254 posts • joined Thursday 2nd June 2011 17:49 GMT
Unfortunately for you even an amateur telescope can see the space station :
Have a nice week end (which by the way might well be faked too - It really is Monday!)
>>- Jewelry is only legal if worn with a gun.
That's already the case if you're in a gang.
Re: Bad idea
On an unrelated news, USA is experiencing a new kind of terror attack after a foreign intelligence service triggered the "phone kill switch" for the whole country.
>> Wallets must incinerate their content when they are opened by unauthorized persons.
-"Hey look, someone lost his wallet!"
-"Maybe the adress is inside"
your pricey mobile was terminated by Federal authorities.
We took good note that it wasn't stolen (or so you say), alas, in this case your 5 years warranty won't work as it is not a product or service fault.
We encourage you to see this matter with the involved authorities.
We gently remind you that in any case this is a good opportunity to renew your hardware and confidence in us.
Re: SATA attached flash still?
No wonder the WIndows user icon is a drunken homeless
Re: DOH @Allan Brown
Aye, CPU-ram interface is what matter most... second to CPU cache size =D
Just curious... which countries?
Forget about UK... France... Germany... Italy... Spain...
So, what's left? Swiss? Maybe...
The cow is just a container... I don't see anything robotic about it
It could be worse
The thing could run on Windows 8.
Re: a six-digit code which can be entered in any compliant cashpoint
The odds are actually better than for the lottery.
Mr Banker reply :
we remember these days of course... But since then the sloppy economy made us realize that our Customers would save money whatever the incentive is. I take this opportunity to send you our price increases for the coming year.
I don't see how that's more convenient than the current ATM...
- What if you forgot to plug your phone last light?
- What if you don't have a smartphone?
- What if you donwloaded an app that upload your actions to a remote server?
- What if some crooks intercept the data tranfert between phone and ATM? A device of this type could be a few meters away from the machine and very hard to detect.
Couldn't we have instead a 2 factors authentication, so even if your card is stolen and the password somehow known, they would also need your phone? And every phone, smart or not, can receive SMS.... (agreed you still need a phone... and battery...)
Comes from the Greek "kubernân" - to rule...
so... a Cyber threat would be a "threat that rules".
It nearly can make some sense, if you're drunk enough.
"We agreed that we will continue our discussion at our next meeting in October"
I'd die out of boredom working there...
My work place may not be a paradise but at least I have more code to write than meeting to attend.
Re: Ultrabook debacle
@wowfood : I have a hard time believing we can actually call that an invention.
A thinner laptop.
Re: Ultrabook debacle
>> Apple MacBooks, which at least invented the genre.
Apple invented the laptop? Because I can't see where the Ultra part is/was, it's just a laptop.
And I'm a former owner.
2-in-1 : Can I be the first to say
that you must have that Haswell.
(Yis, ok, sorry).
Re: you can't see me
@Nicho : You mean USA is not in decline? Wow.
Re: Close down the distribution site and move the jobs elsewhere.
>>"workers won't put in the hours necessary to make it a profitable entity"
Maybe because they asked themselves "Profitable to who?". And in any case the plant WAS profitable. The company was simply moving abroad for higher margins.
>> "wanted an American company to take it over"
No, no one asked for an American savior... They were in the process of buying, changed their mind and explained it with what they could come up with. I've read the letter that the "American boss" sent, and it was compilation of idiocy, preconception and nationalism.
Did you know that thanks to "free" and "fair" market, there' no legal minimum wage in Germany and that some workers are paid 1€ per hour?
These modern day slavers will be crucified sooner or later.
They carefully avoided the word "water", at least as El Reg reports the new.
All they say is that "a sustained flow" rounded stones corners.
Could have been another solvent; every river is not water in our Universe.
Re: Why Kidz?
Don't you have the slightest concern about privacy?
Re: Trip to Mars == Suicide, maybe just getting there.
