Totally misread it
Thought they were trying to keep away from GPS so nobody could guy Fawkes it again.
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Thought they were trying to keep away from GPS so nobody could guy Fawkes it again.
It's not real and someone stole it but we could revert that theft. Now there's something I could get behind, after stories of untraceable Bitcoin thefts this seems an improvement.
On a state sponsored industrial scale no less.
Having worked up a method to prove, once and for all, that the world rotated around the Sun with Greece as it's central point and having further detailed the theory on the front of the device so that both theory and practice could be observed taking place at the same time, Euroipedes took his device out to sea to a suitable distance to show that the Greek sphere of influence was not affecting the working of the device as had been suggested by certain Roman colleagues. Upon finding out that he was absolutely correct the legionnaire from the Centre for the Furtherance of Roman Interests who was there to observe the experiment, accidentally threw the device and the operator overboard. The Centre has apologized for the accident which occurred when the legionnaire became overexcited and rushed to give Euroipedes a congratulatory back slap. It has now recalled its observer and has declined to help attempt retrieve either the object or its creator due to the sea being unfortunately incredibly deep at the spot they picked for the experiment to take place.
This was a depressing thing to log into on a currently raining like crap Friday at a workplace that is being outsourced to the Cognizant monster. It would not be wrong to say sod it and go to the pub for a pint would it? I appreciate it's 10 am but if it's not wrong for pubs to serve beer, it can't be wrong for me to drink it. Right? Right.
I, for one, am all for welcoming our recently undeceased overlords.
I can see a massive practical use for this actually. If we allow that our brains are much better then computers of a similar size but that as humans we don't really appreciate being hooked into large arrays and asked to perform long calculations..
Well if you die and the bit that would protesteth isn't restored, that does give science a ready supply of self-supporting brains for a not-necessarily-but-most-probably-evil neural network. Or.. a cheaper way of cracking that pesky iPhone if you'd prefer to look at it that way.
And of course this is the first step towards Futurama's heads in jars. Who wouldn't want that?
Won't somebody think of all the unemployed scientists and engineers, forced to clean the empty universities using unwanted yet super advanced chemicals and those not-hoover things everyone now has. Also all that non-self cutting grass that surrounds universities will need keeping in check. Maybe ex-student farmers can manually start growing crops on the abandoned sports fields.
Leaving the EU might affect some of the paperwork and channels but this isn't going to affect universities bringing in money. Businesses the other side of the EU paywall will still want to reap the rewards of research done in this country after we leave.
Will we have to stop using CERN? Will the internet stop at Ireland? Will we finally be able to sell arms to Iraq? Will we able to prevent Cameron getting back into Britain next time he goes on holiday during a crisis?
@kumar12 I don't know. Is it "all of them"? Or maybe "none of them"? Something in-between? Can you repeat the question?
The problem isn't Twitter, you either use it or you don't. It's not offensive like Facebook and to my mind anyway does have real world valuable application.
Again imho, the problem is the ad supported model for anything. I've never bought due to an ad, I don't click them, I go out of my way to block them. You need something else not cleverer ways to show better (in some undefined way) ads. They should trial a sub model to see what happens because an money haemorrhaging ad supported model that doesn't shows ads to its most valuable customers clearly doesn't understand what valuable or customer means.
how long she had to leave her hands in the air like she just didn't care before the 90s would call and ask for their thing back.
As a criminal mastermind I wouldn't waste my money hiring a decent hacker to provide a MITM attack. I'd just steal the doll and replace it with one of my own, already pre-configured to ask the child to let me charge up via daddys computer "Because I'm feeling a bit tired".
Wouldn't be surprised if this has already been done.
I think what we're all missing here is this important line:
"The following morning my garage had been cleverly broken into and they were gone."
It wasn't stupidly broken into, it was cleverly broken into, he probably didn't stand a chance.
As far as insurance goes, when you have a phone stolen at a pub, the police will ask if you had it in sight at all times, did you put it down on a table, did you wave it round the pub. Same here, the insurers will start asking "did you advertise it in an app" and refuse to pay up.
I suspect that you cycle round on your £1k bike but that all the work is being done on your phone or watch. Surely a better solution would be to have the bike be connected, that way when it's stolen, like your phone, you can remotely track it and / or disable it. It would be hard to remotely kill your phone and also the thief as phones are rather small devices and it's probably not a good idea to fill them with nitro-glycerine but a bike frame would surely be a different matter. I'm just saying.
I've been home taping Justin Bieber for months now and he's still bloody alive.
I want a refund.
I wouldn't work somewhere where people were abusive to me about my work. Not even if they paid me. On my way out I'd drag HR and the lawyers in to it.
To assume someone should accept that in a voluntary position is just fooling yourself that they'll stay.
