2605 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009
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?
Re: breaking news!
Surface 3 launch.
Not news... just another product launch burp.
if you publish in the 'open' sites first, then with the ASCE?
Re: Hyon Song-wol is ...
"Hyon Song-wol is ... "
The NK answer to Schrodingers Cat?
Re:God alone knows what the real truth is.
Yes- but which one?
Re: Star Trek Replicators
What we need now is an inertialess engine to generate this matter inside of...
and an intertialess ship on the end of it.
Re: Urine is sterile
"And the bottled water came from WHERE originally...?"
I'll have you know that the water has been passed by Mr Grylls personally!
Re: "the irreplaceable orbital station"
Not the last- there's still the Axiom... http://pixar.wikia.com/Axiom
Re: Potty @Anonymous Coward
"... whereas you rabidly bleat it at every opportunity."
Don't 'bleat' Trevor- Matt will sue for infringement of his raison d'etre...
Adieu, great artist.
The world will be more mundane without your vision.
The sound of another MS U-turn- featuring samples of the lyrical stylings of M Thatcher...
"It's been sixty years..."
Trying to block out the last Hollywood version, then?
Re: I for one welcome
Life imitating Prometheus... (The film, not the firebringer...)
A new Dark Ages?
Or an Idiocracy?
The future looks rather bleak for anything good to happen, one way or another.
Surely the old yeller of operating systems.
Surely Microsoft should get the rifle out for it now
Re: I like Elon.
The irony of using the Govt embargo rules against the Govt.
Elon Musk is Irony Man.
"What they have we don't need...."
If that was true, then you wouldn't need what they have...
Downtime as a Service.
Continuing Innovation from Microsoft.
Good ideas Need cash
We need more Elon Musks and fewer Donald Trumps.
Re: why .london instead of...
"Surely .nodnol would be for a Bulgarian site?"
surely that would be .8008135 ... if they had numbers...
Re: Hard to get the staff?
"The punctuation in that ad would stop me applying."
The punctuation in that ad is the only attractive thing about it.
Re: Can't get the staff
They want contractors; then they can screw them.
Re: Surely this is just Microsoft Research under a different name?
"Given that Google is developing the self-driving automobile"
But MS have had the self-crashing computer for ages...
And don't forget OOXML...
Re: 700,000 miles
re:"*If you want contributions to the hacking of electronics;"
Do you live near Jake?
Re: Trouble with the ipod is, most everyone who wants one, has got one apparently.
Then again, I've long dreamed of that laser projector built into my wristwatch... (zap!!!)
Re: is this what.....
"the decimalisation debate was like back in the 60's....?"
no, it's more like proposing the opposite- or changing from metric back to imperial measures...
Re: A Very Strong Stink of Corruption
"There is a vital alternative media on the Internet"
For now- they will be the first targets of the New Media.
Re: It's the pliers versus side-cutters polemic all over again.
She's clearly using a Chacka Demus, then.
Re: How about in Thai?
ไข่หมา - literally meaning 'egg dog'
To be renamed 'South Park'...
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