* Posts by Matt Bryant

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HP slaps dress code on R&D geeks: Bin that T-shirt, put on this tie

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Re: Bill Wiggle

"....Megatron...." Still giggle every time I hear that! Mind you, I'm on the outside so it's probably a funnier perspective.

"....the HPE real estate plan....." Hmmmm, I heard a story that hp was cash-rich in the tail-end of the last century so went on a spending spree to avoid being bought. One of the assets they bought was a lot of real estate, so much they became one of the biggest real estate holders in certain parts of California and other parts of the World, and then they added to that by buying Compaq and gaiing a lot of Compaq real estate. Not sure of the veracity of the story or if hp has held on to all that real estate, but if you have offices sitting empty you'd probably want to shuffle some figures from one budget column to another and tell staff to use them.

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Re: Whineslydale Re: @ Matt Bryant

"....You missed the point of the article entirely. It is about developers who are not in a customer facing role being asked to dress as if they were...." So you didn't read the article then. The whole point is to dress appropriately, and for customer-facing staff that means smart clothes. And it specifically mentions customer-facing staff.

One of the greatest examples of this I can give you is how a company I was working with won a major contract from an international customer we actually thought we didn't have a chance at. Just to be clear, there was virtually nothing technically or pricing-wise between the bids, and the customer had a long history of using SUN kit. But the customer asked for a tour of the support centers from the two vendors (yes, a customer with a clue!!!) that were being proposed, hp and SUN. The customer's CIO and senior techies came back from the SUN visit muttering about "wierdos" with (I kid you not) "sci-fi contact lens and BO". After an hour talking to the (carefully screened) hp staff they said they were much happier with the idea of trusting their business to hp. Now, that's not to say the SUN engineers were any less capable than the hp ones, it's just hp were a lot smarter about how they presented themselves. SUN, for all their honesty, stuffed their partner and blew the deal by not thinking about how their staff would be perceived.

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Re: JustaCLOT Re: " ... dressing well improves the holistic ambiance of a brain....."

".....Physical comfort and a total absence of management and their drones are what are needed....." Wow, did you even read the article? It's talking about customer-facing staff, not everyone. Just like every other company, HP wants to project an image, and they want their desired image to be professional seeing as that is what their customers expect. When I represent a company I dress as they want dependent on the level of employee/customer I am meeting - when it is decision-makers and management I dress smartly, and when it is techies I may choose jeans and a polo-shirt. I don't wear a suit and tie when crawling through a datacenter but I sure do when I'm in the boardroom.

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Now listen, Gartner – virtualisation and containers ARE different

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Re: Nate Amsden Re: containers are the future

".....Containers have their use cases...." Definitely, as in "what is the cheap way to stack existing hard systems?" They cannot replace hypervisored VMs for one very simple reason - containers share far too much of the underlying OS to ensure one container misbehaving cannot affect other containers. Sure, they claim they can by portioning out disk I/O, RAM, CPU time, etc., but VMs using individual OS instances are therefore more resilient and will always be more attractive for high-availability solutions. Pottie mentioned Slowaris Constrainers (sic), maybe he should read the following Oracle best practices for RAC as it points out very early on that real HA and containers means dumping all the stacking advantages of containers; "....Provision one Oracle Solaris Container per node or server....." - http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/systems-hardware-architecture/deploying-rac-in-containers-168438.pdf

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So what the BLINKING BONKERS has gone wrong in the eurozone?

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Re: x 7 Re: PghMike HOW IT WORKS *

"....Are you trying to claim "the generals" were GOOD government????" No, I am saying that every Greek government since the Generals have spent too much time (and money) playing popularist politics and buying votes. At least the Generals ran a tight budget and did not run up the debts (indeed, they usually had a surplus). Ironically, the "evil" Generals would have been socially-unacceptable to the EU, but their economics would have made them much better EU members.

