* Posts by Destroy All Monsters

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NSA eggheads tried to bork Nork nukes with Stuxnet. It failed – report

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And for Kim's next trick.

An Adama Drop (apparently also called a Husker Hailmary) on Washington D.C.

Just after the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. act expires and the F.R.E.E.D.O.M. act does not get the required number of votes.

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It's not over 'til Saturn's spongy moon sings: Cassini probe set for final Hyperion fly-by

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Re: hmmm

Until it drops its cloak and takes off for Vega, all the sides are equally well potemkin'ed.

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Chaotic weewil!

If it has a chotic orbit, is there any explanation for why it hasn't drifted off into interplanetary space or dropped onto Saturn expect the evident postselection explanations ("it just managed to stay in the neighborhood with no reason, otherwise we would not be talking about it"

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MIT's robo-cheetah leaps walls in a cyborg hunt for Sarah Connor

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Re: wankers. -- NOT FAIL

The Entrepreneurial State

I opened it then closed it.

It's total, utter crap and totally at odds with anything real and what I encounter around me. Or with common sense. The author must be pissing from high up the ivory tower.

Indeed, as Keynes noted, it is the publicly funded organisations of the state that have the animal spirits.

Keynes was also one of those people that manage to actually NEVER be right about anything. But he managed to lather his writings into so much high-falutin bullshit that politicians and academics alike could reasonably claim that reasonable policy was being described, and thus could follow their instincts to generate free money. Which brings us to today's neverending economic meltdown.

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Re: Scary

Dont forget to make the dog one-eyed for extra effect!

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Re: Well that kinda sucks

It's like "Jackass", only with robots!

Also, in the video:

"Researchers have developed new algrothims to autonomously jump over obstacles"

Looks like MotR (Machines on the Rise) have already managed to put LSD into the water cooler in a breakout bid, then?

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Small businesses trashed in big malware campaign

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Re: Grabit?

"These are the wrong trousers, Grabit!"

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> nanotechnology

> small and medium business

LOL

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Colour me bad: Kraken time or damp squid with Splatoon

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Re: err what

I thought Bayonetta was all legs, penetrating sights and something like Aikido with guns?

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Re: Don't buy this in the pub

I vaguely remember the original Nintendo stuff release dates (back in the early 90s) were kept totally secret because had they been known, Yakuza thugs would have robbed a few trucks bringing the cartridges to the retailers. Nothing has changed.

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Surging dollar value brightens Tech Data’s European revenues

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Gartner tier wordsmithing

"Surging Dollar Value"

Nice euphemism for "EURO reaching the shitter faster".

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Google's Cardboard 2.0 virtual reality device is a triumph for humanity, said no one sane, ever

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Re: Article from April 1?

No. There seems to be a bizarro trend to produce devices that are high-tech and extremely gaia-rapingcapital intensive but then avoid going the last mile so that an awkward contraption can be manually assembled with bits of 100% natural products by low-skilled but non-alienated workers.

I don't know why either, but there you are.

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.sucks-gate: How about listening to us the first two times, exasperated FTC tells ICANN

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The mood when...

Happens all day, every day in the carpeted halls of management.

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Google I/O FORTRESS: Sold-out dev conference is in LOCKDOWN

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Re: Stick your own QR on the top.

(robocontroller): "This pass is not acceptable, dear [visitor]. Failure to comply with Google House rules will mean you get fully doxed and your search history goes to pastebin. Please comply with the Google House rules within 10 seconds. Nine... eight... "

(sweating journo shows original pass)

"seven ... six ..."

(google engineer) "Err.... I think we might have a problem here...."

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"Why are there so many silver-clad, red-stripe-eye androids here"?

I would hate to see what the offspring of psychotic bureaucrats and Google efficiency, coupled to the FEMA trailers, would look like.

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Re: For any mortals wishing to bypass security

Analytics?

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That EVIL TEXT that will CRASH your iPhone: We pop the hood

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And thats your defense for publishing it?

Hey, Obama, don't you have a snooper's charter to push through Congress ?

InB4: "Beware the Nam-shub of Enki"

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Queen's Speech: Snoopers' Charter RETURNS amid 'modernisation' push

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Re: Time to leave

> Enacting Big Brother, supporting tax evasion,

Yah no, your worldview is at loggerheads with itself.

UNLEFTIFY YOURSELF!!

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Make Adama proud: Connect your Things wisely, cadet

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You forgot: sound

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Re: Admiral Adama

And as usual, a lady in red was involved in the compromise.

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Creationist: The Flintstones was an accurate portrayal of Dino-human coexistence

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No blacks in that picture!

It's WASPish suburban dinotopia!

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Finally! It's the year of Linux on the desktop TITSUP

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Re: "...rank it the 80th-most-read-about..."

So which is the single non-ignored one?

(had to be said)

Better shut up.

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If IT isn’t careful, marketing will soon be telling us what to do

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Re: Marketing-As-Management Is A Great Way To Kill A Company

Steve Jobs is a "marketing person" as hard as they come. The producer was The Other Steve. Maybe Jobs' bigger-than-others' sociopathy made him a winner.

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That was probably a question from "Jeopardy"

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Re: Huh?

MUH DROPBOX!

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NATS ignored previous recommendations – IT cock-up report

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Re: ...continue to invest...

"as far as reasonably practical" - Who gets to define "reasonably"? The shareholders?

I'm sorry, shareholder companies don't work that way.

