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Hurrah! Windfarms produce whopping ONE PER CENT of EU energy

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A moral and financial imperative. Part IV.

He sounds like the man Kirk Sorensen needs to convert to the force, look:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpXG3zyg3gk

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Divine retribution

If yellow-cake turns out to be the stone cut out "not by human hands" we can only tell ourselves that we have none to blame but our wise men. And that we chose them. I am not looking forward to being right but it is nice to think that it might be nearly over. I am going to have to start behaving. I certainly don't want poetic justice I'd much rather have forgiveness.

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Gangsters running on vodka.

What is special about Chernobyl is that it was a nuclear pile run by a country with a dark ages mentality in the Soviet era, built without containment or any safety measures and run by monkeys; yet it only killed everyone ever killed in accidents at nuclear reactors.

But it was not even an accident. It was sabotage by someone who had a poor translation of The Simpsons, a "People's черный рынок" version and missed all the nuances.

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Spanish flies.

I'm impressed that Spain had learned how to build a set of windmills and use half of them in a storm. That is remarkable engineering.

FYI in Britain inclement cold weather is related to increased volcanic activity. A bête noire. I not only hate the cold the weather but the charts inevitably bugger about. If you would like to know how to interpret them, ask and ye shall receive. (But ask loudly I listen quietly.)

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Ballmer's billion-dollar blunders: When he gambled Microsoft's money and lost

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The "Rolls Canardly" effect.

The idea of buying a failing under-performer and cutting off its testicles just so you have a machine you can sell in Woolworth's is a well known bad idea. Once a company saddles itself with anything like Compaq, it's time to bolt the stable door and take the horses to market.

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It won't be great when someone actually implements it. FTFY

So who spent all their money bribing crooks at Illegally Shit Operations?

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good at reading scripts

Wooden, say that. You can't have perfect diction and an American accent.

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US State of Georgia sues 'terrorist' for publishing its own laws ... on the internet

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Georgia is taking the Arse out of Mecca

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IT in Iran: Servers sold on the grey market, and the rule of FOSS

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The new Persian Empires

> no one in the western world trusts the Iranian government

What the hell difference will that make when the Iranian shipping companies meet the Somali pirates?

Anyone know what the market in Greek Transport is going for?

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The sheriff of Youtube gonna wipe you out.

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So what the BLINKING BONKERS has gone wrong in the eurozone?

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Re: Americana

> if you are a long-time AdBlock user, I suggest you try switching it off.

From time to time a storm of whatever sort rips through televisionland and all the queer ninnies come out of the woodwork. I'm presuming this is a national culture thing. Are there enough pragmatists there to make chimpanzocracy possible?

Or is scatocracy and financial ruin the inevitable result?

I imagine you'd be fairly immune to it if you are still using Windows but it was a culture shock to me. Please be careful.

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Re: The 19:30 seconds

I have just been looking at Californian news bulletins. They all seem to have the attention span of dogs and children. I was so upset by the lack of maturity and the pointless adverts that I was ill and got quite nasty about it. (My usual response to internet folly these days.)

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Re: The taxpayers didn't "burn Debtroit"

Nobody engages in high finance because of altruism. In recession national economies are controlled by their own wild politics. And the most innocuous statement from a foolish politician can wipe millions from a firm's share prices.

We saw it from Margaret Thatcher's fumblings and we saw it from the chimpanzee's bumblings and when the people running the Autotrades at the demise of Detroit all turned up for government handouts in their company jets.

The only way out of financial close-down is if someone inspired comes up with a good idea and people are willing to back them. What might have saved Stoke on Trent, two decades back is someone supplying free electricity.

http://thoriumremix.com/th/

It might happen to Mitsubishi if the directors of Tepco can be convinced (or forced) to do the "Honourable Thing" and leave the way open for thorium based generation by people who actually know what they are doing. (That is: not anyone from Microsoft.)

