So not the game-copying company then.
139 posts • joined 22 May 2007
Welcome again to On-Call, our regular reader-contributed tale meant to put you in a state of...ANXIETY!
Missed the announcement about the Huffington-Register merger. Looking forward to Britney's IT tips column, sure it will reveal a few things.
The question I come up with; how to edit my Android so it doesn't work either.
Re: Let me guess
And rounded corners! Don't forget that part. No one else can...
Anyone make one of these with backlighting?
No one thought of Bong yet?
Butter comes from churns.
Great idea! i don't know how to do it, but NASA should run for president. They'd get more funding that way.
Re: But does it block the java script too?
If you aren't trying to make money off your site, block Google's bots from indexing it. Their model only works if your motivation fits into their manipulation model. Very interesting having a "private" public website.
Re: Bad boys
Hanging on a wall in a back room at Google, hidden from all but the highest-level visitors, is a large photo of a man jumping a motorcycle over a row of buses.
Below it is a plaque, which says Don't Be Evel.
People who use it find it with Google. Every time.
This was the first positive sensible thing I've heard about United.
Just went outside, still hot in Arizona, no pigs in sky. I'll check again later.
When a software company and a developer have an intimate relationship, they get together to to make a special file...
Re: Anyone remember the Sunday Sport ?
US supermarket paper: "Statue of Elvis Found On Mars"
"Lying, deception and fraud cannot be allowed to influence the hiring of national security and law enforcement officials..."
Wait until I get my breath back. Laughing that hard can really hurt.
I guess GISM isn't close enough?
You might look at forklift batteries. They are heavy but only need to be placed once. Will work with standard off-grid inverters if spec'ed to match.. Very few intra-connections as opposed to the usual lead-acid battery grid. Usual need for electrolyte monitoring. I'd prefer less energy density like in a lead-acid for safety reasons.
Having actually taken care of off-grid property, there is a different mentality over time, one becomes very conscious of power usage and lives within means. Heating/cooking/refrigeration is often done with gas. In dry climates an evaporative cooler is the answer.
Re: re: Have an upvote yourself!
Upvoted all of you, more entertaining than the article.
Re: Bloody proprietary screws !
The pentalobes can be removed with a flat-bladed screwdriver, just takes a bit of care to fit the right length blade spanning two of the lobes..
To Protect the rich and Serve warrants on the poor.
Stop eating Meatballs before bedtime.
Re: Horse drawn cab driver
Keaton is better, no contest. Watch Seven Chances after any Chaplin film.
Since the internet is just tubes, we'll just close the valve on that one. Thanks, Senators!
Perhaps it is a remnant of an infection event rather than an extinction event.
I Block Them
My website blocks their crawlers. I call them Hotlinker Helper. Bing and Yahoo and Yandex as well. Google "disappeared" me for a while in retaliation, but some of my tech articles are unique and popular so I get a few grudging referrals again now. They are linked elsewhere, and I don't care if no one pays attention to them on a given day. I'm not on adwords and have other enterprises, so they don't hurt me, just themselves, with a little less stolen content to parasitically display.
If we all did that they'd be dead, they don't produce anything themselves. Like many magnates, their whole imagination is bent upon manipulating others for profit.
Any techs want to do the world some good, make a search engine that works on the principle of Bittorrent, where popularity is based on useful interactions and there is no center to hold, by anyone. Leechers, seeders, and searchers unite.
"The high levels of malware found on the Play Store has long been a program - even being used by Apple to promote its own "safer" products."
More, please, about the program Apple uses on the Play store. And why has is a better choice than have in that sentence.
And let's have some comments about stupid Yanks and their inability to use English as well.
Gets really confusing when we offer Brits a lift, when they don't own a building to put it in.
If you can't say anything nice, at least be amusing about it.
Thank you so much
*for the footnote
I warmly invite you to get links working a nano-second or two before any announcement such as this. Basics, my lad, basics.
A patch that breaks Powerpoint? What's wrong with that?
I don't understand all the hateful comments about HP? I have to confess, I don't understand the ins and outs of the proposed split, but I LOVE HP. It's easily the best sauce on a bacon sandwich.
Smack Dabb On
ciaran, coulda been Dennis Rodman that let him know...
Re: Broken microSD and locked bootloader
Thanks to your comment I found out that it has external storage. Before reading this review I was unaware that Ladies Home Journal and The Register had merged.
He said that with a straight face?
Re: Saved £250k ..
And lost their nice trombones.
Two free ones that don't get much mention, both offer Linux builds, Darktable and Lightzone. I have another primary photo app I use, not free, but both of these appear to be quite capable when I try them periodically LZ was commercial.
Reverse gears are usually straight-cut, thus whine.
First I heard of Linux-powered anything...
Can I convert my car to run on it?
Ya know, that's how I took it... but then it occurred that there are people who --if they were empowered financially-- might do greater good. Crowdfunding a change in the balance. So to speak.
Calling International Rescue.
New article title: "1 Thing you Never Heard Before About Buzzfeed"
Re: Priceless quote
Mostly from a man named Zuck, it seems.
Re: Would you care enough to pay more for ...
It is happening today, somewhat disguised. I call it Slavery 2.0, although I might have the version number wrong. I'm not in on the planning meetings.
One of the economic issues with slavery was that it still cost to provide housing and food, the labor wasn't entirely free. The market always wants to cut costs and boost revenue.
So now in the US they pay slaves, but just enough so that they can administer their own slave quarters. It saves on admin, health, and facilities maintenance. The slaves pay an inordinate share of tax which helps pay for the healthcare they can't afford otherwise.
This benefits other country-club attendees as well, landlords, utility providers, used car dealers, payday lenders, etc. It has the thin sheen of liberty, but there is absolutely no wiggle room, no one is going far from their quarters. And if they do, they'll spend it on another country clubber's enterprise, like a tavern.
There's a joke about Rick Perry in Texas; he added so many jobs that you can have 3 of them to stay afloat. It is better than the 3rd world, but it ain't freedom.
The quantity is interesting, but what will tell is whether they have turned to repelling quality. Be interesting to know how many of those let go are hired quickly by other firms. That is the story that would interest.
AC, good idea to be cautious. Also, if you want a GUI, etrecheck will make you a nice list as well. Not sure if ti gets the same things, but I have found some mouldering daemons with it.
symantec.com is my idea of a bad place. If the Reg keeps doing these important-content-free articles it's going to be right up there.
The last place to hide from the NSA.
Re: One thing right.
Also..."a lack of qualified personnel was a *key shortfall* for the NIST."
If yer doing photos, Capture One is worth a look.