* Posts by Lars

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Citroën C4 Cactus BlueHDi: A funky urban crossover

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On mirrors on the left and the right

Long ago passing a small read "sport" car I stopped and asked the driver if he had lost the left side suspension as the car was leaning to the left in a very odd way. Apart from not beating me up the guy explained that the fuel tank was on the left to compensate for the (English) driver sitting on the right but now converted for a right side traffic both the driver and the fuel tank where on the left and that the car looked sound only when empty and parked.

I hope Alun Taylor will by now understand how so suddenly there is a mirror only for the driver.

For a long time my opinion about driving on the left or the right was "whatever" but now with navigators and touch screen stuff it's quite obvious (unless you are left handed) that driving on the left is the dumber choice.

So what happened in dear old England. Only the Swedes decided to drive on the left, but even they came to their senses and changed one summer night 1950 and something in a very orderly manner.

Was it the French and the Germans far ahead with automobiles, The French like with the metric system. Even back in time with a shield on the left arm and a sword in the right hand traffic on the right side was the obvious choice. Was it the "not invented here" or just the Great in GB or lawmakers on horses.

Never mind and looking at the bright side nobody remembered to alter the order of the pedals.

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Nokia will be the mobile comeback kid in 2016 – wishful-thinking sources

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Time will tell

Do indeed read the Re/code blog for a more analytic view. As for the sentence "The question is, is this really a business that Nokia wants to be in? It didn't work out so well last time around." one could of course also say that the first time they tried they become market leaders.

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Scientists tail whales, hails their tales of record 14,000-mile migration

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Re: Western Grays were pretty much wiped out.

What a problem, what should a whale do/prove in order to qualify as a "western pacific Gray".

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EU bods Oetti and Ansip: We must digitise EVERYTHING

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Some jokes go dumb with time

I searched for P-notdot G-notdot Wodehouse and John F-notdot Kennedy and I got 663000 P-dot G-dot Wodehouse and a few million John F-dot Kennedy.

So what's with your dot problem Jennifer Baker. Nice though that you don't use the M$ and similar.

Reading some of these comments reminds me of a comment referring to some well known person who wrote - "whatever you suggest to a Brit he will always find something wrong with it".

I once had a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metrication_in_the_United_Kingdom

Reading that made me feel Brits are the last ones to complain about byrocracy in the EU,

Have a look.

"In 1799, the French created, and started to use, a new system with the metre and the kilogram as the units of length and mass.".

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"In 1875, a British delegation was one of twenty national delegations to a convention in Paris that resulted in seventeen of the nations signing the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875,[23] and the establishment of three bodies, the CGPM, CIPM and BIPM, that were charged with overseeing weights and measures on behalf of the international community. The United Kingdom was one of the countries that declined to sign the convention".

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"In 1965, the then Federation of British Industry informed the British Government that its members favoured the adoption of the metric system. The Board of Trade, on behalf of the Government, agreed to support a ten-year metrication programme[

Quite a story.

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Cisco boss Chambers: It's our fault H-1B visa shakeup is struggling

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Short term - Long term

I agree with "The cynical among us suggest foreigners are more than willing to work in the US on lower wages than citizens will accept, cutting Americans out of jobs and saving bosses a pretty penny."

Nothing against H-1B work visas, per se, but it's a very short term solution. Rather educate the people or is there perhaps a long term goal for not doing it

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Android lands on Microsoft's money-machine island fortress

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Intresting news day

Intresting news day. First Nokia-Alcatel Lucent (now closed for new posts after two posts?) and then this article.

My response to NCR is "why did it take you so long" and I think the banks have started to ask themselves how they have accepted Windows for so long. I think they have started to demand a better choice from NCR.

I would perhaps not write about this but I had a few programmer’s fingers in the POS/ATM pot then long ago.

There was the surprise in how easily IBM gave up and there was a time when Nixdorf delivered ATM in most European countries. The part left of Nixdorf is now Wincor Nixdorf. Quit strong on POS and using WIN/XP, WIN/XP embedded and Linux far as I know.

Then there was Windows all over the place and no matter what we think of Bill Gates he was a superb sells man.

