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* Posts by fix

8 posts • joined 10 Nov 2011

Ada Lovelace Day: Meet the 6 women who gave you the 'computer'

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Re: There's one very important woman missing from that list.

Same here, have an upvote ;-)

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Must try HARDER, infosec lads: We're RUBBISH at killing ZOMBIES

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Re: Sueball

You forgot your troll icon !

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INVASION of the UNDEAD ANDROIDS: Hackers can pwn 'nearly all' devices

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Re: Mmm

For a very neat reason :-)

The XBMC remote has the facility to put received text messages up as a banner on the XBMC device that your mobile is remotely controlling ..... couldn't do that if it was unable to read them first on the phone.

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US Navy coughs $34.5m for hyper-kill railgun that DOESN'T self-destruct

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Re: Cooling

Salt water should not be a problem.

You don't pump the sea-water directly through the weapon, you would use some other liquid that transfers heat well and doesn't cause corrosion, and pump that through a nice big heat sink, say the hull ?

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Hitch climate tax to the ACTUAL CLIMATE, says top economist

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No Chance.

Not a chance of that happening!

It's far too sensible, and can't be swayed / abused, since it would be linked to a measurable, verifiable quantity.

No-one in government or the climate business is going to want something that transparent.

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Opera joins Google/Apple in-crowd with shift to WebKit and Chromium

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@scrote

Having one rendering engine does have advantages though, at the moment as a web dev you end up writing a page that has to try it's best to play happily with several different engines, removing that complexity would make web development faster / cheaper.

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

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FAIL

None-Oil Options

But none of this extra funding gained by hiking the energy cost is going towards Nuclear :-( In this country at least.

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Where are all the decent handheld scribbling tools?

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Transformer

No, not a robot in disguise!

Asus, with detachable keyboard, a tablet when you want it, a laptop when you want a keyboard, and with the keyboard, excellent battery life.

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