* Posts by Lost all faith...

2515 posts • joined 17 Sep 2009

Blocking mobile adverts just became that little bit easier

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Re: Conundrum

I won't downvote as your points are valid and well argued...ahh on here, that should result in a down vote...Ooo what to do.

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Apple threw its TV out the window after years of research: report

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Sheez,,,

,,,is Icahn a failed pop star? Talk about an attention whore.

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Milking cow shot dead by police 'while trying to escape'

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OK I'll bite...

Why twenty cops?

Well here is the reason, pretty bleeding obvious when you actually read the linked article:

"...closing roads in a bid to keep the animals off the busy A1058 Coast Road."

Next I'll be reading the Daily Star for less sensationalist headlines.

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A clean shot, otherwise the animal right lot would be all over the story.

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Just for you townies...

...this is what happens to a car that hits a cow:

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s---GPR4gcN--/17ivyzmgnuz5kjpg.jpg

http://img.bulawayo24.com/articles/993054_553605598020083_317880294_n.jpg

It no joke, someone doing 60 mph and hitting a stationary 1 tonne lump of meat is not going to come off well.

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Ex 'Tech City' chief Shields appointed junior Fun minister for internet safety

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Re: Hah!

you missed out Bebo and Google, those other great establishments of data hording.

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Welsh police force fined £160,000 after losing sensitive video interview

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Excuse me?

Critical evidence, just lobbed in a drawer?

Really?

Do they do this for the odd kilo of crack cocaine?

A knife used in a murder case?

What else do they just lob in a drawer?

Evidence should be treated like a bar of gold, otherwise, shit like this happens, or even worse, the evidence is still there, but some smart arse lawyer gets the person off on a technicality.

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Google App Engine Java sandbox is leaking, say researchers

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Re: The biter bit.

Don't point at the Microsoft debacle as they DID respond, but Google went ahead anyway.

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Next-gen Freeview telly won't be another disruptive 4Ker

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Sky...

Chris Johns, chief engineer at Sky,...., opined during the day: “You can now buy a 1000 Nit Samsung TV on the high street, we have to catch up!”

Chris Johns, chief engineer at Sky,...., opined during the day: “You can now buy a 1000 Nit Samsung TV on the high street, we have to come up with a horribly compressed, sub-standard method of delivery which we can sell as UHDTV and still get away with it"

FTFY

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Windows 10 to MELT YOUR BRAIN and TAKE OVER YOUR LIFE

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Re: crap to uninstall...

yes, it really, really, REALLY hard to uninstall apps from Windows 8+. You find the icon you normally use to launch it, right click on it, and now the tricky bit....click on "Uninstall".

If using a touch screen, just to make it confusing, you have to press onthe icon and hold for a few seconds, move your finger a short distance and press on uninstall.

I know a little technical for many here, used to going into menu after menu, or running lines of code, but there you go.

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Re: No no no no no no

Then right click, uninstall.

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Facebook tips India and Pakistan into NUCLEAR WAR of words

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Re: Ah Mark, you little shit-disturber!

Pass the popcorn for Palestine.

An atheist with a Jewish heritage...this could be fun.

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EU wants a panel o'boffins to replace solo science advisor

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Re: Toeing the Crooked Party Line is the Name of the Politically Incorrect Game ...

Tuesday

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4K refresh sees Blu-ray climb to 100GB, again

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Re: Total waste of time

"Got a 100mb fibre connection. Haven't used a CD/DVD/Blue-ray in at least a year."

So a few hundred a year instead of about £50....sounds like a plan.

Not all of us live glued to the telly.

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Google to extend rogue Chrome add-on ban to OS X

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How does this effect Chromium

and the like of Iron?

The whole reason for these is to avoid Google, so become mute if you are forced to use a tracked Google account to get the stuff to stop you being tracked.

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HAHAHA! Go on, HOST YOUR NEWS on FACEBOOK, FOOLS!

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Re: Next - Facebook "Internet" plugin

You joke....

http://uk.businessinsider.com/facebook-is-testing-its-own-in-app-search-engine-2015-5

they are on their way already.

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Why...

...do the BBC insist on promoting these companies and jumping in bed with them all the time?

I like the Beeb, but I think this constant sucking up to Facebook, twitter etc is just a step to far and should be reigned back in.