The problem banks have been facing for such a long time is not some royalty payment to Microsoft but the lack of security the never ending problems with a fraud enabling OS where ever increasing amounts of money have been stolen, just too much work, add to that the fact that there is no help in sight.

Linux, there is no other choice.

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Forget Nokia: Finland's promising future is to be server central

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@ jgarbo

Try these links to improve your education.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsXMe8H6iyc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMxuevR0RMQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH1S8wgjum0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLBnUT8ktlw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1W58csIcCKQ

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PHYSICS APPLECART UPSET as dark energy disappears, Universe slams on brakes

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Re: Up and Down

I like that too but there still has to be a first big bang (at least in human logic) like with life, if it did not start here it still had to start somwhere. I like the multi universe theory more but sometimes I think we need to know more about the limitations of our brains to have a chance of understanding the universe,

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Foreign firms must obey EU laws no matter where they're based, says EU. Hear that, Google?

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Re: missing the point

@ Charles 9

Brits drive on the right side of the road in the USA and Americans drive on the left side of the road in the UK. Hope this helped.

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'Oh great Commission, save us from the French' pleads Uber

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Re: Stupid, stupid people

Uber is a scam, imagine a country where hospitals and shools cound operate without any regulatios, Imagine a "university" teaching kids about a world 6000 years old, that is scam, don't accept anything like that into Europe. I do admit that there might be drivers who do not stand up to the stadard demanded but correcting a problem adding shit is not the solution. In Finland there is now a similar app for the whole country with wetted insured drivers and that is the way to go. Fuck off Uber fuck off.

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UK's National Museum of Computing celebrates 10 glorious years

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Oh dear

"Colossus, the World’s first electronic digital programmable computer" as has been pointed out previosly was not " the World’s first electronic digital programmable computer". Zuse was the first, it's not that I don't uderstand the nationalistic problems of those years and the lack of information then, but facts are facts all the same, no need to commit suecide because of that. The first motorcycle is today 130 yesrs old no reason to commit suicide for that reason either, As a kid I had this feeling that the Russians claimed they had invented everything in this world and now I am confronted with adults as dumb in a western society.

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Yes, AT&T, you do have to go to court with the FTC

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Re: What?

Blame Obama,

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Speaking in Tech: Cloud, Ellen Pao and ... er, Jeremy Clarkson

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Jeremy Clarkson

I wonder if you Brits actually understand how much damage Jeremy Clarkson has done, Germans had Hitler, Russians are stuck with Putin. Shame on you BBC. And now he's back again, or was that a first of April joke like http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html or.

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Building a better society from the Czechs' version of Meccano

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Re: That's not a mining machine

@ Yet Another Anonymous coward, slight memory problem there, yes, Yet Another Anonymous coward.

While I assume you are not responsible for what ever happened in the past don't ask anybody else to feel different, that would be dumb, rather try to understand the presence.

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'Why don't you buy from foreign sites?' asks Commish, snapping on the gloves

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It would surprise me if sites who want to sell within the EU did not provide English as a choice on their site. But I will agree about the postal part and the payment, I don't like PayPal. The address problem seems to be a more of a US problem where you have to enter the "State" than a EU problem. Then again if you don't know the name of the site then you won't use it. Much to improve no doubt.

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Becoming Steve Jobs biography: ‘Much of it was chutzpah and self delusion’

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Re: What's the fascination?

"Mein Kampf sold really well", Not an important comment but still, not really, it was given away, forced upon Germans. More or less the only ones who paid for the shit where those abroad who paid for the book or the translation. Hitler never got the "popular vote" in Germany to reach power, and then it was all too late for the Germans and for the rest of the world who did not get it in time.

It's damned difficult to find any heroes among statesmen of that era. I would even blame the Great Brits more than the French. France after all suggested that the Brits would join them in Spain and nothing came out of that as the Brits said no.

Democracy is the best we have but the odd thing is that the few at the top are always free to do anything they like, bastards. Not that it's anything new, looking at companies to day who died it's always the top few who screw it.

What we should learn from the Nazi era of thirteen years is that it could happen in any country any day just look at the immense Stockholm syndrome in the Israeli government to day.

And if someone feels offended bye this previous line it's intentional.

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Prez Obama cares about STEM so much he just threw $240m of other people's money at it

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Stupid title

Should Obama spend only his own money on STEM and what about the army.

