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* Posts by John Lewis 4

14 posts • joined 26 Oct 2009

Look back in Ascii: Computing in the 1980s

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Commodore PET

First Desktop computer I saw back in 1977/78.

Beat the port-a-punch punch cards at school.

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RIP Ceefax: Digital switchover kills off last teletext service

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Happy memories in the Science Museum

Fiddling around with Prestel and Hacking the Animal Game

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Megastar personalities are intellectual property in draft law

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Personalities or Egos?

Eh?

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Apple TV stock shortage sparks new gadget rumour fever

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another take on is this:

Apple Marketing are buggering around with supply to try to provoke some more free hype fed to Credulous media news desks.

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Sun hacks cuffed after being DOBBED IN by News Corp

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What we need is a Corporate Death Penalty

So as focus the minds of Shareholders if their Companies' Officers behave illegally.

Otherwise Limited Liability extends to culpability for Criminal Acts as well.

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CSC confirms $1.5bn NHS IT write-off

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Will the Chief Executive

recieve a negative bonus as a result of the loss of this value to CSC?

Don't hold your breath.

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Kids should be making software, not just using it - Gove

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Look at who's behind proposing this...

Games! We need more Games!
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Google TV 2.0 is all bling and no kerching

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Google TV

Google TV - The TV that watches YOU!

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Stieg Larsson: Oxfam's number one best seller

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More donations of Brown than Larsson

but fewer sales. Obviously there's a Dan Brown Event Horizon slowly accumulating at an Oxfam shop near you.

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Panasonic TX-P42GT30 42in plasma 3D TV

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Unhappy

Shame it still has the 50Hz bug

inherited from last year's models and still not fixed.

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Medal of Honour

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Treason as a Thought Crime

As a reasons why Government MPs want to have this game banned.

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Google TV: Android and Chrome on your boob tube

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Google finally make 1984 comes true

Yes, the TV will be watching YOU!

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Microsoft names Visual Studio 2010 dates

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Misleading information!

"The company will also try to upsell you under it's so-called Ultimate offer. Developers on the soon-to-be canned Visual Studio 2008 Team System editions or on Visual Studio 2008 who splash out and upgrade to the Premium-level MSDN subscription before March 22 will get Ultimate at no cost when it ships. Those on Visual Studio 2008 Professional and MSDN Professional now will get Visual Studio 2010 Premium at no extra cost."

The above statement is just plain wrong!

see:

http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/en-us/products/msdn/default.mspx#roadmap

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