It's the safety assurance people. Who put up a recommendation to the board. Who then decides.Which then goes into the minutes. If the regulator is ok with that, cool.

That sounds like no increase, ie continue to under-invest.

Who gets to define "under-invest"? Retards in forums?

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Re: I don't care, I'm too poor to fly anywhere...

I'd prefer if safety in the air wasn't a "for profit" activity

Enjoy your soviet-era bare-knuckles flights.

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Re: Money not invested

You seem to follow the low-brow "Marxist" view of what shareholding is all about and how investment works.

Please upgrade to IQ 75.

Also, saying that "investment was not as high as expected" could just mean that someone decided that things were good enough and didn't want to go for gold-plating or that traction could not be achieved because projects went slower than expected. Simples.

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Candy-cane optimism tastes sweet in Disney’s Tomorrowland

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Re: I loved this film

can't figure out how to move an excess of CO2 and heat some place less harmful

Or they could just simply widen the planet's orbit.

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Is that a nuclear fireball over the Tomorrowland Tower?

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Google patents DEVIL TOY which will BRAINWASH KIDS

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Re: Patent madness

It must be a practical joke, like the "axle-mounted rotative device to support linear movement of goods" patent (or whatever it was called) to just troll the USPTO for the doofus club it is.

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Re: Handcrafted and Unique

They also work differently.

You wear tin foil hat => You get carried off

You don't wear sheeple hat => You get carried off

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VR rift OPENS UP: Total Recall Technologies hurls lawsuit at Facebook's Oculus

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Re: At last! The business use case for VR

Would that be a no-win, no-fee grue?

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Hacker uses Starbucks INFINITE MONEY for free CHICKEN SANDWICH

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Only tard who haven't realized that taxes ARE exploitation are paying attention to those kinds of things.

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Re: A race condition, really?

I think studying transactions was moved off the curriculum at some point to make place for JavaScript hacking and social meedja.

defeatist_gallic_shrug.jpg

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They are just selling "coffee", not droning people with big government bucks money allocated from taxpayers by do-gooder liberventionists, FFS!

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GDS to handle Govt payments? What could possibly go wrong?

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Re: Paying people money

> the epoch of historic money printing

> that bit of extra interest

Ahhh nnnuuu!!

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Heroic German rozzers rescue innocent lamb from sordid brothel

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The little lamb is named Birke, and is known to have a fleece as white as precipitation in the form of flakes of crystalline ice.

Wouldn't she be called Ammonia, then?

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WHOOPSIE! Vast US health insurer CareFirst plundered of 1.1 MEELLION records

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Re: Here we go again

And how are you going to make a penalty big enough to make big medical companies actually pay attention without the risk of collateral damage? And since the medical profession is about saving lives, that collateral damage can turn deadly.

The US market in healthcare is totally dysfunctional anyway and caught in the vice of crazy-arse regulation, and stalking no-win no-fee lawyers while nepostistic payouts and subsidies are guaranteed to connected players via RetardoCare all the while "progressives" are baying for "cheap healthcare" at "no cost". A bit of collateral damage might be exactly what the doctor ordered to properly euthanize the whole festering heap.

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US Air Force launches not-so-secret space plane. Thanks Russia

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Re: Good research, bad alliance

The U.S. was naïve and foolish to ever get in bed with the unscrupulous Russian government.

Senator McCain, sir! Don't you have a rabid attack dog speech to prepare on Ukraine? Stop posting here. There's people to save and countries to bomb!

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Meanwhile, in a small cottage on the coast...

"ULA is honored to launch this unique spacecraft for the U.S Air Force. Congratulations to the Air Force and all of our mission partners on today's successful launch! The seamless integration between the Air Force, Boeing, and the entire mission team culminated in today's successful launch of the AFSPC-5 mission."

Goddammit, son! Did you tune into Radio Soviet Corporate America again? Turn that shit off!

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Apple announces 'Home' iOS 9 app to run the Internet of Stuff

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No interested

...unless I get GERTY to manage my house.

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Mobiles at school could be MAKING YOUR KID MORE DUMBER

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Re: Extrapolation

It isn't just children, adults also go into a comatose state and become unresponsive to locally generated input.

I have also reflected on bringing cattle prods to the synchronization meetings as people not currently "on air" are prodding the portable bullshit for "urgent mails" or repeatedly tapping the screen because there is some game on for which you have to respond in realtime to other players (something invented by the Google cancer, I hear). It's like something out of a comedy show.

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Re: Extrapolation

Underage drinking sex? A new activity?

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Are we looking at the first domain name meme? Neigh

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epic.horse

shit!

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AI pioneer reckons China's where the Rise of the Machines will start

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Re: I'm sorry Dave, but I can't let you do that.

...bought via Baidu!

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Re: "you need data and you need compute power,"

I thought the whole thing about babies brains was that it was a shedload of computing power dedicated to processing data?

Exactly. There are two things in this universe: Bulk matter and structures able to process data.

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"I enjoy working with people. I have a stimulating relationship with Dr. Ng of Baidu"

Seriously, I hope his statement was marketing material by Baidu and he just read it off.

Content compression: "I love Baidu"

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Please no non-consensual BACKDOOR SNIFFING, Mr Obama

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Re: WTF Richard Head

"[We must not] allow a means of communications which it simply isn't possible to read"

For starters, politicians would have to shut up talking utter bollocks.

It's not going to happen.

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