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Job Postings Offer Clues to Future of Google Fiber

mjwalshe Re:Bleh (38 comments)

could do with turning down the cutesy hyperbole meanwhile over in the real world its reckoned that the traditional pstn with be dead and gone in ten years replaced by 100% ip

about a week ago
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Man Caught Trying To Sell Plans For New Aircraft Carrier

mjwalshe Re:Entrapment is lazy policing (388 comments)

mm that is the reason until recently in the uk you had to for sensitive jobs in the civil service have both sets of grandparents as natural born I certainly had to provide names and addresses of both sets at work as my boss had bent the rules and got me to analyses some experimental data that was defence related .
Its a bit more relaxed now but some jobs still have reserved status.

about two weeks ago
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Man Caught Trying To Sell Plans For New Aircraft Carrier

mjwalshe Re:Entrapment is lazy policing (388 comments)

Some what surprising that a Guy born in Saudi Arabia would even get security clearance.

about two weeks ago
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You're Doing It All Wrong: Solar Panels Should Face West, Not South

mjwalshe but you dont get paid diferent rates (327 comments)

Or at least that's what our system does on a nice south facing roof in the UK

about three weeks ago
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Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three)

mjwalshe Re:IQ of congress (163 comments)

hmm where these "constructive well thought out amendments " actually spoiling amendments?

about a month ago
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Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three)

mjwalshe Re:IQ of congress (163 comments)

you do know how parliamentary procedure works with you know amendments to motions :-) id suggest reading Citrine and Roberts rules as background than the standing orders and rules of debate for the congress before making that assumption

about a month ago
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Launching 2015: a New Certificate Authority To Encrypt the Entire Web

mjwalshe Re:quick question (212 comments)

or have the tragedy of the commons devalue the ssl certificate

about a month ago
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Coding Bootcamps Presented As "College Alternative"

mjwalshe Re:Bootcamps are mis-named I think (226 comments)

I did the approved cisco course as an evening class for fun semesters at 3 hours a week a was a pretty good grounding in tcp/ip networking I recon a 19 week 5 days a week could get some one bright enough up to the ccnp level no problem.

about a month ago
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Coding Bootcamps Presented As "College Alternative"

mjwalshe Re:yaaaaaaay... (226 comments)

I think you mean cut and paste code that they don't know how it works

about a month ago
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Former Police Officer Indicted For Teaching How To Pass a Polygraph Test

mjwalshe Re:Wait, wait, wait..... (328 comments)

The uk tested (MI5) them back in the 50's and discarded than as worthless

about a month ago
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Codecademy's ReSkillUSA: Gestation Period For New Developers Is 3 Months

mjwalshe Re:This just proves... (173 comments)

broken sewage lines are major case of Cholera out breaks in earthquake situations.

about a month and a half ago
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Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure

mjwalshe Re:Gov't still doesn't get privacy (461 comments)

but you can dig through all the records and selectively quote one example "monster " the employee for political ends

about a month and a half ago
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Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure

mjwalshe Re:Gov't still doesn't get privacy (461 comments)

why would you expose any information about individual civil or crown servants and why should an individual expense claim be exposed? - you do know that civil servants and pseudo civil servants are targeted by terrorists - I personally know two people whose close family where targeted and killed - they are going through the truth and reconciliation process in NI

about a month and a half ago
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Mayday PAC Goes 2 For 8

mjwalshe Re:Hypocrites (224 comments)

You mean centre right PACS out spent hard right ones

about a month and a half ago
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Codecademy's ReSkillUSA: Gestation Period For New Developers Is 3 Months

mjwalshe Re:This just proves... (173 comments)

And at a large scale in "plumbing" a real screw up can cost millions (and potentialy kill people) - that banging you get when you turn off a tap can destroy an industrial plant if you screw up badly.

about a month and a half ago
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A Smart Electric Bike: Taking the Copenhagen Wheel Out For a Spin

mjwalshe Re:what's the point? (136 comments)

I did and if you have such a long commute then maybe cycling with or with out a boost from electric is not the best way of doing that commute - BTW I used to do 20 miles a day on a MTB as part of my commute.

about a month and a half ago
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Pianist Asks Washington Post To Remove Review Under "Right To Be Forgotten"

mjwalshe Re:Public image created by public, not owned by yo (257 comments)

ah so how come that guy in spain with court orders against him for debts - gets to remove things from the public record

about a month and a half ago

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