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Re: disgustedoftunbridgewells

"....Germany was hit so hard by reparations that it raised the resentment which allowed the Nazi's to take power." Er, not exactly. Whilst Hitler railed on about the "harsh and unfair" reparations (in almost exactly the same way as Syriza has in Greece) to stir national sentiment, what drove the Nazis into power in Germany in the first place was the reaction to the attempts of the Communists to seize power in the Novermber Revolution and the Spartacist Uprising of 1919. The German army and establishment were so horrified by the prospect of a Bolshevik revolt (and not at all fond of the socialists' idea of the Weimar Republic) that they virtually turned a blind eye to Nazi violence against Socialists and Communists. Heck, Hitler actually tried to rise a Nazi revolt in 1923 only for the army to grudgingly stop him, yet the army still backed him the minute he was released from his short stay in prison!

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Re: PghMike Re: HOW IT WORKS *

"The US has *political* union...." Well, it does, but not by invitation. Just like with the UK, the US union came about by force of arms when the North effectively conquered the South in the American Civil War and stamped federal authority on the South. That was a two-way commitment - the South had to take on Northern law (no slaves) but got the unexpected bonus of economic stability through union (which, ironically, was what most Southerners thought they were losing in the Civil War). The UK example is even more stark in that the English invaded their neighbours. A more complex arrangement is how the countries of Europe formed from individual principalities and states, but did so usually through one party dominating the other. China did not really get itself sorted as a country until after WW2 when Mao's dictatorship came to power.

The big problem with the EU is that no-one has the authority to smack bad governments (like every Greek one since the Generals got kicked out) and impose real financial rules and control. As already pointed out, the current hikes in Greek taxes are pointless as long as the Greeks are doing the tax collecting, and the same goes for the privatisation of Greek assets (which is why the Greeks fought to control that process, they have zero intention of completing the sales). The last time someone tried to establish overall authority over Europe it was some chap called Adolf, and he wasn't really interested in a Greater Europe only a Greater Germany uber alles.....

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Windows 10 in head-on crash with Nvidia drivers as world watches launch

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Re: Mage Re: Update Clash

"....MS has lost the plot on Windows." Seeing as MS had already explained the policy on driver updates and it was an nVidia app (their awful Experience non-tool) that screwed up, I would say it is more nVidia that has lost the plot.

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Chat about Safe Harbour all you like, the NSA's still the stumbling block

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LOL @ Shrem.

The really ironic thing about the whole Shrem case is it highlights the fact that people will willingly give companies like Faecesbook their private data in return for free services without stopping to think for a second what happens to that data! The answer - stop being dumb and using marketing-driven tools like Faecesbook! If you are stupid enough to put all your secrets on Faecesbook then you really only have yourself to blame.

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Ashley Madison invites red-faced cheats to bolt stable door for free

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Few years ago, as a prank, we signed one of our particularly annoying PHBs up to one of these dating sites after she was silly enough to leave her credit card number on view. I can't remember if it was Ashley Madison, it may have been Adult FriendFinder, I can't remember, but I hope she hasn't gotten hitched in the meantime or this could be a hefty does of Karma winging her way!

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Goodbye Vulcan: Blighty's nuclear bomber retires for the last time

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Re: x 7 Re: A beautiful aircraft though

"....But in reality, what was the V-bomber fleet worth?...." All through the '80s and '90s the US Air Force was regularly embarrassed during NATO Red Flag exercises by the almost-as-old and subsonic Blackburn Buccaneer, which had a nasty habit of cruising so fast and so low that, even when US fighters like the F-15 or F-16 could find one, they ran too low on fuel chasing the Buc to get within missile firing range. Indeed, it was a considerable point of glee amongst RAF Buc crews that the only other type to have previously scored better against the USAF in such exercises was - drumroll - the Vulcan. Considering that the USAF from the '60s onwards had a significant technological advantage over the Soviets, it stands to reason that the Vulcan (and the Buccaneer) would have done much better than you might think.

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Re: Steve Evans Re: Aiming Error

