Consolidated Business & Enterprise Computing Rant Thread

Discussion in 'Business & Enterprise Computing' started by elvis, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. caspian

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    So how intrusive are the penetrations though as there is massive concern internally as to what could be accessed\accidentally changed if they do get in.

    I love the initial paperwork to:

    • How many end points
    • What brand and model of wireless access points do you use
    • Can you send us a detailed diagram of your network
      and so on.....
    My response is GTFO and try to get in and YOU tell me what we have and how it looks. We will tell you our publicly accessible info but if you can only get in knowing our internal stuff then we are a little more secure to fly by the night types. If it is a cost reduction thing then yeah we may consider it.
     
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    I may have to steal this...
     
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    You know, your opinion is a lot like a turbo. It sucks.


    Thats the best I got, soz.
     
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    my turbos collect waste and compress the input so i can get more output...
     
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    elvis Old school old fool

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    cat /dev/urandom | gzip > /dev/null
     
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  7. tensop

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    can't agree with that, while air is closer to urandom than random, and the output does get zipped, the content doesnt go directly to /dev/null. that'd be breaking energy conservation laws. the content also goes through gzip a second time with guarenteed compression ratios better than 8:1 typical(otherwise it will error out to console, dropping a log in /var/log/block) operating in inside a jail, then the content is extracted and fed in to /dev/libnatpolicies before exiting back out to /dev/urandom
     
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    Sounds like haveged.
     
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    I'm glad the dumb thing I said has revived our beloved car analogies.
     
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  10. tensop

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    car analogies are the only way to explain IT things, which elvis hates because he sucks at car analogies :D
     
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    With a car analogy, could you please explain why I suck at car analogies?
     
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    ill try

    when it comes to car analogies, you're a bit like a wrx near an evo - all show no go :p
     
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    you forgot the bit where the content is irreversibly hashed by the one way HMAC(otto) function found in the sparc architecture code.

    if you're not running sparc architecture, then you need to swap gzip for zstd so you can up the compression ratio to perform the alternative HMAC(diesel) function on the content.
     
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    When it comes to car analogies, you're kinda like a Tesla. Your ultimate objective is to have an AI bot do all the work of creating and posting them on your behalf, whilst at the same time driving dinosaurs out of the car analogy business.
     
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    Because you aren't a subject matter expert on cars, maybe a video arcade/ retro analogy would be better, because we (generalization) are just users of cars and our understanding on cars is at best varied like our users ability to use their software / computers.
     
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    that's unacceptable, everyone should know cars and love them :)
     
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    Speaking of, I watched the Telstra Autonomy live event the other day. Their new full self driving computer is a beast, and love the way the software can pull images from all the cars currently running and learn from it and feed back into the AI.

     
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    write, read, execute?
     
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    That'd make you a superuser of ACL's
     
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    Anterior Cruciate Ligaments?

    I thought we were using car analogies, not body parts. (And if we're using the latter, I want to be some sort of genital/gonad instead).
     

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