Re: Fantastic engineering
>What it is, looking at the layout, is the fastest Reliant Robin in the world.
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According to MacRumours: iOS users should immediately uninstall any infected iOS app listed here on their devices, or update to a newer version that has removed the malware. Resetting your iCloud password, and any other passwords inputted on your iOS device, is also strongly recommended as a precautionary measure.
Quote from the sub-heading: Apple’s Maxi Pad is no laptop or Surface Pro killer
Quote from the article: I can count on one hand the number of customers that have requested Microsoft's Surface
The conclusion to be made would appear to be that the Apple's iPad Pro is no Surface killer, because the Surface is already dead.
Would that be correct?
> Is he hurting anyone?
Well, given time, he exponentially threatens to exhaust the resources of the Universe!
But we all know President Trump closes NASA in 2018 and Europe falls to ISIL in 2020.
> I'm not sure who said it first but the gist is: If you want to be in a political office you have to be crazy.
You might have been thinking of Douglas Adams who, in The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, wrote:
“The major problem—one of the major problems, for there are several—one of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them.
To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it.
To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.”
> And how many innocent people have been killed by the police ?
Of course, we could now argue if more innocent people would have been killed by terrorists if the police hadn't been so busy killing people themselves. Maybe complete competitors cannot coexist.
> I reckon it's nice to see some real footage from aloft, though.
Pity it's all spoilt by the TV hanging in the way though, eh?
What is nice is that the view is fairly stable. Not spinning around horribly like some <cough> balloon videos I've seen. Any clues how they achieved that?
£4.40 seems a pretty good price for a belt to me. And £1.25 seems a bit too cheap. I hope the quality is good enough. So, well done to the police equipment procurement departments for getting a pretty good deal.
Now, what's this story about again?
I suppose I can kinda see the motivation from a "mental masturbation" point-of-view, but, really, can't they find something more useful and/or creative to do with their time and intelligence?
I mean the "crackivists", the sleazy website operators, and the sleazy website's customers, the lot of them. Go and do something positive for humanity, FFS.
(And I don't mean go and shine laser pointers at self-driving cars either. Jeez, you guys!)
> I do not see how the hell can this wonderful gizmo operate if every car will have one
An excellent point, Mr. Hand. What does happen when a Google self-driving car meets another Google self-driving car? Do they both come to a halt in a confusion of LIDAR reflections? Please say it isn't so?
But how has the non-ebook revenues of these publishers been affected by their raising of ebook prices? Probably most of them have significant investments in the dead-tree publishing sector and are willing to accept reduced ebook revenues to bolster their non-ebook sales.
Can you tell us the rest of the story Mr Worstall?
I'm not too keen on the potential progression I'm seeing here:
1) Extrajudicial killings of foreigners overseas.
2) Extrajudicial killings of Britons overseas.
3) Extrajudicial killings of Britons in Britain.
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> If smells like BS, looks like BS, and tastes like BS, don't step in it.
But more to the point, don't taste it, man! Ewww.
The moment she realised people could see her hairy parahybana.
She should have used robots.txt, if she doesn't like webcrawlers.
> Apple doesn't push ads
Apple's new content blocking tech is a gun pointed directly at Google. Meanwhile, Google are busy shooting themselves in the foot by doing nothing to prevent malvertising pushed over their infrastructure.
> No, because like with the ISPs as long as they're not acting in any kind of gatekeeping capacity
And yet they (Apple) are acting as a gatekeeper for the apps, and are reaping the profits from having a more trusted platform. If they did the same for ads they would increase that trust and thereby increase their profits.
> But that will take, labor, and most importantly money. Try getting this plan past the accountants...
But the same argument can be made for vetting the apps. Having apps that can be trusted not to contain malware is a good sales argument for the platform. Same for the ads.
Developers pay Apple for vetting for entry to the App Store. Same for the ads. (Or it will be, if content blocking makes iAds the only show in town.)
Maybe that's what we'll get from Apple after their content blocking tech comes into play. Maybe the iAds that they (presumably) won't block will be better vetted than the malvertisiing that Google currently let through.