".....TBH they could have sent one down to the Falklands with no bombs and an aux fuel tank in the bay instead and just given the airfield a fly past at 200 feet..." The Argentinians got a lot of noisy and old British kit thrown at them! The Royal Navy had HMS Glamorgan providing high-altitude and long-range air defence with the Sea Slug SAM, a rather ironic name for a very deadly missile in its day. Unfortunately, the Argentinians decided to not be accommodating and flew their air attacks in at low level, rendering the Sea Slugs virtually useless. But Sea Slug had an interesting trick in that it could also be command-guided as well as radar-beam-guided, and in the Falklands it was used by HMS Glamorgan as an impromptu cruise missile against a radar site and the airfield. The job meant flying the Sea Slugs horizontally low over the Argentinian positions to the area of the target, then commanding the Sea Slug to tip over into a dive. Whilst its warhead wasn't really that big and they weren't used against the general Argentine soldier's positions, the incredible racket of its rocket motor as the big missile screamed low overhead was said to scare the Argentinians silly! They had nothing that could shoot the low- and fast-flying Sea Slugs down with and their soldiers were convinced that the RN had a whole fleet of ships with a large stock of Sea Slugs they could use against them, when the reality was the RN only had two ships (Antrim and Glamorgan) armed with Sea Slug. Luckily the Argentine Navy didn't see fit to pass on their intelligence to their army and the Argentines remained terrified of the Sea Slug right up until their surrender.

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Citizenfour director Laura Poitras sues US for years of border security harassment

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Re: Marsbarbrain Re: @LucreLout - iLuddite the more things change...

"....you're not Matt's sock puppet...." Unlike you I do not need sock puppets.

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Re: LoudMouth Re: iLuddite the more things change...

"....I might add that I don't know if she actually has a legal case or not...." Try a little background reading then. She has admitted to assisting if not planning in the distribution of Snowden's pilfered documents, a fact that makes it frankly amazing that she is still allowed to enter the US without arrest.

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Re; iDullite Re: Matt Bryant "champagne socialist"

".....where innuendo and secret information rule...." Hardly. By her own admission (breathlessly repeated in such rags as The Guardian), she was instrumental in not only distributing the documents Snowden stole (that makes her an accessory to the act under the Espionage Act) but has a previous record of associating with terrorists (good enough to go on a watchlist and an actual crime in the UK), and also of funding at least one terror group. Oh, and she's not actually a proper journalist and has no journalistic accreditations, so cannot hide behind the freedom-of-the-press claim.

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Re: iLuddite Re: the more things change...

"....the new 'commies'...." Oh, there's nothing new about Poitras, she's just another champagne socialist. I bet she's funding the sueball with more money from her rich parents.

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FireEye intern nailed in Darkode downfall was VXer, say the Feds

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Hey, wannabes, did you take note?

All the wannabe black hats and script kiddies should read and take note - Morgan Culbertson is probably much more intelligent and skilled than you'll ever be, but he got caught. Go find something useful to do instead.

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Brit teen who unleashed 'biggest ever distributed denial-of-service blast' walks free from court

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Re: PheebSplash Re: it's all true

"....He picked the right time...." LOL, like he had any say in when the coppers kicked his door in.

".....lucrative career...." Dream on, he got caught with kiddie porn so he's going to monitored for the rest of his life. Any serious career criminal will avoid him like the plague, and that's before they start wondering if he grassed up his chums (which the further arrests mentioned in the article suggests he did). Similarly, since he didn't do any original work on the exploit and just used downloaded tools, the white hat companies will not be interested. His chance of a career in computing probably extend to changing toner at best.

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Wow, another NSA leak: Network security code appears on GitHub

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Re: Spaceman Spiff

"....Naturally Stupid Assholes?" If you had bothered to read up on the matter, you might have known that the NSA employs more Maths grads than NASA. Definitely Not Stupid Assholes it would seem.

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Re: elDog Re: Please, be the first to take advantage of this fine product

"What's not to like about a gov't funded product that gets full control of your system?...." It's now open source code, anyone can review it. Well apart from those too blinded by the foil wrapped round their heads, it seems.

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China wants to build a 200km-long undersea tunnel to America

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Re: TheVogon Re: Well, okay...

"....Makes sense...." Hardly. It's just another marketing ego-fart from the Chinese engineering companies, big on hype and without any actual planning to back it up. I reckon they make one of these silly, big-up-China announcements at least once-a-quarter just to try and give the impression that the Chinese are capable of more than just copying Western and Russian engineering. Not surprisingly, this one right after the Chinese stock market (including all those Chinese engineering companies) lost $3tn in a single day's panic.

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Assange™'s emotional plea for asylum in France rejected

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Re: AC Re: France...

