1220 posts • joined 1 Apr 2010
Re: Win 10 win by attrition
Win 10 was pre-installed on my home computer, but I looked at the news on data slurping and updates, so I installed Ubuntu.
Re: Graveyard voting
That would account for the zombies they have in office
Re: Back now
Movie services into the clown
Was that a typo or not??
Re: The answer is...
Yes, they are using Natural Stupidity rather that Artificial Intelligence
Re: I wonder why
to quote The Who:
Meet the new boss
Same as the old boss
Re: The American Midwest is famous
Well don't wait for the Yellowstone Supervolcano to erupt.
Coca cola contains nasty amounts of phosphoric acid and the sugar glues the keyboard (drink unsweetened tea if you must do it next to a keyboard
Re: Case sensor
At home it is known as BFI, Brute Force and Ignorance.
Top Euro court: No, you can't steal images from other websites (too bad a school had to be sued to confirm this little fact)
What happens with fully automated image collection systems (webcams, systems triggered by animals or people going past) where nobody actually consciously made the image. What is the copyright situation on them?
But what if..
If I take a photo of the image on the website (e.g with my camera) do I have copyright on my photo of it?
Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed could be your role model.
Think of the children!!
Re: One little pill?
forget the pills- just eat berries and grapes, drink cocoa and red wine.
Add a few peanuts into the mix for variety
Re: "notoriously difficult language"
I think Frisian is closer.
Download it and try it out on an old machine
Re: Who trusts Sony?
Indeed I haven't bought anything from them since the rootkit scandal
Can you get a tinfoil balaclava these days?
How does the balaclava fin with the tinfoil hat?
Re: "It's an office runtime for students"
Serious documentation should be in Tex or LaTex
If this is the hole that the larva made, I would hate to meet the adult form
Brexiteers jump ship
I believe the usual idiom is 'like rats off a sinking ship'.
To switch idiom; Capt May has hit the iceberg but continues to order full steam ahead
Re: 60 year old boomer
I defy any sane person to understand IBM’s business strategy.
Re: The 1%
Well they do say that in any broth scum rises to the top
Re: Anyone who hasn't seen Noggin The Nog recently needs a trip to...
Personally I think Olaf the Lofty was a somebody I could identify with
Police are said to have flagged the win as suspicious.
Do they mean that the Hells Angels run the lottery is Australia??
closer to the Mary Rose
The Tudor warship performed well for decade until the upgrade.
Julian day number
starting at noon on Monday, January 1, 4713 BC
Re: The government position:
DWP and 'agile' do not even belong in the same universe.
DWP belongs with slow, cumbersome, rules-based, box-ticking, legacy.
Agile belongs with new, experimental, startup.
It's like running a bus with a formula-1 engine.
“And after all, these companies were set up to make the world a better place."
What universe does she come from?
Companies are set up to make MONEY.
Re: carriers sell the data to services
DEATH to corporations!!
If they can swindle and kill they should be sentence appropriately.
Batshit crazy - perhaps
but he definitely has his own small army, so I would not push the point too hard.
Surely the UK government with all the HMRC, NHS and other stuff would be big enough to run their own cloud.
Or is that a stupid idea?
Re: "The software pretends to be you, or act for you"...
Google are starting to morph into the Sirius Cybernetics corporation with 'socially awkward' AI.
Share and Enjoy!
has been nailed to its perch
Re: "...a [Lidar] blind spot low to the ground all around the car."
What about sinkholes?
Re: I suspect that there will come a time
They definitely did exist once -my father in law had one. The are thought to be extinct but may still exist, like the coelacanth, in obscure parts of the world.
Not dead, but asleep
Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn.
That is not dead which can eternal lie,
And with strange aeons even death may die.
Re: 2014: "...simply made up figures."
aren't they just 'alternative figures' just as we now have 'alternative truth' ?
BTW how did this stuff get past accountants for so long?
what about Tunguska?
someone up there doesn't like Russia
I assume there is a seriously large flywheel in the system to get you therough the diesel startup.
Re: Cheapo UPS?
They can't or won't (for cost reasons) supply him with power, but when he gets his own setup working they want to sue him..
In many other places he would be lauded for getting his own solar powered system.
Only if 'dull' is a synonym for 'reliable' or 'practical'
Codename for investigation