143 posts • joined 4 Aug 2009
I am hung like a horse and desperate for female attention, you'll probably only have to buy me one crate of Red Bull to win my affections, so come along ladies, join us in the Jetson-esque utopian future of ICT careers.
That sort of thing? shall I go post it now?
Robot kits, hover bots, soldering makes, home disco. What is not to love? I went in for screen wipes yesterday and came out with a Corsair K60 keyboard, a 64gb flash drive and the wipes and had to stop myself on the quadrocopter as I could not think of a feasible way to expense it :(
Well we almost had it
Up until about three years ago there was a plethora of full QWERTY landscape phones, I loved them. Had an N97, N900 and a HTZ Desire Z. Then everyone got scared by Apples business model and decided to drop a perfect form factor and go solely to touch screen, I hate being forced to touch screen, it has ruined the modern vision of a true palmtop.
Just picture this, Samsung Note 3 with a full QWERTY and track pad slide out keyboard....
I hated her from the instant she failed to use 'Wanker' properly
And it went downhill from there.
I think the only thing this particular pair of goggles will capture is the inside of her own anus.
Far too close to the bone,
Life imitating art? I don't know, but seems Simon has been dropping eaves in my office this week.
While premise of your nay-saying is sound enough, I have evidence to the contrary. I work in the materials science sector and I can tell you without jeopardising my job by going into details that Hydrogen storage for automotive purposes is much more advanced then you seem to believe. I have seen a pressure vessel for this purpose capable of over 3000 atmospheres, and that includes the seals and delivery valve system.
Re: Not every car
Even my 1994 Volvo 850 T5 has CAN-bus, one of the first to use it with the ODB II system.
Weird face widening trick THEY don't want you to know...
IT admin discovers weird new trick using household ingredients to widen face, in just 2 weeks. Send £10 to Tom 11, Tom 11 towers and we shall send you your pack, guaranteed to add width and girth to your svelte cranium.
Re: Nothing new here.
What are you on about? Everyone knows that Angry Birds, just like a furrowed brow and low set ears is the unmistakable marker for a n'er-do-well!
Now I'm going to be thinking about this all day, and I will still be non the wiser when I hit the sack tonight :(
The Complete Robot - Asimov
Very good book, unless you're on a train and a flirty young thing strikes up a conversation, notices your book, then asks you to read a bit of it too her...
Where does this prick live, I've got some innovation right here for him! this type of tom-fuckery is the bane of my working life, and it's always the damn magpies in finance that do it, then they start budget fisting when you want to bang an extra PoE switch to support IP telephony, all because they have spunked the contingent wad on 4g iPhones in a non 4g covered office and tablets that will not run AX.
Re: Duckfaces can be challenged
I prefer goading by referencing a shellfish allergy.
"Oh no! been at the Prawns again? you should learn your lesson"
I'd be pretty disilusioned if...
Dr Wang had no interest in this application of his development.
Very sad news
Had me blubbering
Emporers new cloaking device
Already up for you, but if you can see that tank in the article, then you must be unfit for your position, stupid, or incompetent.
(Obviously I can't tell ;) )
I don't think I'm ever going to stop laughing....
This article is and everything it implies is pure gold, the imagery in my head is never going to fade.
Guns of Navarone
Re: This is a piffle
Also, I believe there is a North Korean running around called Spark Plug.....
Or it didn't happen!
Umm, call me old fashioned, but I have never looked at porn is the presence of my neighbours, no matter how many times they've let me borrow a strimmer...
Re: Only now?
Nah, it was the endless stream of selfies which delayed the actual science here...
Re: How many lives
Nope, no stooge. I left a long time ago. The project was badly managed with too many fingers in the pie. What I am saying, which you conveniently gloss over, is how this would've helped the NHS and the nation if it was realised as a fully implemented solution of the original vision.
Did I mention the cost of PACS? yep, I think I already acknowledged the budgeting problems, but the system was good, it worked and saved time.