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Universal Pictures finds pirated Jurassic World on own localhost, fires off a DMCA takedown

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Per se US and ROM media

I think it's already in production

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Bill Hicks: 25 years on from the cult comedian's big break

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I'd no idea who he was

I'd no idea who he was but I realised I have been paying homage to him ever since I discovered watching Putlocker on Opera.

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HSBC takes Twitter tongue-lashing over failure to offer Apple Pay

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Rotten to the core

The ability for the average prawn to get any use out of HSBC 's online services supposing they forget any one of a long list of unrecoverably hard to remember code words/passwords is starting to bother me now that Apple have some unspecific hook to my money. I almost read something about it before deciding to go to another machine rather than wait in the queue this afternoon. (Both machines were borked, so I suppose I should have mulled it.) I suppose I could always go in tomorrow and reassure myself it isn't true. /Or open an account at the bank on the corner. ANY EFFFING Corner.

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Comcast: We're twice as fast as Google's 1Gbps Fiber (for x4 the price)

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Cert X profanity

Jiggly bits not included.

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Major London rail station reveals system passwords during TV documentary

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Clarity pleases

Is your willie jet set?

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GhostShell back from the other side with mass data dump

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Re: Link EEJIT.

If it doesn't have a link nobody capable of interfering with it can find it.

Even I know that.

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US senate committee wants Twitter, Facebook to report 'terrorist' posts

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\arse if

You imagine the aunty terresristas would fail to be paying an airport named after a world famous terrorist no heed?

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Ford's 400,000-car recall could be the tip of an auto security iceberg

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Re: The more of this I read

I recall a friend showing me the points from a Nissan in the days just before electronic ignition. The car had been used around the clock to within limits a driving school car would have. After going around the clock a fair bit he took it in for its service and the mechanic found the points worn down to the bone.

He had not noticed any problem with the engine as the car was firing perfectly.

He had thought the car was running with electronic ignition and was surprised to find he needed to replace them. Cut to an adjacent Talbot whose computer problems required it rot away in a yard waiting for parts. I have never been in any hurry to get the latest greatest.

I can still remember the thin skin of platinum that was all that was left of the Nissan's points. I was duly, truly amazed.

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The modest father of SMS, who had much to be modest about

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Re: "Pizza had nothing to do with eating phones

But if someone had come up with the idea even if unsuccessful, I'd like to see a picture of one.

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Re: Isn't all engineering progress like this?

Yes; if you think the Spitfire was the icon of WW2 you'd be surprised how well designed it was that by 1939 they still had to find a way of producing them. Kind of highlights British Management to think that the RAF thought it was so good by then they ceased all thought of alternative specie.

After that we invented the motor bike and did it so well that everyone was the same one. And continued being the same one until the motor cycle industry went broke trying to sell motorcycles that didn't work in the rain.

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EU ombudsman slams Commish handling of German ePrivacy laws

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Isn't that what the Red Cross did in concentration camps in WW2?

In keeping with EU directives no text required. Especially from any sinecure watchkittens.

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Norks execute underperforming terrapin farm manager

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Snail snot

Watching my dad eating winkles has put me off fish for the last 50+ years. Having boiled them you then stab them with a pin and the unfortunate delicacy runs out the shell like snot. I wonder how he would have coped with terrapins.

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Lizard Squad kid bandit who did 50 THOUSAND HACKS dodges cooler stint

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Re: A fitting punishment

That could only work if you are Caucasian as the you tube sheriff will getcha if you are the wrong colour and spend too long in the wrong places.

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Microsoft SLASHES 7,800 bods, BURNS $7.6bn off books in Nokia adjustment

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What??

> go back to making decent desktop / server software

I repeat: What?

As in WTFHAYFTA??

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Oh Joying Hell!

> Can't you imagine the joy your great-great-descendents will have in 2121 when they unbox that Lumia!

No. I have used PDAs that had to find and report to Windows server. If they couldn't get that right in a dedicated building because of roaming...

