42 posts • joined Friday 12th October 2007 11:24 GMT
In a light hearted vein
I would suggest that an SP12 shotgun with a flechette round (12 or 24 steel mini arrows) - SP 12 automatic shotgun (self loading) has 20 round drum magazine. So 480 steel mini bolts in the air in five seconds ought to fetch down said drone.........what state the retrieved goodies would be in is another matter altogether.
The problem lies in the school's
By the time the teachers themselves have learned how to do it, it is out of date anyway.........you cannot teach intuitive brilliance or programming......either you have got it or you have not!
Sounds to me like a world of experience in shutting the stable door after the horse has gone!
Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office, said: "Chris Gibson brings with him a wealth of experience in cyber incident response in the private sector, both in the UK and internationally..........
Read again in four years
As soon as I can 3d print in an alloy as hard as steel with a machine that cost's less than £3000 for about a tenner a time I will own one.
You can fool most of the people (sheep) most of the time.....
Anyone remember the highly touted program called "The Last One"?
Should be compulsory reading for plebs (sorry plods)
Probably the best article I have read in the register, I fully endorse the comment regarding writing everything down, I have many times paraphrased the statement " a verbal statement is not worth the paper it is not written down on" but people still think it is not necessary to record everything.
and the least successful Googlers will;
a/. Walk the plank.....?
b/. Take a voyage on a leaky barge?
c/. Sleep with the fishes?
d/. Wear a pair of concrete boots?
although several of the above options terminate with option C/.
So it all ends in a C/. voyage............ouch!
Windows 8.# = Vista all over again
No wonder Ballmer has bugged out.......
WIFI in France if you know where to look
Every Macdonalds...and it often works from the car park, Leclerc supermarkest have a cafe called Flunch again free wifi.
Is this Schrodingers Cat then?
I am ready to give up on these so called advances, they have not even perfected a decent speech recognition engine for home pc's yet, so how on earth can they contemplate "intelligence".........
Some peoples heads are so far up their A.......ndroids!
I only have one question..........have you tried to print anything from your wonderful Android device (without relying on some sort of wireless or remote cloud printing solution)?.....I thought not, because you can't!
Same goes for IOs unless you have an Airprint facility.
These non desktop solutions are not computers in the desktop sense they are glorified calculators.
Head in the cloud's.....again.
Would you hand your wallet to a stranger?...........No, I thought not.
So why even consider handing the family jewels (your data) to a stranger?
If you cannot keep it in house and encrypted, your IT model is wrong.
Simples.........as those TV rats would say.
Head in the clouds?
It is just another attempt to go back in time when the computers were controlled by a few select white coats.
It just goes to show how many gullible people there are out there.....you may as well do as the MOD are prone to and leave your laptop on the train as put all your data out where anyone can get it.
I feel sorry for the family - only!
The sick minded crazy is where he belongs, and anyone else who can imagine even descending into such barbaric thoughts belongs there as well.
These so called war games should all be banned, they serve no real purpose except to excite deviants into trying to reproduce their sickness into real life.
If you cannot entertain yourself without sitting in front of computer killing things, perhaps you should try the exciting game of holding your breath for twenty minutes.
Down the rabbit hole.....or IT in wonderland (UK Government)
As a previous contracted IT worker to the government, who was subsequently head hunted by the Home Office, I would share these thoughts.
1. There is almost no-one in government who has the slightest knowledge of IT or how it works.
2. Promotion is not based on merit but length of service.
3. Budgets are handed out to people who do not know the value of money.
4. There are a few (and you all know who they are) IT companies, who take advantage of the above and seek to actively discredit anyone who points out their inadequacies.
5. Prime example, the local Department "board" will appoint anyone who has owned a pc and is a civil servant as "Head of IT or IT Manager" because he/she is one of "them", then hire a contractor who actually knows something about IT to sort out the mess so the "manager" can take the credit.
Been there, done that. You would need to appoint an IT Czar who could fire civil servants to get anything working, I for one would not want to know at any price.
Opera 12 = Good
Opera 15 = Firefox clone
This project sounds very much like the $1million dollars The USA spent to develop a space pen, one which would write in zero gravity......the Russians decided to use pencils........!
