735 posts • joined 16 Jun 2011
See what's trending
I have never understood why I should give a rats arse about what is "trending"
It seems to be associated with organisations serving me ads for more of what I have just bought/looked at/etc.
I love this mag
Re: Die bitch
Linked in is terrible. Period
Re: "rapid removal of abusive and objectionable material"
Why? No matter how you vote, its always the government that gets in.
Re: What an odd way of putting it!
@ hplasm: Gender-unspecific tea refill and asexual mopping of keyboard required
Re: Diode or Storage
Why is my bullshit detector chiŕping?
Use the word "Leverage" as a verb
Re: Even worst ..
Many years ago: It wasn't unknown for a 22uf, 63V electrolytic capacitor to find its way, wrong way round, across the 12V power supply rails in some of the printers and terminals we often had on test. They were too small to have a vent but big enough to make a very satisfying bang.
"new ways to leverage Spectre"
Please. Stop the twaddle
Pai a backhander
Works every time, so long as the backhander is big enough
Double double, soil and trouble, fire burn and heat shield bubble: NASA cracks rover, has dirty talk with ESA
Come back Lester Haines
Re: Why aren't we digging deep for signs of life?
Controlled explosion? No such thing. Have you ever TRIED to stop one halfway through?
Methinks they doth protest too much
TSB outage, day 5: What do you mean you can't log in? Our systems are up and running. Up and running, we say!
I, too, would Effect a transfer if I was one of the Affected
Nuke it from orbit
Then nuke it twice more
Pai the backhander
Does the data provide ENOUGH resolution?
For instance, would it identify someone who, when presented with targeted advertising - or, iindeed any of the mindless trash that gets hawked around - would be quite happy to rip the authors head off and defecate down their neck?
We might be on to something
You just described an iPhone
See the SIZE of those pineapples in the foreground of the video start frame, on the homepage?
Re: Stamp it out.
This IS The Register. Stories like this are what make El Reg special. It's all about balance
That and an occasional goodly helping of fnaaarrr, fnaaarrr.
'Our way or the highway' warranty scams shot down by US watchdog: It's OK to use unofficial parts to repair your gear
Will no one think of the printers?
Shirley, the attitude of "you'll use ONLY our ink and we've chipped the cartriďges to make damn sure" comes under just this heading
Great! Now I might get some real work done
Re: Creative Purchase Orders
Made a note of that. I'm sure it'll strike a cord somewhere and stave off future problems, so long as I can be sharp about it.
@TRT: Puts new meaning to bungee jumping
Re: In dreams...
And re-reading 2065
Re: Aaaahhhh... the Cloud...
Wherein Cuckoo Land lies
Adobe dons dirty mackintosh
Gets its face punched in
Re: Adblocking is stealing
Would you pay to receive unfranked mail that turned out to be marketing crud? Ditto accepting collect phone calls from marketers? For those with metered Internet, ads ARE stealing.
Uber's disturbing fatal self-driving car crash, a new common sense challenge for AI, and Facebook's evil algorithms
Why didn't the woman see an approaching car, which was traveling <40 mph with headlights on
Ànd wait till the road was clear before crossing
All together now:
640k ought to be enough for everybody
Re: Dear Microsoft
An acrostic, if I am not mistaken
And for one that is still in use
How about the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct - Taken a boat over that a couple of times and walked across a few more, for good measure. A truly impressive thing.
How do I go about getting replacements out of Intel for the Intel chipped PCs I own that have manufacturer built-in faults
Re: Its the 360 thing
It's funny, isn't it, that àn employee can be asked for some kind of reference for a colleague and be expected to give an objective assessment, yet if that company's HR department is approached for a reference, all they will do is to confirm so and so worked there from ddd to ddd, for fear of being sued for giving a degrading opinion.
That's a bummer of a way to start a Wednesday
What a guy!
Hope the new radio continuation of Hitchhikers goes well. He now knows whether 42 is the right answer
That raised a titter
Not so much about keeping up with the cutting edge
More like one of the last iterations of Word, or indeed Orifice, that is actually anywhere near as usable as 2003 version.
The three states of Schnroedingers Cat
Wasn't there a similar opinion once upon a time?
640k ought to be enough for everyone
Re: Need their contact info ...
Would an old demon get a succubus pass?
Re: Does this course incur a fee?
Anyone else wanting to launch a frightfully clever pun: please only spook when you are spooken to.
Which, of course, begs the question: are there any Jewish ghosts and, if so, what does the Pope suggests one does about them?
Re: Food and booze
Divide by cucumber error