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Discussions - Public / Listening quotes
« Last post by I D Shukhov on October 09, 2018, 06:02:38 pm »
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
Ernest Hemingway

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Ernest Hemingway

If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
George S. Patton

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
Donald Trump

When you really listen to another person from their point of view, and reflect back to them that understanding, it's like giving them emotional oxygen.
Stephen Covey

Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
Carl Sandburg

Be Skeptical, but learn to listen.
Miguel Angel Ruiz

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.
King James Bible

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.
Stephen R. Covey

It takes a great man to be a good listener.”
Calvin Coolidge

Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Bernard M. Baruch

All Technology & Tech Help / What do you think of these search results?
« Last post by JoFrance on October 09, 2018, 04:31:51 pm »
I was thinking about my friend from years ago today.  He was into the Constitution and hated Democrats.  It was 13 years ago and at the time, I thought Dems and Repubs could work together.  He posted this on Techrepublic 13 years ago.

Here is the result from Google.  There is no trace of his post. :

Here is the result from Duckduckgo:

This is my friend's post
"I Hate Democrats
By maxwell edison · 13 years ago
Okay, I got your attention.

And to all Democrats:

Get out of my life.

Stop trying to take my personal property.

Stop trying to infringe on my RIGHT to take personal responsibility.

Stop presuming that you know what's better for me than me.

Stop telling me how to live.

Stop telling me how to define my moral values.

Stop telling me how to plan for my own future.

Stop telling me how to raise my kids.

Stop telling me how to educate my kids.

Stop taking my hard-earned income.

Stop trying to take care of my own health.

Stop telling me how to run my own business.

Stop telling me how to live.


I'll make a deal with you. You leave me the **** alone, and I'll leave you the **** alone."
Google has purged anything negative about Democrats, as if we can't see it in real life.

The author wrote:

Apple Insiders Say Nobody Internally Knows What’s Going On With Bloomberg’s China Hack Story

Multiple senior Apple executives, speaking with BuzzFeed News on the condition of anonymity so that they could speak freely, all denied and expressed confusion with a report earlier this week that the company’s servers had been compromised by a Chinese intelligence operation.

Both Amazon and Apple issued uncharacteristically strong and detailed denials of Bloomberg’s claims.

Apple’s broad, categorical denial is essentially unprecedented in its detail.

Bloomberg’s defense of its story is equally forceful.

The result is an unusual stalemate that’s left onlookers baffled.

Statement from DHS Press Secretary on Recent Media Reports of Potential Supply Chain Compromise

The Department of Homeland Security is aware of the media reports of a technology supply chain compromise. Like our partners in the UK, the National Cyber Security Centre, at this time we have no reason to doubt the statements from the companies named in the story.
All Technology & Tech Help / Re: RedHat the Enterprise edition RHEL
« Last post by unix on October 06, 2018, 05:52:05 am »

yes, thanks for the link. That's what they have, a heavily stig'ed version with the iptables firewall.

FTE, Job and Career Discussion / Udacity has a new cybersecurity nanodegree
« Last post by I D Shukhov on October 06, 2018, 05:51:37 am »

The marketing copy claims "There will be 1.8 million open cybersecurity jobs by 2022!"

In fact, when I last worked for a big defense contractor it seemed like most of the internal job reqs were security related.  A CompTIA Security+ cert was useful, but that involves no hands-on experience like the Udacity degree would give.

Prerequisites and Requirements
Intermediate Python

Understanding of variables, control and data structures, and object-orientation
Writing basic functions
Using 3rd-party libraries

Intermediate Linux

Understanding of Linux basics, including users, filesystem permissions, and processes
Ability to install a mainstream Linux OS, configure a user, and set up networking

Understanding of networking

Basic understanding of IP addressing, routing, and DNS; familiarity with OSI layers
Ability to troubleshoot basic host connectivity issues

Basic understanding of cloud infrastructure

Have launched a VM using one of the major cloud-services providers (AWS or GCP)
Have configured SSH key-based authentication and connected to the VM, configured the firewall
All Technology & Tech Help / Re: RedHat the Enterprise edition RHEL
« Last post by I D Shukhov on October 06, 2018, 05:44:03 am »
You could learn the ins and outs of the DoD secure version:   Might help your resume. 

All Technology & Tech Help / RedHat the Enterprise edition RHEL
« Last post by unix on October 06, 2018, 05:25:17 am »

I will try to get some from my gig... the CD.  I want to run an identical copy of what's in my environment.
If I am not successful, the closest Linux to the Redhat Enterprise seems to be  CentOS as it's based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux so that's what  will be installed. I will probably dd it to a clone drive so I have some redundancy, almost a mirror.

My Win10 crash really aggravated me, I got the networking resolved but there is just no reason at all I should be spending one nanosecond on this nonsense, fixing MS issues.

All Technology & Tech Help / Re: WOW! This is big!
« Last post by unix on October 06, 2018, 05:21:16 am »

Chinese stole my sarcasm tags.
All Technology & Tech Help / Re: WOW! This is big!
« Last post by I D Shukhov on October 06, 2018, 05:17:27 am »
It's a big surprise.
You forgot the sarcasm tags!  :)
All Technology & Tech Help / Re: Windows 10 update 1809 hosed networking
« Last post by unix on October 06, 2018, 05:12:10 am »

I reinstalled the driver for the networking card and it's back to normal apparently.

At least I haven't discovered anything else broken yet. It wasn't 1809 per se but the wi-fi card patch. Apparently the vendor screwed up and MS stupidly included it without testing.

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