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I was very sad to get this news today. I worked with Dan for many years on a variety of projects. He was always enthusiastic and thirsty for adventure. We talked the afternoon before he left for this trip, and he was hugely looking forward to it, especially after having one cancelled the previous year (also because of an avalanche).
 
I just had the immensely sad task of sending the following to all Google employees. My thoughts are with everyone in Nepal, and with Dan's family and friends.

"Early this morning, Nepal experienced the worst earthquake in its history, registering 7.8 on the Richter Scale. Current reports are that over 1,000 people were killed. It's a terrible tragedy.

Sadly, we lost one of our own in this tragedy. +Dan Fredinburg a long-time member of the Privacy organization in Mountain View, was in Nepal with three other Googlers, hiking Mount Everest. He has passed away. The other three Googlers with him are safe and we are working to get them home quickly.

The Crisis Response team has launched Person Finder[1] for Nepal, and is working to get updated satellite imagery to aid in the recovery effort. Google.org is committing $1M to the response, and we’ll have gift-matching available soon.  

Our thoughts are with the people of Nepal, and with Dan’s family and friends during this terrible time."

[1] http://google.org/personfinder/2015-nepal-earthquake
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Fingers crossed that they stay safe.
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For hardware geeks.  You know who you are.

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“JFET, MOSFET, BOBAFET”
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Some nice views of Oakland and Alameda on our approach to SFO this afternoon.
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My apologies, +Brian Slesinsky​. Alameda may well be the exception. The Bay is hell for me.
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London skyline from Primrose Hill.
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Just overnight (and now trying to get to sleep despite jet lag :-/). Off to Zürich tomorrow. Er, today. Sunday.
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Attending Hot Couture 2015. The Crucible has the best patio heaters ever.

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It definitely takes more discipline to be "off duty" than it used to be.
Internet, email make you more productive, more of the time
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"choose to maximize long-term effectiveness, even when that seems contrary to maximizing short-term efficiency."

Many years ago ("before the turn of the century (godsdamn kids get off my lawn)) I learned that if I stopped banging my head on a problem and Went Home (left the work behind), I could often come in at 9 the next morning and resolve the problem within an hour. 

I learned that taking a break was essential. I learned that my brain would keep noodling on the problem in background and I'd often find a solution half way home. (It helped that I had a very pretty and relaxing commute route).

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Must be an IMTS phone, since it has a dial. (Before the introduction of IMTS in 1965, all calls to or from a mobile phone had to be set up manually by the Mobile Operator.)

The idea of breaking a metropolitan area up into cells, so that the same frequency could be used simujlatneously for low-power transmissions in multiple cells, was proposed in the late 1940s, but cellular telephones did not actually come into use until the late 1960s.
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This brings new meaning to "Y2K Bug"...
Windows admins: Patch now, unless you run 2003, in which case you're out of luck.
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+Daniel Martin my understanding is that it's more like two great tastes that go great together.

One is screwing with Group Policy updates which cause a less secure default.  Which, consequently, turns off SMB Signing (usually enforced by Group Policy).  Once you've pulled the crypto out of the mix, you get a play a round of monkey-in-the-middle with any ongoing SMB traffic.

The other one makes SMB Signing a moot point.  Apparently before we even engage the SMB client, the Multiple UNC Provider tries to figure out what is going to service the connection on the other end of the UNC path.  The problem is that the MUP doesn't pay attention to whether it really is talking to the desired server or not.  So play MITM games and you can avoid that pesky SMB Signing even you didn't disable it with the previous vulnerability.  The new MUP now allows you to require a UNC Provider that can enforce combinations of Authentication, Integrity, and Privacy for a given UNC path.  Pretty important for the client to verify that the files its getting for, say, log-in scripts or Policy updates comes from the expected source.  But this is applicable to anything that uses a UNC.  Assuming you've configured it all via a Group Policy update.

Either one of these is pretty tasty in its own right.  But chaining them together is a heck of a combination.  Or at least, that's my understanding.
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Aha, I wondered what that sound was at 1:30pm...
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I clicked the "show translation" link on your post, and got "Aha, I Wondered what that sound something at 1:30 pm ..."
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Best viewed from hills made of silicon dioxide.
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Excellent spot for lunch or a light dinner, though it helps to like olives. Pleasant patio for people-watching when the weather is good.
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I can't judge the lunch buffet (I don't expect great food at any buffet, to be honest), but the food at dinner has been consistently delicious every time I've eaten here. The fragrant and spicy curries and vindaloos are better than any other Indian restaurant in the area.
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