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* Posts by hplasm

2573 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Hydrogen on demand from silicon nanospheres - just add water

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Re: I am not a chemist

Which is, in fact, the by-product. Where do you think the O2 goes?

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IBM brains ponder universe, say kids will go nuts for STEAMPUNK

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Re: @Psyx

Or Steam Powered Giraffe...

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NASA sends Mona Lisa into space by LASER

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Devil

Re: @It's not radio, it's laser

Bah. 'Tis all Wireless.

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Google pulls 'racist' Make Me Asian app

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Re: Krusty the Clown springs to mind

"With his flapping dickie..."

Enough of this Savile inuendo!

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Microsoft's ARM blunder: 7 reasons why Windows RT was DOA

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Re: You can't polish a turd.

How apt on a Surface/WinRt thread!

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Engineers are cold and dead inside, research shows

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Psycho-types, however-

See people as puzzles to be dissected without mercy, and love nothing better that the feel of squeezing brain matter as it oozes between their cruel fingers.

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Re: Doctors caring & empathetic?

"My better half is an anesthetist..."

And your other half posts on here...

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Security audit finds dev OUTSOURCED his JOB to China to goof off at work

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Re: Fallen star

Security people don't have friends, just risk lists....

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NRA: Video games kill people, not guns. And here's our video game

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The NRA .....

Going on the offensive because they are offensive

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Microsoft to give free TV ad to top-voted Windows Phone 8 app

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A TV advert

For cyanogenmod would be interesting indeed...

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Titsup Windows Phone 8 orders user to cram 'boot disc' in mobe

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Re: True innovation

That's what the big Tiles are hiding...

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Re: Demonstrates that Windows NT code still lurks under the surface of Windows Phone 8

That's the whole POINT of W8 that it is built on a crippled PC kernel for the first time, not a crippled CE/mobile OS like WP 7.5.

FTFY.

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Re: Lol.Here is how it works...

You certaiinly don't work for Microsoft, then.

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Bubble baron treats Space Station crew to blowup model

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Paris Hilton

Re: Nothing New

Indeed- see Icon....

Another Balloon that has absorbed a lot of Hotel Tycoon's money- but of far less use...

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White House rejects Death Star petition: '$850qn too pricey'

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Re: This

Them's not bears- them's Wookies, an' the little onesa Ewoks...

/JarJar

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Blighty's schools shake on new 3-year deal with Microsoft

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Meh

Re: alternatives

Oh No! Companies use computers not supplied by RM- our kids are doomed.

"What is the matter Miss Smith?" "Sorry sir, I can't send you that spreadsheet, the computers at school had grey keyboards, but the Company ones are black - I can't use them..."

Really...

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New tool jailbreaks Microsoft Surface slabs in 20 SECONDS

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Re: Win 8 RT rooted

This 'love place' - are the cushioned walls chairproof?

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This is a whole different bucket of cod.

Still smells fishy though...

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Latest exoplanet discovery is a virtual CLONE of Earth

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Re: Universal suburban neighborhood watch

Odd- that's just what they said...

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Re: May I be the first

Dasorians?

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Boffins develop microwave weed-zapper

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Re: This isn't particularly innovative

I dunno- 80hp tractor wielding a +2500 microwave mace should be good in a melee against the Weed People...

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Review: HTC 8X Windows Phone 8 handset

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"I reached out to HTC for clarification..."

'Reached out' - From Salford, not San Francisco?

GRRR!

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Just what the world needs: Android in the rice cooker

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Re: The Windows rice cooker...

Raw potatoes though- where's the bloody start button?

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Re: I think the question we all want answered

No, but it does cook.

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Drop that can of sweet pop and grab a coffee - for your sanity's sake

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Meh

Re: Caffeinated vs defcaf?

Only the mad would drink decaf.

I mean- like no-alchohol beer. Why?????

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Microsoft’s Asia-Pac head goes to post office

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Rats leaving?

they're all getting proper jobs now...

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Microsoft burgled, only the APPLE iPADS stolen - cops confirm

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Re: Nothing, they just thought it was cool to be seen with one !

They noticed they had gone, but thought they might come back after a reboot.

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'Not even Santa could save Microsoft's Windows 8'

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Re: Failure / Supposition / Baseless waa waa here.

And then you awoke, and the MS bag of gold was just a dream.

Sad.

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Brazilian slammer guards nab mobe-smuggling CAT

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Coat

Shurly-

Cat-Nav

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Re: cruel

It's bloody criminal...

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First rigid airship since the Hindenburg enters trials

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Re: How can this be viable@Mr Fuzzy

Make the outer envelope from kevlar and munitions will bounce off, often with a comedic 'boing!' sound.

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FTC clears Google in anticompetitive probe

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Re: Off the hook...

Go Bing.

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MEGAGRAPH: 1983's UK home computer chart toppers

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Re: wow

Tried using non solid lines on a graph. The liquid ones ran down to the bottom and the gaseous ones blew away...

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Apple supremo Tim Cook's pay packet SLASHED 99% in 2012

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Re: Shark. Jumped.

"I've been reading The Register since around 2000-ish. "

And I'm still whining...

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2012: The year that netbooks DIED

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Re: Netbooks were popular when they had Linux on them

I for one will never forgive MS for that.

And the rest.

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Steve Bong's 3D printing special Xmas showcase

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New!

HP Skips Printer- from BongFoods

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Google to scan Chrome extensions, bans auto-install

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Dur-

The posts about Surface are that-a-way...

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Brazilian-made 'iphone' runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread

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Re:AC

Only if you dress it up with iOS 6.

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Wikipedia doesn't need your money - so why does it keep pestering you?

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Re: "I wonder how they resolved it"

Bought the world's dog food companies.

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High-powered luvvies given new radio home: 'But DON'T disturb the neighbours'

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Re: The alternative view..

Have a look tomorrow night when live radar pictures of approaching doom are broadcast from Jodrell Bank...

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Little spider makes big-spider-puppet CLONE of itself out of dirt

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Re: ummm

Wait. Wait until they produce metallic silk.... indestructable giant spider puppets.

Then panic.

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Former Windows boss Sinofsky lands Harvard teaching gig

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Meh

Professor Sinofsky:

How to screw up a monopoly 101. (and get away with it)

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Boffins spot planet that could support life... just 12 light years away

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Re: Nothing to stablilise it

Apart from the great big star right overhead,that is...

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Baby got .BAT: Old-school malware terrifies Iran with del *.*

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Re: Frightened by del *.*?

Doesn't work.

++Out of Cheese Error++

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AFACT wants ushers to confront pirates

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Re: If fimlming in cinemas is such a problem ...

The Odeon chain does now!

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Re: Babies in Cinema

Unfortunately they are heard, rather than seen.

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Polar drilling effort hits snag: Boffins' search for life put on ice

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Oh Noes-

The ancient knowledge has been lost!

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Judge: There'll be no US Samsung ban, BUT no new trial with Apple either

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Re: Isn't lying during void dire an offense by itself?

Blownded up, y'all.

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Re: "void dire"

Missing curly brackets more like...

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