The USA does indeed need to spend more on education like any country.

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Mature mainframe madness prints Mandlebrot fractal in TWELVE MINUTES

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Re: Not Dot Matrix...

@ Catterbutts

I visited a customer, a bank's data center, all IBM and with all that came with it, like raised floors and the like. Around 73 I think. There was one of those "drum" printers, from the printer's last pages of paper there was a string tied to the leg of an operator sitting at his desk warning him about paper out slightly in advance. Hightech, who cares.

Looking at the printout it's very easy to see what kind of printer was used. If the character jump up and down on the line it's made on one of those drums.

The first laser printers where huge too in those years.

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Filthy – but sadly frothy – five door fun: Ford Focus 1.5 Zetec

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Re: keyless start

Well well Mrs AC , "you don't have to fish into your pocket or handbag for your key." I suppose the door is open then too. Oh no, oh no, Lars, there is a "chip" in the key and the door will open (or lock) when I approach the car, and if I loose the key, I, as anybody else, will find one on Ebay for any car.

However, my post was really about the "NOW, THE FORD FOCUS WITH THE NEW FANTASTIC START BUTTON, THE FIRST KEYLESS CAR NOW".

Ps. I am all for a keyless world, then again...

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keyless start

I wonder about this keyless start thing. Is it supposed to be modern and such a wonderful new invention that makes us drool and happy to boost about. Around 1950 at least Frensh Peugeot had a start button and much earlier there where cars that would start when you pressed the acceleration pedal, like some today for a modern reason.

I have a feeling the key was added in order to lock the drive wheel (too complicated for GM sadly).

So what is going on here, is there anything else to it than saving a "buck" in production.

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EU court: Mobe makers not liable for users' copyright badness

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Re: whether it should be applicable at all to phones, whose primary purpose is not playing music

I agree, the simple fact is that the music industry, the ones who claim they represent it, are greedy as hell and they have the money for lobbying. It has gone too far long ago. Perhaps the Authors Guild should now claim money from paper mills as it's possible to enter a library and copy a sentence or even several on a piece of paper.

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Denmark tops European tech table, two other Scandis right behind

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Re: Scandis

Ole JuuI I am fairly sure you consider yourself European even if Swedish, Danish and Norwegian is incomprehensibl for the rest of Europeans exept for the Finns. Pull your head out of your arse, please.

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Re: Scandis

Finland was a part of Sweden for more than 600 years and there are some 5000 words from Swedish in the Finnish language. If you look at the culture, then Finland is no doubt Scandinavian and the closest country to Finland in that respect is Sweden. Finnish law was written in Swedish first and then translated (as it is based on Swedish law) until I think about 1950.

Finns decided to go with Finnish design and not Scandinavian design. If you look at the word Scandinavia with is the name of the mountain range between Norway and Sweden then only those two should be called Scandinavian. To make everybody, especially the Swedes happy, we talk about the Nordic countries. If you see it written without the "the" then a Finn is to blame.

Also Iceland fits in as it should, of course. Also Sweden and Finland as part of Sweden plus Norway and Denmark where once ruled by the same Queen. And if you wonder why the Nobel Peace Prize is handed out in Norway the reason is that Norway was then a part of Sweden.

As for knowing their history the Swedes are more lousy than the rest. Perhaps because they don't want to remember how a big country ended. And one should not forget Estonia once a part of both Denmark and Sweden.

When Swedes fuck up abroad they tent to claim they are Finnish and when I do something silly I might suddenly become Swedish.

The nice passenger ships between Stockholm and Helsinki are called the Finland ships in Sweden while the Finns call them the Sweden ships.

When a member of the Nordic countries meet an other member far far away they feel like meeting a next door neighbour and that is not surprising.

Cheers to all of you.

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El Reg regains atomic keyring capability

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@ z 7

The guy you are looking for is

Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, OM FRS[1] (30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937) was a New Zealand-born British physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics.[2]

and

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tritium_illumination.

Innovations are often patented, their time is always limited.

From the way you express the loss I have a feeling you have been hit by a virus called Jeremy Clarkson a spin master of massive proportions when it comes to inventions and history.