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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras brings the EU to its knees

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media streaming.

You have to feel it to believe it and you can always pull the other one as that is what trojans are all about innit? Perhaps the speaker was horse?

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Microsoft rains cash on OpenBSD Foundation, becomes top 2015 donor

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Money is no object.

They have so much of it and are intent on keeping it. I recall moving to Linux for similar reasons. An ardent supporter of all things selfish (Black Viper) received a copy of Vista or something of that ill (k?) for all the hard work he put into his Microsoft support website. And he thanked them!

What a bunch of shmuck.

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Apple spared from paying a day's revenue in patent damages bout

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Does it matter?

The apple is worm laden

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German gets 4 years in clink for $14 MILLION global ATM fraud

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4 for the noney 2 for the show

14 million you'll never pass go

>He probably never will repay the noney.

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Re: ‘No such thing as anonymity in the cyber world’ says SS man

>>‘No such thing as anonymity in the cyber world’ says SS man

>Unless your a Chinese hacker or work for the NSA

Or you are the one of the co conspirators they actually catch.

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Look! No Hans!!

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Ex-Goldman Sachs programmer's code theft conviction overturned AGAIN

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Wait a minute wasn't Cyrus Vance somebody once?

And why was he asking IF?

Wasn't it his job to know?!!!

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150,000 angry Redditors demand Chairman Pao's head on a spike

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I encourage you to read the PDF files which outline the court's ruling

May I encourage you to use paragraph spaces in Return?

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Pluto probe brain OVERLOAD: Titsup New Horizons explained

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BIOS me OS Scotty

> As a point of history, New Horizons will be making its closest fly-by 50 years to the day after Mariner 4 became the first man made satellite to fly past Mars. During its brief visit to Pluto, New Horizons will collect 5,000 times as much data as the earlier probe to aid our understanding of the mysterious dwarf planet.

If.

Let's hope the sunny hack (https://weatherlawyer.wordpress.com/2015/07/05/the-end-of-an-odd-spell/) wasn't Sony hacked. I remember buying a pile of Sony CDs from a car boot just before throwing my computer away around about... no it couldn't have been that long ago, could it?

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'The server broke and so did my back on the flight to fix it'

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Re: CEO...

Sounds like the fool left in charge once the idiot left was also due for a sacking. At least you got to meet the fool who hired and continued paying monkeys.

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Re: 'Lost lift'

Would the engineers working for the airline have mentioned anything about Cb when they sold him the ticket?

Sounds like a nice get rich slow scheme for a lawyer. Also the dickheads at Pimple should be asked to pay for selling a dick a dipswitch.

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45% of UK data centres have suffered a natural disaster. Really?

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Natural but not disasters.

I once had a set-to with an expert from NCAR over a broken window. I used it to forecast a large earthquake or a tropical storm - I forget which. He doesn't post on uk.sci.weather these days but recently, neither do I. Scientists can be natural disasters. I had no idea who he was and went for the throat in my usual impeccably impervious manner.

So no great loss there. I on the other hand get upset too easily so my going AWOL is best for everyone, me included. I wonder if he post anonymously. I won't.

Natural big weather depends for convergence on gravity wells called weather fronts, a form of Lagrangian Point. Neutral points tend to attract convergence. Wiggins, a Canadian, in the era of the cowboy was using them to forecast the Storm of the Millennium. He died thinking he was a failure but he forecast Krakatoa instead. You can get his manual on the Gutenberg Project.

Today the Canadian-EFS is perfect for forecasting US tornadoes or world-wide volcanic eruptions. IKYN, anyone can do it if they know the rules for noughts and crosses.

Another mystic (in Coimbatore) with a lousy IT facility, uses/used? (retired now?) a ladder fixed top and bottom to a concrete wall. You can quite easily imagine how that works, he has no idea. California a land of eccentrics that easily matches Britain's quotient has any number of adepts. It has something to do with purine nucleotides I think. I believe they become more soluble during volcanic unrest. the solute is liable to sedimentation on a tidal scale. Just guessing obviously.