SCR was good, the only reason it would have sparse info would have been down to the staff that use it, you can't expect a data base to fill it's self!
I smell a know-it-all e-insider goon! (over pampered ex-GP per chance?)
Al you're doing here is backing up my post, if you actually read it properly instead of frothing at the mouth you'll see I refer to all the criticism you level.
Re: How many lives
Plenty of lives were saved by this project, if it had made it to full fruition then many many more would have followed. The problem here was not the product but it's deployment realisation and continued interference from the Government which led to cost and corner cutting of the highest order while still trying to please everyone.
Hospitals which managed to implement a full solution (and anyone that is unenlightened enough to think that a central record is all that this was about, like the author of this poor excuse for journalism, should fuck off and stop making comments until they properly understand the processes in place, or head over to the daily mails' forums) saw waiting lists plummet, responder save rates rocket, cost reductions for baseline services and diagnosis scales well reduced.
Yes it went tits up in a very big way, I am not defending how this was done or the budget spent, but the goals set and achievements made cannot and should not ignored. Simply calling it a waste of time / budget squandering / of no benefit, etc, all off the back of hysteria whipping journalism, such as this, does not do credit to the reform they DID manage to get in place.
Or would you rather we continued wandering about with bits of paper and carrying x-rays beween wards, posting medical records between facilities for those people admitted to A&E when involved in accidents out side of their PCT?
Re: Poor guy @ Sooty
Nah mate, I am definitley hung, its my one redeeming feature ;)
Re: Schultz A lot of frustrated officials
" only stopped him because they're homophobic too"
They stopped him because they had a watch order on him and decided to try to pump him
That doesn't really sound like like homophobic behaviour to me...
What a Cop Out!
Alas, in the cold light of day it seems that old Brucey is just palying Surrogate to the BskyB Bandits. Maybe it was a Setup all along? after all, i always took him for No Body's Fool.
I hope this leaves him Red in the face.
But still lacking.... something....
SR was a nice 12 hours worth of gaming, but there is a slight tedious tide of ad nausium repetition towards the end.
If the narative wasn't as strong, and not helped along by stunning hand drawn environemnts I think I would've given up.
On a side note, the d-cell in my SNES copy of the original died years ago, so my last play through was without saves, leaving very toasty SNES waiting for after a week away with work. So the save function struck a familar chord.
Re: If he's an expert...
Yeah, he totally dropped the ball with that gaffe.
In the centre of Sheffield I get 160 mbs from Dick Branson, quite often more. I've moved house to Killamarsh (10 miles away and the last suburb before rolling hills, and can only get BT toss, still 76mps though, so no major scrote throbbing there. The rents live in a tiny town outside of Matlock with no urban centre for 30 miles in any direction, they still get 36mbps.
Are you sure that everyone realises they actually have to pay top whack subscription to get decent service? some of the figures here seem pretty unbelievable.....
A year? Already?
And still no sign of my hoverboard :(
Re: Not sure whether trolling...
Everyone else who is still failing to comprehend the common understanding of Trolling (in our peer group of course) despite links being posted to help you, look at what young Theodore has produced. A classic example. He is not Bullying or rude, but someone is going to take that bait for sure!
I am actually starting to feel like we're approaching a paradox here, A Troll, trolling within trolling....
Not you as well.
I cannot understand this high-jacking of the term Trolls / Trolling. I'd say 99% of the readers on elreg understand the proper use of the term as we are all versed in its application. The context in which you use it, Kelly, is firmly that of the mainstream media (BBC et al) who fail to grasp what it stands for and who happily trot out the internet buzz word of the week without any comprehension of how it has entered common(ish) parlance.
But that is indisputably the Sword of Omens he is wielding.
I second that. DDWRT is a godsend for cobbling together infrastructure.
