55 posts • joined Monday 28th June 2010 21:40 GMT
Re: The system could identify tubes of crisps and bog roll
Because the label doesn't always face the camera. Do you always recognize objects from their labels?
Last time I went for a walk the postbox didn't have a label on it...
The poszt is required...
Re: Lots of anonymice here
You are confusing a nom de plume with hiding in a crowd.
There is only one Super Fast Jellyfish on this site and you can track what I've posted. I can not tell you from any other Anonymous Coward - and you ain't no Spartacus.
The IR transmitter is why I bought the original Sony Tablet S
Unfortunately it hasn't quite got the range to switch off the tv in the pub...
Lots of anonymice here
Is that because they've trolling or are not convinced of their views?
Not one for the top 10 or even 20 but worth watching if you get a chance.
And as to big ideas I think Inception should be included but it does fall a little bit into the Matrix camp of too much CGI. Given the premises not sure they could be done otherwise?
Put Proff Nutt in charge of implementing this and his other suggestions and I'll go along with it...
Re: Nanny can't fix it
Yes but strangely the author of the article is based in San Francisco - I only realised when I noticed the US spelling being used.
Re: >"when exactly was Bilbo rescued from Wargs by Eagles, after all?"
Jon-Tom might disagree about magic vs technology
Re: Nor Crystal Tears
Seem to remember the Thranx had that as well:
There's also a Beebdroid version:
Re: An IT Manager's view
Opex vs Capex
Strike a light!
Re: But why?
Or we could go with cock up rather than cunning...
Perhaps their analytics software wasn't up to scratch? It might explain why they've gone quiet if they've subsequently found a bug in it?
Or do people think only big companies screw up software development?
I had one of these for a few months; I cancelled my speccy order as the delivery date kept being pushed out and could get one of these from a shop in town. Loved the fact it was like a proper computer with decent keyboard and even an output for a monitor.
However the screen display was pretty rubbish and annoying. There just weren't enough games around when it first came out. Sold it and bought a Beeb after 6 months... but agree 6809 ISA was much better than 6502 which I was learning at school.
Can anyone confirm the 6809 was used in the Saab OBC for Ariane 4? I know the Ariane 5 used a MC68020 but that was programmed in Ada
Re: Munich eats and drinks
I'd go to the Augustiner Brauhaus on Landsberger Strasse whenever I was over; been a while though...
Re: Missing footage
There's a bit more coverage of the actual jump rather than the background on the BBC:
Chips in Spaaaaace
Hmm, if the phase state change is caused by heating then any use of this storage in space will need excellent thermal protection (although there's no mention of the temperatures required) otherwise the entire chip could be flipped to 0 or 1, depending on whether its being frozen or baked.
But good stuff for us earth bound folk.
or could come second...
I think the Barclaycard Paytag has been around for a bit longer and isn't limited to fit one type of phone. They even got the Hoff in on the act when it was launched...
I'm really missing an infra-red output: something like this would be brilliant as an all-in one remote and since it only has micro-usb output I can't even attach a dongle to it. Ho-hum, I'll keep looking.
I'd agree the inclusion of an SD slot would have been useful - even if only to download pictures off my camera.
I'm not missing the rear camera (or likely to use the front facing one) - but I suppose it might have been useful for QR codes?
Jumped the shark
or in the Bond Movie universe the invisible car with the last PB film - not that it was his fault.
they had to reboot it after that - were else were they going to go after the invisible car - a map of Hogworts ^H^H^H^H^H^H^H Spectre headquarters?
+1 for TD - especially with his accent!
where's the shark icon when you need one?
Return to Peladon
One of my favourite Pertwee stories
Or more overlapping different regenerations - perhaps with Sean playing the part of the third Dr?
Upvote for return of his clone daughter.
And definitely more family friendly - just watched "Talons" on Windows Media Center, didn't realise they had a few different episodes on there - including Adrozani for those wanting a Peri fix...
Nice idea but it fit into your ever slimming phone the height will have to come down to a maximum of 5mm with related increases in other dimensions, not sure if that would cause problems with the R/W set up?
Similarly I thought it said EON and wondered what an electricity company would be doing with holographic tech...
The group velocity of a series of waves can be greater than the phase velocity; this has been known for a while. The problem is that you can't encode any information in it.
I think your take on who would make the best Doctor depends on which one you grew up with. For me early Tom Baker (so many classics - Talons of Weng Chiang or Pyramids of Mars to name just two but that's as much to the writing as the acting). However to draw in the audiences it would have to take into account the rebooted series. But please spare me the Daleks - at least the fat New ones.
Its more likely to be like the original film (which at least took itself seriously unlike the sequel), which isn't a problem if it plays a little with the canon to get people who've never seen the TV series in (maybe then they'll watch the tv series - unlikely tho', they're more likely to get confused).
So, famous-ish actor but with no current link to Dr Who. Not too young so adults would also go not just kids and teens (not sure how you'd make it poplar with the non-tween age group (and no it doesn't need gratuitousness sex to get there). Obvious then, Russell Crowe.
Any follow up?
I'm all for a fast Voyager III - take pics if you can on the way but boost for interstellar space as fast as you can, with as many swing bys to speed it up as possible. I'm sure there's lots of interesting science which could be done outside the heliosheath.
"said that it has now been more than 100 days since the e-petitions site landed"
It might only be 100 days since this site landed, and admittedly at least this does have a threshold but there's been an e-petition site since at least 2007 : http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/.
Although the last government was as determined as this one to ignore the wishes of the plebs.
And the winner is...
So, who does he work for?!
As an atheist I'll be ticking the "No Religion" box. Putting Jedi or anything else in the "Any other religion" field means, as others have pointed out, you will be counted as being religious rather than secular.
Discussions as to whether I'd happier for my position to be labelled as strong or weak atheism, antitheism, non-theism can be left to a later date as its as irrelivant here as to a Christian wanting to say they were Catholic over Christian.
You are correct that science doesn't have all the answers (and has acknowledged it never will - see Godel). However, unlike religion, it does have facts; I don't have to believe in the law of gravity for to affect me, I can see that an apple falls.
And I think you meant "Unfortunately religion had a place ... to control people" although non-religious morals are not the same as technology.
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