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'Android' was my nickname in school in the early 80s. Who do I sue?
The first time I ever hacked a system (a VAX mainframe), I got caught because I returned to cover my tracks and the sys admins were waiting for me. Learnt a powerful lesson that day.
The Bastard Lawyer from Hell
How soon before the Boys from Somalia start taking these over and then downloading all the MP3s for the international market.
...has developed a food source that can be eaten in the dark. Take that Restaurant Noir!
Front page headline last night on an Irish newspaper "PIG FLU TERROR REACHES IRELAND". Sheesh.
Just to put this into perspective- Ordinary flu kills 36,000 every year in the US alone.
The last time we had Swine Flu in Ireland it was called Blue Flu...
here's your future.
The Web 3.0
@Stan- regarding "Wonder if they will piggyback this one on another issue it 's impossible to vote "no" to as well?"- Sorry that's an uniquely american issue- Doesn't happen here in Ireland.
@RW- regarding "Never heard of the machines being at fault"- What about all that "hanging chad" crap we had to endure after the 2000 elections?
@Ponder Stebbins- "The only people that should take a hit is our Irish TDs, preferably between the eyes." Agreed. These are the bastards that refuse to give up their "long service bonuses" even though it was decided in the budget.
That's a worse mangling of the Apocalypse Now quote than the popular but incorrect "I love the smell of napalm in the morning- it smells of victory"
So what happens to MySQL now???
Surely Oracle do not want a competing SQL platform as part of their portfolio.
Symbian running on a NetBook- Who'd have thought such a thing!!!
Oh yeah- Psion...
Symantec and Lotus Notes!!!
“We don’t know how to build a sub-$500 computer that is not a piece of junk”
“We don’t know how to build a $500-plus computer that is not a piece of junk”
If you look on their web forum there's a lot of upper case cyrillic ranting from one Sara Beeovitch
Here you go- fixed it for you
"Now if these new communications tools are popular - and Friends Reunited, Facebook and MySpace genuinely *were*..."
Oh thank god...
...I thought Jade Goody had come back...
Reminds me of the old joke...
About Sheepshagger Jones- "You rescue children from a burning school- Do they call you Jones the Hero? Do they hell. You raise hundreds of pounds for charity- Do they call you Jones the Good? Do they hell. But you shag one sheep and you've got a name for life..."
Good beer triumphs over shit beer.
From what I understand, any beer brewed in the town of Budvice has the right to call itself budweiser. And they have a brewing standard close to the Reinheitsgebot which the "piss syphoned directly from our very own Clydesdales" does not adhere to.
Thumbs up here...
I enjoyed the entire series (baring the odd clunker episode- Black Market and Scar I'm looking at you). I think it's been the best SF since Farscape and I'll miss it. The finale may not have been A+ material but I think I'll give it a B+.
Anyway- Primeval's back on Saturday and I think I heard someone say that The Wire starts on BBC2 next week.
I think this is a brilliant idea...
we haven't had a good cull of the stupid for while now.
According to yesterdays Independent...
...Google Streetview also offered up pictures of naked children playing in their back garden. Now I thought that ownership of such material constituted possession of child pornography.
Awesome- means it only contains some awe. I think the term they are looking is "awe-full" which means it's full of awe.
They're invading Ireland too...
Apparently they hit Dublin, Cork and Galway this week
"Sadly, the offence of Barratry was abolished in 1967. (Why?!) "
Because by then Syd had reinvented it to mean something completely different altogether.
I'm bringing the HDS6000 home for the weekend...
Give the guy a break...
I mean it's tough to have a name that easily vandalised by turning the 'I' to a 'W'
Not matter what this useless bint does with her miserable life...
...she always be remembered as positive proof that karma does indeed exist (and, as many have speculated, is a bitch).
Sounds like the ideal way to scupper plans to aware the contract overseas...
...who pushed the "paedo button"???
"One can only imagine what the Psion range might have evolved into in the netbook era, had management (and shareholders) held their nerve."
errr- you mean if Motorola hadn't bankrupted them (well the commercial division).
Why do we have to have that amateurish (crap) video attached to every one of these stories?
I seem to remember reading somewhere that Mr H was a fan of the English seaside saucy postcards.
Oscar News- Live from the red carpet!
America receives one, non-technical, pity Oscar.
Kate Winslet's breasts make triumphant return!
Wall-E creators thank you speech includes the Academy for not including Persepolis and Waltz with Bashir in animated category.
Rod Blagojevich looks forward to lucrative tie in with 'Scumdog Million-hairs'
Dev Patel wonders 'where the fuck is my Oscar?'
New Oscar statuettes have twist off heads/contain shampoo.
Josh Brolin considering suicide for next Oscar bid.
It's Psion Teklogix-
So really it's just the ghost of Psion
better known as "The whiny Jews show with that guy from UHF in it" in our house. Co-written by that guy who's in "Larry David is an arsehole and so are all of his friends"
Why can't Bruce and all his buddies come up with an alternative then? I know Pearl Jam have done it in the past.
If they talk to TnaG here in Ireland...
maybe they'll sell them the gaelic dubbed versions of Spongebob Squarepants and Southpark.
The word should be "bollocks".
...the medium should not have a bearing on increase or decrease of IQ. If the kids using the pencil and paper were doing exactly the same tests as the kids with the DS the results should be roughly the same...
Or did the kids with the pencils and paper get a more rigorous test?
By my reckoning...
...that would make this the 4th attempt by the US to bring Ab Fab to the TV screen- The previous 3 failed miserably.
What a surprise...
I always thought Atom was a way for Intel to get right back to its core model of releasing a new chip every 6 months. It's gone nearly as far as it can with the heavy metal-so now lets jump back in time and start again.
Also Googles Reverse Billing...
Rather than simply billing for the number of ads served during the month, Google ask you how much you wish to pay and then massage the prices to make sure you pretty much paid that amount monthly. We had one month where we only had 1 single click. The price of that click- €49.99.
We suspended our use of adwords after that.
It seems like I need to wait a little longer for the ideal PMP then.
I don't understand why this is news???
The Beidou 2/COMPASS system has been public knowledge for a while now. Plus GLONASS is quite decent now and an asset to any GNSS system.
A little bugette from El Reg:
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Damn, missed it.
Everything he says 'Vaio' it sounds like 'Vile'. Which about sums up all of Sonys computer offerings.
"Pick something is £30, and press the Euro button. Play will convert it to around €45, rather than the $33 it should be."
If you are lucky- Some of their conversions are as high as €2 to £1- especially on their special offer stuff. I've long since moved to cdnow.com- Faster service and realistic prices.
"She took my heart...
...and my kidney"
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