Bill Ray, you are wasted
With titular tongue-twisting talents such as those paraded here, you quite clearly need a job writing headlines for the sun! love it :)
Up until about 4 years ago I used to ride my BMX to work at a BT ops center for shifts at bridge command, much easier to take shortcuts on a bike you can throw around, plus, at 'lunch' time (4am), the nearby skatepark in town was deserted, so fun was to be had.
If I was on the 7am to 7pm shift then I'd get breakfast on the way to work, if on the 7pm to 7am I'd get it on the way home. Never once was I not served and I think I became a bit of a fixture for the staff as I'd get the odd freebe thrown in if they were quiet. This rule must be a recent thing.
One step closer to forever,
Haldeman eat your heart out!
Still has one of these, not that she's a technophobe, but she keeps its putrid green bacolite shell hidden behind a curtain and uses a samsung wireless setup through the house. why? She simply likes the bell ring on the old set. Yes, it does still work as well as the day it was made.
Re: Master hacker me @Peter 45
Damn, so you had to do some work then? It's OK mate, we all try to pretend we're not sys admin, but the fact we're here reading el reg is implausible deniability
Ahhh, I see the Koreans have been influenced by our popular Western culture.
After all, Johnny Mnemonic had to appeal to someone somewhere....
AC, look... the field... it's covered with blood!
Nooooo! can't believe I missed this first time around!
Yorkshire Gold Rowandan is the best bag on the market. I must confess that they rarely get used though, as when at home I use a Tea pig with a loose leaf mix of Assam and Lapsang (about 5 to 1 ratio). Both pig and mug filled with water straight off the boil. After 10 seconds the pig is emptied then filled with payload of Tea then water out of the same kettle WITHOUT REBOILING. 6 minutes with a gentle stir at 2, A dash of full fat milk until the tea becomes opaque rewards me with (in my tatses) a perfect brew that cannot be matched.
Unfortunatley, this dabbling has forced me to shun the more ghetto mainstream efforts of using a bag as it all tastes like hogwash in comparason. This has had the terrible consequence of me abandoning Tea at work in favor of a coffee percolator (for which I grind beans for the day freshly every morning) as I simply cannot take the pig to work as the time and faffing involed is simply not workable, also I'm IT operations for a global materials technology firm and if the workshop lads saw me with that I would be lynched!
The true player of games succombs to his final obstacle.
Gan doon the craw road.
Re: Don't say I didn't warn you
Somebody set up us the V2!
OMG everyones printing guns and killing each other!!
But not one comment on here mentions the availability of ammunition for said weapons. If you have access to black market ammo, then you have access to weaponry as well. As long as ammo is as controlled as weaponry then I cannot see why anyone making of these is any more dangerous than they were before, because if they can get ammo, then they could purchase guns.
Re: Wait, hasn't anyone told him this:
Sorry, Stevie, but for one, I am not in New York, and if you have voice navigation then simply utter something unintelligible several times over or repeat "advisor" will have the same effect.
Secondly, notice the caveat in my post: 90%? Meaning that I fully understand that some systems are BOFH proofed, but most are not, and to be honest, when I find one that is hardened to my back door intrusions it just makes me try harder.
Wait, hasn't anyone told him this:
Simply hammer # or 0 when you hit the first hit a menu 90% of the time this will plop you straight to a real person, and, quite often if it's a company with several call centres across the globe, it'll drop you to an English one as a default as they are more often than not the nerve centre of things rather than tech support or sales in India.
Re: Isn't this a bad thing for the industry?
Short answer, No.
Long answer, as mentioned a couple of posts up, these numbers are surely caused by poeple buying their first tablet. The PC market will decline marginally, probably to the levels of sale 6 or 7 years ago when there were no alternatives for computing other than a full blown PC. The market for workstations will always be alive, wether it be for home user who actually want to be able to edit documents / manage data / image manipulation / wank over decent size pair or tits, with at least some ease of use or if it's in the workplace where anyone who honestly thinks they will get any sort of productivity out anything other than a workstation, it will not simply be replaced by what is essentially a computing periferal.
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