I'll need to keep an eye on this to see who might bite. I'll need to decide to move my site or stick with the new lot.
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The absolute peak of this effect that I've seen was in the Canadian TV series XIII ( http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1713938/ ) where they hunt for a skeleton key to everything although they don't know it until they see it. When they eventually find it they introduce it as:
"The hackers holy grail, a skeleton key that let's you access any system, any program, but it's behind dozens of layers of encryption!"
It's then shown on screen and it turns out to be the HTML view of an Engadget page from 2011.
I think I'll need to do a bit of digging and find out to what you can do on the Chromebook, software available etc., then see I can get some more details off of her about what she plans to do with it.
Chromebooks have pretty much passed me by so I don't really know much about them this at this point.
A family member is heading back to college soon. This looks like it could server her needs quite well for a decent price. Does anyone have any thoughts on it's suitability? Effectively I suppose it would just be used for note taking/browsing, probably moving things back to a full powered laptop when she gets home.
I've been considering ditching my IPad for an Android tablet since I started using LastPass, the integration it has with Android on my Nexus5 is fantastic and makes it really easy to finally keep good (better) password security. Having to switch apps and copy and paste the passwords on the IPad is a drag.
If Swype or similar are going to produce something for the iPad I can use rather than that god awful keyboard then that'll be a big improvement. It's not enough to keep me, but if LastPass can use these new API to provide the same kind of autof-ill they have on Android then that would probably be enough to stop me jumping ship. At least for now.
Those quoted paragraphs of BS have made me feel a little queasy. This sentence in particular "He also oversees a multidisciplinary SWAT team that deals with a range of projects involving marketing, media and compete." Really, he has a SWAT team? What the hell does that mean in this context? If you refuse to sign the MS contract you get raided? Then we get to "compete" what the heck is that? Gah!!
Whilst issues like this shouldn't really happen, and when they do the solution should be quick in coming, I'd be interested to get an idea on how many people are having trouble. My wife's phone was updated on the day the update was released with no issues. It wasn't until during the update I became aware of people having trouble, so was a bit nervous, but as I said no issues here.
This has been gone over more times than I can count on here (and that's at least ten (I tend not to take my socks off in the office)) How do we get more women into tech the same way you get anyone else into any other sector. Pay good money, don't discriminate, accept that the industry/office/team needs to have some flexibility so that people can more easily fit their personal and work lives into the 24 hours of the day.
From a more IT centric view how about each of us takes a little bit of responsibility and stop using terms like "lovely ladies", "bimbo", "eye candy", etc. when having these discussions both online and offline? How about we call out our colleagues and friends who continue to assess the women in (and coming into) the industry for such practices? I'm not saying make a big scene, but let them know that you don't think its right in the way you think is best. Maybe, if each of us takes a little bit of responsibility we can make things better as a whole?
Maybe it would help if we all imagined working as the only male in an otherwise all female department? If we were honest with ourselves how would we be described if it was only in terms of "eye candy"?
In the spirit of honesty, I'm not saying I'm perfect, I'm not saying I don't like looking and good looking women, I'm not saying I have always treated everyone I met with utmost respect, I have caught myself being a right arse some times. However when I do catch myself doing things I wouldn't like to be on the end of I apologise to the person involved and try not to make the same mistake again.
Wholesale change isn't going to happen overnight, but we work in IT, incremental change is meant to be something we are good at.
I really hope that story is true, it has brightened my day no end.
Soldier 1: "I dunno what the Fuhrer is on about, this war stuff is easy, we never see any enemies".
Soldier 2: "Probably running scared from us!"
Soldier 1: "Yeah that's it! Haha".
Solder 2: "Ah well, guess it is time to send in today's report"
The last paragraph has thrown me here. Were these things going into the bin, or being given to a third party for refurbishing? The last paragraph obviously indicates the refurbishing but the rest of the article makes it sound like they were destined for the bin. The story plays a little differently depending on which is the case.
I've been using this for a little while now and I love it. I've got the Android client, the iOS client, and the Chrome extension so I can save to my Pocket from any of my devices and read from them as well. If you don't have it (or similar app) get it.
One of the main uses for me is actually when I'm catching up on twitter, if someone links to something that looks interesting, then into my Pocket it goes.
Your source was worried enough about being identified for you not to name them, but you narrow the field down to a single store... that seems a tad harsh. As for the glasses there is a part of me that wants them as they look like they could be very cool and may actually make 3D worthwhile. The other sensible part of me says not a chance I have better things to spend £800 on.
If they have, surely the government will have to actually do something about data security. No more half hearted measures, no more letting companies off with pitiful fines (if any), and proper hard hitting penalty clauses in contracts with companies who are being given our data by the government.
How on earth do you find out when your cabinet is going to get the fibre though? My local exchange(Glasgow Halfway) has been enabled for a long time and FTTC is "available in some areas" but I can't find out which areas have it or when those that don't, are going to get it.
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