"The "feminazi" comment referred to a specific police officer involved in the reinstatement of the case, noted for her very strong positions on radical feminist matters. This is not a contentious statement" So why not call her a "femistalinist" or femimaoist"? Actually much more likely given the political musings of most "radical" feminists. Besides which, I suspect Marianne Ny has only been labelled a "feminazi" by the lefties since she "turned on" their "hero" A$$nut, just as how the lefties went from adoring support of Anna Ardin to shrieking smears about her "being a CIA agent". Prior to Dickileaks/Condomgate the lefties probably thought Marianne Ny was "progressive".

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Re: IMG Re: @ Matt ... Seriously, WTF?

"....did you ever stop to consider that the UK government might turn a blind eye if he wanted to attempt to sneak out... just to be rid of him?...." I think, especially after the "cost of additional policing" media storm, no-one in authority would want to risk turning a blind eye now. Much better for the Met top cops and politicians that the coppers collar him if he tries to escape and stick him on a jet to Sweden. Even the London whacktivists are probably praying A$$nut eventually goes to Sweden as he's just an embarrassment to them and "The Cause" now (I hear that even Jemima Goldsmith has turned on A$$nut after the money she put up for his bail was forfeited by his flight to Correa's London Hotel For The Politically Dodgy).

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Seriously, WTF?

Did A$$nut seriously think that;

(a) the French would just forget about the EWA?

(b) the coppers would just stand idly bye when A$$nut came trotting out of his Ecuadorean hideyhole?

I've long held that A$$nut is deluded as to his own importance and/or receiving really bad advice, but this could be a sign that Correa is getting tired of his guest.

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'The server broke and so did my back on the flight to fix it'

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Re: Paul 129 Re: Oh dear.

"Downvote for being "The LUCKY Bastard"!" Understandable. I forgot to mention the irony of how the company manglement was going through one of its regular cost-cutting spasms at the time - "no unnecessary travel, bla bla bla".

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Oh dear.

Now I do feel (slightly) guilty that JT's story seems to prove the theory of Yin and Yang in that my tale has no suffering, quite the opposite! In short, whilst working on a worldwide project, I was asked at very short notice to fly to the States to fix a problem I had already told them how to fix. Their "expert" CIO didn't believe in my simple fix. (Un)fortunately, it being the height of the season, the only seat available at short notice was first class on Virgin, limo at both ends! To make matters more "terrible", the flights and hotel booking were non-refundable. I arrived after a very pleasant flight to find the fix had been implemented successfully an hour before my takeoff by a local sysadmin, but the "expert" local CIO had forgotten to inform the UK office. I was therefore "stuck" with being paid for a week of traipsing round the sights in Washington DC, complete with five-star hotel room (yup, all that was available at short notice at the height of the season), all expenses paid, before actually receiving an apology for the "inconvenience" when I returned to the UK. Sorry JT, it seems you got the Yin for my Yang!

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Apple Watch sales in death dive after mega launch, claims study

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Re: Charlie iFan Re: Life Buoy.

"....and market leader in the segment....." Read the links in the article - it's being outsold by other "smartwatches" (and no doubt massively by "dumbwatches").

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‘Clandestines' prompt British border blockade in France

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Re: Potty Re: @Destroy All Monsters

".....the French resistance refined the concept of a resistance movement into a fine science....." Kind of. The French resistance was made up of roughly two parts - the Free French loyalists and the Communists. The loyalists were largely pre-War French serving men and civil servants who could not escape the German invasion in 1940 and so did what they could. Over time, small groups were contacted by MI6 and involved in British spying missions, eventually moving to more active sabotage roles. However, the Communists were much more organized and already working in cells in 1940, having done so for most of the Thirties whilst they sabotaged French efforts to re-arm. The Communists, on the orders of Stalin, did NOTHING to impede the German invasion, often deliberately impeding the efforts of their own armed forces and occasionally actively assisting the Nazi invaders. That was the Communist policy until the Germans invaded Russia in 1941, after which the Communists acted again only on Stalin's orders, spending a lot of time and effort on hunting down Free French loyalists instead.

