* Posts by Destroy All Monsters

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Secure web? That'll cost you, thanks to Mozilla's HTTPS plan

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Re: Destroying Firefox from within

You mean the bizarrotardo button that is "powered by Telefonica" (who?) that invites you to "Start a conversation" or WebRTC?

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Fanbois designing Windows 10 – where's it going to end?

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I joked with Microsoft that the release would include manga wallpaper. After all, that reflects the Insiders' tastes pretty well.

I hate to say it, but ALL of the tech is determined by the "Insiders". The fact that a "Start Button" has become lore and part of the expectation does not mean it comes from "Outsiders" or is a good idea.

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KFC takes legal axe to eight-legged mutant chicken claims

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Gigerchicken will see you now!

It's finger-licking good?

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Woman dumps ultra-rare $200,000 Apple 1 computer in the trash

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Re: The lady had it right.

Yup. It's not like there are any unsolved mysteries of computation locked up in there. Into the trash it goes!

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Bundestag hack origin still a mystery as DE.gov techies pull out their hair

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Re: Block cyberpackets at the router!

Why doesn't the BND add selectors for Trojans and send those to the NSA, who will analyze them and then warn of an intrusion

In which part of the multiverse would this actually work? How can you select for Trojans, why would the NSA analyze them and why would it warn anyone of anything?

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It's FREE WINDOWS 10 time: 29 July is D-Day, yells Microsoft

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Re: We are getting those malvertisement popups...

So, unless you use WSUS your are assumed to be in a crappy consumer setting feeding on consumer shit (like, I suppose, Windows) and addies can be pushed into your face?

Great marketing logic.

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We are getting those malvertisement popups...

...for a free WIndows upgrade NAOW.

Who had that brilliant idea? Difficult-to-distinguish from badware and inappropriate in a business setting.

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Chlorine gas horror leak at Apple data center puts five in hospital

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Chlorine gas?

Probably a hit by Assad. Bomb Syria now!

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Airbus confirms software brought down A400M transport plane

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Re: Is there any reason for the Spandsh to block the black bod data?

Because suggesting that the aircraft was at fault might impact the manufacturer's profitablilty which would put the defence of the realm (and jobs in a marginal constituency) at risk.

I hate to bring this message but some Yuropean countries have the hots for their "friend's" F-35, so your "risk" is already in the intestinal zone.

Evidence, transparency, proper legal procedure.

You know, nowadays you can actually *copy* black box contents while maintaining evidence, transparency and proper legal procedure and getting the engineers to work.

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Not really and the Osprey has some problems due to physics which are only software-fixable in games.

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Re: Why can you install software incorrectly on an aircraft?

software properly installed would have been built in on boot

Checksums don't work for every problem. Wrong units (pound vs. kg) and configuration with off-by-one errors in the engine serial numbers come to mind.

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Taming the Thames – The place that plugged London's Great Stink

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Re: Agree. (NOT english???)

like pyramids and huge chatedrals lets not forget that most of it was built by "slave" labor.

LOLNO. And there is no need for "scare" quotes either.

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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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