348 posts • joined 1 Aug 2007
Sometimes it pays to add a leading zero.
Italian PINs are generally 5 digits not 4.
Checkup app here
Select Menu: Android patch level analysis
World got shafted big time:
Free goodies any one?
Nice big wooden horse?
Beware of geek bearing gifts.
AI moral dilemma:
Self driving car has to choose between
a) killing 1 pedestrian
b) not being part of the greater Uber
Which does it choose?
What is this face, less clear and clearer
The pulse in the arm, less strong and stronger—
Given or lent? more distant than stars and nearer than the eye
> But do they have Trappist beer ?
If they do
they are keeping quite about it.
Gratis-dom for Everyone ™
> ... there is inherent value in professional newsgathering
Long live The Register
Long live the FREE press
Don't fix it.
(Paris: dumb it UP don't dumb it down)
Can we know the location coordinates of interest please?
about config options described here:
Ia there an about:config option to switch this experiment off ?
Beware of Geeks
So Voyager 1 is leaving the solar system for sure.
What the EU and all?
It's all well and good for an AI to solve Sudoku
But can it:
1) Explain the whys and wherefores
2) Enjoy the process
> .... we’re still in the computing Stone Ages, only with 64-bit colour stone.
> A kind of neo-Paleolithic age. ®
Firefox remedy via addon (WE)
Now that's what I call Time Travel.
To see a World in a Grain of Sand.
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower.
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand.
And Eternity in an hour
or something like that
I was skeptical but it's much much better now.
Most addons and tweaks still work - if you go looking for them.
Dunce Cap tip
Isn't it security-101 to not store passwords on the server - but their hashes instead?
How come then does the NatWest server know individual letters of my password
when it prompts me for a random selection of them at each login?
Re: natural language model
I agree it is highly unnatural to speak so fast in turn without anyone ever um'ing or erring.
Re: I was going to...
Till I have the possession of everything she touches
Till I step on the brakes to get out of her clutches
Till I speak double dutch to a real double duchess…
New Amsterdam, Elvis C.
Obscurity through Security
Nice one WordPress
they are looking for the buttons!
Let's put Ads on the buttons!
P = Pudding
NP = No Pudding
The proof is in the Pudding.
Echoes of Mr Logic
Irfanview has a mini-paint substitute F12
Creativity - word used in title but not article.
Creative sub-editor then?
Creation is one thing
- pushing boxes around's slightly less
I guess they do the same for anyone leaving from Sweden - Assange perhaps.
Why not just send a squad of Assange look-alikes to the embassy. then he can walk out with them while the police dither trying to guess which one to arrest - See Pale Fire by Nabokov or I was Sadam's double, etc.
Feynman diagram here
Conflict of interest
Q: Who is my neighbour?
A: I'll google that for you.
Someone in the NHS
to the whole of GMail
Q: Why is the bath in a student flat like Saturn?
A: Coz it's got permanent rings around it.
[No Uranus replies please]
The biggest self signed certificate in the world, then?
Reducing the browser to a protocol? browser://
Shouldn't dinosaurs still be on the attack?
I know we are talking about privacy issues here
but who is the "I" referred to in this article?
Credit Kudos etc to the "I" - the author!
I don't find the name of the author
nor on their original blog.
subliminal advertising all over again?
The Naughty Step.
ConEmu is your friend