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"Refugees"

These are not refugees in any shape or form, they are economic migrants. To get to France itself they would have to have traversed other safe EU states having entered Europe via southern EU states such as Greece, Italy and Spain. If they were really refugees they would have stopped there, instead they are making for the UK for purely economic reasons. As such they do not deserve any special treatment, and that is a fact under EU and international law, even the fruitcakes at The Guardian have been forced to admit so (http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/libertycentral/2010/sep/21/claim-asylum-uk-legal-position). Any "refugee" currently camped in Calais should have been processed as such by the French and either accepted into France or sent back to the first legally safe country they came via on their way to France.

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Quel surpris!

The Fwench yet again letting strikers get away with criminal activity and failing to protect British goods vehicles transiting their territory. I hope we're sending the bill for the barrier deployment and the cost of delaying British vehicles to the Hôtel Matignon.

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NSA continues mass slurping of Americans' phone metadata

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Re: auburnman

"They probably arrange for one of those spam robocall companies to call any two numbers they want to link...." Or just arrange a line test....

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Orange hurls €90m at Israel's Partner to end political bunfight

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Re: Velv Re: Geee... I wonder who is behind this lawsuit?

"....When you have different classes of citizen who have different rights...." I suggest you go do some actual reading on the matter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arab_citizens_of_Israel#Politics). Arab Israeli citizens, both Christian and Muslim, have full rights as Israeli citizens and can vote in all Israeli elections, and Arab-Israelis have been elected to the Israeli parliament.

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Silly Google's Photos app labelled BLACK PEOPLE as GORILLAS

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Re: John Robson Re: Question?

Welcome to the World of Agile! Letting users find your embarrassing bugs in the name of "flexibility".

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Look out, law abiding folk: UK’s Counter-Extremism Bill slithers into view

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Re: Condumbdumb Re: And it gets worse

".....I sometimes wonder if Guido Fawkes had the right idea." Then you need to read some history. Fawkes wasn't some great "freedom-loving leader of the oppressed", he was the bottom-of-the-wrung groupie for a bunch that wanted to re-impose totalitarian rule by a Catholic church-appointed monarch, against the will of the majority of Englishmen. His claim to fame was being caught as the night guard of the explosives, not being some great thinker or leader.

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Re: Boring Bernie Re: captain veg as long as you obey the letter of the law.....

"Because Anjem Choudray, as objectionable as I find him, has not broken the law....." Yes, despite his open support for terrorism and his encouragement of others to get their jihad on, hence the new law to tighten up on what Choudray and chums can say and do. And before you spout off about the right to freedom of speech, it does not remove the obligation to consider the consequences of that speech. The new law will either make Choudray shut up or send him to prison.

"....perhaps we should imprison Roy "Chubby" Brown...." Sorry, failing to see a down side there. I assume that, in your self-deluding, "salt-of-the-Earth, downtrodden, common man" self-limitations, you believe Mr Brown to be some form of cultural and comedic icon? Put him a cell with Choudray for all I care!

".....we can clearly see by the downvotes over the years...." Dear oh dear, you're still making that same old mistake of stupidly extrapolating the number of the baaaaahlievers from here into some national level of representation of your dim views! How tragic! Do I need to remind you yet again of the recent election result? LMAO!

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Oracle confirms David Donatelli hired to head hardware unit

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Fun thought for the day.

OK, mad moment at the watercooler - why would Mad Larry grab another hardware guy (and Dave can't have been cheap) when his hardware biz is going nowhere? Does it signal the intent to really go into converged and whole-stack-in the-box systems in a big way? Is Mad Larry thinking of making another hardware buy? I wonder if Mad Larry would finally ditch SPARC and look at troubled AMD's server chips biz..... (http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2015/06/24/amd_break_up_denial/?_ga=1.215789719.1498558827.1435157380)

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Re: Billl Re: "Only 10,000 Engineered systems"

".....Which other vendor sold 10,000 "Engineered Systems" in that time?...." Depends on your definition of "engineered system". Oracle wants to claim only they can make a "true" engineered system because they build in their OS and database on their hardware, yet any company that built a LAMP system can also claim they built an "engineered system", and Dell, hp and IBM (and now Lenovo) will factory-build and implement tens of thousands of LAMP stack and hardware bundles every year. And they sell them for a good price, unlike Oracle who are virtually gicing them away in an attempt to grow marketshare.

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Re: Mine's a Guiness Re: Oracle win on price ?

