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Dealing With 'Advertising Pollution'

v_1_r_u_5 Advertisement veiled as news stories (418 comments)

What's even worse is when some insurance company publishes a scare article to Forbes' advertisement program, which publishes stories under the Forbes umbrella while vaguely disassociating themselves from the content. The content looks like it's Forbes. It's really sick. Here's an example.

about 2 months ago
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Are 10-11 Hour Programming Days Feasible?

v_1_r_u_5 do not want (997 comments)

11-hour days is a fast track to high attrition unless everyone knows the probability of success is near certain.

more than 3 years ago
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US Government Using PS3s To Break Encryption

v_1_r_u_5 they'll need more... a lot more (570 comments)

assuming a perp uses a password from a set of 26 letters to choose from, it will take roughly two minutes to brute-force an 8-letter or fewer password with 40 Ps3's. (26^8 + 26^7 + ...) / (40 * 4 * 10^7). wow, that's great! but....

assuming a set of approximately 90 characters to choose from, it will take approximately a month :(

more than 4 years ago
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Poker Program Battles Humans In Vegas

v_1_r_u_5 hmmmm (312 comments)

"It's possible, given enough computing power, for computers to play "perfectly," where over a long enough match, the program cannot lose money,"

So what happens when you pit two of these against each other?

more than 6 years ago

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