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"Dad, why do I need to learn math?"

So you won't promise to pay your customers 7 times as much as your competition charges them.
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Another brilliant application of technology!

via +Ryan Toxopeus​
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Beautiful. 
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Some things just make you happy.
Don't mess with women, especially if they're wearing boxing gloves.
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Let me rephrase that then, some people. :)
Those other people.
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Pointers in the C programming language, for Mr. Bill fans.
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I had never touched pointers until I worked with Go. I learned about them quite fast. Once I got it, they weren't too bad. 
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Gecko fans: We have eggs!
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I lego'd my ego, and surrendered to your call...
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Quick: someone send this to Robert Smith!
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Have you been following +Tavis Ormandy​'s research? He recently found three different "professional anti-malware" products that leave their customers ridiculously vulnerable by removing some of the critical security features that are built into Chrome.

Rooting your device does the same thing: it removes the protections that are built into Android to prevent malware from escalating its privileges and stealing your data. But even if you try to make your device insecure, Google still projects you by refusing to let you expose your Android Pay account.

If you complain about that because you think you know better than the engineers who designed these products, I can promise you that you're very seriously wrong.
 
Oh, what's that? You don't like that I'm rooted, well I guess I'm not ever using Android Pay then. Easy choice. 
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sure, GPS helps make that more unlikely, but when it does happen...

things like the kernel futex exploit was a pretty comprehensive backdoor to tons of androids past a certain age/basing. only really needed some packaging to make it viable on a device (generalization). That's not something that can be fixed by an app update.
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"Dad, why do I need to learn math?"

So you won't become accidentally famous.
Network tool contained hard-coded prime number that wasn't prime after all.
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You're right, Rob. With them it's more "math is stupid." :-\
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Where does snark lie on Maslow's pyramid?
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The GOP ought to start considering abstinence with their policies...
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Benson has been testing cables that are advertised as USB-C compliant and writing reviews on Amazon.

See: Sturgeon's Law.
 
Here are some pictures of the torn down SurjTech 3M cable that fried my Pixel.

This is a follow up to my review here : 
https://www.amazon.com/review/R2XDBFUD9CTN2R/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm

Visual observations :
1. Red wire to G. Black wire to V. So wrong.
2. Missing SuperSpeed wires on the back of the connector. Only 4 wires in total. This cable was advertised as a USB 3.1 SuperSpeed cable but is entirely missing the TX/RX
3. Generally a poor job with the soldering of the wires.

Other observations using a multimeter : 
1) 10 kΩ resistor instead of 56 kΩ resistor used.
2) resistor hooked up as a Pull-down instead of a pull-up

#USB   #TypeC   #USBC  
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Ah-ha! You can follow Benson's reviews right here on G+!

https://plus.google.com/collection/s0Inv
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Just great. Now we're going to have to register our eagles with the FAA, too. :-\
 
#Police  are training #eagles  to take to the skies to search and destroy #drones  

http://exm.nr/1SDUIFS
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While Bald eagles are no longer on the endangered list, Bald and Golden eagles are still protected by federal law, as are all migratory birds.
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Engineer, Puzzle Fanatic, Incurable Punster. Armchair cryptographer, security and privacy advocate. Insatiably curious about the world and its inhabitants.
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I am a natural experimentalist.  I love to learn, to innovate, and to make new mistakes.  I rarely take myself seriously; there are far more appropriate subjects to be serious about.

I find humor and puzzles in the ordinary, laugh at math jokes, and tend to cram far too many thoughts into one sentence. I'm fascinated by languages and smitten by the beauty and utility of American Sign Language. Bad grammar drives me nuts. 

I'm fond of teaching through analogy and counter-examples, asking silly questions, and gentle teasing.  Sometimes I make stuff up just to watch the gears turn in someone's head.  Whether you're a child or an adult, I'll show you that even "hard" subjects like math and science can be easyand funto learn.  If you think that's nuts, it's because you've been taught wrong.  I'll prove it to you. Try me.

I have an extremely low tolerance for willful ignorance, illogic, and baseless "alternative" explanations for the way the world works.

A 3-year-old gave up asking me "Why?" before I ran out of answers.

I'm terribly shy but have always found it easy to make people laugh.  Often at me.  And not always intentionally.  Childhood friends still tell me I'd have made a great stand-up comedian or psychiatrist; I can't help wondering how those talents are related.  But I'm sure we're all better off leaving that question unanswered.

Will work ... no ... have worked for chocolate.

How did you find me? If you added me to your circles and don't know me personally, I'd love to know what caught your interest!
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I have the best coworkers on the planet.
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I disguise magical, complicated technology as simple, everyday tools.