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EU governments are CRAP at cloud, moans Brussels' infosec watchdog

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How odd is that

"Oddly enough, security and privacy issues are the biggest obstacles."

How odd indeed.

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Britain needs more tech immigrants, quango tells UK.gov

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Re: @ PassiveSmoking

"Perhaps everyone should earn the same wages or salary, no matter what they do. That's never been tried before....."

I try to see your point but then I have this feeling the Soviets tried that and who knows probably North Korea to day. I could imagine slaves also had the same wages in good old times.

The problem is with the "everyone" as it has this habit of becoming everyone but us.

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Microsoft man: Internet Explorer had to go because it's garbage

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"Its shocking that to date - Internet explorer doesn't work on linux or android out the box." I am damned happy it does not, or was this about sarcasm, It's late.

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And the buggiest OS provider award goes to ... APPLE?

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"there is a second tier of zealots who talk as if GNU/Linux is far ahead of Windows in security"

I believe those guys talk, think about viruses and in that respect they are right, of course. I you have say 500 known Linux viruses there are more than a million for Windows.

But of course viruses are not the only thing there is regarding security.

If you search for antivirus for Linux you find stuff like this:

"When You Need an Antivirus on Linux

Antivirus software isn’t entirely useless on Linux. If you are running a Linux-based file server or mail server, you will probably want to use antivirus software. If you don’t, infected Windows computers may upload infected files to your Linux machine, allowing it to infect other Windows systems.

The antivirus software will scan for Windows malware and delete it. It isn’t protecting your Linux system – it’s protecting the Windows computers from themselves."

I have not downloaded any antivirus for Linux as I dont mix with any Widows mahines and still I have used Linux since 97 with no infections so far, but things may change. Nor would I feel secure dowloading any free antivirus for Linux as that program could contain just the malware I don't need at all.

I could imagine there has been a "snowball effect" regarding viruses on Windows, so many to learn from and tweak.

Then there is, of course, the one and only old explanation about there being more computers running Windows. And why not.

But then again if you consider how Linux runs the backbone of the internet, more than every second web server on the internet, more or less every stock exchange in the world, big firms like Google, Facebook and similar, more or less every super computer and so forth, I would say it's rather silly to claim there are no interesting victims to hit.

But anyway software will contain bugs now and in the future.

Try to stay safe.

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Elementary, my dear penguin: It's the second beta of Freya

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Re: Huh?

Huh indeed. I have at times supported distros by paying for the discs just because I felt good about supporting them. I can understand the "Donate" you find on most websites and why not donate if you like to. However, I think the guys at Elementary should remember that Linux users are very free indeed when it comes to choosing a Linux distribution. Stepping on thin ice here especially with the explanation why they ask for help with something no body ever asked them to do. And damn it I don't want to sound rude.

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C’mon Lenovo. Superfish hooked, but Pokki Start Menu still roaming free

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""Installing from scratch now"" I do so too.

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European Commission decides it won't have a science advisor after Greenpeace pressure

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Re: That's OK

When mentioning Monsanto one should also mention patents and how they are used. Skip that part and I might change my opinion on the matter but hardly on Monsanto.

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Samb-AAAHH! Scary remote execution vuln spotted in Windows-Linux interop code

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Re: Hang on a minute...

No, this was about the EU/Microsoft case, the important part, the work group protocols. Microsoft was forced to open up its protocols and pay a few $. The Samba team was the only "team" that did not give up.

An all American case except for Opera. Sun gave up or was given something half way through.

The case as a .pdf you find at:

http://ec.europa.eu/competition/antitrust/cases/dec_docs/37792/37792_4177_1.pdf

(Case COMP/C-3/37.792 Microsoft)

It's a very well written text, an about ten years "down memory lane" story.

Too lazy to find out about the 10,000 you mention, perhaps MS was given the right to charge something for the documentation. Ask Andrew Tridgell.

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Didn't the Left once want the WORKERS to get all the dosh?

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Re: Stupid

Point taken, Graham, can't blame you, some experience.

But it also shows how dangerous those one words are as they don't really explain anything or solve anything.

Transparency International has a list about the "amount" of corruption in different countries. Finland among other Nordic countries are the least corrupted countries according to them. But, surprise surprise when I had a look at comments by Finns about it, there was a lot of - "what the shit, of course there is lots of corruption".

