364 posts • joined 28 Apr 2011
Re: We need some ...
From a couple of places I've worked, labelling the hot taps seems to be an ISO9001 requirement...
Why? Just why?
Re: Laudable but...
I hoped it was $5m per installation!
Sounds like a program I used to have
Remote P800 for my Sony Ericsson, a decade and a half ago!
GIMP is pretty good
As a linux-based alternative to Photoshop...
if dev == woman then dont_be(asshole): Stack Overflow tries again to be more friendly to non-male non-pasty coders
Who brought the Cornish into this?? They'll be whinging on next... Actually, they won't, but the job will be done dreckly.
Time for another dried frog pill?
So they've added a call to "cp -R *"?
You may consider the link SFW
But I'd fully expect a visit from IT or HR if I go surfing youporn.com at work...
"..located in the area around Newquay airport and Goonhilly..."
That's one big spaceport, given they're 30 miles apart!!
Re: I wonder
I generally reserve the hand gestures for the 5th and following sods who "just slip through as you're stopped anyway"...
DARTS: Deceiving Autonomous Cars with Toxic Signs
Um, that's not really how acronyms work...
GiffGaff do a great deal for £10/month - 3GB data, loads of minutes and texts - with no contract!
Re: Deja Vu
And many other comment sections on El Reg articles...
Who the hell goes to Facebook for their news??
Re: I think "why?" should be the first question.
I thought this was quite a good read: https://hackernoon.com/ten-years-in-nobody-has-come-up-with-a-use-case-for-blockchain-ee98c180100
Re: The beginning of the end .....
Our TalkTalk broadband has been reliable and reasonably priced, but phoning them has been immensely frustrating. How can a Telco have such bad lines??
And you know they're offshored when they struggle to understand an English accent... Actually, I think I just answered my first question!
Trouble is, who is good value and provides good customer service?
And your kid will come out thinking half-a-dozen copy-pasted lines of Python is "programming"
Isn't that why Stack Overflow exists?? ;-)
"Capita ... said it still administers 15 million policies"
And bloody useless they are at it, by most accounts! https://www.bma.org.uk/connecting-doctors/the_practice/b/weblog/posts/capita-and-the-nhs-pension-fiasco-what-is-going-on
Re: Until a car...
That's not how the ACC in my Golf reacts to people cutting in - it's actually very well designed and reacts rather smoothly. Much more so than my reaction to being cut up...
"Where am I, what am I? Oh, I'm an iPhone! Noooo!! Goodbye cruel world!"
Round here drivers' brains struggle to keep up with reality, so a car second-guessing their intentions sounds like an accident waiting to happen!
Re: What about scroll anchoring?
This! Very much this - especially on mobile.
Sorry, someone had to...
Looks like a Kinetic Harpoon
Ha - missed!
You had me until Unity - works perfectly well for me on desktop! Needed a launcher on tablets though... http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-one-simple-fix-that-make-the-ubuntu-phone-incredible/
Re: No audio jack
Personally I'd love to be able to take my phone jogging in the rain without worrying about it getting wet. My bluetooth sports headset is already waterproof...
Re: For the second time in 24 hours...
Doesn't mean they shouldn't be nuked from orbit!
Re: Virginmedia increasing prices AGAIN!!!!
Trouble is, where ya gonna go??
It's valuable to Apple!
But I'd still like a properly mobile version of their journey planner website that didn't take ages to load, didn't have adverts and didn't pop up the on-screen keyboard every time you navigate on the page!
You're a throw-back but have an upvote anyway. Currently overseeing guys doing it in C++... Feeling old!
Bet Trump increases their funding... :-(
So Crapita are the reason my smart meter is going to automatically turn into a dumb meter when I move supplier...
They're designing autonomous vehicles?
Yet they still deliver stuff with carrier bags containing a single item and eggs and the like packed underneath heavier stuff...
Re: Putting Nokia sales into perspective.
To be fair, Teslas are a little easier to spot...
I feel left out
I'm not aware of interacting with a single bot...
Paris for the human touch!
Good old fashioned hacking
I still remember Ally Sheedy^w^w War Games with fondness!
That'll learn 'em!
"Once Voyager 1 runs out of power, it'll head towards ... Gliese 445"
So I guess we can expect a visit from a Gliesey Council Enforcement Officer with a Fixed Penalty Notice for littering in a few (thousand) years?
Re: So to paraphrase "MS Using Fat Gits for development."
"feel the biglyness" - ftfy
When I see the name Mike Butcher
I always think of Mike Reid playing Frank Butcher off of Eastenders...
You don't trip over the cat
The little sods trip you up on purpose!
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+1 for the Arch wiki
Never actually used Arch but the wiki has saved my arse more times than I care to remember.
Or maybe the fact that the styling is so, er, minimal as to render them virtually identical??
"..attackers aren't asked to release their designs, merely to provide the resulting C code."
Designs - haha, good one! :-)