* Posts by hplasm

3148 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Unhinged Linux backdoor still poses a nuisance, if not a threat

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FAIL

This-

is demeaning to Igors (Ygors too).

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YOU! DEGRASSE! It's time to make Pluto a proper planet again, says NASA boffin

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Re: It's no big deal

Well, to shut up the debate, we could agree that the 'dwarf' bit is silent, and just call Pluto a ... planet.

Or we could invoke Stallman and call it GNU/Pluto - that would certainly lead to it being called a planet by most people, just like now.

After all, to paraphrase a wise elephant- "A planet's a planet, no matter how small..."

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NASA: 'Closest thing yet to ANOTHER EARTH' - FOUND

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Welcome to Majipoor.

"My god- It's full of jugglers!"

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Microsoft delivers Exchange 2016 Preview

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Re: Share point

"Often people get sharepoint out of the box and install it in a single server....yada yada yada..."

So it needs immense resources to even just work- why not stick it in The Cloud where we can all ignore it and get on with some work?

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HP slaps dress code on R&D geeks: Bin that T-shirt, put on this tie

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Suits are for 'The Accused'

...or those who should probably appear in the dock at some point.

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Windows 10 on Mobile under the scope: Flaws, confusion, and going nowhere fast

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Re: What should Microsoft's enterprise clients do now?

what to do if you want to make life hell for all your employees...

Lock them into MS 'products'.

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"Windows Mobile 10 is already well polished"

You mean 'well rolled in glitter.'

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Holmes

Or perhaps-

unfinished mobile OS is Finished?

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NASA briefing in HOURS: 'We are upon the CUSP of finding ANOTHER EARTH'

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Alien

Well-

It's bigger than, older than and 1000 lightyears away from Earth... so not quite what was speculated above.

http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-kepler-mission-discovers-bigger-older-cousin-to-earth

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Arctic ice EMBIGGENS, returns to 1980s levels of cap cover

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Re: Good News

Don't forget to take the wrapper off first...

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Re: Good news for Polar Bears

The ice is MOLTEN!!! eleventy-one!

Dooooooomed, we are all!

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Re: No

"Germany?"

Belgium!

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German police ARREST SQUIRREL for stalking woman

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Re: Releasing Grey Squirrels

"...whack it in the head with a priest."

Naw- give the squirrel and the priest an axe, and let them fight it out!

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Your gadget batteries endanger planes, says Boeing

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Re: Fuck this...

And the only time planes are in the news is when they are in bits/on fire/missing.

Horses for courses? (They can carry batteries safely, so that's a possibility...)

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WHOA! Windows 10 to be sold on USB drives – what a time to be alive

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Excellent marketing opportunity!

Not just a dvd in a cereal box, but now it can be a usb stick in a Kinder egg *

*Not available in US...

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Google robo-car in rear-end smash – but cack-handed human blamed

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Re: What do the statistics tell us?

"What is different about the behaviour of these vehicles which contradicts the following drivers' expectations?"

They unexpectedly follow the rules of the road?

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Re: "and they never get tired, irritable or distracted".

Let's hope they never run Windows, then.

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Microsoft to Windows 10 consumers: You'll get updates LIKE IT or NOT

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Re: It's so easy

"All of my MS installed computers have one thing in common, they haven't a clue what a Lan cable is or the first idea of how to get on the internet."

Sounds like a trip down memory lane- Trumpet Winsock anyone?

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Re: THE SKY IS FALLING!

"And the answer is because you don't actually do anything productive with play games on a computer."

FTFY

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Re: THE SKY IS FALLING!

"...fucktards like hplasm to flick one off over."

And here we see the wit of the windows supporter.

Sad, knowing his toys are becoming obsolete.

Fanboi, thy name is Dogged. (The anti-Eadon)

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Re: THE SKY IS FALLING!

"... the amount of weapons-grade numpties in the comments..."

Don't be harsh- someone has to defend Windows.

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Re: Seems reasonable

"IT illiterate children...where are they?..."

In schools only teaching from the MS bible.

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TalkTalk deactivates hundreds of email accounts after legacy spam scare

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Joke

Well...

They are called Talk Talk, not Mail Mail...

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Happy NukeDay to you! 70 years in the shadow of the bomb post-Trinity

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Whatever happenned to the good old says?

"At Los Alamos no one discriminated on the ground of where you came from, or if you were a Christian or a non-believer," Brownlee explained. "The only thing they discriminated against was to be dumb – and it was a top priority to show you weren't."

If only some things stayed the same- where would we be now?

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Feel like you're being herded onto Windows 10? Well, you should

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"Architecturally there's not any major changes since Vista, so why not?"

Ah, the self-answering question!

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Run Windows 10 on your existing PC you say, Microsoft? Hmmm.

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Re: Ha

"How are the screen drivers for Linux? Drivers for obscure peripherals?"

