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* Posts by hplasm

2594 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Twitter can trigger psychosis in users

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Twitter worse than Cannabis!!

Mrs C did not have a history of psychosis in her family history and her occasional marijuana use was found to have not contributed to the condition.

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Clock ticking for Surface 3 as Microsoft preps for globo-launch

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"Surface is a B2B machine"

Box to bin?

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Microsoft throws old versions of Internet Explorer under the bus

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Re: Product to Service

"Office? Exchange?"

He did say 'popular products'

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CIA infosec guru: US govt must buy all zero-days and set them free

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"There are only two industries that have no liability problems he said – religion and software-

– and this needs to change for the coding community."

Change for both would be even better

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African samba queen: Don't cut off pirates' net connections – cut off their FINGERS

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Re: Lost in Translation

Easier- Kill the artists. The more their work is 'pirated', the sooner they are killed. Soon the problem will solve itself!

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New iGasm: Apple to unveil not one but TWO iPhone 6 models on 9 Sept

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Re: Sept 9 is day Mao died

"... and consigned 10's of millions of fellow Chinese to death by starvation and worse in the glorious name of a broken ideology."

Wow.

Apple have a lot to answer for...

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BAD VIBES: High-speed video camera records your voice from trash

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Re: Er....

"There was an interesting bug found in the US embassy in Moscow and to this day nobody knows hw it works!!!"

Would that be the one with the tuned microwave cavity with a diaphragm that was vibrated by sound?

I think they did figure it out fairly quickly- after it was discovered, which took years...

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END your Macbook SHAME: Convert it into a Microsoft SURFACE

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Re: Cheaper still

"A 4 notepad and a Parker pen?"

Or throw your macbook under a bus...

YOYOY?

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SOULLESS machine-intelligence ROBOT cars to hit Blighty in 2015

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Re: I want both

"I wonder how automated cars will handle..."

Better than most drivers, probably- certainly better than most RWD drivers in ice...

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Warm, perhaps ALIEN LIFE-bearing water gushers FOUND ON MOON of Saturn

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Re: Think electricity....are we allowed to in public ? ? ?

"Basically everything we know is baloney."

that seems apparent.

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Bitcoin on ATM? Pfft! We play DOOM on ours

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Re: Kinda neat...

Or NatWest Bank...

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Microsoft bakes a bigger Pi to cook Windows slabs

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Re: Huh?

"Comes with a windows license"

Included in boxes of cereals (serials?) next...

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'Blow it up': Plods pop round for chat with Commonwealth Games tweeter

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FAIL

Perhaps-

some of them are practicing to jump ship to the Met if Scotland goes it alone?

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Sysadmin Day 2014: Quick, there's still time to get the beers in

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This-

For all.

Hapopy SysAdminDay!

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FRIKKIN' LASERS could REPLACE fibre-optic comms cables

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Re: Why?

Misdirection.

This is prototype 'confinement beam' tech.

It's Transporter trans-physics 101,Cap'n!

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Microsoft: We're making ONE TRUE WINDOWS to rule us all

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Re: The Plan

"The future does not look to bright."

Not for MS it doesn't...

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Captain Kirk sets phaser to SLAUGHTER after trying new Facebook app

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"Khaaaaaan-

-'t see a use for this app!"

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Nadella: Apps must run on ALL WINDOWS – PCs, slabs and mobes

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"...developers are targeting not just Windows Phone customers..."

"... with their apps, but the entire Windows installed base of 3.2 billion users."

How many of which run the crappy app UI?

I don't think so...

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UK government officially adopts Open Document Format

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Re: Better but still a bit of a pigs ear

"...ditch paper shaped shit altogether."

But it's self-wiping!

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And so begins-

The Enlightenment.

About bloody time too.

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Report: American tech firms charge Britons a thumping nationality tax

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Re: I think...

Many moons ago on a trip to the US, a friend of mine was outraged by the $ price of trainers being half of what he had just paid in £.

The trainers were made in the UK (those were the days) just around the corner from his house.

Not impressed- considering they had to be sent over the pond...

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Unbridled BONKING and rampant ROGERING at YOUR office!

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"No if only I could use that just once in our call logging system!"

You can- but only once...

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CERN data explains how Higgs heavies other matter

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"...the outcomes of 20.3 inverse femtobarns"

Marvelous banter!

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Microsoft: OK, Office 365 sellers – you can be customers' 'first contact'

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In other news-

Microsoft aquires a bargepole.

