* Posts by Peter

39 posts • joined 22 May 2007

Honda shows off space-dwarf robot butler capability

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Biddy biddy biddy Buck....

There! had to get that one in.

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Home Sec: Tasers could become standard police kit

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Shocking...

What a reVolting idea.

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UK firm 'recalls' 575 knee implants

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Ouch...

I dare say they havn't a leg to stand on ?

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Amazon's $399 folly book reader

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One day all books will be this way :-)

Not with this sucker. Did he say he didn't want to release it until it's right ?!? And this is what's released ? I've read a number of ebooks on my Palm PDA, for me, that pretty much nails it, the best thing is the compact size.

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Aussie-Irish boozer ejects 'terrorist' drinker

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So ...

In the UK he'd get a bullet in the brain, Canada tasered until he stops moving and US shipped of to Guantanamo ?

He should consider himself lucky.

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Mandelson tells US to change online gambling laws

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How much do you bet...

That they don't cough up ?

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Brown reveals road pricing, emissions plans

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Alert

This is where Goggle 4 petrol pumps, (gPump ?) comes in

Charge each car differenly per litre, depending on engine size & efficiency.

'Course this doesn't help with time of day pricing.

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Amazon Prime comes to Blighty

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"Annual", "One off" ?

Which is it ?

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UK iPhone customers to get fairer usage

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Jobs Horns

No Sher Shitlock

"customer feedback has been that if we say unlimited, it should be unlimited."

Well duuh, as my 12 year old would say.

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Post Office strikes with broadband delivery

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Perhaps...

they'll start scanning post and emailing it to us ? think of all those redundo posties.

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Red Arrows Olympic 'ban' causes online furore

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"Sounds like a communist plot to me..."

Karl Marx's grave, now that's what I call a communist plot...

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BT offers £1K for Wi-Fi application

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Wifi Tart Cards

Instead of the gels putting their cards in phone boxes, they should have a wifi router broadcasting their 'wares'.

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Google Apps digests Postini, doubles enterprise email inboxes

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4000 character whitelist limit

I hope they've removed this, I have postini at work, once your whitelist hits 4000 characters it rejects any more, nice bit of code, I expect it's stored in a varchar.

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Ad agency pays Paddington to ditch marmalade for Marmite

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marmITe

Chese and Marmite sarnies?, drool!

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Britannia triumphs over Johnny Metric

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Just a waiting game...

Just wait for the old foges to die off then metric will take over.

Who (appart from a few old coffin dodgers) today talks in Sixpences and shillings etc ?

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Apple slashes iPhone prices

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And in a few more months it'll be $200

When they've run out of $400 buyers.

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David Bowie to appear in Doctor Who?

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How about Colin Baker

I think he looks like jabba the hut these days :-O

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Drunken German joyrider totals 300 chickens

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Hang on...

Weren't they going to kill them anyway ?

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Nissan rolls out drink-proof cars

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Bugger that!

Where's the self driving car?!? They should be researching that instead of this nonsense :-)

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BSkyB buys Amstrad

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Does this now mean we'll see "Alan Sugar media tart"

Big brother, Deadenders, Lost >-)

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Cat senses impending death

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Harrold Shipmane re-incarnated ?

'course that only works if he has died :-), can't be bothered to look

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CIOs pooh-pooh the iPhone

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Thats funny...

Imagine SJ's reaction to "cool it's just like a Blackberry" :-)

Akin to saying "That Dali Lama, he's not catholic"

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Fujitsu fetes world's slimmest waterproof mobile

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If it were that aweful little "mobli" character

I'd quite like to drown it.

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US man flies 193 miles in deckchair

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Good job it wasn't in the UK

They'd probably do him for tax evasion, and terrorism

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Ebuyer.com runs on a Commodore 64

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Power station

If you could run a power station on a ZX81 then these workhorses should have little trouble runing a mere online shoppe

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Skin cancer claims sun bed 'addict'

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Ban life!

ala Judge Death

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Virgin Trains's mysterious full-price ticket promotion

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Rail has it's place

Consider the many 100s of 1000s of commuters into London, imagine them all trying to drive in ...

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UK Ltd not bovvered by green blether

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And then there's those two Chinese coal fired power stations coming on line every week...

No wonder no-one's bovverd

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Minister: ID cards 'another Great British Institution'

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ID cards...

Didn't our grandparents fight in WW2 just so some jack booted goon couldn't demand to "see out papers" ?

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Lag caught with phone charger up jacksie

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Wind power ?

Title says it all, really.

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Oz boffins to polish perfect pair of balls

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How do they know this is the (most) perfect Kg ?

What to they measure it against ?

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US prof plans to send message back in time

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Obvious, innit!

He beams next weekend's lotto numbers back to himself.

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eBay jewellery store fined $400,000 for shill bidding

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Is this a problem ?>

Surely, if the punter didn't value the goods then they wouldn't bid ?

In real auctions the auctioneer will often take a bid "off the wall".

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Israeli boffins bring life to human neuron culture

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or to put it another way, BROUGHT A DEAD BRAIN TO LIFE.

Could do with some of that where I work

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UK boffins: extraterrestrial life will be discovered soon

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Perhaps we'll see one soon on "Who wants to be a millionaire?" assuming they can call the premium rate numbers.

Also, opens a whole new revenue stream for Crapita. All those ETs with no TV license.

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10 signs you're in a tech bubble

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If you laid all the economists in the world, end to end....

They still wouldn't reach a conclusion

(arf)

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Killer Wi-Fi panics London's chattering classes

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Turn of the universe!

All that background radiation is killing me....

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Bulldog fingers sacked employee for credit card scam

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Agro...

Sounds like she got away with the farm!

As an ex-bulldog client (feb this year), how do I find out if I am "at risk" ? I paid by direct debit, but a couple of transactions were by credit/debit cards.

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Can we have a proper study of Wi-Fi, please?

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Sattelite

Just out of interest, like, anyone know how many "rads" we get from Sky and all the other "birds" up there ?

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