319 posts • joined Thursday 17th July 2008 16:35 GMT
Just pass your text through Google Translate into a random language, then back.
If you're really paranoid, make a couple of passes through different languages before English.
Does Simon work here?
"In actual fact we hastily cobbled together a variety of randomly selected Google documents ... into a semi-coherent ... guide for senior management. Then went to the pub for two days…"
This sounds suspiciously like our new Company Handbook.
If you fire someone, you delete their access codes IMMEDIATELY, preferably before they've left the building!
Enough Betas already!
Give Adblock a chance to catch up.
I inform any advertisers who cold call me that they just dropped off the bottom of my preferred supplier list.
The same will happen to any firm I find using this type of cookie.
Mailing Preference Service?
Gov't should filter any database sold to private sector via this, because NO-ONE wants junk mail!
"Mine's the one with the Flux Capacitor in the pocket - going to go back to the past, to some time shortly before legislators were lobbied to enable the MPAA, RIAA, and friends to pull off the amazingly consumer-unfriendly feats they have, so far."
This has already been done _by_ the MAFIAA. JFK was about to rule against their formation.
Stealing LIVE power lines?
That's a Darwin award right there
I'll just leave this here:-
Should come with a pair of red braces!
No Facebook, no infection.
That is all.
Boeing X-20 anyone?
Pics are a dead ringer for the above.
Anyway, Thumbs up for moving away from "Spam in the Can" spaceflight.
Title goes here...
Bets the US will schedule Assange's espionage trial to begin on May 3rd?
The UN has proclaimed this date to be "World Press Freedom Day", and the 2011 celebration is to be held in Washington DC.
In other news, if gubmints don't want their dirty laundry aired in public, they shouldn't put them on a USB stick & leave it on the bus!
Originating IP block assigned to Langley, Virginia perhaps?
The trick with Star Wars...
Was to NOT shoot anything in the Trench, just dodge.
That was worth many bonus points for "Using the Force".
Pacman had a fatal flaw - Once you passed 3million points, it started listing its source code on the screen.
Nostalgia fans might like to google for "MAME" - The Multi Arcade Machine Emulator.
Had one of these calls at the weekend
Caller ID said "Out of Area" ie. overseas.
Foreign-sounding woman asked for me by name and said she was "responding to my computer problem".
Kept them on the line for a good 30 minutes claiming I couldn't get their downloaded fix to run, before I told them that I was using Linux!
Title goes where?
There is a theory which states that if ever the true purpose of the universe is discovered, it will instantly vanish and be replaced by one even more bizarre and inexplicable.
There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
(Mine's the one with the towel in the pocket)
Most widely installed != Most widely used.
Remember, Mark Twain once said "There are 3 kinds of falsehood; Lies, Damned Lies, & Statistics".
Especially now that Iran has been declared to have the world's second largest oil reserves after Saudi Arabia
Just don't run one past the Somali coast!
3Kg of dark chocolate?
Not relevant unless you also give the brew batch size!
Florida state law
Title XLVI Chapter 823.02 "Building Bonfires"
Whoever is concerned in causing or making a bonfire within 10 rods (165ft) of any house or building shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree.
Title XLVI, Chapter 775.31 "Facilitating or furthering terrorism; felony or misdemeanor reclassification."
(1) If a person is convicted of committing a felony or misdemeanor that facilitated or furthered any act of terrorism, the court shall reclassify the felony or misdemeanor to the next higher degree as provided in this section. The reclassification shall be made in the following manner:
(a) In the case of a misdemeanor of the second degree, the offense is reclassified as a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(3) As used in this section, the term "terrorism" means an activity that:
(a)1. Involves a violent act or an act dangerous to human life which is a violation of the criminal laws of this state or of the United States; or
Is intended to:
3. **Affect the conduct of government through destruction of property**, assassination, murder, kidnapping, or aircraft piracy.
I don't understand this bit:-
From page 2 of the review:-
"To view your directorial efforts on a telly the Stream has a micro HDMI port, which resides on the upper right hand side of the handset under a rubber cover next to the micro USB port. It's an arrangement that sadly nixes any chance of using the Stream with a desktop charger."
Why? Or does the reviewer want an iPod style dock instead of having to plug in 2 separate leads?
Range Anxiety is not restricted to EVs
When horseless carriages first went on sale, one had to purchase tins of petroleum spirit at a pharmacy.
I will be declining any Motorola handsets offered when my next upgrade comes round.
Because they promised an OS update for the UK Dext ever since the phone was launched.
A promise they reneged on last month! Proof at link below:-
Until I am offered an upgrade, I have "Got Root" as the kids say, and installed Android 2.1 myself.
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