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Samsung offers $90,000 if you can fix California's epic drought with tech

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My point is saying that cattle are the issue, when Almonds (one of California's largest exports) use obscene amounts of water as well.

"...it takes about a gallon of water to grow one almond, and nearly five gallons to produce a walnut."

Now beef, does indeed use a lot as well, but simply to say go veggie is going to fix California issue is utter bollocks, when the largest user of water is not livestock.

Also, when I hear these arguments thrown around, that being veggie will fix everything, again is horse shit. A lot of land is completely unsuitable for crop growing on any scale, but ideally suited to sheep and goats.

Yes, we should cut down on meat use, that I agree on, but to simply say, going veggie will fix everything, is just wrong. Killing off the walnut and almond trade in California will have a MUCH bigger impact than killing of the livestock trade.

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Just for those promote being a veggie to save water, enjoy those almonds !

http://www.motherjones.com/files/LA-vs-Exports_v3.gif

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Of course you researched California's agriculture before that posting?

http://www.netstate.com/economy/ca_economy.htm

https://www.agclassroom.org/kids/stats/california.pdf

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UK safety app keeping lorries on the right side of cyclists

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Common Sense

Where did it go?

If cycling, don't try to get to the very front of a queue, hang 1 vehicle back, then you can see what is going on, and the driver, just may be able to see you.

If you're a car driver, don't try to go up the inside (right) of an artic at an island.

Both have a nasty habit of people getting squashed if you don't apply just a little common sense.

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SHOCK! Robot cars do CRASH. Because other cars have human drivers

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Re: Chaotic California roads ?

Chaotic California?

FFS I could have a nap in the back compared to some roads, UK country lanes, Paris main roads, Spanish side road and as for India, good luck with that chaos. The car will obediently stop at a red light and get plowed into in every direction possible.

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One question

Can they tell the difference between a good sized rock and a paper bag?

One needs drastically avoiding, the other does not.

Getting it wrong could result in a nasty injury.

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Amazon creating 500 ‘fulfilling’ jobs in the UK

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Re: So...

Shill for Amazon, no. I made self adhesive paper in a factory (where incidentally I also had the skin ripped from 2 of my fingers).

Average temp was 30c in the Winter and about 40 - 45 in summer.

When you have a 6 inch gas main as the feed for the machine, to dry out the adhesive, it gives you a clue how much heat this thing kicked out....and as pointed out, blacksmiths, glass makers and foundry workers work even hotter temperatures.

Hot work, 12 hour shifts and mediocre wages.

But instead of whining and whinging I got of my arse and did something about it. Train myself up and took a 5k a year pay cut and got out.

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Re: So...

OK so in one case (the heat), it was a one off incident, they called paramedic in, sent people home if they couldn't cool down.

That heat is not excessive. I used to do manual work in much higher temperatures. Now if they failed to provide water,or failed to call any medical help then there is an issue. Working in that heat, is not.

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So...

...the US had high temperatures (I've worked in hotter), Germany is arguing the toss over Union agreed rates and this is relevant how in the UK?

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Swedish Supreme Court keeps AssangeTM in Little Ecuador

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See my above comment, they would not be breaking any Ecuadorian laws, but they would break UK ones. The embassy is on UK soil and subject to UK laws.

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Nope, it's a myth.

It's a UK building on UK soil where UK laws apply. The reason we don't just walk in is there is an understanding around the world that they are pseudo territories of the nation they represent and therefore exempt from local law enforcement.

The simple reason we don't go in, we would then have no moral high ground to complain when another country did the same and snatched our embassy staff for local law violations.

Think of it as a gentleman's agreement rather than law.

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Re: What?

Please someone explain the down votes (the single one I get, always get at least one).

Please explain HOW it's Sweden's fault he is in an Embassy?

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What?

"Assange's legal team argued that his ongoing residence in London's Ecuadorian embassy is a disproportionate response to the investigation into his alleged crimes."

So leave !

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EEeeeeek, complaints! Ofcom roasts BT-wannabe-spouse

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"At the moment we're not number one for service. What we're doing [to fix this] is very real, these aren't just empty words," An EE spokesman told us at the time.

Uh hu....and how many times has EE broadband been in the bottom 5? Since pretty much they started as Orange broadband I would guess.