There's hope for this, since the iOS apps are certainly better vetted than Android ones.
Google et al certainly need to get their houses in order on this. They could get away with it while no-one else is doing it better, but that time is running out. Thankfully.
I mean, why hasn't the UK's National Health Service website ever spoken up against the three years of massacres that occur in Syria?
I don't recall seeing anything on the Marks and Spencers website about it either.
Or on the Chessington World of Adventures website.
They're obviously all complicit in the World's conspiracy of silence.
Hack 'em all, I say!
Is it not unreasonable for somebody to expect a "full delete" to be exactly that? Including from whatever contact list your telesales uses?
Maybe the telesales are using the telephone directory. Should they delete you from that too?
More likely they are buying a leads database from some other 3rd party. Practically speaking, if they are to avoid pestering you in the future, they are going to need to keep a record of you to remember to do so.
"affordable prosthetics for all”?
Hmm. Why does he think we will all need prosthetics? What's he planning?
I'd vote for anyone promising to keep all football off TV.
> Look up Zoela
You'll have more luck with "Zoella". But otherwise you're right. She's a UK-based vlogger with a big influence in the buying (or nagging) decisions of many teenies. We in the UK can only hope to keep UK-based vloggers honest. The Rest of the World must try and tame their own vloggers.
I suppose if Ms Sugg doesn't like being required to be honest and open about who she's shilling for, she can always relocate to somewhere where they care less. I'm sure she has enough dosh to allow her to do so.
> "With all the extra publicity, Ashley Madison is only going to be getting more users," Mikko Hypponen, CRO of F-Secure commented.
Sorry, but I must question Mr Hypponen's thinking skills.
The "publicity" includes revelations that:
1) 95% of their userbase are men;
2) They don't permanently delete user information that users have paid them $19 on the promise so to do;
3) They can't keep their user database private.
How could he possibly think that such publicity would encourage more users to enrole?
How are Lexus supposed to reach their core demographic if they can't advertise on dodgy websites?
Keeping the Bluetooth running for AirDrop is a horrible battery hog. Just keep it turned off. Turn it on only when needed.
I'm surprised they didn't go with World Drone Racing League. Maybe it's because this is a sport that the rest of the world might actually want to play too.
Yup. Came here to say the same. Doubtless this is the "unexpected consequence" that Big Tobacco is hoping for.
(The EE spokesman was not refuting any suggestion that safety concerns were ignored (since the suggestions were not proved false), neither was he rebutting the suggestions (since, as far as I am aware, no counter evidence was offered). He was merely denying the suggestions.)
To quote Chris Rock, "Women would rule the world – if only they’d stop bitchin’ about each other."
From the article: Fang says the scam spread to users in a victim's contact list, and likely used automated scripts to spread over social media.
Maybe you should try adding this functionality to your lousy game. Unless you're a decent person.
So, a high cowboy poked a pig, causing severe depression in the pig, and the pig's owner blew off a load of hot air.
Sounds like everyday life in Utah.
> 4. Nadella is replaced by Cortana.
Now that actually would be a great idea. Imagine all company management replaced by AI. It's as wonderful a prospect as self-driving cars.
Imagine management making rational, fact-based decisions, rather than the mad, drunken, macho posteuring, self-interested, insider-trading, and random brain-fart-based management performed by our current meatsack masters-of-disasters.
Just give the AI management rules to find a sane balance between share-holder and public benefit: a fixed percentage of profit to R&D; no raiding of pension-funds; maybe efficient co-ordination with other companies rather than effort-duplicating competition; with clear goals to improve tech based on open-standards.
Sounds good to me.
I for one welcome our silicon-based managebot masters.
It'll be just a matter of time before we have a Patch Tuesday for Cars. Or Recall Tuesday, perhaps.
When the self-driving cars have taken over, we'll just notice that the roads are rather empty, because all the vehicles have taken themselves off to the workshops. And your car-ordering app will just sit there showing a spinning wheel for a few hours.