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One of the fastest, and most accurate typists I've ever seen was a older reporter who used his index and middle fingers to type and his thumbs for the space bar.

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LOL. Classic Joe sending ridiculous email. What to do? Via https://twitter.com/eddietree/status/674391434494001152
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Anyone interested in a release engineer position?

The Linux Foundation is currently looking for a talented individual to join our IT team supporting a (yet unannounced) incoming project that will develop software for networking and virtualization (alongside, but not quite the same as OPNFV and OpenDaylight). Core responsibilities:

- Gerrit
- Jenkins/Nexus/SonarQube/etc
- OpenStack for CI builders
- Strong networking skills (vlans, firewalls, routing, tcp)
- Puppet

We can hire anywhere in US, Canada or Australia, starting ASAP. This is a full-time remote worker position with a full bouquet of benefits.

Please send your resume to it-jobs@linuxfoundation.org if that's something you're interested in, or please reshare with someone who you think will be a great fit.

Thanks!
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Steve Williams couldn’t breathe. The former athlete had cardiomyopathy, which occasionally choked his lungs with fluid, making him gasp for air. But this felt different; Williams felt like he was...
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There's a ton of fan service in the blockbuster. But the reappearance of a holographic board game just might be the best.
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So, I read Ryan's article about why SHA-1 should be deprecated faster and we should veto the proposed extensions...

https://medium.com/@sleevi_/legacy-verified-legacy-solutions-15eb688716e4#.pc35r37o1

I feel like Symantec's reply should be this:

Dear Ryan:

Fuck you. You obviously don't understand the business we are in. We are in the business of PRINTING RANDOM NUMBERS AND SELLING THEM FOR UNGODLY HUGE SUMS. You're naive proposal may help the world, but how does that help us profit?

Here's an example, Ryan:

4

See? That was a random number. We just sold it to some shithead that doesn't know the difference between a SHA-1 hash and a FQDN. For how much? A thousand dollars. That's right. ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS. We do that every few seconds and it (snoooooorts a big line of coke) feels so good!

Why did it cost $1,000? because we list the price as $48 but then upsold him on wildcards, EV (whatever the fuck that is!?!) and a hella boat load of other things.

So let me tell you what we, Symantec, think about your proposal to help the world or something:

Fuck you. Fuck you, the horse you rode in on, and your little dog Toto too!

Why? Because we're making money hand over fist and if you require us to change our code, we'll have to... well... pay a programmer to do that, test it, and verify it. That costs money. You know what "cost" is, Ryan? It's the opposite of me sitting in my executive office snorting coke.

So, yes, we've convinced Twitter and CloudFlare and others to do a lot of coding to work around our fucked up little system. Meanwhile, we'll spend nothing. Suckers!

Yes, we could adopt SHA-256 for all certs and make the web safer but that would be something you'd do if we gave a shit. Yes, we'll adopt that shit someday but ...and this is important Ryan... it won't be on 2016's budgets. Money spent today is a lot more expensive than money spent tomorrow. Why? Because there's a good chance I'll be out of here by then and it will be some other dipshit's problem.

Sure, in the meanwhile the NSA will crack the crypto and read everything people say on the internet. Do you think I care about that?


Sincerely,
Every executive at Symantec

P.S. Here... have a thousand dollar random number on us: 6.
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GOOGLE GLASS IS BACK! (On the FCC website, at least)

It's possible to extract the source images out of the FCC PDFs, and I did that, so the pictures here are pretty high-res. (like 1600 x 900) They're big enough to read text on the chips and identify things! 

There's a hinge!
The prism is bigger
The camera has a recording light
The charger looks like pogo pins + magnets (like MagSafe on a MacBook)
The power button is supposedly "on the back," but it's not pictured.
The touchpad and eye sensors are back.

Where the heck is the camera button? Is it on the hinge?!

What's the deal with the speaker? There's no bone conduction pad, but there looks to be a speaker in about the same spot internally. There's a slot on the bottom side of the case, but that would funnel sound behind your ear, not into it. I guess that would work...

I wonder about that prism. The "glass" (is it really glass?) is longer, but a longer prism wouldn't make the square display area, (the dark part) any bigger—it would also need to be taller. Is the picture truly bigger or does it just move it more into the center of your vision?
The new model has a larger glass prism and can fold up!
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Of all the things we do at Raspberry Pi, driving down the cost of computer hardware remains one of the most important. Even in the developed world, a programmable computer is a luxury item for a lot of people, and every extra dollar that we ask someone to spend decreases the chance that they’ll choose …
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Had the chili cheese dog. The chili was tasty. The hot dog had a snappy casing with a good filling. It appeared to be grilled. There was no strange Scottish palate "twist" to anything. A pleasant surprise when having "American" food over here.
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