2923 posts • joined 11 Jun 2009
W8 been out two years?
and I've still not seen anyone running it!
Got to agree
the bro has a kit one of these with a Pinto in it (soon to be VR6) and an M5. Either of them would die in the potholes round here but on a decent stretch of road I'd go for the Caterham any day.
And not bother with the beemer - my car costs less than his annual service FFS.
Anyone got an NTSC codec
i dont think I could watch the earlier ones without the red shirts being completely saturated out.
Re: what is not mentioned?
Trophy hunting tends to make animals shrink - the big ones are taken leaving the smaller ones to breed.
Trophy hunting of the chamois will be ongoing but due to the illegality of it the selection of larger specimens will be more pronounced.
Re: Just Sayin'
14.04 (.01) is a long term service update - it will be supported for 3 years.
I had 13.10 until the recent bash bashing but that wasn't fixed for 13.10 so I spent a few hours (I'm in the sticks) upgrading one machine and then 1/2 hr upgrading the rest from cache for what would for an LTS be a two minute automated job.
I'm going to reserve non-LTS versions for playing with so I can dismiss them with some faux authority.
So we talking Google Silicon not Silica then.
Just another bug shirley
But even when I lie on my back my tits still point down. So does my dick but it doesnt have to hang over the side to do it.
Re: It is is still an E.L.E. - No it is not
Assuming the powers that be dont let things disintegrate into a murderous warring mess.
No moon to spoil the show
Just every fucking leaf in the area - couldn't even see the clouds for them!
Re: hold on...
@dogged - no you will not bin the pascal work! If its something good then it can be linked in to other stuff without being re-written.
You can re-use stuff from other language with ease nowadays! Or at least you could 30 years ago.
Re: VB for children? Who else?
I used it to upgrade the offices version of SQLSever4.5 (?) to do all the things we needed it to do that were on offer in the next version without actually having to spend around £35K upgrading everything for the sake of keeping some bugger who'd heard of a new feature he wanted happy.
You can do good things in almost any language if you want to!
Mind you I was well pissed off when I discovered they'd sneaked OO into it and not really told anyone - that would have saved me a few hours!
Re: copy of Visual C++ as their ideal Christmas present
Especially as I was already using eclipse and netbeans to drive a linux cluster and the VisualC++ would cost me a years pocket money in hookey MS installs.
Sounds bloody insecure
Siri turn that shit off will you?
I'm currently using a condom for cooling!
Filled with water and tied up so it rests on the top of the chip - does a wonderful job.
Re: Pure H2O versus Flavoured drinks
The audio industry (It doesnt even try to be hi-fi these days) gave up on reproduction quality years ago.
And who can blame them - there's no point in making good quality amps that last for 50 years like they did in the 60's when you can sell them woo every few years for 10 times the price.
A case of can't see the sticks
for the logs?
wasn't this the sort of thing they designed into them there microporcessors* many plutos ago?
* I had to do an exam on microporcessors! Oh nowadays I could litigate me way onto a first!
Re: Embrace. Extend. Extinguish. from 20 years ago. Do get with the times.
wont be readable anymore will they?
Re: More than the core Transfer heat to turbines
If you was in a plane wouldn't you want to just transfer the energy to directly drive the damn thing?
One thing though - if we are smart enough to contain a violently dynamic fusion reaction surly we should be able to contain a simple combustion plasma in some form of magnetic resonator and extract the energy from that. That way we could burn coal at near 100% efficiency and have an almost pure stream of the CO2 and other noxious gasses straight for underground disposal?
Na - it was always a bull or bear moving the goalposts.
Re: Why would you PARSE FONTS in the kernel?
One way of locking other browsers out of your system?
In the absence of manuals...
I seem to remember manuals filling shelves rarely helped in programming. Mostly there for thermal mass.
just have a loop of annoying one sided phone conversations and stick a load of popcorn down your shirt,
Occasionally shine a torch in your eyes in case you are recording the show...
If Oracle get their way over copyrighting API's and backdated it
MS would have died long ago.
The only people who would be able to program the API would have been malware writers.
"He was wrong, but could anybody have reliably predicted it at the time?"
A huge number of Reg readers predicted it. Well extrapolated from MS EEE approach that has existed since they got bigger than a shed.
Re: This is a good thing
I'm not so sure - but that's only cos I was going to buy one I couldn't tinker with and now I will have an overtinkered UWTV (Unmanned work top Vehicle) or desk fan.