All that was needed was a huge cheap Google like server farm to support an internal cloud (and I do not like the concept of clouds, but that is another story).
Why a helicopter pilot
Why is a special services pilot going up instead of a scientist? Have they got a mission to rub someone out? Or are aliens likely to attack the ISS?
Sounds like jobs for the boy's in this case the Brylcreem boys.....
Re: Help selecting a 7" tablet.
I own and use an IPad 2 and a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7. I use the Tab in bed for Kindle books and the iPad in front of the tv, a Lenovo laptop for anything serious (64bit, 8gig ram, 2 x 256GB SSD drives).
Tell mom to get an iPad mini......it is a no brainer.
Never mind the width - feel the software
Yes it is lovely, but..........almost all the android software is absolute cr@p......just look at the store, its all wanna iPhone progs or fart generators.....
android is possibly the greatest missed opportunity of the decade.
Reminds me an awful lot of Sinclair QL and look what happened to that.....
HK .45USP tactical.
12 rnd mag, silencer threaded barrel.
20 rnd mag option
1 hit = 1 stop dead
9mm will not stop a drugged up assailant unless in a vital spot.
.45 SWC (semi wad cutter) chucks em backwards....
choice of SOCOG.
stopped testing for failures at 40,000 rnds.
at 25m I put 10 ot 10 into a 7" group in 30 seconds.
Android printing - a fail
It would appear to impossible to find a way in which to simply print via local wifi from an android device.
There are a lot of "apps" which either suggest cloud printing or printing through a local pc, but nobody can just connect to a local network.
What is it's battery life? This is he difference between iPad and all the wanna be's.......
Landing on carriers
Er.......if they used cruise missiles I believe they don't come back, so no arrester wires etc required?
A few Warthogs (A10's) for ground pounding, and some Hawkeye AWAC's.
Why all this VTOL nonsense? Just to get VIP's home quick? I really wonder.
Replication V Backup.
They used to say that the best word processor was the one you knew how to use. This seems to be the argument that is generally put forward for back up tapes etc.
Replication is not easy, and I do not feel that there is a decent piece of software out there that does the job properley, a bit like voice recognition software, we all want it, we all know it is Holy Grail and we all know it is not here yet!
If you are ever faced with a real life disaster recovery, you will wish you had replication to be able to very quickly rebuild your whole systems.
If you have back ups, this is the time that you find you have not got what you thought you had, and you realise that you have to painstakingly rebuild everything from scratch, this where you find that what you thought was being backed up was infact considered by your predecessor/boss/assistant to be not to be necessary and would save media space/time.
This is the real trouble - too many IT managers believe the sales blurb, and may have passed all the exams but have never got their hands dirty! So real life is not so real until it bites them in the ass!
What they do not understand.....
1/. Do you want to buy a phone that is designed by people who think it is fun to; take off their clothes and pile into a wooden hut where they throw water onto the barbecue until they cannot stand it anymore, then rush outside into the snow and beat each other with birch twigs?
2/. Or would you rather buy a phone designed by a world leading company who make computers that even jounalists can use?
For 1/. read Nokia, for 2/. read Apple.
I bought the Apple because I just wanted a PHONE.....not a wannbe computer with a menu system more convoluted than my intestine.
Well what did youexpect?
BT have been known as the Bastard Thieves or just plain the Thieves for over 30 years to my knowledge.....
If you really want to take action....
Just stop buying Japanese products.....TV's, computers, cars etc
They will soon stop the whalers then.
Personally I don't care about the whales, I have no time for people who worry more about animals, than for example, homeless humans.
Why all this high tech?
A devils island (St Helena?) solution.
No death penalties.
The found not guilty can be recompensed...(with the death penalty it's no good digging them up is it/)
Reduces the housing/NHS/ problem.
It's a win win
And I just found out about Father Christmas as well.......
It seems that you CAN fool some of the people some of the time, but you cannot foll ALL of the people all of the time....hooray!
I for one will never waste time on Wikiwacky again.....
Just hope that teachers are NOT using this peversion.
Sage.....Make Microsoft look like philanthropist's
Anything that stuffs Sage is good.
I have never come across a more uncaring, liberty taking bunch of software suppliers that actually don't even know anything about accounting let alone their "products" in my life.
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