And to anyone saying she is being a bit thin-skinned, it really doesn't matter, the law matters and when it catches up, which it will, she'll be a thin skinned volunteer with the law on her side. She walked away, she isn't the one to worry about. The one to worry about is the person who is collecting a dossier of all those abusive emails with an eye on suing you and taking your business off you when the law does catch up.
So you've identified some people of interest, got access to their phones, added some monitoring software.. whilst you're there why not add a small syringe of anthrax that you can remotely activate through the earpiece when you hear keywords: poisonberry Smurf. Or a small surgical saw activated at pocket level: Chainsaw Smurf. Or a tiny packet of C4.. Clouseau Smurf.
*fictional militant smurfs
built "using techniques very similar to those used to manufacture whatever device you're using to read this story"
good grief, I certainly hope not, I'm reading this on an Apple device and if the NSW guys have been treating their construction bods the same way Foxconn do, 1/10th of them have certainly killed themselves by now..
Also I'd like to add that if you record all the electrons as being zero at the same time, your quantum computer might be switched off.
If I could vote, I'd vote Kanye.
I'd be happy if Mcafee wanted to take it to a sudden death elimination round however.
When your options are already highly paid professional actors or children who are probably in need of a bit of pocket money.. it's a small price to pay.
Plus it's theatre, who doesn't prefer longer intervals to short breaks.
I thought I was the leader of Anonymous..
How does he prove that? By putting on a mask? And people go "ooo you're the guy in the mask"
I'm so confused by all of this.
According to Wiki (which we all believe implicitly obviously)
"Because Anonymous has no leadership, no action can be attributed to the membership as a whole."
So if he IS the leader, why isn't he in court on behalf of all the illegal Anonymous and sub-groups actions?
sadly there is a "kanye.kim"
"mynameis.kim" has expired
there isn't an "everyonehates.kim".. missed opportunity
"northkorealoves.kim" would be excellent propaganda
the reason for making the .kim domain seems to be "there are a lot of people called kim so um.. that's a good enough reason"
With reasoning like that there should be way more ridiculous domains out there
none of which I'm going to suggest here as I want to keep .deadbaby to myself.
"The law will identify potential criminals"
surely "the law" should be identifying actual criminals
If they could detect when you were lost and late for a meeting (number of times mapping client checked, number of times calendar checked, number of times the time app has been checked) they could reccomend you blow off that date / interview and offer you cheap cinema tickets. Or hot singles near you. Or a CV site. Or all three.. why the hell not.
This research isn't exactly new however, I've seen it a lot in online games.
Player 1 asks another player "u mad, bro?" repeatedly
At the point that player 2 ragequits, that's when he scores a 5 on the u mad, bro? scale.
If only there was a serious application for this. Like.. number of times a user checks depression sites, looks up gun shops, gets directed to suicide help line and law enforcement honeypot sites.
As for the safety dance, I always felt it would be safer if they'd been men with hats.
Has nobody thought of the premium air market? Much like the premium water market where Perrier vies with Evian, graded air from specific parts of the world could be used to clean keyboards and computer equipment better than other types of air. "Collected by the abbots at one of Frances oldest sources of air" for instance.
"starting from a point of understanding the primary cultures helps."
Starting from a point of understanding the first post would help me, I feel.
So far I have:
Anonymous is like cake. Some of it is eggs, some of it is flour.
You can't make cake without breaking eggs.
Sometimes cake is beetroot, sometimes carrot, but. always. cake.
Time for dinner I feel.
If it can be broken, somebody will.
Admittedly you shouldn't make it easy for them.. but remember the days when your phone was just a phone? Not really sure why it had to become the single place you keep all your data any more than why your car keys didn't become the same thing.
I don't use my fingerprint on my phone to activate recognition so I can log onto my bank, touchID does log me in (most of the time) to the phone but then I go online and enter a ton of details. If you stole my fingerprint I'm not really sure what good it would do you in my case.
Surely the boffin who makes the robots just needs to give them the relevant desires and they WILL want to get their nails done. If they don't have fingers, they will absolutely be jealous of the go faster stripes on their neighbors. Give them internet connectivity and they can compare robot tats with counterparts around the world, choose body mods from an online catalog and contact the people they put out of manual work to come paint those designs on them.
My auto-shop will happily give kickbacks to any boffin who implements this.
There's a whole bunch of people in America who don't want to be found, don't care about lack of genuine passport details and don't need no credit cards to pick up extra guns for their government-hating compounds. If they were also dead, they'd be completely off the radar. That would be worrying, I'd imagine, for the people paid to keep an eye on them.
Is there a graph somewhere I don't know about which shows how good an attack was versus how good the security on a site was?
Or a sliding scale maybe starting off with brute force on the left with 0 day attacks on the right?