No no no it will happen like this :
a big ship assembled on Earth orbit, and an *instant* travel to the Red planet; using quantum motor the Nasa is working on. No worries about radiations as it moves in old fashioned 3D space. The weird part is that the travel would be virtually non existent for the ship and its crew while still be perceived as a few month long from Earth's perspective.
Could happen in no more than a 100 year.
Now where's the tin foil icon when you need it? Ho well "Windows User" will do just fine.
Re: Hmmm...closing a bug they didn't fix...and shouldn't have closed either...
It's probably very interesting, but hey... frankly your comment is way too long.
10 000$ to private interests with no guaranties... what if they bankrupt or if the project is canceled?
Re: The SYSTEMATIC Fix
And your memory safe languages are build on what?
This just delegate security to a third party, which you know nothing about (code quality, practices, competence, etc...).
C and C++ are perfectly safe if used sanely.
MS "treating security bug hunters with “great hostility”.
Of course they do, for at least four reasons :
- Plenty of these bugs are really features requested and paid for by "security" agencies (NSA,...)
- MS don't give a fuck about end user's system security, but rather their generous sponsors (NSA...) interests
- Developing fixes cost money and reduce the functionalities requested by generous sponsors
- Publicly revealing these bugs make them exploitable by competing sponsors whose interest may diverge from those of the 51th state of America (by order of creation, but 1st by importance)
Re: In Other News...
US government? Ha yes : Honeywell, Boeing, Microsoft, .... tons of others.... and their secretary M. President.
Following your logic, then it is all okay IF the plane is made by an autistic neophyte?
And if it was not what you meant (of it is not...) then how your intervention relate to what I wrote and the subject of the article?
They don't care, I assure you. =D
Re: Enjoying Being exploited
"I mean, if everyone was paid exactly what they were worth to the business, how would it ever turn a profit?"
It would because the (Top) Management would be paid (much) less than the production line.
And when you see where the profit is going after investment, one wonder if it's really a good thing *making profit*.... or to rephrase it *who* makes profits
Shouldn't they look for "software engineers who 'think different', autistic or not"?
That is, if the idea didn't came through the marketing department.
"The Comment Crew earned its nickname from its habit of embedding hidden code or comments in web pages." .... like 80% of developers who don't code for their own company... = D
...computer-killing "crazy ants" could be put to some effective use...
Re: Just goes to show
The best hackers are the one with outstanding coding skills, the one who are game changers. They don't go for the lulz, but aim at being the bests. If they go down it is because they disrupt existing markets, established leaders.
Rare resource they are.
How to secure a computer against intrusions
Use two computers.
One that access the internet & networks,
One that does not (remove that wifi card, you never know...).
Not very convenient, alas.
What would be more....
... interesting would be an analysis of the various architectures & technologies attacked and how it coped with it.
Real data from real life situation, not security marketing lies.
How in hell...
... did they found willing investors for that?
Re: Gates vs Politician
I hate your post but I had to up-vote anyway.
Re: Ant's IT career
Mmmm... I have to somewhat disagree.. In my opinion, complexity is a major issue when it comes to code, both in term of code maintenance, evolution, bug corrections, and ultimately... performance. Like it or not, chips are made by humans, and they do hate complexity as much as we do.
So all in all, agree with you IF and only IF you can stick with a subset of C++... and in that case your humble servant thinks you'd be better off with straight C, which funnily enough address most of C++ deficiencies (troll inside, agreed =D )
Re: @Steve Knox - This is not rocket science...!
@AC 19th April 20:09
The only way for a modern OS to be invulnerable to viruses is to not run programs at all.
Or... to have the OS loaded in ROM, like a computer from the 80's (in this case the OS is safe, but the virus still can damage YOUR files).
...and you can do statistics on anything without any proof.
Re: @ Tchou (@Ted Treen)
To say the truth im not anti-apple at all, they do great products altought a bit pricey for my taste.
What amaze me however is this claim of being/thinking "different/differently".
Please don't be picky with my english im not a native speaker.