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It's beginning. The NSA is planning for a world without public-key encryption.

http://www.engadget.com/2015/08/30/nsa-quantum-resistant-encryption/

Quantum computers have the potential to derive private keys from public keys in polynomial time, rendering public-key cryptosystems insecure. So far, the technology is just beyond our grasp, but in the next couple of decades that will change. The NSA doesn't want its secrets to be stored today and decrypted in 2035, so it's planning to adopt "quantum resistant algorithms" soon.

Of course, they'd be happy if everyone else kept using public key crypto, just to make things easy for them.
The NSA is in the early stages of developing encryption algorithms that protect against quantum computing hacks.
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Hours of fun
 
Almost got it, Almost got it, Almost got it, Almost got it, Almost got it, Almost got it, Almost got it, Almost got it, Almost got it, Almos...
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Have to admire it's persistence
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This is the stuff I wanted to work on ever since I started my career in computer science. I wonder if I can still get an internship?
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You can but only in the Continental US
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It bothers me that some of the reviews compare The Martian with Robinson Crusoe. Robinson Crusoe had no science and little realism. The Martian actually lives up to its hype.

Personally, I think the book is Andy Weir's application essay for being on a Mars mission.
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But we know once they try rescue him, he'll attack them and hijack the rescue ship, Murphy's law.
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Dr Seuss is popular in Australia, I hear.
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+Karl Krueger wow, you're working too hard! You need a vacation.
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I just heard on the news there will be a posthumous Discworld story. This had better not be a wind-up, or there will be eight hells.
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I'm bookmarking my favourite Casey & Andy strips. I don't even know what title to give this one.
December 23, 2005. Sorry folks, I've been sick as a dog these past two days, and just couldn't make a comic. The next update will be Monday. :(. -ATW. December 21, 2005. So I did today's C&A entirely on Illustrator and Photoshop. No pencil component. And that's original art, not traced from ...
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"The Community Development Programme (CDP), may sound deceptively similar to the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP), an Aboriginal devised and controlled employment scheme from the 70s, but it is far from it.

"In reality CDP is the re-badged incarnation of the Remote Jobs and Communities Programme (RJCP), which replaced CDEP in remote areas after the Howard government began dismantling the successful Aboriginal devised ‘work for the dole’ programme, with Labor finishing it off."

I knew Abbott was an embarrassment, but this latest photo-oppalooza is actually nauseating.
 
Seeing snippets of Abbots latest media circus touring Aboriginal communities makes me feel ill. Trying to explain how much BS it all is is just too depressing. This is the only piece of media I've seen that tells how it really is.
Parliamentary secretary Alan Tudge seems to be enjoying his taxpayer-funded week in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area, if his Twitter feed is anything to go by. He is one part of the team accompanying Prime Minister Tony Abbott during his second almost-week-long sojourn in remote black Australia, a setting so picturesque that it appears to have blinded his salivating media entourage to basic facts, and simple realities.
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There are things hinted at in that article that probably need explanation, like schools made to use "Direct Instruction", AKA "English only, kill bilingual education". I think Bamaga school was one of the only schools with enough committed staff to say no, and many other Aboriginal schools just lost their bilingual programs, probably forever. Note that before this was done, the bilingual schools had the best attendance and academic performance of all the Aboriginal schools.

There was also no mention of "Income Management", supposedly introduced to force Aboriginals to not spend all their welfare on alcohol, by putting half their welfare payments into a "basics card" that can only be used at supermarkets. In practice it's been used as an economic weapon by denying Aboriginal owned businesses access to basic card payments, or half the community's welfare income. This has also encouraged people to leave their remote alcohol free communities for the big city fringe drinking camps, which are closer to the big supermarkets where they can use their basic cards.

Just... Ugh!
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I'm watching Passenger 57.

"If this had been a real gun, that little Angie Dickinson bullshit you just pulled, you would have got your head blown off and you would have endangered the lives of all the other passengers."
"I was trying to save lives."
"The next time a man holds a gun to your head on a crowded plane, you follow instructions! You do exactly what he tells you to do! Do you understand?"

Oh, this is so on the list of Movies That Would Have Been Very Different If They Were Made After 9/11.
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Augh! My remaining eye!
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I was worried when I hadn't seen your reaction, guess I can call off the search&rescue party now.
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Meanwhile, in CrossFit Brasil,
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Used to do this in taekwondo many years ago still hurts to think of it
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Programmer with a computer science degree
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Distributed systems, Unix/C, TCP/IP, functional programming, Python/Bash, Big-data, software engineering.
Employment
  • TripAdvisor Ireland Ltd
    Principal Site Operations Engineer, 2014 - present
    The site must never go down.
  • Google
    Site Reliability Engineer, 2006 - 2010
    Keeping the site up and working; consulting on software at world-scale; writing production infrastructure software.
  • Sun Microsystems
    "Member of Technical Staff" (i.e. programmer), 1997 - 2001
    Software developer on the Jini project; also on the Java RMI team (part of jdk-dev).
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Introduction
I'm a computer scientist (software developer, network engineer, and system administrator).
Professionally, I'm interested in distributed systems, formal methods, quantum computing, security and the process of engineering reliable software.
Personally, I'm interested in aviation, law, ethics, politics, mathematics, psychology, and new learning experiences of almost any kind.

My favourite word is mamihlapinatapai (each expecting the other to do something first). It narrowly edged out rawa-dawa (the sensation of suddenly realising you can do something reprehensible, and no one is there to witness it).


Bragging rights
I have a gold medal with my name inscribed on one side and "FOR SCIENCE" on the other. I estimate that I was the *Youngest Person in the World* for 250 milliseconds. And, of course, I was TIME magazine's Person Of The Year 2006 and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2012. I have really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like.
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  • Trinity College, Dublin
    Computer Science, 1990 - 1994
  • O'Connell School (secondary school)
    1985 - 1990
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I wish I lived in Miami so I could make this place my regular gym! I visited from overseas because I'd heard good things about the trainer Lazaro, and he lived up to that reputation. He gave close attention and improved a lot of little things in my technique that my regular CrossFit trainers had overlooked. I came away from this with better fitness and knowledge.
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