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Top guns doomed as US Navy demos first carrier-launched drone

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Amurrica Strong!!

"Such drones could be used in a future conflict with China, for example."

Hahaha!

China has nukes. On ICBMs.

This means NO CONFLICT because we, the West, just don't pick fights with someone who can fight back. Washington Elites and Think Tankers will just have to wank over maps of the Pacific Rim in mournful silence.

Additionally, imagine the uproar when Wal-Mart runs out of goodies. Millions of Jabba-the-Huts on mall scooters will descend on Washington, demanding their fix. Nope. Not gonna happen.

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'WikiLeaks of financial data' prompts worldwide hunt for tax evaders

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Re: Tax evasion

But they will vote themselves a pay increase to offset inflation and their meticulous work.

Then start a war or two or continue to aggravate the greenfagging bubble.

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Investigative journos may be useful idiots.

"that the European Union has labeled as a cog in Iran’s nuclear-development program"

We are off to a good start here. Sounds like stuff straight out of the White House's Mouth.

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Penguins in spa-a-a-ce! ISS dumps Windows for Linux on laptops

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Reaction mass downvotes?

I guess some people here really have no idea about how you obtain momentum changes in SPAAACE.

Fracking trekkies, go back to your tricorders.

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Re: The real story ...

Michele Bachmann will declare it to be GOD'S PUNISHMENT for SANIC BIRD LOVE!

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You have to be done when India drops below the horizon again...

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Re: Come in Major Eadon!- Wait

> Both work in Linux duh!

"Yes, I know"

Said like King Arthur said it when he was getting detailed explanations about the voting procedures of the anarcho-syndicalist commune.

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Do you think Discovery has a NON-NEWTONIAN SPACE DRIVE? No, in fact it needs HUGE TANKS FULL OF LIQUID AMMONIA to pump stuff through its nuclear Vesta reactors to get that MOMENTUM THING GOING WHEN IT ARRIVES AT JUPITER (or Saturn).

WHERE ARE THOSE TANKS?? They AIN'T THERE, kid!

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Deep, deep! Down inside...

Yes, and it's worse ... it's deeper in the gravity well of the Andromeda Galaxy than in the Earth's!

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Well, that's not true.... For one, Discovery has no reaction mass tanks for aesthetic reasons, so no braking at Jupiter. I'm sorry Dave, you have to keep going.

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Come in Major Eadon!

This is Ground Control to Major Eadon

You've really made the grade

And the papers want to know what OS you boot

And whether it's "ls" or "dir" to you!

This is Major Eadon to Ground Control

I see "vmlinuz" scrolling by

A fat penguin on my screen

And a Gnome wants me to log in

Here am I sitting in a tin can

Far above the world

On my screen there is a spiral

on top of kernel version 3.

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France weighing 'culture tax' on phones, slabs, PCs, TVs

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What!

I haven't been hearing of Hollande and his merry band of taxators for so long that I thought the massive inward pull of rampant taxing, unrestrained spending (describes by lefties as 'austerity'), rampant regulation and sheer interdiction to do any decent work in France had collapsed it into an economic black hole from whence no Euro or Political Peep could ever escape again.

Not yet, then? Pity.

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'Zombie hunter' task force unleashed on the UK tech biz

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Easy credit leads to bad business decisions leads to liquidations when the economy contracts.

Austrian business Theory in Action!

Made worse by continuing inflationary central bank policies, artificially low interest rates and the hope of reinflating the bubble economy.

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ScaleMP: Use RAM plus vSMP, not flash, to boost server performance

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Re: Still pugging something

> that nobody really wants

Your marketing credentials are impeccable.

> it is way too expensive

Compared to what?

> injects problems where I didn't have any with native machines

not sure whether you are talking about your home PC or your iSeries 795. Probably the former.

> there is no GPU to plug in anywhere, it comes on a USB stick

What are you saying?

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Analysts brawl over 'death' of markup language

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Re: They're both right.

> XML. An arcane, in-efficient, bloated pile of crap

It's a fracking markup language described in a few pages. Come down your sickly horse, please and stop with the sophomoric name calling.

