Doctor Who or Futurama?
76 posts • joined 29 May 2009
Doctor Who or Futurama?
Unfortunately, my even older Ironman required a CRT monitor for the interface, so had to be consigned to the Drawer Of Ancient Technology eventually. Sort of dabbled with writing code for it while it lived, though; still have the SDK (or whatever Timex called it) around somewhere.
Managed to crash it within about 3 seconds of starting it.
"General Protection Fault in UTOPIA.DLL" or something...
Yep, love my Aeropress. No crema though. Apparently you can get a metal mesh to replace the paper disc that allows crema, but that'd add faff too.
Should that be "reverse the neutrality of the polariton flow"?
The hero pic used at the top of the article has been my desktop background since it was released in 2012.
I like your thinking. :)
Just replace www in the url with an m and... presto! stupid ginormous image be gone!
100,000 signatures won't necessarily force a debate; it just means they might think about possibly having a debate, if they have time.
Well, technically, as your sphincters relax...
As any fule kno...
If it's breadth of time you're after, I rather enjoyed Deep Time by David Darling some time (SWIDT?) ago.
Probably not as accurate as it used to be, but still interesting I think.
I guess that why it's termed Artificial Intelligence rather than Artificial Sapience?
Agree with you about human/machine hybridization. I suspect that'll be the way of it. More of an evolution than a revolution.
Or Lemon Jelly...
"Zero G and I feel fine"
"Dirt or debris, you're coming with me."
Clearly a "homage" to the original RoboCop, Shirley?
I remember my dad relating how he had to return an e-type Jag once after a drunken purchase.
Long before the www and online shopping, though.
Presumably before drunk driving laws too... :(
Pretty sure I read somewhere that was true; UK has greater incidence of obesity per capita than US but, as usual, Yanks tend to take it to extremes. ;)
and you don't even get a slice of lemon?
Thanks for that link - hilarious!
I expect they'd be mostly about what the other person looked like then.
Only if you look at the single digits.
I've been carting a liquid metal usb stick around in my pocket for years. It's not so much scratched as developed a kind of patina. I've been annoyed with Apple for a long time now for stitching up the liquid metal contract; I would defo love another higher capacity usb stick made with it, damn good stuff.
My old TF101 has a rather large space in its keyboard between the battery packs with a metal weight to stop it tipping over. Easily replaced with something a bit more "energetic".
Bring back the Microsoft Trackball Explorer. My ancient one is now on its last legs and I don't know what I'm gonna do without it.
Always found IR remote control quite handy on my RX3715.
Talking about old school, have you seen the capacity of USB sticks recently?
Don't think marko is a username... WiFi SSID, Shirly?
They've been using this to create short video loops on the Bing home page.
Yes, I'm one of the few people who use Bing (well, every now and then anyway, for specific purposes).
I expect the usual has happened, the various MAFIAA type organizations have come wading in too strong, demanding this and that, thereby pissing off the national and local plod, who then feel there's no need to be hasty about an "issue" that's not actually risking anyone's life or limb.
Shooting up Europa? Won't that annoy the monoliths?
So the North American "Bell" would be the equivalent of 1 UK "TalkTalk", then?
There is no dark side of the moon really - as a matter of fact, it's all dark...
That's today's playlist sorted then.
According to the tfl website, that's exactly what you'll have to do:
"If you keep your contactless payment card and Oyster card together (for instance in a wallet) and touch them on the yellow card reader together, the reader will normally reject them both. This is because we can't be sure which card you want to use. If you have more than one contactless card (Oyster card, payment card or building pass), please choose the card that you intend to pay with, and touch it on its own on the yellow card reader."
While not exactly what you'd call a tourist destination, I have to say it's very pretty when you drive past it at night with all the mining infrastructure lit up like a Christmas tree.
Could be. I spend most of the time I'm awake in front of a computer screen of some sort. I find that it's when I try to use the "correct" posture that my back, shoulders and neck start to ache. A sort of semi-slouch, leaning slightly to each side alternately, seems to be my most comfortable position.
Would be nice to think I'm evolving into something, but I suspect it's more likely I've crippled myself from a life of sedentary jobs and dedicated laziness when it comes to exercise.
Bloody rubbish iOS - can't even crash properly. Where's the proper BSOD, huh?
Always feel like smashing those things. Every time I've tried to use one in Sainsburys or B&Q, they've gone wrong. EVERY SINGLE TIME.
Sorry. I feel better now. :)
Looks to me like their 1337 skillz may be somewhat out of date, if the "copyright 2005" at the bottom of the page is anything to go by...
Maybe it's Obelix' gravitational field?
Apparently it was someone's "pet" they'd trained to box.
Have they talked to Adobe? Seems to me that most "activity" running on a page is Flash animations. Don't know if there's already some kind of "visibility" detection in Flash to allow it to "take a break" when no-ones looking?
As Farsi (IIRC) is read right-to-left, surely it'd be more like Ozni or perhaps Ozzi?
Funny enough Ozni is also of Hebrew origins... Bingo! Another conspiracy is born. :)
Ah, that makes more sense now - and sounds much more useful.
Thanks for that.
So the device absorbs a laser beam by using another laser to convert it to heat?
Pretty sure I could absorb a laser beam and convert it to heat using say, a house brick?
Are you sure?
Trouble is I came to the UK...
Because he doesn't get everyone to "black up" to make himself feel better, perhaps?
They're not mocking his physical characteristics, They're mocking his mental problems. So much more acceptable nowadays...