2398 posts • joined 23 Dec 2009
It's the exoplanet that comes to YOU!
Re: MTM Not About Saving Money
On the bright side, most of our 'developing' neighbours probably have old discontinued kit that is compatible with our 'new' infrastructure they can hock us cheap to replace the failing rust-piles.
Re: Oversubscribinhg Provider
Yes, non-Telstra user here who gets full speed on a 25/5 most of the time (peak evening TV-streaming time sees slow downs of noticeable-but-not-unconsionable levels, which I am confident to put on the upstream pipework rather than my last mile of fibre (my area was one of the last already locked into FTTP before cancellation)).
Re: Tools make tool
There is a really easy way to identify customers more accurately in real life. It is called a login.
(Icon for the 'boffins', not Magani.)
Re: A few comments...
Bonus points if your keypress-timing randomiser doesn't actually randomise but jimmies the timing so the results of analysis are always a string of bits that translate to "GO DIE IN A GUTTER!"
Which is why I bought a Nexus 5x just before the Pixel units came out. Not happy with OLED technology's lifespan. By the time I upgrade again, hopefully micro-LED displays will be a thing!
Not sure how this will 'help' the NBN since the last-mile is not where the massive congestion is anyway.
(Well unless you bought into the "Wireless-Broadband speed = Wired-Broadband speed because the both contain the word 'Broadband" misconception' and are struggling with sharing the limited airwaves with the other thousands of schmucks (not to mention the many thousands more who have a legit need for wireless comms), and I doubt this will help there either since it is just the same limited-resource-distribution problem in a different frequency band!)
AMD is doing this because they analysed the numbers and the results came up positive.
Re: Fake news
The number of people who saw it happen is irrelevant to the fakeness of the news.
Re: I have a crazy conspiracy theory
I doubt it is collusion. More a political version of convergent evolution of scumbagness in disparate species.
Re: Able to see the rings with binoculars?
Pissing-down. .... That's Urine-ous.
Like we needed another!
Re: Lock them away...
China handled a massive corruption problem in Laoning Province a few decades back by busing in a bunch of police from 3 provinces away to make sure they were outside the local corruptives' sphere of influence. I assume States Rights would stop that happening in the US, though.
Re: If its not used in a mobile application
Or a small copper cube bridging the top of the chip to a square-foot of aluminium ex-BBQ grille!
I believe the limit on RAM is the Vidcore IV module, which has a hard-coded 1G address range. I would assume if Vidcore V ever ends up in a future Pi, more RAM would become possible.
> @druck & @Voland's Right Hand....
> Lads, why start this when none of us has a popcorn icon?
Just put the corn on the Pi chip one at a time until you have popped them all.
Re: It's not *their" data it's *your* data.
Dead Trolls sung it best: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eIUOUfhoJ8 :-)
Super Cali goes ballistic, small-cell law is bogus. School IT outsourcing is also... quite atrocious
You just need to call some of them "Veganing rooms."
Re: I have a question
Because people are, on the whole, horrible and 'social media' is really just a mirror on the normal human condition.
Re: As far as VTech is concerned it's all your fault.
And if enough consumers are returning rejected open boxes, the retailer might just decide it isn't worth stocking that supplier's product. (We can dream, can't we?)
Re: Total Recall, Red Planet, The Martian, Mission to Mars, The Last Days on Mars, Escape from Mars
Mars is already populated - entirely by robots, in fact.
Re: Demolition Man
Sounds like I ain't Spartacus doesn't know how to use the 3 seashells!
That's just swell.
I just keep forgetting what Magic Leap does and have to go look it up every time it comes up (for air?) again - and I am presently dabbling in the VR field quite extensively!
Possibly I keep confusing them with LeapMotion then doing a double-take when it doesn't match up.
What does the Moon 4bn years ago and Yahoo! towers this week have in common? Both had an awful atmosphere
Re: What a delicious typo
That's how they are going to save money on fuel - reduce lift weight with anorexic astronauts.
Re: USA Liberty Act
Truth is fake-news, freedom is slavery, control is liberty.
