2536 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009
Re: The internet of fridges
"...you will find a lever at the top of the fridge which can be operated manually instead of by the door to switch off the light."
Only when the door is open...
I also want a flux capacitor, and I want it six months ago, just before the thunderstorm.
Re: Needs a jingle.
Battery (to the nipples) included.
Not to mention-
Bloody "Queue Caution"
it means NOTHING!
"Legislation is coming in to stipulate that electric cars must make a car-like noise..."
No- electric cars should go quietly 'veep-veep-veep-veep' as they go bu. q.v The Jetsons.
Or have no wheels.
EEK- Alan Brown beat me to it... :)
Re:we drive on the left in the UK.
Yes. The left side is the right side.
Re: Driverless car
"whoever an angry Assyrian deity chose to put close to the accident.."
Tiamat hates trains. Don't fuck with him.
Re: Entirely tangential
"You love Chinese food. Why not wait a while and buy more?"
Re: The Daleks are coming!!!
"Can't climb stairs eh. Well that didn't stop the Daleks from ruling over half the galaxy."
They just ruled the bottom half...
Re: From reading the sample above linked by DioDesign
Slightly OT... Is it DioDesign or DiodeSign?
That would thow an AI.
Re: Or could it be...
Perhaps- But "the more they tighten their grip,the more systems will slip though their fingers..."
Re: I am the man
Tetris: A metaphor for life.
NSA- Agents everywhere...
"You have a problem with authority, Mr. Andreessen." "It seems that you've been living two lives..."
Re: Humans > robots?
" Everything begins, and ends, with Humans"
If we don't go into space, what the hell is the point of us as a race?
Redneck punches 'Glasshole'
Glashole calls in air support.
Beaglebone Black helicopters?
Don't go there...
That's exactly what I was hoping to see.
Instead the ad was full of dopey looking people doing 'that' ad-amazed annoying gawp.
Second worst advert since the Surface ads...
Re: Next project, build one of these for <$100
" It won't float a boat, or help it float..."
My Neutronium-hulled yacht floats very well indeed on the basalt seas of... wait!- I've said too much already...
Re: I suppose ...
"placing one hand on a Kindle Touch"
Which then turned the page to something else...?
"... enabling them to innovate and drive competitive advantage ..."
It's an online bullshit bingo then?
Re: Britain's got secrets
"They know perfectly well that the public will be incandescent when they fully realise what has been going on.."
If only. The UK public would stain to reach a dim red glow, unless it's about TV or sport- on TV.
Re:The first rule of v**** is you do not talk about v**** .
The first rule of v**** is you do not use v**** .
Re: Only if it's £35.
"That's £50 more than some people on here."
It does have Win8.x on it.
Even so, you would think we could prevail against a 5HP opponent?
Will it have a fan in it?
"'Z-o-o-n' That spells Zune!"
Re: Zuney Bin
"The Zunewatch, as it will most certainly not be named..."
There- feel that shift in reality as the 'Zunewatch' becomes a thing?
Dosen't matter what they really call it now...
Good news for the Tourist industry!
Seeing as wolves only attack people in fairy tales.
MS adopts UK Marketing strategy, ups figures-
"I say you buy one- you get one free!!"
Re: Haven’t we forgotten something?
This does however, mean the car itself is free.
Re: Platooooooon - HALT!
"...Although the 1 second delay at a green light will, almost certainly, lead to more Google cars getting a shunt (though only if they're first at the light) as people *always* move in anticipation of lights turning green..."
A 1 second delay is about 29 seconds faster than the dimwit at the front of the queue realising the light has changed. Multiply by the number of cars...
Re: Things I would like to see
" it’s going to be fun being a trucker again."
Hopefully down the dole office as truckers are the first to be replaced by Wonka-cars...
"Bing is actually a successful product for Microsoft"
Bing! It's no Zune!!!
Re: Total Recall
"Shouldn't there be a Johnny in the front seat?"
I'm sure there will be several...
Re: I truly HOPE the title is...
Star Wars IXa: Jar Jar Balls in a Jar Jar Ball Jar.
Ballsy but jarring...
Re: Microsoft, Bing, Windows 8.1
Having distaste for Microsoft takes no energy- it's a natural ground state.
Using their products however...
Re: home usage
An admirable sentiment- but much cheaper to not break your washing machine so often?
Re: So, 1st big firm to openly confirm Innovation is dead
Innovation is incompatible with Executive Bonuses.
There's loads of it. But it always just moves out of reach- that's what makes it special!
As soon as I saw the Headlines in the press, I knew they were crap- now I know exactly why, and have had confirmed for once and for all, that we as a planet, are being run by a pack of idiots.
re:" Microsoft,... is at least familiar with the needs of enterprise IT"
The needs of enterprise IT, as defined by Microsoft, are what they want them to buy, whether they need it or not.
Re: Employee share options
Perhaps a lack of faith in Western companies, or at least in their management, who would sell out the whole shebang for a bonus, is to blame here?
Re: Why is it
I agree- but I bet your watch has a maker's name on the bezel...
Re: How much?
Remember- if you don't know what the product is- YOU DON'T NEED ONE.
Re: Smart' Traction
Indeed- let the smart, rich guys spend zillions on developing the nice, reliable shiny hardware; then let the smarter smart guys rip into it and twist it to their, and our, visions of the future.
CyaogenMod-O-Stat 2000 anyone?
Re: Oh goody!
"I often wonder what the difference in sales would be across the board if we went back to say the '50s."
Hat sales would go through the roof...
Re: Who ate all the pies?
Re: Touchscreen on a Desktop?
"How on earth did MS go from something as good as W7 to the CRAP of W8?"
In terms of crapness, it's not so far.
Re: This is very telling.
"Do they hate the UI or piracy prevention mechanisms?"
Same thing, aren't they?
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