The west must go all out on sanctions. Gonna happen sooner or later.. and later is always bad.

about 4 months ago
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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Launches Nov. 13th

js3 Too old (146 comments)

I got too old for this shit

about 4 months ago
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Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities Increase 100%

js3 A rule of thumb.. (137 comments)

if someone gives you a percentage they are trying to make it better or worse than it actually is.

about 5 months ago
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White House Punts On Petition To Allow Tesla Direct Sales

js3 only 138,469 people? (382 comments)

lol

about 5 months ago
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Hacking a Tesla Model S Could Net $10,000 Prize

js3 Void warranty (77 comments)

How is voiding the warranty threat show they are taking security seriously? Everyone puts a voids the warranty warning when they don't want you to see whats inside. IF someone hacks your car is the warranty still void?

about 5 months ago
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TrueCrypt Author Claims That Forking Is Impossible

js3 Why impossible? (250 comments)

His answer seems to mean it wouldn't be his preference, rather than being impossible.

about 6 months ago
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Book Review: Security Without Obscurity

js3 OpenSSL disagrees (51 comments)

Maybe obscurity doesn't mater after all

about 6 months ago
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"Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa

js3 What's wrong with normal bananas? (396 comments)

It's free. 30 years down the road no one can claim a patent on it. Just let food grow naturally, stop this super this super that crap.

about 6 months ago
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Uber Demonstrations Snarl Traffic In London, Madrid, Berlin

js3 Re:Competition Sucks (507 comments)

How so? Requiring one party to pay 200,000 euros to operate a taxi while not enforcing that on another party is not competition. That privileged access is a requirement from the government itself.

about 6 months ago
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New OpenSSL Man-in-the-Middle Flaw Affects All Clients

js3 Re:This is awesome (217 comments)

The more of these we find, the more secure OpenSSL will be. I hope we continue to find these kinds of problems and see them fixed. If open source has one strength, it's that when many skilled eyes DO converge on the code it can be tested and fixed far more quickly than a corporation with limited resources and only paid developers can do the same sort of debugging work. The trick is getting the eyes there in the first place.

10 years ago someone said...

"Opensource will eliminate all bugs, because the world can see the source". Doesn't matter if no one reads the source.

about 6 months ago
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New OpenSSL Man-in-the-Middle Flaw Affects All Clients

js3 Re:Closed source software (217 comments)

Given all the open-source SSL/TLS security flaws (OpenSSL, gnutls, Apple SSL) that have come out these past few months - mostly thanks to renewed interest in hunting flaws, thanks to the Snowden revelations, I suspect - I hope that companies like Microsoft are also seeing this as a wake-up call driving them to do code reviews on their closed-source SSL/TLS code.

Not quite sure what you mean there. Closed source gets more code review than opensource apparently.

about 6 months ago
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New OpenSSL Man-in-the-Middle Flaw Affects All Clients

js3 Opensource is great innit? (217 comments)

The POS library permeates everything.

about 6 months ago
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The Andromeda Galaxy Just Had a Bright Gamma Ray Event

js3 Jesus is coming (129 comments)

"The event" means Jesus is on his way. Go to church people

about 7 months ago
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NASA, France Skeptical of SpaceX Reusable Rocket Project

js3 Re:I can tell this article is worthless from the s (333 comments)

NASA, France Skeptical of SpaceX Reusable Rocket Project

Yes, that's a lovely headline. But the original headline ("NASA, CNES Warn SpaceX of Challenges in Flying Reusable Falcon 9 Rocket") tells the same story with 42% less bullshit.

NASA found that it was not worth trying to reuse the space shuttle main engines after every flight without extensive refurbishment.

Really? So because the space shuttle couldn't do it, nobody could do it, perhaps by learning lessons from the shuttle program? If this is an example of the kind of thinking in the article, it's a fat waste of time. If it isn't an example, why mention it at all?

I went ahead and skimmed the article, and indeed, the sole counterexample to the potential of reuse continues to be the space shuttle. The article is crap. Flush.

Ugh, why can't people comprehend mildly complex topics? You contradict yourself in your post so much that it hurts.

NASA "warns", does not mean NASA "says it is impossible".

NASA "warns" implies it IS possible but there are other challenges to overcome.

Basic comprehension people.

about 7 months ago
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VK CEO Fired, Says Company Under Kremlin Control

js3 Re:Don't Mess with April Fools (149 comments)

>> He appeared to announce his resignation from the company on April 1st, but later claimed that it was an April Fools' joke, and that he would remain onboard. In a statement issued Monday, however, VK said that Durov submitted a resignation letter on March 21st and never withdrew it within the mandatory one-month window. Because of that, Durov said, he will be "automatically relieved" of his position.

Politically, it's bad, but I do enjoy seeing someone's stupid April Fools stunt blow up in their face.

Wow he's a total idiot. April fools joke means saying it not doing it.

about 8 months ago
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Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs

js3 Absurd conclusion. Everything is learned. (355 comments)

Kids will be familiar with whatever he/she has had time to play with. Ability to build legos doesn't come built it, kids who haven't seen one will still have to learn how to build them.

about 8 months ago
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Intel Pushes Into Tablet Market, Pushes Away From Microsoft

js3 Re:Drivers, its all about the drivers (110 comments)

Intels predicament has nothing to do with drivers. Times change and they didn't change fast enough.

about 8 months ago
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Racing To Contain Ebola

js3 Animal carriers (112 comments)

It seems this one is being spread by birds, but frankly doesn't it seem like other diseases are killing way more than this instance of ebola?

about 8 months ago

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