477 posts • joined Monday 25th September 2006 08:28 GMT
I like this man.
He's like a lovely cross between Guy Kewney and Malcolm Tucker :D
The Chicago Sun-Times
...now has an estimated lifetime of six months...
Re: Great news for the Taxman ( not)
Maybe we could start making things again! Now, where did I put those coal mines...
Re: the rustling of small leaves.
I propose "the Eadon"
Porn is unrealistic
It gives children a twisted and unrealistic image of how quickly you can get a plumber to come to your house...
Re: How safe?
I wouldn't trust them to manage a digital whelk stall.
Now all we have to do...
Is get rid of that sodding Office ribbon!
The problem with quantum computers
...is how many qubits they can entangle without the whole lot decohering. If they want to break 128 bit keys, they will need 128 bits. This new tech will only be interesting if it leads to a massive increase in the number of entanglable qubits...
I think the top number achieved so far is eight. Just enough for a quantum Commodore 64 :D
You had me at...
"Half of US smartphone owners have no idea"
Re: So an Apple user will be able to control their TV via their ring piece?
*Clenches buttocks to change channels*
Best reply was from Jonnie Marbles
His was: "Go stick your cock in a tiger"
Re: " and take advantage of technology process shrinks to get more dice from a wafer."
Alea jacta est!
The only reason we still have shops
...is that all courier/postal firms are equally wank. If anyone ever made a courier firm that did its job without making you lie on the floor and bite the carpet in fury, almost every kind of shop would vanish in a trice.
Can we have a "What could possibly go wrong?" icon
I think it would come in handy.
"Since adopting the leaf as legal tender..."
"...we have all ofc become extremely rich..."
It's a poor sword that doesn't point both ways.
The motto of cloud computing:
"Trust in God, but tie up your camel."
...ought to pay for a couple of weeks of dinners for George Osborne.
They ARE fiendish
Most of the time, the side with the deeper holes goes uppermost, but a) sometimes (especially on cheap shit things) the manufacturers ignore this and b) as you observe, the cable lashes out at you if you try and rotate it to the correct orientation anyway.
And don't get me started on micro USB where the difference in shape is so minute you can spend EVEN LONGER trying to find which way fails to snap off the little thing in the centre of the connector...
"Customers played a wait-and-see game"
I think he meant "customers played a couldn't-give-a-shit game"
Sounds like they've worked out...
...how bloated their software is...
Re: I thought that flogging had been banned...
That was what I realised the first time I used one. Basically, Microsoft asked themselves "How can we put in a touch interface with the fewest number of places where we change the code?"
Answer - whip out the Start Menu and directly replace it with the "Modern" UI!
<Crap cod Southern US accent>THA ETHERNET WILL RIIIIIIIIISE AGAIN!
"a building that will "range in height" from 7 to 11 storeys tall."
Cool. Will a big cover retract from the top floors when it reaches its full erect height?
Re: Now if they would only remove....
I saw one the other day which did make me smile: "Vagitarian"
Let's just hope...
....they can still afford it in 2016...
Re: He is right.
The minute I used it for the first time I realised what they'd done.
They took out the start menu code and replaced it with Metro. Metro *is* the Start Menu for Windows 8.
I thought: What's the simplest way they could do this without having to rewrite all the code?
And no, I don't think it was a good idea either.
Brian Cox not allowed to listen to aliens?
They might say "nobber"
And by "One Barnet"...
...they mean lots of tiny little bits of Barnet, each of which require an extra layer of management to manage them...
I think the phrase she's looking for is "you don't have to answer a barking dog"
seems like it's not just the comments that need the option for a "Joke Alert" icon...
The best part for me...
is that they are specifically instructed not to creep up to you and ask if they can help. You can play with the toys in the shop for as long as you like and no-one will bug you.
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