Re: Microsofts problem is the OS
That was actually funny, in a funny way. You put some effort into it, well done.
4883 posts • joined 10 Jun 2009
That was actually funny, in a funny way. You put some effort into it, well done.
So, as I drive from Lands End to John O'Groats, it will use GPS or mobile location services to adjust the accent accordingly? That could be fun/interesting/amusing.
What Thing might I buy for my home that stores my credit card details, date of birth or name and address?
If I have a 'fridge that orders milk', surely it just needs a unique account number that my supermarket's server recognises and links to their stored details about me? etc.
I'm sure that most GPs don't have doctorates, i.e. PhDs awarded for original research. They have have medical degrees in a similar way that I have an engineering degree. 'Doctor' is a very old fashioned courtesy title when used to address them.
Is there any international agreement or control over who can launch and establish a satellite in orbit? Is there a 'slot map' anywhere that can be consulted?
A dielectric material is not defined by its lack of ability to conduct electricity; the property of being dielectric refers to its ability to be polarised by an electric field. It may be that the silicon dioxide has dielectirc propertes that are useful in this application, or it may be that its properties as an insulator are why it is used. Either way, some stable, reversible and non-destructive change is taking place.
The word 'sharks' might be considered as a functional adjective here.
I've started thinking about vampires. Will this be a stake in Microsoft? Is this a suitable analogy?
You might have a screw loose. Then again, you know enough to take care of that.
Have you considered changing your username?
Has this actually been compared, by analysis of any recovered mammoth DNA?
Is it certain that these genes are active in the elephant and that an elephant does have a better sense of smell because of this?
Has anyone tried training and testing elephants to see if they can replace sniffer dogs ?
If you initially hear a recorded announcement saying, "This call may be recorded for security or training purposes.", they have given you permission to record the call.
So now, LinkedIn can send real spam instead of just social spam?
... and was expecting some kind of Tim Worstall crossover/fusion article.
You forgot ....
f) Collaborative development of a new movie release in conjunction with other children in his media studies class.
There's a joke in there somewhere.
... because that means less work for us. Wasn't that the initial principle of the internet?
Doesn't a physically smaller antenna 'extract' a smaller amount of power from the incident field, thus leading to lower S/N ratios etc.? Maybe they use arrays, and other clever techniques. Waits for an expert .......
It sounds like you don't want to be touchy-feely with the UK government and its various tentacles.
"IBM won the immigration casework management system gig in 2008 but it is unclear if IBM was then appointed in 2010 ... "
Another example of poor record keeping? Who did the government contract database?
I'm unable to reply to your e-mail right now, because I'm dead. I hope to return at some time in the future (if you believe in that sort of thing).
How would you verify that the correct people have been 'pained'?
"They can still make contributions to the economy by their consumption of other people's creative efforts, ..."
I could make some people richer by making myself poorer but I don't see how that would benefit me.
How will MAP know where the phones are? I'd have thought that this would be vital information for 3-D image reconstruction.
Surely all they would need is a few milligrams to do a controlled test if their detector is really as sensitive as they claim?
Should that be 'François (Zeus) Beaufort' from now on?
The word 'sourceress' might be better. However, according to Pratchett, wizards/witches are roughly equivalent whereas a sourcerer/sorceress has a much higher level of magical power/ability.
The handsets are stacked in boxes on a pallet and the employees get to pick one from the pallet. It's actually the range of handsets that is limited, not the pallet.
If it was in my power, I'd grant almost identical patents to rival companies. Not because I'm stupid but because it would give years of entertainment.
Am I correct in assuming that Verizon sells its own TV and streaming video services to its customers? If so, it may not be a technical issue.
I read the article and watched the linked video and even followed a link in there to someone's blog about this (more of a fan-squee note than anything useful). The article says:
"The Rickmote Python configuration available on Github was prepackaged with Astley's internet-wrecking hit set to loop."
Does this mean that the device contains a stored video (possibly a few tens of Mb) that it sends to the Chromecast as a continuous locally sourced video stream?
Does the device contain the stored Internet address of the YouTube video, with some parameters causing loop-play and force the Chromecast to connect to it via the Chromecast's 'normal' internet connection?
Does the device have its own internet connection and obtain the video feed from this connection to send to the Chromecast?
The exact method is not clearly explained.
Always wear Google Glass when having any kind of interaction with anybody else. Store the recordings for two years and ... oh, wait a minute .....
Some rocks, that might be found on Mars, could have originated from early Earth especially during the formation of Luna and similar violent activities. So, they may be extraterrestrial now, but they didn't used to be. If these are ever identified, I propose that they be called ex-terrestrial rocks.
... I reach for my reprogramming axe.
It's interesting that there weren't any cops in the bag, but ex-cops. Does retiring from the police force make a person prone to paedophilia? Perhaps the police have enough reputational problems going on that they don't want the embarassment of arresting serving police officers.
Did you say online 'banking'?
I haven't tried adding anything to the circles and I'm sure I never will. Good luck with using it.
My Google account (with Google+) is not my real name, it's a mildly humourous made-up name. When I read that Google would be hunting down pseudonyms, I thought that I'd be culled. I was fine and keep using the account. Having said that, I only use the e-mail and G-Drive; I don't have any real visibility on Google+, such as photos, posts, friends in circles, etc.
Is that a buffalo with a frickin' laser strapped to its groin?
Are the Microsoft, Google and MPEG/ITU offerings also open source? If not, is there any possibility of Mozilla being hit by patent sueballs?
I wouldn't call it a router. It's a switch.
That should do it. Ask them to send you an info-pack and say that you'll be sure to recommend them to the new owners. They always lie to you so why shouldn't you lie to them.
Was it an underground factory? (I thought I'd raze the question.)
That made my head spin for few seconds.
... when you ask for an extra helping of hot sauce. (Is that a sloping roof?).
Harrogate? We used to dream of going to Harrogate. That was where all the posh, sophisticated, cosmopolitan people lived. You were lucky!
[I got my Os & As in the early 70s in the West Riding. You are largely right about the parochialism.]
Will the ISPs in Scotland be blocking such sites as a matter of principle?
Aluminium oxide and aluminium are physically tough but I'd be worried about chemical reaction with body fluids, which are chemically complicated. Aluminium is also quite reactive when the thin oxide coating is removed. It's not a good idea to have strange metal compounds inside your body. Stay with the various plastics which are approved for this type of application.
Apparently, there are drugs which improve blood circulation in the brain that can delay the onset of the major symptoms of senile dementia. (Alzheimers is a name for one of several possible causes of dementia.) However, these drugs have to be started at an early stage and they give a delay of maybe a few years before you're where you would have been anyway if you didn't take them. It would be nice, perhaps, to have the option. I would agree with anyone who says that taking these drugs for many years and suffering possible side effects may not be worth an extra three years (or whatever) of 'normality'.
You have been offered an assassination contract. Will you accept it?