Re: So bad
My brother got a 'Miss Naughty' doll for a birthday long long ago where you squeezed its hand and it said a slightly-NSFW phrase randomly selected from a small list. He threw it out before I could reserve it to pull it apart and see how hackable/reprogrammable it was :-/
the 'soiled' in this case probably means grubby fingers and congealed Cheeto dust, rather than more intimate secretions.
Re: The problem?
Could they introduce lag to processes using the old cert? Start with 1 minute and increase the lag by a minute each day?
My 80+ mum not only knows how to do web searches and emails, she knows not to open attachments from anyone not me (though she still calls emails 'faxes'). She quite happily used a curated and locked down Linux for years before a manager at work gave me a last-gen iMac in return for securely wiping it. I think she still prefers the way I had Linux set up for her, though. Probably install it back once her iMac drops off OS support.
Re: Easy... this isn't about space.
Actually, the sheep farming in the desert is easy to explain: After a couple of very-unusually wet years, the desert looked lush and the farmers demanded they be allowed to go out there until the government caved and let them. Then the rains (expectedly) didn't come again.
Shhhh. That's what they want us to believe.
Re: The single biggest problem with PowerPoint is its fixed, linear nature
I think the rot goes a lot broader than Apple, though they are certainly one of the notable outbreaks.
And so is my wife.
Re: A perfect enterprise solution
Yes, people keep getting a hate-on that IBM provided tech to Germany around WW2. But maybe that contributed to their losing!
The catch phrase was not "No one gets fired /at/ for choosing IBM."
Re: Sources and Methods
Is it possible they sat on the info until the terrorists worked it out for themselves? So now are using it to further demoralise them?
Hmmmm. Is this sort of thing even /legal/ in Australia these days? It uses cryptography so must be about terism!
I'll be equally sad if anyone does up vote me for my stupid StarWars reference :-/
Re: "Separated by a distance of less than one light-year"
That's how Han did the Kessel Run.
Elephant in the room
How can copyright be enforced uniformly across the web when copyright rules vary from region to region?
Do not disturb notice.
You don't want a little red ring to come on. You want a small rail-gun turret with visually-obvious razor-blade magazine to pop out of each ear cup and point menacingly at anyone who gets too close! Ideally with a little rising-pitch whine.
I dunno. How long did it take everyone do stop using Windows on their deskstops?
Re: Nothing new here
@Oh Homer - since the turn of the century, yes. They used to be good, though!
Re: reads your face and works ... or otherwise alter your appearance
I imagine it works to the same extent Newton handwriting recognition works (which probably means it works flawlessly for me but noone else!)
Re: The NBN: Such bollocks
NBN is Australia's ACA - something that should so obviously be bipartisan and for the people's benefit re-purposed as a political cudgel.
Re: Well, i hope it happens ...
East coast Australia's geo-strata shows we get these devastating inundations on average every 200 years. Our recorded history shows we are presently on the lucky part of the first standard deviation. (I believe sea-floor slippage off New Zealand is a common culprit).
Re: Schelte Bus ?
"Can't figure out why they are so keen on our collective doom."
Have you met humanity?
(Okay, that's probably not /their/ reason, and to be honest, I am more into doom-by-tragedy -- in the theatrical sense of the word: a fate that would be completely avoidable except for the specific nature of those fated making it inevitable. I already have my box-seat tickets for act two of that one!).
Re: Not just Lenovo's fault
"For this feature to work requires the OS to co-operate with the BIOS, to auto download and install the software that the BIOS points at. Needless to say only Windows supports this "feature" and it couldn't have happened without Microsoft's endorsement."
So after the computer has gone through the so-called 'secure-boot' process, it just installs any old trash it is told to by the manufacturer (or anyone who guessed the manufacturer's password was 'password') anyway?
Re: Couldn't be Global Warming
I think that 'Whoooosh' could blow the rain out to sea if it was in Texas!
For content-consumption a phone/tablet is probably best in most cases. If you are actually creating content, you might want a desktop (or at least a laptop).