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Is your child a scouser ? - Hacker parents get warning signs.
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Is your child a scouser ? - Hacker parents get warning signs.
They spend most of their free time alone with their maths
They have few real friends, but talk extensively to online friends about maths
Teachers say the child has a keen interest in maths, almost to the exclusion of all other subjects
They're doing maths so much it affects their sleeping habits
They use the language of maths with terms such as "pi" (pronounced pi), Euler, Function, lambda, axiom, proof, Galois (refers to a field rather than cigs),
Members of the Anonymous Maths group refer to their attacks as attacks
They refer to themselves and their friends as mathematicians or mathmos
They have multiple email addresses
They have an odd-sounding nickname (famous ones include Bourbaki)
Their computer has an app called matlab which is used to access equations which have letters that are numbers
They did read it, it said something like "your employment is being transferred from RIM Holdings Incorporated PLC to RIM Incorporated Holdings PLC" - this is the sort of stuff you get sent at least once a month when one of these giant companies is restructuring.
It doesn't say - "and we are taking away all you benefits Mwaa Mwaa...." in the small print. You need a lawyer to say that they could, but the lawyer is always going to say that they COULD do something bad even if it is just a form to sign to say you are getting a new door card.
Here in Canada we have a special exemption to all the employment acts if you work with a computer.
No overtime, no limits to working hours, no statutory holidays, no vacation - apparently it is necessary to allow highly innovative Canadian companies to compete internationally (presumably with N Korean slave labor)
How are they going to carry it?
On a line under the dorsal flight feathers ?
I think they have just discovered the secret to eternal peace - make all weapons so expensive and complicated that you can't afford to use them and they don't work when you try.
The helicopter is quite fast so they would have to be enhanced cyborg-pigeons with jet packs.....
The 2Johns one on the new fighter "... and that's when we add the trunk and paint it white"
Ironically I think it was written about a previous fighter project but perfectly describes every more recent one.
I thought bees were already bar-coded ?
Generally they do this by painting the flag of the country doing the ordering on the side
And what happens to schools everywhere when one of those religious fundamentalists gets to Washington?
>The Judiciary branch can state if the Executive branch break laws enacted by the Legislative branch.
So a bunch of liberal elite unelected judges can override the President who was elected in a landslide by more than 100% of the people (if you discount all those who illegally voted for the wrong woman)
How can a federal agency receive an illegal order?
If it comes from the government it's legal
That's where we have tricked them - we already have out own system for doing that
Why would we bother hacking our enemies?
Unless there is a war what good does it do to know the Russian or Chinese military's secrets?
It would be far more valuable to be hacking the Eu ministries that will be negotiating Brexit or the US agencies that will be deciding on the tarrifs to place on the UK
And Russian packets have snow on their boots
Sorry, it's one of those acronyms that is impossible to type right, even when you know what it stands for and say it to yourself.
Still better than when they renamed SERC to PPARC and put the name on all the glass doors at the new office - without realising what the letters read as backward
Will probably be sued by Cisco first. Cisco believes that all bridge shaped logos made of lines belong to them, they even sued the Oz government because the CRISO Sidney bridge logo looks like theirs.
Tractor with straw bale spears through the side of the car?
Or there is the auld tradtiional Semtex
This is a Chromebook - it has essentially one application = chrome
Isn't that why they were making her Ambassador to Russia?
she could work from home
Yes he is the 44 man to hod the office of POTUS
ob IT angle - the off-by-one error
Or a true patriot holder of 2nd amendment rights who responds to a 3am tweet about a pinko-commie-terrorist loving judge stopping Americas being Great Again
>I'd heard of small dogs being purposefully bred so that women could carry one about in a handbag, but never a cow!
How else would they fill those little individual serving milk pots on the planes
As a loyal American non-terrorist, if some stranger sidled upto you and tried to engage you in disloyal anti-American conversation isn't it your patriotic duty to shoot them ?
It was the CIA and DoD that paid $20 million for software that could decode secret hidden terrorist messages in TV static. Then it was the Dept of Justice that shut down the investigation into who was paid off for the contract because of national security concerns.
Wasn't that the problem with the Oyster card on buses?
The same people in charge of paying for the system to be fixed were making more money from fines paid by people whose card wasn't recognised
No it used to happen in most African and Latin American countries as well, American companies usually made large contribution to the new president
But those Americans wouldn't be working for Google - it was founded by an immigrant
Which is why we haven't had a war since Korea, we have had a whole bunch of not-wars almost conitnually
There is terrorist activity in these countries now. His ban affects people born in those countries 50years ago.
Iranians who have lived in the USA since 1979 are unlikely to have moved there after the revolution because they were fans of a future anti-Iranian Sunni extremist terrorist group.
How did Fido manage to implement a working sms filter?
Have they got an intern or did somebody bring their kid to work day
Isn't the orbiting battle station supposed to fire the giant laser at the planet?
Did somebody have the plans the wrong way up?
Even if he only uses one - somehow he has to pay fees for all of them .....
Is there a Grand Theft Auto mod ?
BillG wears glasses so nobody will hit him and Balmer is protected by a hail of nuclear armed chairs
Although there are several 1000 Oracle customers around the world who would dearly like to meet a Mr Ellison in a dark alley with a lead pipe
While it is unlikely that a programmer, driven mad by years of dealing with little-endian memory, will seek out the CEO of Intel. And I don't imagine there are many Samsung loyalists strapping Galaxy notes to themselves and trying to blow up Tim Cook
Mr Zuckerberg faces risks of mad right-wingers who think Facebook is part of a democrat conspiracy, mad left-wingers who think Facebook is a corporate invader of privacy. Then even madder even righter wingers who think he is a secret zionist conspiracy and even madder even lefter wingers who think it is a fascist government conspiracy.
Then there are all the people who are just driven mad by cat videos.
Thanks for the Stephen Carver suggestion. DuckDuckGo his "Goto 2015" conference talk on the shuttle and Nasa corporate culture
> Instead they went with a 'It hasn't blown up yet, it must be safe'
The same statistical basis for my safety of Russian Roulette study
Perhaps SpaceX could lean from Nasa how layers of management can transform an engineer's 1:100 risk of an accident into an official 1:300,000 risk with only the aid of Powerpoint
Compared to POTUS on twitter?
That's not the problem - the problem is the arbitrary nature of the order, no details, no legal opinion, no rules.
Did he intend this to stop British holiday makers in Costa Rica being able to fly home via Florida? Did it apply to US citizens? What about joint Canadian/US citizens? Nobody knows - it was upto individual officers to make a ruling.
Who knows what the next arbitrary ruling will say? All muslims on the no-fly list? Or just US citizens born in certain countries, or perhaps all foreign born Americans?
Or perhaps merely companies employing foreign born or muslims will be banned from government contracts or just defense contracts. So perhaps firms will have to start letting them go.
The childish reaction to the court ruling might make people worry. What if the next executive order is interpreted by some heavily armed branch of government as a "who will rid me of this turbulent priest"
The really impressive system was the one which ignored the competition, hacked the conference twitter account and sent messages declaring itself to be the winner to all the news media
Because they probably don't have an API to slurp all their data to an external database - even if it is just for analyzing it
Some is. Tata importing 1000s of "consultants" from India on company transfers or Disney replacing entire work forces with H1Bs
But there aren't 1000s of unemployed chip designers, physics lecturers, machine learning experts who would enter the labor force if only living wages were available.
Yes you CAN get those staff by paying more and outbidding somebody else and poaching their staff. But that doesn't work for the entire market - the US doesn't rely on foreign doctors because doctors are underpaid.
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