51 posts • joined 23 Oct 2007
To hide the results of a previous experiment with squishy robot cephalopods.
While I was looking that up, I found a bit I hadn't read before:
"... neither the author(s) nor Apress shall have any liability to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly by the information contained in this work."
Yes - use Powershell.
"today, people confuse the homonyms"
"Simonyi was a programming protege "
is in the Old Testament.
These things come in threes
Also, why did it take four years to come to trial?
It's in the <a href="http://www.apress.com/9781590594421">book</a> - page 50.
Bill Gates has a lot of time on his hands nowadays.
It is not just British men who are descended from mammoth hunters. Any women who have fathers will also have a male line of ancestry from this source.
The scaled photo shows 8000 light years square, and the dimensions are 1000x1000 pixels, so each pixel covers an area of about 10^23 Wales.
experience of managing a large and complex database
and no mention of backup and recovery.
Excess water-soluble vitamins are excreted. Vitamins A and D accumulate in the liver, which is why you can get vitamin A poisoning from eating polar bear liver.
how long's the PFY ...
Anyone twentyfive years younger than you is a child and always will be.
O level arithmetic (1973)
180% is 70 percentage points more than 110%, but only 64% more.
We should do this for the next G20 summit
<a href="http://xkcd.com/617/>or perhaps not.</a>
"The spokesperson said the system is complicated, as each parliamentary question has a unique identity number and the answer has to be linked to this."
Foreign keys are complicated?
Is this a new Reg unit?
How can you do a review of printers without saying whether they work in Linux?
not just the mail
The copyright notice on the Wind-Watch website does say "This site contains copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. ", followed by the EFF fair use policy.
Tom Stacy's proposal would fit a careful reading of this policy.
given a death penalty it's probably pretty obvious
The lawyers have argued that a case of meningitis at the age of four may have caused Gardner considerable brain damage, debilitating his capacity for empathy and impulse control. He was also sexually abused, used drugs between the ages of six and 11 and had a troubled childhood, with two parents who were both alcoholics and physically abusive.
a "ponderomotive force" field
Named after the wizard Ponder Stibbins.
Kangaroos in Austria
Dr David Clarke of Sheffield Hallam
distinguishes him from Dr David Clarke of Glasgow, and from a bunch of Americans.
May I be the first to ask whether the BOFH really dead, or whether the PFY has persuaded his LUG to stage a fake funeral while the BOFH is on his annual pilgrimage?
This, Chris Packham (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/22/panda_death/) is why we need to save the giant panda.
ccentripetal force battling with the hole's pull?
The centripetal force IS the hole's pull
Call youself a sub?
Didn't Death say "CATS. CATS ARE NICE".
PG Wodehouse: Cats as a class, have never completely got over the snootiness caused by that fact that in Ancient Egypt they were worshipped as gods.
It's from one of the Mulliner stories.
Aren't there any plugins for IE to emulate Firefox?
He is demonstrating his genetic fitness by his ability to endure pain and recover from injury - nowadays, drinking a lot of beer is not enough to set him apart from the competition.
The girls will be queuing up when he comes out of hospital.
In German, these are very different: Rufen Sie Polizei/Rufen Sie Grundsatz, so the advisor must have been writing in French, Italian or English, where the captors might have missed a message that was subtle enough for the Swiss bank to miss it.
We need a zimmer frame icon.
has been replaced with Beehive. I thought you would know that.
c) Call the Microsoft helpdesk - Science 0, Medieval superstitious bullshit 1
The joke was about a claim that Hussein had <em>assembled</em> experts for his nuclear programme.
select min(id) keep (dense rank first order by ((x-p_x)*(x-p_x) + (y-p_y)*(y-p_y) + (z-p_z)*(z-p_z)) ) from points
Nino Doijashvili is probably an ex-patriat rather than an ex-patriot.
This affects Linux as well - I have just tested it on OpenOffice/PCLinuxOS.
not the first
It is not the first networked coffee maker: http://www.ddj.com/architect/184409827
Jean de Menezes did not skip paying for the tube.
11% of people?
If 20% of the population is online (1.3 billion/6.5 billion) and 11% of people admit to buying from spam, then more than 50% of internet users buy from spam. This seems rather high.
It is more likely that the universe of Sophos' survey was not "people".
The alt text says alt="HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime." even if the image is not displayed (eg http://www.haworthpressinc.com/default.asp).
Does this mean that blind users will be told that the site has passed the test when it hasn't?
flashback table "Users" to before drop;
or if you are using a cheapo version of Oracle,
create table "Users" as select * from "Users" as of timestamp (systimestamp-1/24);
It was due to global warming - the north of Britain is still bouncing back after the weight of ice pushed it down in the last ice age.
According to the revision history, it is only a draft.
I thought perhaps they mistyped http://www.ictmarketingstrategy.gov.uk/, but that domain is free as well.
Ensure all the clocks in the office are synchronised to UTC, then install your own time server.
Did he actually say "giga-terror" , "giga/tera" or "giga ... tera"?
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