4531 posts • joined Friday 28th May 2010 13:33 GMT
All you bike riders (what a surprise, cyclists being jerks) - just walk into the bloody shop. If you have a horse, tie it up outside.
If your local store only serves drive-thru at certain times, get there when it's open.
And stop expecting a burger-flipper to disregard the training they've been given and the rules they have to follow, to risk losing their job just so you can eat a crap burger.
Re: Slight confusion here
"...another persons right to believe in god..."
There is no such right.
How very liberal of you, to say people must believe the same as you. It sounds very similar to how England forcibly "Christianised" much of the Empire... "you will convert". Also communist Russia & China.
This is progress into a better world is it, where we're still told what we're allowed to believe but it's a different thing?
I just can't understand people. The clue is in the fucking name "faith"! It's not FACT.
The two are not mutually exclusive. A fact is true whether or not you believe it and whether or not you have evidence to prove it... if I have faith in something without scientific evidence I may or may not be right, not having evidence doesn't automatically mean I am wrong!
Those who are not religious seem to be better, more decent folk.
That's the exact opposite of what I see in my day to day life. It's a totally subjective position to take and entirely biased by the position you take on religion affecting how you perceive people. Plus of course which religious people you encounter... or rather people who you even realise are religious.
If religion is supposed to be the moral pinnacle, why do the religious nuts all want to kill?
What? None of the religious people I know want to kill anyone, even (especially) the creationist fundamentalists.
The reason "religious nuts" want to kill people is because they're nuts, not because they're religious... the answer is in the question.
True, an A4 tablet probably has a lot of potential uses. As did the KindleDX... a niche market found it invaluable but that sadly wasn't enough.
Isn't that for individuals who have no way of bringing something to market without funding, rather than for companies to avoid paying their own R&D?
Not a great trend we want to see starting IMO.
When they're making a Linux phone, why not just get a phone that IS a Linux PC?
mickey mouse the fith
"There is no evidence for the creationism theory whatsoever, its all easily dispproved bollocks"
It's not disprovable, it merely seems hugely unlikely. A creator god could quite easily have created the universe 4 minutes ago and made it impossible to tell this wasn't the case... the whole "The Matrix" thing.
Anyway, using the silliness of creationism to attack all religion is pretty daft. It's like saying all Muslims are evil because some are terrorists.
Re: 15 to 16 Mb per lap
I guess 15Mb is quite a lot of data when you think about it, it's just these days you kind of expect everything to be in gigabytes as a matter of course :)
The don't sell many Mac Pros but that doesn't mean it's not a line worth keeping... if there is a market for a larger tablet then it's worth pursuing, even if it's not the mass market, to stop someone else doing it.
Innovation should be done in conjunction with incremental improvements, they are not exclusive. It's pretty clear Android manufacturers aren't innovating either - like TV manufacturers they are just coming up with new things and throwing them on in the hope they are popular, rather than coming up with something genuinely useful.
A slick touch-screen tablet that can run for days without charging doesn't, maybe, support much innovation, certainly it doesn't require it because whatever OS is used it is basically solving the problem very well.
Yes but all those other screen configurations can only run Android....
Re: Some form of Child Monitoring Adult Required?
Clearly these adults should also be responsible for their designated childrens' education as well - it's crazy how children have to be sent to special institutions to learn things.
How does this affect mobile internet? One argument against letting everyone set their own filters on the home PC is that kids all have mobile phones... so what happens here? Are mobiles covered by an ISP in the same sense, who has to obey the same rules, meaning parents can actually control content on their kids' phones?
If so, that might be <u>one</u> good thing because to my knowledge, you can't do that already... can you?
You do realise YM wasn't a documentary, right?
Re: All censorship is political
In the sense that censorship is about laws, and laws are (indirectly at least) put in place by the goverment, then yes it's political.
Re: Oooh, you lucky bugger
Virgin were shouting about how they were the first team to do ALL their modelling using CFD (computers) rather than using a wind tunnel and so on. But I think they gave up on it as it wasn't as good?
15 to 16 Mb per lap
Are you sure that is supposed to be an M, not a G?
SPOILER! SPOILER! SPOILER!
It will also feature the Tardis.
Re: They scoffed when Bob called 2013 Microsofts year of hell
Hmm, their mobile OS is continuing to gain market share and compelling hardware. And lots of people do seem interested in the Pro tablet, in the business world anyway - which is quite a big market.
