We're going to need a bigger corner soon...
79 posts • joined 25 Mar 2011
As Robin Williams said
Politicians should be like NASCAR drivers - they should have logos from all their sponsors on the back of their jackets. Then you'd know why they vote the way they do!
Re: These laser strikes...
Well, it is stimulated emission...
Re: A problem with a text editor?
"There is no floating-point support, so it won't be juggling tasks involving lots of math."
I guess number theory doesn't qualify as maths, then?
Fire all the scientists and hire more administrators? I've seen that pattern before.
Canberra will meet later this month
Will we? Guess my invitation got lost in the mail.
Re: What a GCHQ Christmas card might look like
On those lines: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mMaRmMthWQ
Someone needs to be paid for those 4,000 volts
'Except for one thing: back when FIPS was created, the standard didn't consider astrophysical sources for randomness, so it stipulates that “the RGB or portion of the RGB cryptographic module that generates the key must 'reside' within the FIPS 140 key-generating module.”'
So if the key-generating module is the universe, the CMB is within the module, no?
Morse code? Luxury - we had to make do with dots, because dashes hadn't been invented yet. The only letters we could send were E, H, I and S.
Re: surrounded by hundreds of thousands of books, there is near silence.
I just hope they've taken precautions against the .303 bookworm.
Typo, or political commentary?
the prime minister *of* counter-terrorism
Research life cycle in action?
Given that the statement seems to originate from a press office, I wonder if we're looking at the start of this effect:
The G&S could switch into a classical-style opera, with lyrics in Italian...
"Gli angoli sono rotonde,
e si tiene sbagliato
C'è solo un pulsante,
Non un grosso problema"
"have no soles"
I see what you did there! Have an upvote,
Well, I was going to enter, but
"THE CHALLENGE is open to United Kingdom residents only."
Fantastic accuracy warning!
Re: First they came for the wind and solar farms
You shouldn't excuse one bunch of idiots by pointing out what a different bunch of idiots did. Politics (like life) is not a zero-sum game.
Did I miss it?
Was there any mention about whether the data has to be stored within Australia? Or can it be encrypted with ROT13 and then stored in the cheapest cloudy location?
Looking at the colour
I'm pleased there is now a real Red Dwarf in this solar system.
But how many of them are called Rod? According to http://howmanyofme.com/search/, there are 20,841 people called Rod in the US...
Ah - thanks for the answer.
Can you pair it with more than one phone? I assume it broadcasts the video to all connected devices - if so, can you have 3 way conversations between (say) your spouse and the person at the door (does it relay sound between paired phones)?
Re: customers should conduct rigorous penetration tests
And then track the perpetrator's IP address through a GUI?
Re: Why was the first response to Taser him?
"Perhaps they should have left it to special branch."
This is called winning.
So, is this like other certifications?
If they release a new version or patch a bug, does it need to be re-blessed?
Where's the Stob?
I was promised the Stob, damnit.
on the subheading!
Paraphrasing Soul Music
People will always remember the books he never had a chance to write, and they will be the greatest books of all.
Some of the early change logs for Libre SSL.
Have they planned for
This is why
we need warrantless metadata access, obviously!
the lack of privacy “opens up a market” for votes to be bought
I thought the current lot were all in favour of market-based approaches!
a.k.a "We changed the name of the treaty."?
Re: If he's not careful
Must save our precious
bodily fluids radio signals!
No, just no.
In that final photo
has it sprung a leak?
The Operating System Formerly Known As Windows?
For the subheading.
Did they give away free apples at that concert?
He's halfway to being the next Robin Hood - he steals from the rich but he hasn't got 'round to giving it to the poor yet.
Small but essential component - the plucky playmonaut?
Before unleashing that text, might want to fix the typo at the end of the first paragraph.
Re: Short-term vs. Long term
What you were alluding to was that long-term thinking eludes politicians.
A motto, courtesy of Pratchett
Sodomy Non Sapiens - or, as the playmonaut might say: Morituri Nolumus Mori
(Also, for inspiration on mission patches: bit.ly/1oWFDOJ)
Powered by abstinence, of course!
Re: Scary stuff...
Speaking of the Saturn V: http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/04/how-nasa-brought-the-monstrous-f-1-moon-rocket-back-to-life/