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Space geeks' resurrected NASA Sun probe ISEE-3 now on collision course with THE MOON

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Scotty?

His ashes are in space- possibly clogging up satellite thrusters...

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Read the proposed US ASTEROIDS Act to green-light mining IN SPAAAACE

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Space Pirates?

I'm in!

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Royal Navy parks 470 double-decker buses on Queen Elizabeth

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Re: Exact Change

Mary Whitehouse. Experience.

possibly both...

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Re: Exact Change

Trojan Buses.

That will keep them guessing.

But- a bottle of Islay Malt!

Sacrilege!

</You Poured it On a Fish?>

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UK Xmas 2014: Go to shops a normal human, walk out a glasshole

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What to get?

Violence magnet Glasses or Blue Expensive Doorwedge?

Tricky...

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Windows users: You get a patch! And you get a patch! And you get a patch! Everybody gets...

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Re: Virgin Media better warn their users then..

Sounds more like BT...

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ANGRY ALIENS hit by BEBO SPAMGASM probably don't exist

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They did exist-

But the Bebo Blast blew then up!

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When PR backfires: Google 'forgets' BBC TV man's banker blog post

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Re: Get a grip!!!

"I use Yahoo! and am very happy."

I imagine you will be applying to have that comment forgotten, eventually...

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"Do No Harm"

Google are doctors now?

Derp.

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Use Tor or 'extremist' Tails Linux? Congrats, you're on an NSA list

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Re: The Stasi

They only had three? Ah, good old fashioned E German efficiency!

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Microsoft confirms Office 365 price rise

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Re: TCO

Prices go up. Qualty goes down. Trolls keep buying MS shit.

Nothing to see here but gullible brown-nosed fools with too much (other people's) money and very little sense.

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Lindsay Lohan sues Grand Theft Auto V makers for 'using her image'

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Well then-

El Reg's SPB better watch out...

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NSA man says agency can track you through POWER LINES

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Re: New York or Los Angeles

Simple- 50Hz- not US. Record away and pile doom upon your enemies!

60Hz Probably US- Take more care- then record away. Pile doom carefully and with plausible deniability upon your enemies!

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SUPER EARTH possibly home to life FOUND in our 'solar backyard'

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Re: Solar backyard

Perhaps a greenhouse?

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We got behind the wheel of a Tesla S electric car. We didn't hate it

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Re: Wait, the screen is used for what?

"you get in one morning and it tells you there's been a software update and that new features are now available."

Hello- I wonder what this new stalk does...?

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Rockall pod-dweller braces for stormy weather

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Re: 60 days of learning the harmonica

Rockall is surely the best place to send trainee harmonica players?

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Power BI: Office 365 just got more intelligent

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Re: When M$ inevitably pulls the standard non-recurring licence desktop version of Office ...

Idiots generally rely on large numbers of Addins and Macros.

FTFY

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Microsoft to shutter security email feed on July 1

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I'm tempted to enter the draw.

I'd like to win a $500 hat.

probably runs Win8 though.

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Maplin Electronics sold for £85m to Rutland Partners

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Re: Vouchers

Maplin still hold the record for my fastest delivery I have ever experienced -

ordered something or other online at 2am (not much beer involved either) and it was on the doorstep by 9am The Same Morning...it was about 10 years ago though....

I was impressed.

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You need a list of specific unknowns we may encounter? Huh?

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This might just be-

the most truthiful article of all time.

Including the bit about the shouty bosses...

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Microsoft's Online Exchange fixed after going titsup for NINE HOURS

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Re: Microsoft 101

Network Problem? Microsoft Networking (sic)? NetBIOS or NetBEUI?

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Warrantless snooping on American man was LEGAL in terrorism case, rules US judge

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Re: Special Needs

A Jammy Dodger would be nice.

As would a Nice.

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Re: Special Needs

"c.) Bourbon."

That way lies trouble. Other biscuits are available. Try a HobNob?

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Study of Brit students finds TXTING doesn't ruin your writing

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Re: Human Brain in ability to separate formal and informal communications shocker!

As any fule kno...

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EXPOSED: Massive mobile malware network used by cops globally

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Re: Nokia 3310

If you have to but the battery into the phone, it's probably in the wrong way......

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Microsoft gets the hang of funky devices: Xbox magic for enterprise

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Re: Quite.

" a piece of piss, on Windows"

FTFY- Obviously is describing Win8...

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