And there is a funny logic in those comments, that is, if Finns don't face corruption in their daily life they would react in an other way if they had lived in some more corrupt country for some years and had faced corruption daily, then their reaction would be something like - "oh my god how nice it is to live in Finland".

Then again if you ask people in more corrupt countries about it you suddenly realize that they often don't even recognize it because it's just part of normal life.

Had your wife lived in a socialist country she would probably call herself an anti socialist.

The thing is that I am so damned fed up with worthless words.

To prove my icon I have been searching for the religious word to explain the following.

The pope and condoms. Well, one can assume, perhaps, that he does not need any, age, or by hand, or and lets go no deeper here. But he does know about condoms and Aids and all of that problem and with his 1.2 billion followers why does he not speak up. What is the theological word to explain this. Is he afraid of being assassinated, did god not speak to him or is he afraid of suddenly having nobody to speak to.

Common sense is not in that picture.

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Re: Stupid

Please be a bit careful with the socialist word. I know some funny Americans tend to call Sweden socialist. As all the Nordic countries, that is Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland are very very similar in what they expect their countries to be like. I suppose the same Americans should call Norway socialist too but I suppose they experience some sort of an brain-short there as Norway is one of the richest countries in the world and also a Nato country.

The word you are probably looking for is social democrat and to mix that with socialist is just bull. There is a Social democratic party in Sweden (no majority) and else where too. There are no Socialist countries in Europa.

In the Nordic countries the things that are considered important are, good and affordable education for everybody, good and affordable health care for everybody, a fair but progressive taxation, trade unions, gun control, for a short list.

Private schools are OK too like private hospitals provided the standard is acceptable. Non of the US rubbish where anything can call it self a university.

Affordable, like a hart transplant for about the same price as staying at the YMCA for the same number of days, or free.

Just common sense any Bushman would agree with.

Germans the French and the Dutch are very similar and I don't think you Brits are that different.

As soon as people start throwing around words like left/right/capitalist/socialist you know common sense went out the window.

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Superfish: Lenovo? More like Lolnono – until they get real on privacy

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Re: Problem is inherent to closed source

First of all an objective article. I do prefer open source but this, however, is not about the source at all. If Lenovo, and let us be adult and call them Lenovo, started to deliver Linux laptops they could as easily have installed similar crap on the computer, open or closed source.

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The millionaire former playboy, Hugh Hefner, and a crucial fight over playboy.london

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I can't help it

Seeing the name Hugh Hefner it's Ricky Gervais that comes to my mind these days. Not quite the right icon but with some imagination it has to do.

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Royal Mail's Colossus move gets ex-WREN's stamp of approval

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Re: B-Dienst

Konrad Zuse (German: [ˈkɔnʁat ˈtsuːzə]; 22 June 1910 – 18 December 1995) was a German civil engineer, inventor and computer pioneer. His greatest achievement was the world's first programmable computer; the functional program-controlled Turing-complete Z3 became operational in May 1941. Thanks to this machine and its predecessors, Zuse has often been regarded as the inventor of the modern computer.[1][2][3][4]

The Z3 was an electromechanical computer designed by Konrad Zuse. It was the world's first working programmable, fully automatic digital computer.[1] The Z3 was built with 2000 relays, implementing a 22-bit word length that operated at a clock frequency of about 5–10 Hz.[2] Program code and data were stored on punched film.

The Z3 was completed in Berlin in 1941.

Relation to other work

The success of Zuse's Z3 is often attributed to its use of the simple binary system.[17] This was invented roughly three centuries earlier by Gottfried Leibniz; Boole later used it to develop his Boolean algebra. In 1937, Claude Shannon introduced the idea of mapping Boolean algebra onto electronic relays in a seminal work on digital circuit design. Zuse however did not know Shannon's work and developed the groundwork independently[18] for his first computer Z1 which he designed and built from 1935 to 1938.

Zuse's coworker Helmut Schreyer built an electronic digital experimental model of a computer using 100 vacuum tubes[19] in 1942, but it was lost at the end of the war.

The Tommy Flowers-built Colossus (1943)[20] and the Atanasoff–Berry Computer (1942) used thermionic valves (vacuum tubes) and binary representation of numbers. Programming was by means of re-plugging patch panels and setting switches.