Reconfigurable tactile touch-screens sound pretty damn cool to me.
Bizarre how much things change from country to country
Only in photos?
So not automatically as you walk along and catch a QR code in your field of vision... THAT would be proper sci-fi!
Probably coming soon along with automatically labeling people it recognises in your HUD.
Re: Indulgences ?! wft ?
Indulgences and Purgatory are just unbiblical Catholic mythology. Whether you put much weight in the bible, or any religion's "flawless holy book", a religious sect which doesn't even base their teachings on their own holy book has to be treated with suspicion!
Re: Haha ha ha
Your lack of understanding is possibly the issue here. However on this topic - indulgences - I will agree it is ridiculous even if everything else you say is foolishness (namely the religion is just control people... you're thinking of institutionalised organised religion, which is a subset of religion).
Re: The Android device needs to be rooted
I should hope so (needs to be rooted I mean)... I was about to make a scathing remark that "Free utility ReKey hooks into the underlying operating system" was even possible...
Gorilla Glass is starting to replace boring old metal in many of the latest Windows laptop
Is that a good thing? For bits you don't need to see though, isn't metal lighter and stronger?
Re: Giant piles of steaming.....
That's through gas harvesting as the stuff rots though, right? This is a more direct approach, collect the energy the microbes use rather than the gas produced as a waste product. Or maybe you can do both... but there is a big difference between collecting methane from crap, and turning urine into an energy source.
I'm not sure a great email experience exists, but terrible ones certainly do... try using one of those free webmail from your ISP a few years back and see how great gmail/outlook.com/outlook seems in comparison
Well it depends if their goal is to promote W8 or their cloudy stuff. The former could be done by releasing nothing for iOS at all and saying "get a Surface"
Re: It must be milking time in the "Screw Google" shed
It's probably the best indicator that Android is far more popular than Linux.
Very smart but a total tool in dealing with people...
Reminds me of a certain Big Bang Theory character.
Re: Quake, iD, Doom.
Quake Live is pretty good ;)
I didn't happen to have a PC it would run on properly since it basically required a 3DGPU (ah the days of 3dfx) - on my PC it actually did dithering to do colour shading in software!
Re: Smacks of self congratulations
It doesn't feel sponsored, it feels like the writer actually cared about what they were writing about. Probably not very common so you can be forgiven the confusion, but to me the tone was of a writer genuinely blown away by the tech.
Your loss then.
Re: Do people really want a smart watch?
I don't see the attraction but then it was questioned whether touch-screen phones and tablets were really worthwhile, and look how that turned out. If someone can crack a compelling product, maybe we'll all have to eat our words.
"Meanwhile, millions of streams gets them a few thousand dollars. Not like radio at all."
A million people listening to your song on the radio in the UK gets you something like £100.
Even managed to lose records showing how many records were lost
A Douglas Adams-esque piece of foolishness (see Mostly Harmless & the Grebulons).
I wonder if Surface would have had half a chance if they WEREN'T also selling Surface Pro... Surface sounds a credible alternative as a pure tablet but why would you get one when you could get a Pro that is far more versatile?
What WAS that shute for... an anti-spinning aid maybe? Loved how at high altitude you could see it dangling as there wasn't enough air to support it.
Also, nice lense flares! But what was with the stuttery video on the descent - recording issues or encoding/editing?
Re: Very Nice. @JDX
That's exactly what I mean Don, the period is far longer so it's not like you're landing on something which is jittering on every wave, the motion is regular and predictable and slow. The deck will not suddenly buck as you touch down.
I din't claim the ship wouldn't move, that would be daft.
Curvy screen... why?
The article didn't appear to explain what the point is, what benefit it offers or problem it solves.
Does anyone know?
also combines the mechanical stabilisation technology found in the Lumia 920
Hang on, so this is actually packing tech NOT on the 808 and is therefore even better?
Re: Very Nice.
Aircraft carriers do not "bob up and down". And one assumes human pilots don't land in storm conditions either?
You know... I did drop a decent stack of cash on my Google Nexus.
My Windows PC cost more than your phone, but that doesn't mean if someone takes a website offline I can complain I paid money for it. Your handset and your apps are different things - this isn't like Nokia removing free satnav which is effectively part of the phone.
At least I don't think it is... not an Android user. Is all this an Android app or actually part of the OS?
Re: No led?
One imagines builders have proper torches...