* Posts by hplasm

3148 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

FOUND: NASA's stray balloon located in the middle of nowhere

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Re: Hmmm

Jawas!

Oh- same thing...

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SpaceX Dragon crew capsule in 'CHUTE ABORT drama – don't panic, no one died

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Not on Shuttle-

That what happens when the Black Budget gets its way.

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French MPs say Oui to Le Charteur des Snoopeurs

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WTF?

If you tolerate this...

...then perhaps you are cheese-eating surrender monkeys.

Zut!

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Round Two in Sky vs Skype trademark scrap goes to Murdoch's men

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You mean

You know, the guy who can't tell the difference between the comms interception company (skype) and the comms interception company (the one that's linked to news international)

FTFY

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Relax, it's just Ubuntu 15.04. AARGH! IT'S FULL OF SYSTEMD!!!

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Re: "now that it's well into Debian, Ubuntu really has no choice"

"Your argument falls on its face with the fact that systemd isn't "shite"."

You say shite, I say shit.

Let's call the whole Systemd thing off.

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Re: No thanks

"thats your best argument."

Well, the fact that you need a 'ini-style' set of startup files shows that your linux knowledge is wriiten in large type on the back of your MCSE...

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Re: No thanks

"I suggest you read up about systemd and its capabilities before you spout of complete crap otherwise it makes you look stupid or like a troll."

read it.

Sytemd is still shit.

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Windows 10 bombshell: Microsoft to KILL OFF Patch Tuesday

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"How the heck do you manage to need a reinstall every month?"

"Overwrite system files with random garbage? "

Well it is about installing MS patches, so draw your own conclusions...

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Microsoft will release security updates to PCs, tablets and phones 24/7

...leaving not a lot of time to use the things

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Shields up! Shields up! ASTRONAUTS flying to MARS will arrive BRAIN DAMAGED, boffins claim

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Plastic better than aluminium?

Less secondary radiation emission from fast cosmic rays- the hydrogen tends to absorb them better, IIRC. Also why lead is not a good candidate for this.

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Re: Voyage of Discovery

"Perhaps a pack of lemons would help?"

"We are working on pharmacologic strategies involving compounds that scavenge free radicals and protect neurotransmission," Limoli said. "But these remain to be optimised and are under development."

So limes, then?

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Who thinks Microsoft Edge SUCKS? Erm, Microsoft

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Re: thisnewsarticlesucks.com

It would be cheaper for MS to rename themselves as "Our Software Sucks Co.

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Re: too much to buy

What of the TXT generation?

MSEDJSUX.com

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Re: Hatters Will Hate!

And so we see the wisdom of Men Without Hats - Safety Dance.

It means to be safe, don't use edgy products from MS.

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Boeing 787 software bug can shut down planes' generators IN FLIGHT

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"The fly-by-wire systems will be fine-

... because the RAT will pop out and leave the sinking plane."

FTFY

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Strange alien-like life zones found beneath Antarctic glacier

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"... then detour to Mars"

Shurely we should take our asses, no?

Arnie Icon...

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Windows 10 hands on: Build 10074 is for the brave - but it's pretty snazzy

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Re: Edge

Doing!

The Win10 version of Bing!

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Ha! Win 10 preview for Raspberry Pi 2 pops out of the Microsoft oven

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Look!

A fish riding a bicycle. How rare!

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This is Sparta? No - it's Microsoft Edge, Son of Internet Explorer

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Paris Hilton

Re: Close, but still no cigar

"Why can't MS do this?"

Why would anyone want it?

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Microsoft: It's TRUE, you'll get Android and iOS apps in WINDOWS

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First Android apps on Windows-

Now iOS apps on Windows.

Whatever happened to Baby Jane...?

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Visual Studio running on OS X and Linux for free? SO close

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Yeh-but, no-but...

If Windows goes down, what will they have to develop for...?

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'Android on Windows': Microsoft tightens noose around neck, climbs on chair

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Linux

Why stop there?

Let Windows have Systemd.

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Debian ships new 'Jessie' release with systemd AND sysvinit

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Re: système D

1000 Internets to you Sir!

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Why recruiters are looking beyond IT's traditional talent pool

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Well-

"Or the IT guys in a hospital I was visiting a few months ago routing cat6 through a wall."

- perhaps that's what happens when the IT guys used to be builders?

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REVEALED: The 19 firms whose complaints form EU's antitrust case against Google

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Microsoft-

Oozing desperation from every pore, every passing day.

