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* Posts by NoneSuch

1544 posts • joined 25 May 2010

Tesla fingers former Gigafactory hand as alleged blueprint-leaking sabotage mastermind

NoneSuch

Note that Tesla wants direct access to search his various items and not a Police agency.

Let's hope that motion gets squashed.

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JURI's out, Euro copyright votes in: Whoa, did the EU just 'break the internet'?

NoneSuch
Mushroom

Hand Off My Internet

Get all government regulations off the Internet.

It is not theirs to regulate, it is ours. Freedom of access, freedom of speech and no restrictions/monitoring/manipulation to its use is acceptable, EVER.

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Oi! Verizon leaked my fiancée's nude pix to her ex-coworker, says bloke

NoneSuch

Re: former coworker

I'm sure the cops will insist on a line-up.

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Microsoft's System Center successor edges closer to Hawaii 1-0

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WTF?

"Microsoft's positioned Honolulu as a more modern face for Windows Server, a way of surfacing useful PowerShell functions without having to resort to the CLI "

That's called a GUI.

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That terrifying 'unfixable' Microsoft Skype security flaw: THE TRUTH

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Joke

It's NOT an accidental bug.

It's an intentional NSA backdoor. Please get your terminology right.

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Web searching died the day they invented SEO

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FAIL

Ummmm...

"Surely the internet is big enough to contain all human intelligence."

It does, but it is dwarfed by human ignorance, arrogance and cute cat videos.

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Are you taking the peacock? United Airlines deny flight to 'emotional support' bird

NoneSuch
WTF?

I'm sure her comfort animal would be welcome on a train. In the baggage compartment.

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California Senate OKs net neutrality law, gives FCC cold hard long stare

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Facepalm

If It's So Flipping Bad?

Why did they all vote for it..??? FFS

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Samsung preps for Z-SSD smackdown on Intel Optane drives

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Joke

But...

Can it play Crysis?

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FYI: Processor bugs are everywhere – just ask Intel and AMD

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

An Added Dimension

"Thanks to growing chip complexity, compounded by hardware virtualization, and reduced design validation efforts, Luu argued, the incidence of hardware problems could be expected to increase."

Let's not forget people are actually actively looking for flaws now instead of blindly believing Intel marketing blurbs.

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Google can't innovate anymore, exiting programmer laments

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Happy

Re: Well...

"The Register asked Google if anyone there would care to respond. We've not heard back."

The gal responsible for that left.

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Infamous Silicon Valley 'sex party' exactly as exciting as it sounds

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Coffee/keyboard

But... But... But...

There's books that need selling...

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FBI says it can't unlock 8,000 encrypted devices, demands backdoors for America's 'public safety'

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

911 x 8,000... Sorry. World Police reference.

That number should be 8,000,000,000

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How are the shares, Bry? Intel chief cops to CPU fix slowdowns

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

What Annoys Me...

FOUR different hardware manufacturers have EXACTLY the same flaw in their hardware. Are we supposed to believe this occurred naturally? I'm really finding that hard to believe.

I sense NSA or US Gov fingerprints on this one boys and girls.

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You GNOME it: Windows and Apple devs get a compelling reason to turn to Linux

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Linux

Re: Unimpressed by Gnome

"This is why I switched to Kubuntu (Ubuntu with KDE) when they announced the switch."

I've been on Kubuntu for many years now. Gnome never grabbed my attention. It always seemed the blander choice.

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Oi, force Microsoft to cough up emails on Irish servers to the Feds, US states urge Supremes

NoneSuch
FAIL

US law is in effect everywhere.

Your nations laws end at your countries border. Yet the Americans see nothing wrong with that arrangement.

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FCC douses America's net neutrality in gas, tosses over a lit match

NoneSuch
Mushroom

They can lose 99 votes, but only have to win one to get what they want.

They got it, now we're screwed. Democracy just slipped a little closer to oblivion.

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Help desk declared code PEBCAK and therefore refused to help!

NoneSuch

Re: Memory Issues

We like to use:

I. D. Ten T

Write it out as you say it.

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US trade cops agree to investigate Apple's 'embrace and extend'

NoneSuch
Devil

Re: Golden rule

$250 million settlement in court ten years from now, or buy the entire company for $50 million today?

Which do you think Apple will choose?

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Irish priests told to stop bashing bishops

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Joke

Careful now.

Down with this sort of thing.

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Pixel-style display woes on your shiny new X? Perfectly normal, says Apple

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

Couldn't be over-priced crap hardware... Perish the thought.

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Wheels are literally falling off the MoD thanks to lack of cash

NoneSuch
Mushroom

Re: It's great to know the price of everything ...

Ditch the American F-35's and you'll have billions to play with.

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Hey, big vendor: Oracle, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook blow even more cash on lobbying

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Pint

And this is why net neutrality will eventually be lost. The corps can lose many times, but only have to win once.

It is now beer o'clock. Good night.

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Big Blue's former CIO tried to join AWS, ends up at energy company

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Pint

Re: Breaking News

IBM's cloud isn't that fluffy.

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Judge says US govt has 'no right to rummage' through anti-Trump protest website logs

NoneSuch

Re: Ministry of Truth

We have always been at war with Oceania.

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FBI iPhone hack lost forever, White House mobe compromised, SSH – and plenty more

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

Myopia

Where governments only see what they want to see.

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Russia, America dig into tug-of-war over Bitcoin laundering suspect

NoneSuch
Coat

Life in prison in the US or a safe trip to Moscow followed by an accidental slip in the shower a week or so later to keep him quiet?

Which will he choose?

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Angst in her pants: Alleged US govt leaker Reality Winner stashed docs in her pantyhose

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

The Obvious

"Winner sighed at one point, and agreed leaking the file would likely reveal the NSA's sources and techniques to its enemies."

