18 posts • joined 8 Jul 2011
And this behaviour is...
...different to the "free" 'Google for Education' how?
My kid's school has just mandated the use of Chromebooks* next year thereby sucking the kids further into the Chocolate Factory vortex than they already were.
At least M$ are upfront about being in this game for a profit.
*yes, I know that they don't *need* a Chromebook to use Google for Education but you try telling that to the school, and they won't believe you.
...Adelaide, a cosmopolitan metropolis ...
No, please stop it, my spleen will be rent asunder
Oh it's late here in Aus but...
...surely you cant go past this little ditty from TISM
warning: seriously NSFW
...are you Eadon in disguise?
Re: They don't have a chance...
Hey... I resemble that remark! I thought calculator watches were *way cool*...
...mind you, I was seven at the time.
Hate to burst a few bubbles but (ulp!!)...
...Netball is actually a derivative of Basketball!!!
No, really, it is - the strict positioning and odd flow of netball is, actually, due to a major misinterpretation of basketball's rules. In our house netball is referred to as 'girlie basketball"
Jim. Branes is a word, jst not as we know it.
In this context it probably should be 'branes
Re: Passendale on 1st pg
Any fule kno wikipeedeea is rite
"...Surface of Marts..." you say Grayson? Wherefore is this majestic world of which you speak?
Oh, come on...
...any fule kno that dust is just the drillings from the concrete studio floor.
Why? Are you intending to make roast potatoes?
"The ideal practice is to write requirements that can be directly converted into an acceptance test"
Christ on a Bike! Please tell me that isn't fucking news to software developers?
As any fule kno...
...they would use the Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator
Remind?? National Level??
@ Martin Budden. But, but, but... Australia *is* 'federated properly'. Australia's mish-mash fucktard government structure is precisely *because* they are 'federated' and not a single entity - hint, look up 'Federation' in a dictionary.
Anyways just look at the numbers. 7 projects == 7 project managers + 7 (min) project gophers + 1 project director + countless overhead roles (funded) @$3mill <> a lot of useful geospatial output.
...Lord Weinstock did *not* dismantle GEC-Marconi. He retired in 1996. The slippery slope started with the selling of the defence arm (Marconi Electronic Systems) to BAe (as it was then) in 1998. Weinstock left GEC-Marconi in a very healthy state.
With the utmost due deference...
..Comic Strip's .Bad News Tour preceded Spinal Tap ergo Spinal Tap == Bad News Tour. And Bad News Tour was an order of magnitude better.
"verticles" you say Grayson?
To do the job properly you fry up some onions, bacon, salami and garlic. Mix with the properly larded chips then top with gravy and lashings of cheese. Now grill to melt the cheese.
During the meanwhilst fry off the pork schnitzel, top with pizza sauce, ham, bacon and cheese. Slap in the grill alongside the chips.
Once cheese has melted and both concoctions are buibbling nicely then decant to a plate, grab a pint of whatever, eat then call heart surgeon!
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