* Posts by Chris Watson 2

14 posts • joined 23 Jul 2009

Reg Programming Compo: 22 countries, 137 entries and... wow – loads of Python

Chris Watson 2

Re: Not quite what it said in the rules...

"Output data

[...] You may assume that there will not be any competitors with the same total score."

"Our test data contained some examples where two competitors ended up with the same score."

So it does.

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Chris Watson 2

Congratulations Brett.

It would be nice for the rest of us (i.e. the losers) if we could see whether we passed or failed the judging tests.

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Boeing builds British Airways 787 Dreamliner in 4 minutes

Chris Watson 2

Re: Jet engines...

Was the documentary BBC's How To Build... A Jumbo Jet Engine?

https://youtu.be/pbrj4gjUAqk

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HAPPY 20th Birthday MICROSOFT BOB

Chris Watson 2

Re: It looks like you're writing a letter.

Yep, he was the default search assistant in Windows XP.

http://www.geekrant.org/2004/11/22/windows-xp-search/

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What’s the KEYBOARD SHORTCUT for Delete?! Look in a contextual menu, fool!

Chris Watson 2

Re: touch

SHIFT+F10

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Microsoft cues next-gen Xbox for Crimbo 2013

Chris Watson 2

Surely if you turn 720, you end up facing the same way as you start and thus walk towards it?

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Asus offers compensation to pre-price drop Nexus 7 buyers

Chris Watson 2

Re: Completed everything - no coupon

You should get an email with a big smiling yellow PacMan-ish figure thanking you for registering with Asus and inviting you to send in your proof of purchase to shop_tc@asus.com. Though, currently, anything sent to that address is bouncing with a mailbox over quota error.

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Sega squirts urinal game console onto shop shelves

Chris Watson 2
Coat

£1080 pee.

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The Cube: Apple's daftest, strangest romance

Chris Watson 2

1.21 jigawatts

"...and you'll be stuck with a Parallel ATA drive that needs special drivers for drives larger than 120MB." GB maybe? It's not that old.

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Man matches machine in Jeopardy! showdown

Chris Watson 2

re: Any chance of adding some information to the article?

Seconded; where can we view this?

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Avatards rush to name sprogs Pandora

Chris Watson 2

@Anonymous Coward

Two.

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Google uncloaks the Nexus One

Chris Watson 2
WTF?

Google's mystery cloak

> This post will be continuous updated as Google veils new information.

So the article will be getting shorter?

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Swedish lesbians suck sperm banks dry

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@The Dark Lord

Nope.

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New attacks exploit vuln in (fully-patched) Adobe Flash

Chris Watson 2

@Anonymous Coward

You can check what version you're running here: http://www.adobe.com/uk/software/flash/about/

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