* Posts by Semanticist

3 posts • joined 10 Mar 2010

Elon Musk says he's planning a 'supersonic, electric hover jetplane'

Semanticist
Facepalm

Re: Its just you

I'm sure your experience with model planes gives you far more insight into cutting edge technology research than a man who owns two tech research companies and has successfully designed built and launched space rockets.

I know exactly how you feel, too - I had an RC car when I was a kid and now I'm fully qualified to tell Lewis Hamilton how to drive. Sadly, he won't return my phone calls, the fool.

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Another investor pulls out of Habbo Hotel after grooming claims

Semanticist
WTF?

'Pulling out'

So 3i and Balderton give up their seats on the board, fair enough, but how do they 'pull out' their ownership of the company? Do they write off the investment and just give up their stock, or can they force Sulake to somehow buy back their shares?

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Mozilla Jetpack flies out of laboratory into loving arms of Firefox

Semanticist
FAIL

Ripped off design.

They apparently ripped off the design from MetaLab, after deciding not to hire them for it:

http://blog.metalabdesign.com/post/437932602/metalab-goes-open-source

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