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* Posts by allan wallace

13 posts • joined 8 Jun 2007

NSA's TURBINE robot can pump 'malware into MILLIONS of PCs'

allan wallace

Re: Skynet already alive?

yes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skynet_(satellite)

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Privacy group damns Ubuntu's Amazon search marriage

allan wallace

or...

"Pathetic Penguin"

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STEC thrusts fat solid disk with godlike stamina

allan wallace
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On the bright side....

two of the STEC Zeus Iops 200GB drives cost a lot less than $10,000......

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Facebook offers 500 million users SSL crypto

allan wallace
FAIL

Facebook SSL, great idea, but not an option available to me yet.

Facebook SSL, great idea, but not an option available to me yet.

Guess that's a fail then...

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M-Audio Pro Tools Recording Studio

allan wallace
FAIL

Lacking a stereo Input ????

I read as far as it lacking a stereo input, then realised the rating of 45% is very generous.

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Tories would scrap 50p broadband tax

allan wallace
FAIL

Tories would save you £6 a year on your landline..

This is such an inconsequential amount I can't see the tories gaining any votes with this policy. Why can't they just talk about REAL policy, like putting an upper limit on local government wages, and limiting local government pensions to a reasonable amount.

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'HD TV gas' 17,000 times worse for planet than CO2, claims boffin

allan wallace

@James Butler

You should note, than a Tonne is a different weight from a Ton...

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Duff UK nukes risk 'popcorn' multi-blast accident apocalypse

allan wallace

@ anonymous coward's reply to Eddie Edwards.

Quote "Plutonium is actually pretty safe, you can even handle it safely for short periods of time as it only really throws out alpha particles"

Don't forget plutonium is actually VERY POISONOUS even if it's not, radioactively speaking, that dangerous.

and if you dropped it on your toe and didn't have safety boots on, it could really hurt....

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HMRC mislays 1.5kg of Bolivian marching powder

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So why did they have it there in the first place?

So why did they have it there in the first place? - after all, HMRC are not the police, they are not MI5, nor MI6, and they're not staffed by celebs, surely they were breaking the law by storing it!.....

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Toyota Prius is not so green, says ads watchdog

allan wallace

I hope people dont forget that a United States Gallon is Different From a UK Gallon!

I hope people dont forget that a United States Gallon is Different From a UK Gallon! - it makes such a difference when calculating MPG......

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