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Archiving the web site won't pick up the details of the algorithm used by their search engine though
Definitely something odd going on
I've seen three different accounts compromised in the past few days: two members of a caving club, one member of a mountaineering organisation. No mobile app or Apple hardware involved in at least one of them. I'm wondering whether being a member of a Yahoo! group might be a common factor.
Correlation between autism and organic food sales
Re: Can anyone say "Thunderbirds"?
Typical BT, don't care so long as they profit
They make money from these features being ordered, so why should they care?
Nothing has changed from the days when all BT Cellnet asked for was a credit card number + expiry date to top up a PAYG phone, giving rise to the inevitable fraud. If someone didn't question the £30.00 charge on their card, it was all pure profit for IT.
Charlie Ergen owns both Dish and Hughesnet
> [dishNET] will compete with HughesNet
Dish and Echostar are both owned by Charlie Ergen. Echostar bought Hughes Communications, of which
Hughes Network Systems is a subsidiary, in 2011.
Re: Council statement is here
> "national press headlines which have led catering staff to fear for their jobs"
I predict the Council is now going to be deluged with Freedom of Information requests
About time too
Checking back through my logs, I found this in my spam folder, sent in June last year to a unique e-mail address used only for eHarmony. Odd that a 419 scammer should have ended up with it.
I'm sure there are other crooks out there to whom it would have been far more valuable.
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Two years ago Garmin had similar problems
Y2.01K hits Garmin satnav
Garmin's Geko 201 GPS kit can't decide what year it is, flipping between decades every time it's switched on, though it's performing better on days of the week.
Could this be related to the thousands of spoofed midnight phone calls last week?
Thousands of Brits bombarded in caller spoofing riddle
Some may not may personal data; mine definitely is
$ host 126.96.36.199
188.8.131.52.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer wylie.me.uk.
$ whois 184.108.40.206
inetnum: 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
descr: Mr Alan J. Wylie
And anyone that claims otherwise is a clueless muppet.
RevK of Andrews and Arnold noticed a definite spike:
"Internet traffic last night from around 18:45 to midnight was at unprecedented levels"
There's a plugin for Firefox that "implements ''pinning'' for Firefox/Mozilla/SeaMonkey roughly as now recommended in the User Interface Guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). "
Certificate Patrol: http://patrol.psyced.org/
My mother had tales to tell of sitting on top of a hydrogen cylinder in Sheffield inflating a barrage balloon during WWII.
> We're are not, under any circumstances – except possibly the complete
> exhaustion of the world's supplies of helium – going to touch hydrogen
> with a long, flameproof stick. Let that be an end to the matter.
Number one google hit for ...
"Commemorative Royal Wedding Ring"
The current Dilbert cartoons are rather appropriate , starting at http://www.dilbert.com/2011-02-23/
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it
Belkin tried the same thing with their routers many years ago, and also suffered for their mistake
Pykrete and Mulberry Harbours
Floating landing strips should be made from Pykrete, Modular Harbours from concrete.
> There is no computer interface on the 101, so how Garmin are going to fix this I don't know
They have offered to upgrade to a 301 for £50.00
I only really use the GPS for two things: how far I have to trudge back to the car at the end
of the day, and in case of emergency. If I'm in a whiteout on the summit of the Ben and I'm trying
to get to the top of the zig-zags at NN 1565 7131 whilst avoiding Five Finger Gully, I don't
want to be wondering if my GPS had decided to throw a wobbly, so despite having been made
redundant a fortnight ago I think I'll be taking up the offer.
Re: Updates via downloads
Not only do you have to own a computer, but Garmin expect you to be running a supported OS and browser.
| Compatible computers and Internet browsers:
| IBM-compatible PCs running Windows® XP or Vista operating systems
| with Internet Explorer 6+ or Firefox 1.5+
| Intel-based or PowerPC G3 or later Mac OS 10.4 or later with Firefox 2.0+ or Safari 2.0+
Geko 101 as well
My Geko 101 is showing similar symptoms. On power on the date/time flicker rapidly between
several dates in the past, it took ages to lock on to 4 satellites, and the time is now being shown
as 14:48:57 24-Apr-08 (actual is Mar 10 12:50:34 GMT 2010)
Position is correct.
There is no computer interface on the 101, so how Garmin are going to fix this I don't know
Bang Goes the Theory
But can it blow a house of straw/sticks/bricks down?
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