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How one Canadian university promotes knowledge

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    (?<!re)tired Mario F.'s Avatar
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    How one Canadian university promotes knowledge

    This story will make you sick.
    The programmer’s wife tells him: “Run to the store and pick up a loaf of bread. If they have eggs, get a dozen.”
    The programmer comes home with 12 loaves of bread.

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    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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    This is consistent with others stories I've heard lately.

    Here is hoping that a security firms snatches him up.

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    On the one hand, this seems like overkill in terms of punishment.

    On the other, it is pretty dumb to run a vulnerability scanner on someone else's site, especially to try to see if they pushed a fix all the way to production within just two days.
    You ever try a pink golf ball, Wally? Why, the wind shear on a pink ball alone can take the head clean off a 90 pound midget at 300 yards.

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    Oh Dawson. My old CEGHEP.

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    Hopefully he'll gain some sort of exposure from this that will land him some sort of work or qualifications.

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