* Posts by Isendel Steel

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MY EYES! Earth engulfed by BRIGHTEST EVER killer gamma-ray burst

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Que ?

Ball - only scored 30 points

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Hot digital dog: A man’s best friend is still his... K-9

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Re: Sirius Cybernetics

They were

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Riverbed: Market for optimising WAN is pale, sick. Let's switch to LiC

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Branch Servers

and so what goes around comes around - distributed servers for remote sites, consolidated to the data centre, to be moved out as "Location independent Computing"

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Ballmer: Microsoft stronger without Bing and Xbox tinkering

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Re: any bets on how long EOP will take to bin the good bits?

hmm - I read EOP or Effective Organisation Project - not specifically referred to but generally what happens when you consolidate - seen a few of those....

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World's first selfie found on Wayback Machine

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Re: Selfie

certainly massaging something..

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Google, Microsoft to drop child sex abuse from basic web search

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Re: Isn't Technology Wonderful?!

or better yet (insert any political party) donate.

on second thoughts, this may result in big business / union / personally wealthy controlling the political appointments....

Might have already happened though.

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Why not build a cluster out of WORKSTATIONS?

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You could just send that to a digital watch..

(towel icon please)

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What a plot of nonsense: Ten Master master plan FAILS

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But not Izal - bloody useless stuff - good tracing paper though

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Norks EXECUTE 80 for watching DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

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Re: I read this and I think

"I was not being followed by my Intourist guide - I had left her to be shagged by the driver."

Sorry, re-read this several times.....but you or her being shagged by the driver ?

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BOFH: GOATSE? No, I said goat fetis... you know what, forget it

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Re: Baaaaaaaaaaa!

Maaaaaaaa !

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IT'S ALIVE! IT'S ALIVE! Google's secretive Omega tech just like LIVING thing

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Re: Won't they just take to sulking in basements?

Only if they get their own lift shafts, unless they are already in the basement in which case they could become the original "sulking machine", or they could create a Total Perspective Vortex...

Mine with the scratched Joo Janta 200s in.

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Obama to Merkel: No Americans are listening to you on this call

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Re: No Americans...

So... President Obama is not American, or he wasn't listening...

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THIS is the kind of clout a British Prime Minister has: Facebook pulls ONE beheading vid

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Content

I would re-post my fix of "content free ad network", but it appears that there was some content that has been removed (or is it hidden - given that nothing much leaves Fb once it's in there ?) but only one instance of that content.

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New Terminator-style 'bots can self-assemble, leap, climb and SWARM

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Animation

Looks interesting

Unfortunately the video clips look a bit like stop-frame animation (reminded me of Chorlton and the Wheelies).

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The Vulture 2: What paintjob should we put on our soaraway spaceplane?

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Re: Has to be

and any LEDs should light up black - just so you know that the switches have worked...

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NSA spooks tooled up with zero-day PC security exploits from the FRENCH

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Related Dilbert...

http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2013-09-06/

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Forget Mars: Let's get someone on the Moon – NASA veteran

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Joke

Regally

So they'll be living like Kings ?

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Big blue Avatar movie spawns THREE SEQUELS

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Re: Personally I'd like a pre-quel

Sounds like a movie, trouble is it's now on the interwebs, and could be tweaked. Perhaps you could submit it before t gets poached ?

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BOFH: Don't be afraid - we won't hurt your delicate, flimsy inkjet printer

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Pint

Happy SysAdmin Day

made better by a BOFH

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The IT crowd: Fiercely loyal geeks or 'inflexible, budget-padding' creeps?

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Unhappy

Outsource

Because someone higher up thought it would save money by not employing an IT department, which then leads to a shadow IT department being created to manage the outsource, and the usual drop in support.

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Texas teen jailed for four months over sarcastic Facebook comment

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Re: Looks like the family is lying about the LOL jk

hmm - then this will be in the Facebook logs.

NSA can confirm this

jk ?

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Put up your ... err ... hand for free vasectomy streamed online

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Joke

the notches are at the lower end....

I was asked on arrival "do you mind if this (female) doctor observes ?"

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Ballmer: 'I call it all Windows, all the time'

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Wikileaks a country now ?

Although I note that institutions can have diplomats, I think the general understanding is that diplomats are usually from countries - I could (of course) be wrong.