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Rand Paul: I'll filibuster the hell outta the Patriot Act, fellow Americans

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Re: Non-Americans can sort themselves out. Sorry.

Hence you look at Non-Eu countries such as Switzerland.

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CSC picks up the axe yet again, eyes 800 staffers' quivering necks

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Eh?

What the hell are "near-shore" locations?

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Scot Nationalists' march on Westminster may be GOOD for UK IT

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Nukes

"One non-starter SNP policy involving technology is its vehement opposition to a new generation of Trident nuclear submarines based on the Clyde."

We really should look at relocating these anyway, as at some point it may happen that the do get enough power to prevent them, so should plan a new base now.

And as they are so opposed to it, they should also be completely removed from any bidding process to build anything, and I mean anything to do with it.

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Chill, luvvies. The ‘unsustainable’ BBC Telly Tax stays – for now

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Re: Am I the only person...

"If those sort of letters were sent every month by Asda to everyone who did not shop with them, it would be considered a pretty serious criminal offence"

Well if I was forced to pay Asda £170 a year, if I chose to shop there or not, but in return I had the ability to have entire contents of the store for free, I would have no issue,

See your comparison falls flat on it's arse.

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Cyber-scum deface Nazi concentration camp memorial website

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Re: Que?

"As I've never been to Africa and so have no relevant experience, I won't comment on that topic ...."

Are you new here? You are supposed to slag off / praise / comment on things you have no experience or knowledge of, it's the de facto standard here.

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Don't panic as Server 2003 rushes towards end of life

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Re: Vendors leaping early

Leaping early?

Do you work in the public sector, it's be coming for years. Many of ours dropped 2003 about 3 or 4 years ago.

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Being picky...

"In about a month Server 2003 will receive its farewell set of patches and reach the end of its officially supported life."

"Windows Server 2003 support is ending July 14, 2015"

I make that 2 months.

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Amstrad founder Lord Sugar quits 'anti-enterprise' Labour party

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Ha....

...how Ironic he quits after a crushing defeat for Labour....I wonder if the outcome would have been the same if they had won?

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NASA plans electrolysis-powered ROBOT EEL for Europa's oceans

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Re: Such a great image...

Yes that seems to reared it's Fugly head again....it was in this one as well

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/05/11/small_wordpress_sites_leaking_like_sieves/

and this one (although you need to get to page 2 for the repeat)

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/05/08/a_loud_confusing_exciting_jumble_of_the_great_and_the_gregarious/

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Google cloud: rubbish at updates, world-class at rapid rollbacks

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Re: @1980s_coder

And to a bunch of part timers at that...

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Telstra builds trans-continental land bridge for data

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Plus don't forget you'll need repeaters, which themselves will add latency.

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A loud, confusing, exciting jumble of the great and the gregarious

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Re: Kino-Mo

You nothing like this then?

http://www.monkeylectric.com/monkey_light_pro/

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Extreme community policing: West Virginia crook pepper-sprays HIMSELF mid-robbery

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"Police did not say why the driver wasn’t charged as an accessory to the attempted robber

Plea bargaining....the US justice system at it's best.

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'Photof*cket' men manacled, indicted over Photobucket password-protected pic plunder

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Re: Photobucket

I also once heard on the internet, not sure when, that Aliens were caught tap dancing around Trafalgar square, naked with a bunch of pixies covered in baby oil.

Since then, I've never bought a pair of tap shoes.

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Small WordPress sites leaking like sieves

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Get patching. ®

But how can they patch when it's an unknown Vuln, by the looks of the article?

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Theresa May: Right, THIS time we're getting the Snoopers' Charter in

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It's almost like...

...she want me to move more and more to Protonmail

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Facebook echo chamber: Or, the British media and the election

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Re: lot of it about

and yet for years the "right" have been complaing the BBC is to left wing.

The words people are looking for are "bad losers"

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Traumatised Reg SPB team barely survives movie unwatchablathon

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Re: Needs more Cloverfield

Eh? Take it your joking....there were 4 indy films.

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Phablet for the biz fleet with easy typing: Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

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Re: 8G RAM?

My cheap as chips 535 has 70gb of "RAM", you see they have these things called microSD cards.

The 640 supports up 128gb cards.

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