Better than the MS non-provided ones, I'll wager.

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Microsoft nixes A-V updates for XP, exposes 180 MEEELLION luddites

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Re: "We strongly recommend that you complete your migration to a supported operating system"

"Not sure why "Apple or Linux" provoke the frown - I regularly use both and find both to be very good."

They're not blackmailware. People who have paid the protection money already are bitter.

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HP won't ship PCs with Windows 10 preinstalled until mid-August

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Re: Fragmented

"Don't forget the gamers."

Don't worry, they'll remind us themselves.

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Microsoft's Surface Hub mega-slab DELAYED 'cause you demanded it

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Re: They're mad

"All I know is, the board are impressed by the level of after-sales service."

'The Board' are probably impressed by shiny powerpoints.

Nobody gives a fuck, how many fucks you give.

Just keep on buying the bloatware.

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Re: They're mad

Lenovo and Dell probably throw away more laptops for quality control failures than there are Surface customers, or ever will be.

Probably not what you wanted to hear.

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Re: They're mad

"I didn't even get started on after sales and service."

Neither do MS.

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Sixty-five THOUSAND Range Rovers recalled over DOOR software glitch

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Door software...

See icon.

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On yer bike: Hammerhead satnav for cyclists – just don't look down

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Idea!

"I'd love to have one of these hammerhead gadgets for my motorcycle..."

Drop them a line- it sounds like a good idea for v1.1

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Microsoft starts switching on paid Wi-Fi service with latest Windows 10 preview

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Re: Feaping Creaturitus

"I installed Win10 on a touchscreen AIO once, it was deeply unstable with a development environment on it, I rolled back to Win8.1."

I rest my case.

Win 10 definitely must be much worse than everyone is saying...

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Re: Feaping Creaturitus

"Wrongly pointing out shitness in a thing that's not what you like..."

Ah- so you admit the shitness? Even your Fanboiness is slipping. Win 10 must be much worse than everyone is saying...

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Re: Feaping Creaturitus

Pointing out shitness is the opposite of fanboiness.

Your blinkers are blocking your view.

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The END of WINDOWS EVERYWHERE! Is that really what Nadella wants?

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Re: Hang on.

"A Ford or a BMW? You choose."

Or the Trabant - Like you say- no credible opposition- from WP.

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NASA chooses ace SPACE PILOTS who'll take the USA back into manned flight

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Putin Time!

This summer! Two for One Space Launch! Much Cheapness! Book Now!!!!!

Limited Spaces available

May explode.

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PLUTO: The FINAL FRONTIER – best image yet of remote, icy dwarf planet REVEALED

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Oh dear-

They'll see the Apollo 'Moon' film stage!

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We tried using Windows 10 for real work and ... oh, the horror

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"Not sure what all the complaints are about."

That's because your PC is a toy.

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Not a fanboy, but...

...getting there.

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Re: Want the normal start menu...

And if you want a Peugeot 206, take any small crappy car, and get an elephant to sit on it.

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Re: Re Odd Number Versions

"Are you sure that's not Star Trek you're thinking of?"

ALL versions of Windows are clunkers. Until just before the next one comes out. Funny, that.

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Re: Well,it floated my boat....

"I'm out scouring more rubbish skips for a Windows-7 or -8 licence sticker before July 28..."

Just wait- you'll get the Win 10 iso soon- in AOL disc like piles, probably.

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Chromecast gains wired Ethernet dongle

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Re:ain't got the grunt

The tablet's lack of voom is irrelevant to the content- it just points the Chromecast at the source, makes the introductions and then leaves it to them to play nice with each other. You can turn the initiating device off then if you want- but good luck in halting the stream if you do...

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Microsoft SLASHES 7,800 bods, BURNS $7.6bn off books in Nokia adjustment

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Re: That Reminds Me

"It's not far from becoming Microsoft's next billion-dollar business unit."

But as yet it's close to becoming Microsoft's next billion-dollar storage unit.

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'Real' vampires reluctant to 'come out of the coffin' to social workers – barmy prof

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Paris Hilton

"D J Williams describes his interests as including "deviant leisure, forensic leisure science..."

That is- doing weird stuff, and also sniffing the seat afterwards?

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DOUGHNUT (donut?) and whale FOUND ON PLUTO

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Excellent.

Gnome planet encounter- it's been a long time coming, and excitement is at Xmas levels!

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Bloodthirsty Microsoft prepares for imminent 'major' job cuts

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"When will MS stop flushing monopoly cash down the toilet"

They do say "Follow the money", in this case, they are going down the drain after it!

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Dormant ALIEN SLIME LIFE frozen in SPEEDING comet will AWAKEN - boffins

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Re: Wait...I'm seen the film Species...

Aye Sir! - Er, is that from our orbit, their orbit, or some other orbit? Targeting computer's a bit fussy...

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