Re: Walled garden? Whic... what walled garden?
cat fish you mean?
I've just realised - they copied the design from my MK14
If Sinclair had only patented right angled corners...
You have typo'ed the password too many times so you now have doubts that it is
the correct one for this account after all.....
Re: Cherry picking Ooh. Data.
The link was given above but here it is again http://www.the-cryosphere.net/8/1539/2014/tc-8-1539-2014.html
Re: Cherry picking
The area of ice has increased but not its volume which has reduced by some 128Km**3 per year for the last 3 years.
Oracle are most definitely evil
and have shit for brains - if they win this they are screwed.
Re: So LTE would appear to be a powerplay by Qualcomm, then?
Upvote for nearly inventing the word Trollbooth.
Cheap gigabit fibre has been possible since the late 80's
And it doesn’t go all shitty when it rains.
@bazza Its likely to be more reliable in terms of 999 calls if it can actually connect too - i was off for a few hours this weekend even though there was power and connection. And as for cost - well I've had some 200 hours of maintenance on my line over the last 8 years all because of water getting into the system. And I expect the same over the next few years until I finally get FTTH.
I do hope someone else buys it
or an important part of it.
If I watched any program with that kind of anally retentive attitude
I'd have died as my major intestine would have strangled my brain despite not being capable of animation...
ah fuck it. Have a pan galactic gargle blaster and fucking chill out!
Re: Making things simple
Make things simple my arse - do all the little things you think are a pain in the arse and you will find that your arse does not need liposuction.
Best bit about a fire is going and chopping the wood and then coming in and opening the windows cos it too hot indoors.
Re: Do they really care? Izal
from the latin for 'spread it around until it dries out and drops off'.
That was one shit toilet paper.
Re: So sad... Cold Turkey on flavour...
so no flavour no chewing - no reason to stop until you bloat.
That's really not going to help anyone trying to diet.
In one of Milligans books
a Scot returning from war is told by the customs officer to pay import duty on a bottle of scotch. The Scot drinks some and passes it round and then finishes it off. The customs officer tries to get the MP's to arrest him - 'Why?' 'He's drunk' 'No he's not' <shrilly>'He will be'</shrilly>.
That's Margrethe Vestager that is - though I think Kafka is doing some editing too.
Re: Hang on a minuite !!!!
I've been an advocate of renewables for a long time but it is remarkable how people seem to miss things that are bleeding obvious when someone spots them.
5 years ago interest rates made renewable a serious investment and windmills are precision engineered and very expensive. Now interest rates are fuck all and it actually makes a lot of sense to put up much cheaper but not quite as efficient ones - imagine pressed steel blades rather than handcrafted profiled jobies - £10 for a meter long one rather than £150 ...
Re: Still inefficient
And it looks like they get 60% more in terms of hot water.
Not bad compared with the 40% you might get from a nuclear power station - well over twice as 'efficient'.
Capitalism is hoping it wont catch on.
There are too many vested interests to allow a truly disruptive technology like renewables catch on.
Apart from the real possibility of a reduction in energy prices due to overproduction the possibility of almost every home to be a producer rather than a consumer does tend kick the stockmarket the other way.
Most renewables are not mass produced - a 1kw generator in a car costs about £50, the same for a windmill £400. The monolithic silicon for a grid connected inverter could easily reduce the cost to 1/4 of current prices. Mass produced but slightly less efficient windmills could be stuck anywhere the wind blows. Hydrogen generation and then reuse in fuel cells was demonstrated a 82% efficiency in the early 90's and that's before you use any O2 generated to increase the thermal efficiency of burning things you have to burn.
We have all the bits to go very largely renewable but the people who would normally invest in this stuff have too many shares in the incumbent technology to see electricity drop to 3 or 4p a unit.
Re: In 1215 at Runnymede, do da, do da.
The fall out for the commoners was due to the black plague giving them powers that the barons have been trying to take away ever since
Re: Great work
A friend bought a Rolex Oyster that filled with water the first time he popped his hands overboard.
Rolex had it back 3 times before they actually tried fixing it. He had to demand a glass of water very loudly in the shop to demonstrate to the unbelieving arseholes that it did indeed fill with water before it was 200m down,
Road testing can be good when the seller is a little too self confident.
Re: Big business uses laws to stop competition?
I thought they got laws written to stop competition.
Re: I can't find my Instamatic ...
Wireless disk at around £100 a TB. fits in your pocket, lasts longer than you do and you can 'share' with others without the bloody cloud getting in your way.
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