> I'll write you the best access control middle layer there ever was,

Right. I would show the door real quick and tell you to learn something first.

> Funny how that works eh? Money in tech that is.

No, AC, you are the cancer.

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Forester and Gardner?

I think that's "Forrester" though, like in "Forrest Gump", not "Forester", which is a car...

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Degenerate dwarfs tear neighbors limb from limb

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Re: Dwarfs that collapse

Eadon thread hijack LOL!

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Re: Degenerate Dwarf?

Burers!

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Microsoft honcho pleads with media: 'Stop picking on us!'

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Re: Being critical of Microsoft... - comes at a price.

"Look at my experiences. I tell the truth about it and am downvoted, mocked, insulted, and so forth. None of this matters of course."

F.O. Eadon, you and your bleeding heart. Maybe the Anti-Defamation League will listen to you.

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Heavy breathing by an acolyte while a voice cackles....

So let's pause for a moment and consider the center. In the center, selling 100 million copies of a product is a good thing. In the center, spewing FUD is a good thing. In the center, pretending that things are true which are not is a good thing.

I can feel the anger rising within you. Good. Now, join us in the center, young developer!

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Charity chief: Get with it, gov - kids shouldn't have to write by hand

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Re: The difference is deeper

I don't think "employers" want any of that since the industrial revolution came and went.

Maybe people steeped in rank socialist lore think employers want that? The satanic mills of webdesign and all that stuff....

Of course, one can always get a job at a gov. outfit, illiteracy, venality and total incompetence are not a stop to getting to work through people's tax returns...

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Re: In some regards, he has a point though

Dijkstra would write 5 lines, then add the proof for another 20 lines....

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Elon Musk and PayPal chum quit Zuckerberg's immigration gang

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While I don't have opinions on Keystone XL, one should really stay away from anything even near Lindsey Graham and the group of national-socialist / crony-capitalist creeps of the Old Men Express. And this includes the democrat Dick Durbin and the insufferable McCain. Basically the list of people you want to accidentally drown while no-one is looking.

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'Liberator': Proof that you CAN'T make a working gun in a 3D printer

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Re: tinfoil hat time

"You! Come out with your hands up! You are too dumb to provide meaningful resistance against this here jackbooted SWAT team. We checked your Internet history!"

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Meh

Somebody has been watching too much Clint Eastwood again.

Use a crossbow, ffs.

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Re: Pointless argument

By then you will see people dying in the street because a kid downloaded a file for some virus from 4chan into his dad's nanoassembler and hit the "assemble" button.

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Re: Pens should be banned

Tools don't kill people.

PEOPLE KILL PEOPLE!

Oh God what done? Intelligent Design is EVIL!

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And this why you can't find The Anarchists' Cookbook on the Internet!

It's all for the good of all of us.

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If I had a "bit of money" I would get a proper FN-FAL.

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What are you talking about?

> How easy is it going to be to have Mexican drug runners start selling guns?

Pretty hard as gun control is in effect down there to keep the campesinos down.

The last I heard was the US was EXPORTING guns to Mexico. If need be, with the authorities' approval.

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But...but....

An FN P90 looks plasticy too, so we are already HALF THERE!!

PRESS THE PANIC BUTTON!

"meep"

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NASA on alert: International Space Station springs a leak

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Re: here we go

We are not talking about lawyers here....

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Nork to the rescue!

Who is this not-too-smart "we" and why does he rely on "private industry" instead of glorious socialist hardware?

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Re: Easy Fix!!!

Isn't that "Duck Tape"?

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I think the next step...

...is to lose track of the station's cat.

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German govt DUMPS 170 NEW PCs riddled with Conficker

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Buy new harddisks. Install Eadon, I mean Linux....

"Simply cleaning up the malware would have cost €130,000"

Sounds like someone budgeted a final solution here.

But these are bureaucrats who have a taxpayer spigot on hand and are not too sure about the tech details in their consultant's offering...

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Obama orders gov data must be 'open and machine-readable'

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Right

http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2012/08/04/the-washington-post-on-the-most-transparent-administration-ever/

The Washington Post has published an article on an analysis of annual reports from government agencies the Post did, which is further proof—despite President Barack Obama’s promise of unprecedented transparency in government—he has presided over a government that in some ways is more secretive than ever before.

