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10 posts • joined 23 Sep 2011

Health minister asks elderly patients what they think of data-sharing

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Re: whut?

Oh hi Mark 63, as someone who actually works for the NHS rather than pontificating from my sofa here's a bit of a wake up call bizarrely the various bits of the NHS aren't allowed to share data due to information governance rules put in place to keep the tin foil hatters in the world happy......... Yup as an analyst trying to improve the chances of you surviving your inevitable emergency admission at near the endpoint of your life I'm not allowed to string together all the various events that happen to patients to work out how we improve the service and reduce mortality rates. From your point of view every time you contact whatever part of the NHS you speak to they will have no idea of whats happened when you've contacted other bits of the service, joys of cutting the NHS into separate legal entities and paranoia about IG.... Nottalottapeopleknowthat...

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EDF: We'll raise bills 11% - but only 2% is due to energy costs!

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Re: Carbon burning is increasingly highly subsidised

Sorry but that statement is nonsense and without evidence. It's is all part of the effort by the usual ecomentalist suspects to reframe the global waming meme that is currently stalling as global weirding.

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Pint

I'll drink to that! Cue horde of watermelons incoming......

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Re: Don't import more oil

But why do you need to scrub the emissions to remove CO2?

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Sony snoozes over substandard PS Plus service

Lord of Cheese
WTF?

Story smells iffy to me

No probs for me, everything PS+ was supposed to deliver it has and enjoying the shedload of freebie games, Red Dead Redemption this month..... Just running out of hard drive space!

Very much appreciating the 1Gb cloud game save feature, filled the original 150Mb a couple of months back.

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Only global poverty can save the planet, insists WWF - and the ESA!

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Re:Fibbles - Pink Slime

Interesting point there re: pink slime, whats the difference between pink slime / "lips n arseholes" ground up in cheap sausages and nose to tail eating, as advocated by the right-on middle class foodies like HFW??

Surely both respect the animal by using it as much as possible?? Yet one instigates gasps of horror and scenes of revulsion by said foodies and the other is lapped up!

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Re: Whatever.

Cracking, well done you, took you 53 acres eh?

Feel free to find a handy spare cheap 53 acres going in Surrey for me so I can try the same experiment.....

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Basic instinct: how we used to code

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Re: Shop demo models

Ah the joys of tormenting the numpty shop staff.....

On the BBC micro you could control the tape relay and disable the Break key in BBC Basic. We used to set up a simple delay using a for next loop to give us time to escape (usually 30 seconds or so) followed by a goto loop that rapidly switched the tape relay making a loud annoying buzzing noise. The only way to stop it was to ctrl-break (which most of the numpties didnt know about) or pulling the power.... Happy days....

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Global warming COULD SHRINK THE HUMAN RACE

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WTF?

Another study tenuously linked to CAGW (for the purposes of funding no doubt).

Global warming, is there anything it cant do? For the complete and growing list see

http://www.numberwatch.co.uk/warmlist.htm

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F1 2011

Lord of Cheese

ironing board?

I heartily recommend using a black and decker workmate, much more stable than the ironing board and gives you a handy place to securely put the pedal box.

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