Perhaps he could make a copy...
...and send it to Dieter Rams. Seems only fair.
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...and send it to Dieter Rams. Seems only fair.
...because no one invented anything before patents existed.
It's the "dog ate my homework" of the digital age.
Eric bloody Huggers. He seems to lurch from one badly thought out tech nightmare to another.
I have never been on a date where the lady brought along a friend.
I did once. Best date ever.
What a complete arse. He calls himself a survivalist. It must be tough surviving between fat royalty cheques.
....do what we say or we'll shut down your country with the flick of a switch."
There should have been an additional $10,000 fine on grounds of taste.
Admit it, you sniggered too.
...But my own preference is Earl Grey left to stew until it's almost cold. No milk or sugar. Great in a hot climate.
I have roughly half a metric tonne of books. Not one has ever failed (apart from one I was reading in the bath and fell asleep). Not one has had a flat battery. Not one has had a blue screen of death. I've never dropped one and thought "shit, I've just lost my entire book collection" as it splintered across the floor. The publisher and retailer don't know when I read their books.
Long live dead trees.
...but Google seem to be using WebOrrrTC.
And do software people have any other adjectives than "great" and "awesome"?
...that this bloke is right and everyone is wrong. Statistics aren't exactly my field but, you know...
The Apple shops are very different to all others. There's a far higher concentration of pillocks among staff and customers.
It's good to see them aiming so high.
The Alf Garnett Fan Club is in the house.
We need to hurry up and get to Mars to bring some of the mystique back.
I tend to agree but have the feeling that when the ship lands it will probably find a Chinese base there full of children making iPhones. It's be Scott/Amundsen all over again.
Silly me. I thought that when the first four words of the article said "Iran’s first monkey astronaut " I thought it meant it was Iran's first monkey astronaut. I shall go to bed without supper tonight feeling suitably chastised..
That's not bad for a first attempt. Certainly better than some countries with bigger budgets managed.
While the south east corner of Queensland was doing the usual headless chicken routine, the rest of the state was without internet, mobile and landline services. An area containing most of the largest cities outside of the capital were in a communication breakdown for 22 hours, and this is the middle of our nasty natural disaster season.
Even worse was that the media didn't report on this until 2pm when the failure occurred at 6pm the previous day. The only reason we found out then was that a journalist asked the state premier about it. The premier said "we didn't know about it until 6am this morning".
Words almost fail me.
And we had the same weather system hit us with flooding several days earlier.
Graph must be the new cyber.
"Microsoft has an ongoing commitment to collaborate with advocates, industry partners and governments worldwide to develop solutions and promote effective public policies that help protect people's online safety and privacy."
What this means in plain English is "Fuck off, we don't care".
Something that lasts more than a week after the warranty expires.
Even kernel hackers have to eat occasionally.
he is a businessman hoping to make a few more dollars
Exactly. Had it been otherwise he'd have called himself Kim DotOrg.
I believe that the Views count isn't updated in real time but the Thumbs Up are. You may find it rises considerably in a while.
useful internal routes were lost
But if it's Ryanair then a flight from say Paris to Marseilles probably took and landed at Calais.
...but if these greedy tax avoiding companies actually paid a fair amount in the first place then the craziness wouldn't be needed.
He was so cute and cuddly and all Apple products are all so perfect and highly original. How could anyone libel the saintly Steve like this?
I feel the need to burn some incense on my Steve shrine.
I can answer one of those questions:
Keon model: Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 1Ghz
Peak model: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 1.2Ghz x2.
Probably a lot less scummy than the competition.
...they said cyber.
Where's the icon that represents taxes being flushed down the khazi?
I can imagine the interviews for civil servants that want to become digital warriors.
Plus I think Mozilla has been brainwashed by HTML5 gurus
If it wasn't for Mozilla's righteous and relentless push for standards adherence by browser companies over the last decade we'd all still be writing crappy code that only works in IE5.
I thank the author of NoScript a bit more.
stuck on a quarter of web surfers with the baton handed to Google’s Chrome.
If Google plastered ads for Firefox on everything, as they do with Chrome, I'm sure the market share would be higher.
If only there was someone on their wanted list using cave-based kidney dialysis...
From Mr Berners-Lee's Web FAQ:
Q: How in fact do you spell World Wide Web?
A: It should be spelled as three separate words, so that its acronym is three separate "W"s. There are no hyphens. Yes, I know that it has in some places been spelled with a hyphen but the official way is without. Yes, I know that "worldwide" is a word in the dictionary, but World Wide Web is three words.
I use "Web" with a capital W to indicate that it is an abbreviation for "World Wide Web".
The bloke was kind enough to give his idea to the world for free. The least we can do is respect his spelling preference.
As it happens, I worked on the UK launch of the Star kit (in Brum, IIRC) for Rank Xerox. It was in 1981, two years before the Lisa appeared.
Nice work, chaps and chapesses.
This very morning I played Quake III for an hour and subsequently couldn't help myself. I hatched a cunning plan to drop an anvil on a wily coyote.
Someone should warn the police about this. They drive around with these plates on public display. Self-arrest might prove embarrassing.
That may have had something to do with the stealth coating breaking down in the "high" humidity of the European continent
The story going around at the time (which may be wrong/propaganda/misdirection) was that the Serbs used three very low rent radars. These were so bad that when they cranked them up to 11 all they got was lots of noise back except from the location of the 117. The three units were networked and the combined signals were processed. Basically, they just had to look for a hole in all the surrounding noise and fire their SAMs at it.
If the story is true then it's an excellent hack.
The word is that the yanks were slightly peeved when their stealth planes were detected easily by Jindalee.
Serbian forces not only detected but also shot down an F-117 using 1961 vintage SAMs back in 1999. I bet they were more peeved about that.
...any of the "UFO hot spots" in far north Queensland. There is plenty of choice.
The forecaster has published a blog detailing an alleged "series of factual inaccuracies about the Met Office and its science" made in a Daily Mail article written by James Delingpole.
The blog provides a point by point rebuttal of the Mail story, headlined "The crazy climate change obsession that's made the Met Office a menace".
a 98% population coverage
See, this is the flaw in your argument. The mobile networks may cover 98% of the population (city dwellers) but the people that usually get affected by fire, flood and cyclone often live in the areas (the bush) that make up the other 2%.
The other problem is that the alerts only go to Telstra customers. Optus and Voda users don't get them, or so my usually reliable source tells me.