I have no idea how they get actually measured. Is there not an el reg measuring tool? Like half an opm based purely on the numbers used and the probability of it being a nation state sponsored attack?
If jail time makes execs think twice before they take that job they can't do, before they appoint someone else who can't do a job, before they stifle the changes required in a company due to ignorance, stupidity, unwillingness to do something.. then bring on the jail time.
I point to the mess at OPM as a prime example.
Are we sure that isn't Ghyslain Raza?
Seen this said a couple of times.
It's just a name. Computers can't hear how you say it and they can't identify from your typing what colour you are. This is very much a human failing.
So is the point of this not just because it's handy but also weight loss a la slimfast?
Two delicious shakes followed by actual food?
Guessing that's where they're aiming it at, rather than at the whey protein drinking bodybuilder crowd.
I can see it being useful in food shortage situations, especially the pre-watered variety for disaster hit areas.
I'm actually more confused having looked at their website than I was before I read it.
"Some people use it almost exclusively" - do they, really tho?
It was just free penetration testing.
Incidentally that is what Clinton should have claimed.
If your reputation is based on reviewing computers you should probably not post jokes. Similarly i would protest in short form if Frankie Boyle posted a serious review of Windows 10.
There are plenty of keyboard / social justice warriors out there that will force you to apologise for what you've typed that you need to make sure what you wrote came from the "I don't give a crap" account and not the "my site has serious investors trying to make money off this" account.
Why is there a graphics guy and not a tiny camera taking pictures of the numbers or even better yet just reading data off the balls via nfc or magnets or whatever technology these people have. They must have more technology than relying on a guy to type in the numbers onto the TV..
"perhaps unsurprisingly given the resultant microrobot's potential uses"
I am not seeing any potential uses here.
Giving passing sailors a very small fright isn't going to win the war unless they can suddenly shoot them with a very small concealed gun... oh wait.. do they have very small concealed weapons?
In Iceland the apartments we've stayed in for the last few years email you a login for the main door then your keys are just in a pigeon hole with your name / room number on it. Simpler times.
My worry is that once you've replaced all your (working perfectly well) cards with an app and you lose your phone, you lose not only all those cards at once but also your ability to phone anyone and report the loss..
You're stupider than the ebook thing.
Hacks in, changes salary, logs back out. Worked in Ferris Bueller..I'll just blame the other hackers if anyone notices.
And being managed on reddit? I'd rather bank with 4chan
Seems they have already pulled the BB add, privated a bunch of other ads they were hoping to use on YouTube.
I'm a bit surprised that a- they're trying to use YouTube to sell a product.. but b- that YouTube allowed the music. The last time I thought "I know, I'll put a bit of that behind this hastily thrown together powerpoint" it told me that EMI wouldn't let me, mere seconds later. Yet Goldieblox get a dozen videos on there containing other peoples content?
Presumably they can just use old copies of Bon Jovi's Living on a Prayer
If the spider is ALREADY scary, why would it need to build a second scary spider to erm scare stuff off?
So maybe it is lonely and has made itself a friend, partner, parent figure
or the scary spider scares prey away from the model into the real spiders path
or maybe it's a form of self or species worship made in its own image
Or maybe its doing gangnam style. until we see it set to music we can't really say.
We make snowmen, maybe spiders make dirt spiders.
Well the penalty for getting it wrong was having your balls cut off.
Actually that would make the Catholic Church a much safer place for our children, we should test them all on their Latin.
Mcafee : man my neighbour is annoying, wish he was dead
Passing Columbian drug seller : anything for our best customer
Well I signed. Sure I'm a non-American but there will be jobs for all. You can't rule space without a supply of Storm Troopers and I really, really, really want to wipe out Jar Jar Banks planet.
A judge would just tell them all to grow up, deny the opportunity to appeal and let the consumer decide which phone they actually want.
Love / hate of a brand is more powerful than design, patents, apps.
"Doctors also complained of suffering from tennis elbow after carrying around a tablet computer."
Erm tennis elbow according to my quick glance at wiki is caused by elbow movement. Carrying something around would not cause this.
I'd also maybe point out that some kind of bag or satchel to put the (obviously extremely heavy) tablet in might help the (obviously extremely weak) doctors alleviate this condition.
Did Alan Hedge hurt himself in any way during the creation of this report?
New ergonomic keyboard icon. Obviously.
Totally agree. I have an intense dislike for shorting and given the nature of the gamble I feel that anyone involved should be locked up irrespective of the outcome.
Personally I'd leave all the hardware in place, who knows when your dictatorship might actually win its battle and need the Internet to announce this. A few well placed people pulling plugs at APNIC et al would conceal what was going on quite easily.
Wonder if they'll move from the one child policy to an enforced ten child policy to allow them to colonise everywhere first.