Sure, random press releases, binder-thick bureaucratese (job-destroying!) as well as detailed reports on politicking will be "machine-readable". That helps no-one.

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'Raining Blooderator' pays tribute to late Slayer guitarist

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X-Files material, and resistance to antibiotics.

"Hanneman died of liver failure last Thursday at the age of 49, following a protracted battle with the flesh-eating disease necrotizing fasciitis, which he is believed to have contracted from a spider bite in 2011."

Maybe there should be warning on this story to not read before breakfast???

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Standard Model goes PEAR-SHAPED in CERN experiment

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Re: Antimatter and anti-gravity anyone?

Yeah Eadon, it would be reeeeallllly surprising if antimatter behaved differently than normal matter in its spacetime bending behaviour.

After all, you can seamlessly transform matter into antimatter with a bit of E=mc² and some luck, and nowhere do we see negative signs appear suddenly in front the constant total mass energy.

Might be a neat null experiment but I wouldn't want to bet my PhD on it.

tl;dr ; gb2 slagging Windows.

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Re: Pear shaped matter?

> It was very difficult to grasp a quantum part.

I dunno.

Personally, it was all fine, man!

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Ban Samsung sales in the US? Sorry, Apple: Tech titans say 'No'

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Nokia FAIL.

What a shitty company on a one-way trip to the necropolis of capitalism.

Will come crying when it's getting skewered because its phones are too rectangular, round, quadratic or have too much swiping in the UI.

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Israeli activists tell Hawking to yank his Intel chips over Palestine

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So if you diss that Intel chip, you get a lawyergram by the Anti-Defamation League?

"His whole computer-based communication system runs on a chip designed by Israel's Intel team"

Yeah, well... it's just the Intel team which happens to be in Israel. It's not like it has been designed by the ultra-right-wingers of the Israeli state. It's not even particulary jewish - or, more the point, zionist (in the worst possible way).

Need to find another argument here.

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Think enterprise software is complex? Check out the licences

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Re: I never quite understood why such a market even exists

SAP is about as "ready made" to your final product as recipe is to a final dish. Have fun implementing it. This friendly consultant will help, with the low, low price of USD 1200 per day.

> there is no risk that the software will actually never be delivered

Don't know whether serious.

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Microsoft plasters IE8 hole abused in nuke lab PC meltdown

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HERP DERP I have muh statistics!

> Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox were in first and second place for programs with the most vulnerabilities

Dontcha mean the most disclosed or discovered vulnerabilities?

Why anyone still goes near a browser from MiSFiT is a mystery. Maybe because it comes with free Silverlight?

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Coke? Windows 8 is Microsoft's 'Vista moment'. Again

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Re: Let's take Business Categories for $400

It's a take on "Jeopardy"

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Boffins' invisible magnetic ring pieces: Next-gen mobe emitters

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Re: Not that I've got anything against blue sky research

"You can already achieve Ghz transmission directly from a chip - or you could 25yrs ago"

These were the chips as big as a dinner plate, I suppose?

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San Francisco caves over mobile radiation warnings

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Neurotics.

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Is a bailout of the auto industry The People's Will?

You need to revise your basic assumption about the meaning of the word

"the people"

"control"

and

"Government"

Frankly, I would be quite happy if the Government were out of "people's control" and only driven by economic interests and clueless retards like Madame Warren (frankly under control of "the people") were staying outside. But then the government needs to be very small to keep crony capitalism at bay.

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Spotify spews 'unencrypted' FREE MP3s all over creation

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Artist can also choose to share their music with pink singing ponies and a barf bag.

"Artist can choose to share their music DRM free, but we don't need to force them."

Way to miss the point. It's about "paying" not about whether there is DRM or not. And who is that "we" he is talking about? I haven't been introduced.

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Larry Ellison forks out over $200m to slurp up sexy Malibu strip

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More power to him, but expect an Oracle price increase.

But does he own a hollowed-out volcano yet?

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