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Hitchhikers' Guide was WRONG, Earth is not in a galactic backwater

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Mostly Harmless

Also (possibly) inaccurate - but updated in the Guide Mk II

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UN report says killer bots could fight WAR WITHOUT END

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Mushroom

2000 AD

ABC Warriors

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Slim Shady wannabe Zuck's Facebook 'STOLE' MY SONG - Eminem

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Joke

surely...

the abbreviation for the Agency is W an' K ?

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The bunker at the end of the world - in Essex

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Re: Waiting for Eadon

Because Commodores hold a higher rank ?

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Sun lets loose with THREE record eruptions in 24 hours

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Fluids

are you storing those as well ?

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Penguins in spa-a-a-ce! ISS dumps Windows for Linux on laptops

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Linux

Wasn't this...

reported by the Reg's own Verity ?

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/05/07/verity_stob_/

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One of the world's oldest experiments crawls towards a fall

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Re: A long time but...

and some would say that it already has been....

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2,000km-wide Eye-of-Sauron MONSTER hurricane spotted on Saturn

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Re: If Carling made scouser astrophysicists

Calm down ! Calm down !

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Yahoo! tries! to! tempt! TV! crowd! with! tiny! dick!

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FOUR inches ?

Must be a remake of "Inch High, Private Eye"

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TomTom brandishes new strap-on in Amsterdam: The wristnav

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Re: But it's so B I G

Or the Liberator teleporter bracelets from Blake's 7

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Facebook struggling to find 'immersive' Home on Apple's iPhone

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free content ?

"constant stream of personal information from the free content ad network"

shouldn't it be ..

constant stream of personal information from the content free ad network

?

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NASA-backed fusion engine could cut Mars trip down to 30 days

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Re: "200KW of solar panels .. about the same as .. the panels around the ISS"

+1 although it's Lazlar (the older and more talented designer brother of Lazlo)

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Raspberry Pi-powered Tardis blasts off from 'Blighty's Baikonur'

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Re: T A R D I S

see below

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Re: Dimension (singular)

Thanks, explanation on the following link:

http://tardis.wikia.com/wiki/The_Doctor%27s_TARDIS

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Re: T A R D I S

No problem - just emphasizing it should be in CAPS (I guess we should put a trademark symbol on there as well)

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Headmaster

T A R D I S

Acronym: Time And Relative Dimensions In Space

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Strategic SIEGE ROBOTS defeated by 'heavily intoxicated' man, 62

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Re: pretty stupid robots eh

That's what I was thinking & philbo for completing the quote

(I know where my towel is icon)

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Squillionaire space tourist offers oldsters a holiday to Mars

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Re: happening during the 11-year solar minimum

"If Inspiration Mars misses the 2018 window, it won't get another chance at a free-return Martian expedition until 2031."

So ... not this year

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Trekkies detect Spock's Vulcan homeworld ORBITING PLUTO

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why ?

because the name is "nicely inconspicuous" ?

It might fit for the moon as it has only recently been discovered (must have been hiding).

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BOFH: Climb the corp ladder - and use your boss as a bullet shield

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Re: Serious competition

the prone body would depend on whose thumb would be on the button.....BOFH might have the edge...

There's only one way to find out....

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Sony promises PC-based PlayStation 4 for Christmas

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Meh

Backwards

I too would be interested in hearing how directly compatible it will be with earlier versions, having been burnt by the "upgrade" to PS3 and being unable to use the PS1/PS2 game disks (although will be unlikely to purchase as the PS3 in house has been demoted to a blue-ray player).

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Microsoft holds off on shooting Windows Live Messenger

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Re: Rumour has it...

And a lot of companies in which using Skype is frowned upon if not blocked.

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Space station 'naut supplies Reg with overhead snap of Vulture Central

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Re: Giant speaker stacks...

and if had been written by Paul McCartney would have set him up for several lifetimes...

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First video inside thinking fish's brain captured by boffins

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"I'm going to eat you little fishy...'cos I like eating fish"

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IBM brains ponder universe, say kids will go nuts for STEAMPUNK

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Terminator

Re: we're completely over it now

I think "it" might just be waking up....

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All your audio, video kit is about to become OBSOLETE

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Re: Quick

yup - pared to just the accommodation and food....

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UK games market clutches chest, bleeds out sales in 2012

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Re: Just a thought

Yep - or get it in the Steam sales - big discounts going on at the moment - although I do prefer to have a physical copy.

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