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Celebrated Pakistani female online activist Sabeen Mahmud dies in shooting

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Re: Religion - the source of all evil

"Really? What about The Quakers."

Changed their name from Earthquakers...

(Apologies to all affected by Nepal and surrounding areas.)

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Microsoft to offer special Surface 3 for schools

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Re: Not shiny enough

"MS will have a hard time cutting it with this. Even with the 10% discount it doesn't approach shiny territory."

Pricewise it does.

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Microsoft: Profit DECIMATED because you people aren't buying PCs

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Re: Death March

But at least their kit was good...

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What's broken in this week's Windows 10 build? Try the Start Menu, for one

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Context is important...

They do not sound like "it's almost finished" type bugs!

Windows- it's almost finished. (For good). {Hopefully}

/flame on

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Fukushima nuke plant owner told to upgrade from Windows XP

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Re: Please come visit Fukushima. Seriously.

Nature. If it goes wrong, it really goes wrong.

FTFY

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FBI alert: Get these motherf'king hackers off this motherf'king plane

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Re: To be fair...

"Two rules to live by:"

What if there IS a virus on the network?

Or do you mean 'Don't say it 3 times' sort of thing?

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Re-light my diode: Trio of boffins scoop physics Nobel for BLUE LEDs

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Re: Reducing Electricity Consumption???

"What about the bulb in your oven?"

I have a gas lamp in my oven...

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It's official: David Brents are the weakest link in phishing attacks

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Re: Senior management super powers widely misunderstood

Jebus. What a boring way to live.

I'm not surprised they have to get paid so much.

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Yay, we're all European (Irish) now on Twitter (except Americans)

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Re: You're damned either way

"Sorry children, the family trip to Disney World is indefinitely postponed …"

You say that like it's a bad thing. Have you seen the size of the mouse problem they have there?

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KABOOM! Billionaire fingers dud valve in ROCKET WIBBLE PRANG BLAST

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Re: Hey Elon

Put your computer in the bin The Internet rejects you.

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Digital killed the radio star: Norway names FM switchoff date

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Oh noe

This will only encourage the DAB-pushing clowns over here.

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Microsoft absorbs open-source internal startup MS Open Technology

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Spawn...

"Microsoft has decided it can get into bed with open source technology without needing a chaperone."

Imagine the offspring...

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RADIOACTIVE WWII aircraft carrier FOUND OFF CALIFORNIA

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"Where does the investigation go from here?"

Underwater?

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Re: As Lady Bracknell never quite said...

Tell that to Tsutomu Yamaguchi...

Aha- as !Spartacus has noted above.

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"This aircraft carrier-

may contain substances known to the state of California to cause cancer..."

No need to worry about Fukashima juices drifting over then, really...

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You! GOOGLE! HAND OVER the special SAUCE, says Senate (of France)

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"AND put links to three competitors on your homepage"

Why? Can't they just Google for them?

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What's that THUD sound? It's your Lumia's best feature after unflashing Windows 10

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The Red* Brick of Death

* other fancy colours are available!

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NASA probe sent to faraway planet finds DWARF world instead: Pics

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"...ground features on Pluto.."

"Your advert could be here!"

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Google’s plan for WORLD DOMINATION takes shape. And it begins with a patent

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Re: Clearly, we need a clone army, to counter the robot army

Tut tut.

"Clearly, the robot army to counter , a clone army we need.

Hmmm."

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WHAT did GOOGLE do SO WRONG to get a slapping from the EU?

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Sometimes, just sometimes

The competition just isn't up to much.

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Android lands on Microsoft's money-machine island fortress

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Excellent!

No more ATM BSOD.

Wait- I hear torches and pitchforks and drooling approaching!

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Easy ... easy ... Aw CRAP! SpaceX rocket ALMOST lands on ocean hoverbase

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Re: - "Dang it!"

"But the third one stayed up! One day, Elon, all this will be yours"

"What? The curtains?"

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Re: Which is it?

Next: Spacex deliver to the ISS a machine to make a substance almost entirely but not quite unlike tea... unrest is born and spreads throughout the galaxy.

Inhabitants warned "Not to Panic"...

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Radio 4 and Dr K on programming languages: Full of Java Kool-Aid

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Re: Algol you fools!

"""""""""""""""""""""""Sane! """""""""""""""""""""""

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In C

About 5%... judging by his discography.

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