"Best joke all year." TBH, I was laughing already after just "Oracle win". The only product we actually want to spend money on from Oracle is the database, and that's only whilst we look at alternatives.

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Wake up, sheeple! If you ask Siri about 9/11 it will rat you out to the police!

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Re: spot Re: Misplaced responsibility

"....Apple should be up in court for wasting police time." Well, strictly speaking, those that propagated the stunt via social media knowing it would result in a waste of emergency resources are the ones breaking the law. At least in most States in the US, where the law on hoax 911 calls seems a bit haphazard. Apple are not being criminal here, just stupid in their implementation of Siri.

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GCHQ didn't illegally spy on Brit NGOs, tribunal rules

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Re: AC Re: "Privacy International's deputy director Eric King said...."

"Hard to win when all the cards are stacked against you." Hard to win when all the laws of the land are stacked against your silliness. TFTFY. You don't like the law then find a group of politicians willing to stand up for your baaaaahliefs and then try and convince the majority of the electorate to support them so they can get elected and change the laws. There are laws in the UK I profoundly disagree with (such as the ban on handguns), but I recognise them as the law because, no matter how misled I think the government of the day was in passing them, they were legally passed. It's called democracy, quit whining and try it.

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"Privacy International's deputy director Eric King said...."

More of the usual bollocks to try and hide the fact he lost again.

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Re: YAAC Re: Or 3rd option

"....but the IPT wasn't told about it...." So what your saying is you actually don't want to baaaahlieve any result unless it's the result you want? This is my surprised face, honest.

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Donatelli's Oracle arrival leaves Fowler in corporate no man's land

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Don't be silly!

Donnie's new title is "Veep for copying everything from HP in a desperate attempt to make our hardware relevant". After all, the info Hurd brought Larry from HP is now all out of date, they need some new ideas.

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Zionists stole my SHOE, claims Muslim campaigner

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Re: aubunrman Re: auburnman gloabl? Come on.

"....a Matt Bryant post with no downvotes...." I assume the usual supporters of "the oppressed" were too busy counting their shoes to post.

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Re: AC Re: Unlikely

"Dogs are considered unclean....." Well, mainly yes but also no. Just as there are many branches of Christianity with a common core but differing details of belief, so too there are different "schools" of Islam with different approaches to animals. The Maliki Sunnis don't view dogs as unclean, indeed they value them for their loyalty. The common Muslim insistence that dogs are "unclean" probably stems from a pre-Islamic Arab superstition that black dogs were the embodiment of evil and messengers for Allat, the ancient Arabic goddess of the underworld.

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Re: Jimmy2Cows Re: Does anyone listen?

"....Is he going to retract this when he finds his shoe down the back of the shoe rack or under the dog bed?...." Of course not! He will justify it to himself by claiming that the Zionists put it back again just to further mess with him. That kind of delusional behaviour is self-perpetuating, the only hope is that Mr Bukhari will amuse us with another hilarious post when the shoe is "evilly" returned.

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Pirate Party founder: I wanna turn news into a series of three-line viral gobbets

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Re: Dan Paul Re: Just another crackhead pretending to be a journalist

".....Associated Press should just sue him now...." I assume AP will wait until there is some actual money in the PeePee pot.

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NSA slapdown prompts Privacy Int'l to file new lawsuit against GCHQ

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Re: Boring Bernie Re: Gordon 10 Talking thru their arses

"....I see you share Mr. Cameron's idea of "majority"...." Ah, you're still in denial I see! Honest, I'm not surprised. The fact of the matter is the majority of the population chose not to vote for what you baaaahlieve, otherwise the result of the election would have been different. Deny it any way you like, it will only make it sound like you're accusing Dave of stealing one of your shoes.

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Re: Boring Bernie Re: Boring Bernie Marsbarbrain Waiting for Matt...

"Pointless ad hominem attack....." Standard Boring Bernie response when he has no counter to offer.

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Re: Boring Bernie Re: Dodgy Wheezer Listen carefully...

".....Take a look at the remit of the newly formed NCA then...." FAIL! The National Crime Agency is a law enforcement agency, not a spook agency. They have the legal power to arrest, just like the FBI. Once again, please go and do some actual research before posting - http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/

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