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Team Use Stem Cells to Restore Mobility in Paralyzed Monkey

sbenson Salute. (196 comments)

"that had been paralysed from the neck down by a spinal injury" -- Bet it wasn't an accident.
I for one wish to honor our little buddy that took one for the team, Not his team, our team, the team two branches over on the evolutionary tree.

more than 4 years ago

Mystery Missile Launched Near LA

sbenson Backup your data, (858 comments)

Maybe the EMP did not go off this time. You should back up all that pirated porn if you live in L.A.

more than 4 years ago

Break TrueCrypt Dard Drive Encryption Quickly

sbenson The computer must be on. (1 comments)

Take the passwd from cache only if:

The computer is on and stays on.
The Volume is mounted.

Then it'll retrieve the cached passwords.
This sucks if you use the same pasword for more than one Vol.

Remember Kiddies, install a "Big Red Button" somewhere you can get to it in a hurry and don't leave your system with the truecrypt mounted,

more than 4 years ago

New Federal IT Security Certification Program

sbenson Another B.S. Cert. (1 comments)

That will give more fools something else to put on cards and at the bottom of emails.

Cissp, Fool++, MSwhatever, FITSP.

- How about we just go back to looking at resumes.
Could not begin to count how many people with a cert that I've worked with that knew f#$% all about security, or even computers.

School, programming, work experience, hack++

That's your cert.

more than 4 years ago

New Rudy Giuliani Documentary

sbenson Plot spoiler. (1 comments)

The scene chapters are:

Pre Pre 9/11
Pre 9/11
Almost 9/11
9/11 Part 1
9/11 Part 2
Post 9/11
Post Post 9/11

more than 4 years ago

US Military Requests 'National Manhunting Agency'

sbenson Re:So much (2 comments)

Nah, we'll get a posse after that Commitatus fella soon enough.

more than 5 years ago

Now Linux Can Get Viruses, Via Wine

sbenson Re:marketshare (343 comments)

"Linux doesn't have malware only because it's desktop share is next to nothing"

The quote above immediately allows me to discredit your entire post and file you away with the tag: "Knows not of which he speaks."
The market share babble is FUD. There are fundamental design differences in the operating systems.

If you don't know, learn. You really shouldn't spread FUD.

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Puts C# and the CLI Under "Community Promise"

sbenson The Head of the snake. (465 comments)

No Matter how sensuously it moves it's tail, it's the snake's head that will bite you.
(or throw a chair at you.)

Until the head is removed, I'm not going to play with it.

more than 5 years ago

Konami Announces a Game Based On a 2004 Battle In Fallujah

sbenson Re:Scumbags (644 comments)

No but your respawn time is like 120 Secs or more if you kill civilians.

See: ProjectReality.

more than 5 years ago

Konami Announces a Game Based On a 2004 Battle In Fallujah

sbenson Re:This is sick (644 comments)

"The side you play on rarely dies,"

not if your teamed up with a bunch of N00bs

more than 5 years ago

Lars Ulrich Pirates His Own Album

sbenson he's the one. (672 comments)

Congratulations Lars,

Your the only one that downloaded that POS album.

Hatfield's probably the one that seeded it.

Really, after Master of Puppets, who else would.


more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Says H-1B Workers Among Those Losing Jobs

sbenson Doomed! (612 comments)

Here's the problem most are missing when they state it's up to the business and protectionism has no place:

Generally the U.S. is the largest concentration of your customer base, or the customer base for the employers of a lot of your other countrymen.

Now if you take jobs (income) from that base, it will bite you in the ass eventually.

If you increase the customer base, say in china, you increase the disposable society and again it will bite you in the ass. (insert end of world scenario here)

Or we could mandate static societies, but that's never going to happen.

Maybe we need to rethink this?

I'm all for more localized markets, and smaller profits in a green based renewable society.
Except you are not.

I'm working on a return of the black plague.
Seems to fix all the problems.

about 6 years ago

Senator Prods Microsoft On H-1B Visas After Layoff Plans

sbenson Re:...because H1Bs are forms, not people (574 comments)

I myself have never seen a "fat lazy American" at my business,
This is due to great Management, we don't hire them.
You are deluding yourself if you think there is a racial/national difference between you and Americans.
I've lived and worked overseas, guess what? You have fat lazy Indians, Chinese, Vietnamese and more.
Face facts, it's a cost analysis, no more than that.
I myself would be offended and try to do something about a company that thinks my work deserves lower pay versus my co-workers due to my nationality.
Seems we need to think on a global level as members of the human race vice difference based upon language, melanin, and areas defined by a grease pencil oh so many years ago.

*I redirected my /dev/urandom to create this post.

about 6 years ago

When Teachers Are Obstacles To Linux In Education

sbenson The above should be +10 insightful (1589 comments)

From many years of repairing id10t errors,
I'd say the porn sites and scammers are slowly training our users for us.

I don't think they are getting the full view,
they are just becoming jaded.

users in the late 80's and 90's were more willing to try anything to save some money.

Now it must be a scam.

more than 6 years ago

Secure OS Gets Highest NSA Rating, Goes Commercial

sbenson Re:Let the Testing begin... (352 comments)

If it is Internet facing, it's an open test bed.

more than 6 years ago

Secure OS Gets Highest NSA Rating, Goes Commercial

sbenson Let the Testing begin... (352 comments)

Now let people who don't have financial ties test it.

more than 6 years ago

Secure OS Gets Highest NSA Rating, Goes Commercial

sbenson Re:Let the Testing begin... (352 comments)

I will wait until is is released.

I am assuming a 12 year old from somewhere in northern EU will probably invalidate the EAL.

Govt work and the associated consulting being what it is.

more than 6 years ago


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