But back to the subject, old kit is liable to disruption during earthquake activity but so is modern stuff. The problem is likely to be crystals in the electronics. For that reason old kit that has stood the test of time can still be working perfectly in the periods of high outages. (Look for Blocking Highs in the Atlantic Approaches.)

Keep a couple of spare old-faithfuls running as a back-up. If you don't switch them off too often, they may never be needed. Good luck.

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Config file wipe blunder caused deadly Airbus A400M crash – claim

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magnitude 7 or larger earthquakes tend to occur the same week as a large aircraft crash. I'm not sure how to make use of this information in a fail#safe check,

But it is a fact.

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Condoleezza to China: 'The rules' mean cyber-spying isn't allowed

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Every once in a while..

“The Chinese are finding now that there's a trade-off between wanting to be a global economic player. So they've not made that mistake with Alibaba. They are delighted that Alibaba is in the markets and that the IPO was a stunning success. Once in a while they call [founder and chair] Jack Ma and remind him it's a Chinese company – the propaganda people do.”

....a chimpanzee wakes up with a tequila sunrise that needs a coke to stop blinding him, picks up the phone and calls the White House and tells the operator that Syria used to be a hewckuvva good place to sneak people on unmarked aircraft.

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Israeli firm gets legal on Indian techie over ISP ad injection spat

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Re: Absolutely everything about this is insane and bad.

And (shakes head) reads in a Calcutta accent."oh no no no"(/yes)

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Absolutely everything about this is insane and bad.

And (shakes head) reads in a Calcutta accent.

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Something in the air

Is this added value:

technology that allows "operators to boost network speed, optimise video, web traffic and generate over-the-top revenues from the mobile Internet from over-the-top content, that hits your speakers and other hardware in the knackers like good old fashioned standard SONY style malware?

You do know that if nobody causes optical devices and whatever to wear out prematurely EMI etcetera will lose money. Was the bloke in charge a bully called MacLean that used to make Spitfires for Supermarine?

It wast his fault we nearly lost the Battle of Britain!

It was the subcontractors back then too.

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Insight: Have you heard about Windows Server 2003 support?

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The best of British

It all started after the war when British firms realised they could win without ever designing a useful fighter. Top firms could still get loans that permitted them to buy supplies abroad and refuse to finance planning and forsighted acquisitions.

I kid you not.

We got through the Falklands crisis with such Dungberk spirit. Fancy sending one airplane across the Atlantic, fortified with a couple of dozen fuel tankers just to drop one bomb on an airfield and give the entire crew PTSD?

It happened!

But at least we got rid of our Navy really usefully. You couldn't make it up, mainly because we hadn't invented computers and computer games to make it up for until then.

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'I thought we were pals!' Belgium, Netherlands demand answers from Germany in spy bust-up

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Zeb Gargle Blatter should have taken better steps to hide his importuning over the best part of two decades his mates were enjoying freebies (though not taking bribes obviously.)

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Manchester car park lock hack leads to horn-blare hoo-ha

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Re: Another reason for a physical key..

I was just wondering how unsafe it all seemed. And just pulling the battery out is no security I take it?

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Law changed to allow GCHQ hacking ... just as GCHQ hauled into court for hacking

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Re: This is what the Human Rights Act is for

People who are disenfranchised will create their own legal solutions. And there is no getting them back. What eventually happens is that prisons have to swell to accommodate them but sooner or later people just get used to being outlaws. Easier to live with now that Australia has its' version of a dem...oh...wait

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Snowden scandal latest: NSA, GCHQ lingo-spies replaced by unstoppable RHINEHART robots

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Fuck that shit for brains

Or do a Clint Eastwood*....

*Ref: Grand Torino

If that small brain had his way he would have every resident of Ruby Ridge executed all over again for having a tank of diesel or a dog.

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