Colossus was not "The world’s first electronic, programmable computer," and so what but a lie is still a lie. I suppose the I in us is just too strong when it comes to them others. We in the west have a similar problem when it comes to who ended the war in Europe.

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Linux kernel dev has gone well and truly corporate – report

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Company affiliation

I wonder about this "company affiliation". Are all those working with the kernel with a company affiliation doing it because they are asked to do it. Or, surprise surprise are there also people in IT who like to work with the kernel too. like if I sing in a chorus and work for say IBM does not prove IBM gives a shit about what I do in my spare time

As for Intel, I am not surprised as they bought one or two companies deeply involved in the embedded space and with a lot of knowledge about the kernel.

Any way it's very clear that Linux has become very important for many companies and the tool of choice for many too.

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Re: Snowballing

" hardware drivers built into the kernel". Faster response.

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Big Brother in SPAACE: Mars One picks first 100 morons to suffocate, er, settle on Red Planet

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Re: Reality TV....

Could be fun as one has to assume the Americans will take their guns with them.

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Worst … commute … EVER – Surrey to Sydney

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Re: That would be telling...

Perhaps the second page to this story was lost in Bondi, IT glitch or something, I was actually so surprised there was no second page that I decided to stop drinking for a short moment, wow. And I had to explore Bondi on the internet.

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Jaguar F-Type: A beautiful British thoroughbred

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Re: Jaguar (Land Rover) an icon of British success!

@ Mondo the Magnificent,

I did up vote your post but trying to point the finger abroad is just silly.

As we know the French the Germans and not even the Italians lost the plot the way the Brits did.

And it's not only the car industry it's the same with motorcycles. ships. yachts, it's more or less everything.

It does not help trying to understand it and perhaps trying to do something about it, if you are not prepared to look into the mirror.

You have to know the past to understand the present, they say. GB was made from trade, not manufacturing. The London stock exchange is still doing well.

Although the industrial revolution started in England with the steam engine the internal combustion engine, the diesel the wankel and the first flying jet engine where German.

Around the year 1900 there where more cars and airplanes in France than in England.

If you want to change something then you have to understand what went wrong and why.

As for the Jag, nice, but I must admit I rather have the "something more practical" at

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF80q9jmaC0

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'Giving geo-engineering to this US govt is like giving a CHILD a LOADED GUN'

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Re: Bad Title

Yes, yes, rather let Sarah Palin do engineering, "A" as in Alaska is after all closer to "E" like engineering than "K".

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World's mega-rich tax dodge exposed: Meet the HSBC IT bloke at the heart of damning leak

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A Swiss account

" tax-avoidance maneuvers used by some of the planet's wealthiest people. "

That too, but apparently there are also billions of drug money and money laundering.

It's perhaps too much to demand that a bank should know exactly the background to each transaction and then say - "try next door".

The solution is then that authorities dealing with dirty money of any kind are allowed a more open access to those accounts and transactions.

And that is exactly what the Swiss don't want to happen, as it's such a good business, not that they are alone in that respect, of course.

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Microsoft takes lid off .Net Common Language Runtime sauce

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Well

When a girl is 19 and she applies lipstick it's kind of nice, there is something in her eyes, but when she is 35 there is not that same feeling any more.

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OTHER EARTHS may be orbiting our Sun beyond Neptune

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Re: Float on

Having known some Astrologers they will claim all the wrong predictions where due to those planets and now let us predict again. I am, sort of, fond of one who for my paying wife predicted I would not belive him at all. But then again I knew some wacuum cleaner guys too.

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Re: Going interplanetary

One can only hope.

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FERTILISER DOOM warning! PESKY humans set to WIPE selves out AGAIN

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Re: Sounds like a no-brainer to me?

Please Vladimir Plouzhnikov, the EU part was both cheep and dumb.

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Amazon's tax deal in Luxembourg BROKE the LAW, says EU

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Cheers Tom, do I sniff a pint of Friday beer in your logic. It's not Luxemburg nor the UK that takes a look at Amazon, it's the EU and they should as well have a look at some islands in British waters as the Brits will be the last to do it. Cheers all the same.

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