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2597 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

AMD: Star Trek holodecks within reach

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Re: Holodecks aren't just about processing power

The most difficult one- and the most annoying 'holodeck' feature- how to run, fly or ride an imaginary holohorse for bloody miles without smashing into the wall 10 feet in front of you.

the all singing holodeck was just a plot device for B&B's 2nd rate writers.

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Ubuntu? Fedora? Mint? Debian? We'll find you the right Linux to swallow

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Re: Mint is great but ...

"...instead of having security ground up like in Windows."

There, fixed that for you.

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Inside Microsoft's 'Cloud OS'

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Devil

MS-

Clown OS?

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Crucial question after asteroid near-miss: How big was rock in Olympic pools?

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Re: But how much does it weigh...

In orbit? Approximately 0.

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Re: Hmm...

Pah- just another day on Metaluna...

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Dev preview of Ubuntu for phones touching down February 21

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Gimp

shoddy OSX knock-off...

But iOS 6 is already available on phones.

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The universe speaks: 'It's time to get off your rock!'

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Re: none of this is new

Evolutionary dead-end.

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Re: To sum up...

Too true- the only sustained Goverment policy is Burning Rome Fiddling- or just Fiddling in general.

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Re: @Dennis Wilson (was: Lucky)

It is Russia- think of all the broken glass, and bottle.

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Inside Microsoft's Surface Pro: A fiendishly difficult journey

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Re: A tablet with fans

Hoverboard surely- I've only seen one with skateboard wheels on it...

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Re: Any justification for it being this way?

Surface sinking?

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The official iPhone actually runs Android - in Brazil

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Re: It takes 8 years ...!

Why not molasses? Mussolini's govt ran the trains on thyme...

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Re: So much hate...

The iphone strait isn't in Brazil, it;s in the far East somewhere...

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Re: If Apple were really desperate (and had no taste)

"shiny gimcrack" - Harsh!

'tis only a gewgaw.

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Irony alert: Pirate Bay accuses anti-piracy group of illegal copying

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Pirate

har har!

+10 Internets to TPB!

Yarr!

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Apple: iOS 6.1 network overload caused by our Exchange SYNC OF DOOM

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Re: Is MS software really so good these days?

As good as ever.

No cooking required, it seems.

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Re: In before...

Guilty conscience?

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Higgs hunt halts as CERN prepares LHC upgrades

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Re: Understatement

"Afterall, crash implies a simple "Have you tried turning it off and on again?""

Not if it's an electric car...

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Soak up CO2 with sponges, says CSIRO

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Leave off the Holmium-

It's a wonder element and our only hope for the future.

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Intel's new TV box to point creepy spy camera at YOUR FACE

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Re: Tape

depends how many layers you wrap around the box...

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Register reader Ray revs radio-controlled Raspberry Pi race rover

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Re: For the love of gawd...

The minute he does, it will stop working...

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Get up, shake off the hangover: These 57 Microsoft holes won't fix themselves

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Re:Re: Same S---, Different Day

Do the words 'Test Environment' mean anything to you?

Didn't think so.

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LIVE NOW: Never mind Windows 8, speak your brains on Server 2012

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FAIL

you have no understanding off.

Ferry bad Accsent...

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Permafrost melt to boost atmospheric CO2 faster than thought

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So-

Stop flying over Siberia!

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Linux Foundation ships UEFI Secure Boot workaround

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Re: Want to run Leenawks?

That is the saddest shit for a long time. Go away.

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Pope resigns months after launching social networking effort

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Re: Smashing Pope

Smashing Pope? Is this an EU edict to break up the old ones and recycle them?

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Microsoft Surface Pro launch: It's easy to sell out of sod all stock

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Re:Re: This is a standard tactic...

"...can have..."

That's the difference.

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Microsoft needs to keep visible under waves of Blue

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Re: this is not by choice

"...if it means my documents and mail aren't indexed by the NSA..."

It doesn't.

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Re: Microsoft stuff... just works.

Only just...

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Boffins find RAT-SIZED bug-muncher links man to beast

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Re: No peaceful co-existence...

Decendants of Apes perhaps, but this find explains the origins of all the Ratbois that seem to flock around here...

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Taiwan's Polytron promises see-through phones

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Re: Why do we want this again?

a novelty- thin and transparent?

there's the USP right there... oops here comes Apple...

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Paper computers: Not mere pulp fiction

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Re: Paris, because I've heard tell that she is a bit of a sport.

Like a pink giraffe or an eight legged cat?

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Re: Fire hazard?

Oddly, electronics PCBs used to be made from paper- bonded with resin- rather than fibreglass, in the good old days when valves were hot, and didn't catch fire as much as you might imagine.

They did catch fire, but mainly because they were hot, and if TVs, had doileys on top.

<== fire

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The business mullet: Cool or tool?

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Re: Not cool, definitely tool

'Professionals' - credible? Give it a rest.

Professional is as professional does.

"Business" suits mean "I am going to rip you off, or order you about" Nothing else.

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Nemo cancels Microsoft's Surface Pro launch

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Re: Quick...

MS had a launch party, and nemo came...

<== latin teacher, just in case...

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Eyes in the sky: UK.gov's CCTV code to IGNORE MILLIONS of cameras

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Re:"At the end of the day, if you're innocent, what's your problem?"

You.

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LibreOffice 4.0 ships with new features, better looks

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Re: The more MS pushes people to rent their software

Renting MS software is like renting a condom.

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Re: I always assumed...

Well aren't you stupid, Stupid?

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Why you need a home lab to keep your job

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First rule of Contracting

All Work Time Is Chargeable. No Exceptions.

You seem to have slipped a bit there... careful, you might end up a Permy.

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Now UK must look out for crappy SPACE weather - engineers

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Re: Update required

I think TELSTAR is out of commission at the moment too...

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Microsoft can't even shift Windows 8 slabs in the middle of a tablet frenzy

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Re: Metro Now

Down, Fido- you don't want RICHTO sniffing at yer bum...

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British games company says it owns the idea of space marines

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Stop

Outrageous!

Games W need to watch out- there were lots of miniature figures about before they were for one thing- nearly as many as stories with Space Marines in them.

I would also suggest Amazon get a grip.

Bloody Cheek

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Microsoft sails into Africa with White Spaces and Huawei phones

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Africa

Still the dumping ground of the world.

There must be a lot of whitespace spectrum though, due to a sparseness of TV ?

Could be an interesting testbed for *good tech like this.

*For relative values of 'good' as compared to W.... You Know What...

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Microsoft 'touches 16k shop workers' to flog Windows 8 hard

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Re: You don't need to close apps... let the OS deal with it.

That's why so much Surface capacity is used by the OS- All of the installed apps are running all of the time!

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Review: Living with Microsoft's new Surface Pro

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Re: The iPad is a toy that some people choose to bring to work

The Surface is a toy that no people choose to bring to work

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Microsoft to open 11 new retail stores by summer

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Are they building the stores

out of piles of Surfaces?

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Tick-tock, TalkTalk: Users face fourth day of titsup broadband

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No-

BT Infinity.

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Blobs that swarm spark ‘it’s alive’ hypegasm

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Re: Didn't someone already study flocking with sheep?

Is there an iDevice in the centre of the flock?

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Wikileaks reveals Icelandic FBI shenanigans

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Re: Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.

That's just what they would want you to think.

Well done.

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Windows Server 2012 kicks ass: discuss

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Re: Linux is cheap. That's why.

Therefore Windows is a waste of money?

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