* Posts by bemused obsever

5 posts • joined 28 Jun 2018

Error pop-up? Don't worry, let's just get this migration done... BTW it's my day off tomorrow

bemused obsever

Re: Secretaries at universities...

Amen Brother Joe! Our university department secretary was a gem at taking care of (often pissy) students. Many times I would have quit out of frustration if not for her; I owe her my PhD. .

I made up a walnut plaque inscribe "Surrogate Mother of the Year Award" that had scissors cutting red tape. All the other grad students jumped at the chance to chip in to buy a cake and throw a little party for her.

Here's to you Jean Sanford. May you be treated as well as you treated us students.

Won’t patch systems? Never run malware scans? Welcome to the US State Department!

bemused obsever

greatest security risk is govt security

I held a US DoD SAP/SAR (above top secret) clearance until I retired. A couple of years back my and everyone's clearance records were exposed in an OPM (US Office of Personnel Management) hack. This, of course, is an identity theft's wet dream- everything from SS# to mother's maiden name, all past addresses, ...

Dear alt-right morons and other miscreants: Disrupt DEF CON, and the goons will 'ave you

bemused obsever

Re: "Alt-right moron"

"Is there such a thing as the alt-left?"

Yes. It's where the left and right ends of the political spectrum bend around to meet. The only thing that's questionable is the existence of a dividing line between the two.

IBM memo to staff: Our CEO Ginni is visiting so please 'act normally!'

bemused obsever

Re: Completely Misrepresents....

Clearly written by someone going somewhere in a company that isn't going anywhere...

Infamous 'Dancing Baby' copyright battle settled just before YouTube tot becomes a teen

bemused obsever

Re: Counting the Dancing Baby Sheep

>> As an aside: Do bankruptcy lawyers accept checks from their clients?

No, but they accept credit cards...

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