It would also reveal illegal surveillance to the American people. A much larger crime in their eyes.

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Alleged dark web drug baron cuffed – after he flew to US for World Beard Championships

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Coat

Re: I believe the word we are all struggling to vocalise is ...

"If he was selling to France and the rest of Europe, why the hell did he supply anyone in the US?

"If he hadn't done that he wouldn't have committed a crime in the US"

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/94-166.pdf

The fun begins on p52.

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Brit military wants a small-drone-killer system for £20m

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Coat

Fire Bjork out of a cannon

Won't do a damned thing about drones, but you will see Bjork fired out of a cannon.

Win-win.

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If you need to replace anything other than your iPhone 8's battery or display, good luck

NoneSuch
Devil

It's not a problem.

This only affects people who buy iPhones and as such will not affect the vast majority.

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DRM now a formal Web recommendation after protest vote fails

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Coffee/keyboard

FFS

This is the beginning of the end.

Don't fret. The corporations will be happy.

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Russia's answer to Buckminster Fuller has a buttload of CGI and he's not afraid to use it

NoneSuch
Coat

Those beds...

There are certain positions people get into while in bed (SFW) where a metal roof slamming down might cause serious injury.

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RBS sharpens axe again: 900 IT jobs to go by 2020

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Coat

I've never dreamed of an IT department that big. Ridiculous that they still have more IT workers left over then are in my current company total.

They need a leaner and meaner model.

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Core-blimey! Intel's Core i9 18-core monster – the numbers

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Coffee/keyboard

Re: Gamers?

44 PCIe lanes. Two x16 PCIe GPU's in SLI consume 32 of those lanes leaving 12 lanes for only three x4 PCIe SSD, NVMe, etc.

Keep your 36 cores. This is a kneejerk response to RyZen Threadripper and its 64 PCIe lanes. No serious gamer would touch this limiting hardware.

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.. ..-. / -.-- --- ..- / -.-. .- -. / .-. . .- -.. / - .... .. ... then a US Navy fondleslab just put you out of a job

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Coat

And when the tablet is shot out in battle, how do you call for help?

Sometimes there's a good reason to have someone with a bit of knowledge on the bridge, especially in the military.

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Jodie Who-ttaker? The Doctor is in

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Coffee/keyboard

It fits.

Comments about Jodie Whittaker are hilarious. Considering the story is about a Time Lord, the idiocy being spewed is from the 18th century.

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Brit teen accused of running malware factory and helpdesk for crims

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

Increasing surveillance of the Internet and phones should fix situations like this, right?

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PCs will get pricier and you're gonna like it, say Gartner market shamans

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Coat

Hmmm, my new PC purchase price is planned to be over four times the average. I don't think they are getting as good as they can get.

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Inmarsat flings latest Wi-Fi-on-airliners satellite into orbit

NoneSuch

I hear the cross-feed to the nearest MILSAT is working perfectly for uninterrupted surveillance opportunities.

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America throws down gauntlet: Accept extra security checks or don't carry laptops on flights

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

An Added Bonus

Putting aside whether the cargo hold of a plane is any safer for a bomb to explode than the cabin for the moment.

Unguarded laptops in checked bags can be outside of your view for hours. The contents can be searched and copied by TSA or delegates at their leisure.

But I'm sure that has nothing to do with the "threat."

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Four Brits cuffed in multimillion-quid Windows tech support call scam probe

NoneSuch
Coffee/keyboard

“The arrests have come about as a result of work by the City of London Police and forensic and investigative services provided by Microsoft analysing tens of thousands of Action Fraud reports and working with other affected organisations such as BT, to attempt to trace the source of the problem,” said the City cops in a statement.

Microsoft are now doing criminal investigations? If evidence isn't generated and validated by the plod, I'm not sure that will stand up in a court. (?)

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Australian govt promises to push Five Eyes nations to break encryption

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Big Brother

Re: Imminent danger.

This is the most ignorant and short sighted policy ever.

Fight for your rights now, because your government no longer cares about your freedoms.

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Hacker exposed bank loophole to buy luxury cars and a face tattoo

NoneSuch
Pint

If it was an American bank, he'd be on his way to Gitmo.

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Microsoft throws its weight behind Parisian AI startup factory

NoneSuch
Coat

This is a complicated issue.

Can Jeremy Piven explain it to me please?

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Yeah, if you could just stop writing those Y2K compliance reports, that would be great

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Pint

Best Job Ever

This reminded me of a job I saw in 1999. Was a 6 month contract worth $120,000 for a Y2K IT specialist to oversee corporate preparations for the New Year.

Contract end date was December 31st, 1999

I didn't apply as I'd just started a new job, but man was I tempted to get that easy money.

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Teen girl who texted boyfriend to kill himself guilty of manslaughter

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Coffee/keyboard

Mrs. Peacock did it in the Conservatory with an iPhone.

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BA passengers caught in crossfire of Heathrow baggage meltdown

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Facepalm

"passengers were told to pack their essentials in their hand luggage and get on their planes as planned."

Anyone who travels without essentials in their hand luggage is asking for it. Bags go astray all the time. So often, I assume I'll not have my checked bags for 48 hours and plan accordingly.

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Disney mulls Mickey Mouse magic material to thwart pirates' 3D scans

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Pint

Paraphrasing, but...

The more you tighten your grip, the more merchandise will slip through your fingers.

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Europe-wide BitTorrent indexer blockade looms after Pirate Bay blow

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Joke

Libraries are next. The Dewey Decimal System tells people where to go to find copyrighted books which is exactly how The Pirate Bay works.

After that comes cops giving directions.

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