1901 posts • joined 16 Jan 2012
I've seen a ruggedised mobile phone used to hammer a nail into a wall.
You can get nigh on indestructible phones, but they are bloody expensive.
The Zombie Apocalypse Begins.
I predict that these are the first wave of scouts for a larger zombie army.
Corporate tax is not a moral issue
Oh it so is! Just because it's a corporation and not a person doing it, doesn't absolve the corporation (and the people that make up that corporation) of their moral duty.
Re: We should not meddle in things only barely understood...
If I followed that maxim then I'd never get anything done!
Re: Could she be riding on the coat tails
Well she's got no achievements or skills of her own.
Close your mouth Google.
It's going in the other end.
That is an obscene amount of money to spend on a toy
Feed starving children like Bill Gates? No, it's a V2 rocket for me!
We get to watch people die on mars on live TV?
I can't see how this could possibly go wrong.
Sometimes there's just no substitute for percussive teaching methods.
I swear by them!
That's going to be one big keyring.
Real mode could run on anything up to a 286.
Have you actually tried running Windows 3.0 on an 8MHz 8086?
I have, and I can personally tell you that it's no laughing matter.
This is news?
Someone ought to tell Miliband that he missed that bandwagon.
Re: The value of "IP"
It's a german robot. It's not afraid of a little weather.
Re: My manager has an ant colony in her monitor.
Awesome! How much do you have to pay for one of those?
Re: What is wrong with the downvoting turds lately?
I don't think that downvoting Eadon is that effective. I think he collects downvotes and downvoting him is providing him with negative attention. If people stopped reacting to his obvious trolling, then he'd get bored and go away.
Love is not a malfunction!
Why can't they leave software in loving, respectful relationships alone?
Re: Who mentioned Windows?
It's what he does.
Re: Never accuse Murdoch
How has that guy escaped jail for so long?
Re: What happens when Humans no longer have to do anything?
You'll be used as a cheap source of fuel for those of us that have to maintain humanities metal overlords.
Re: So how did intelligence emerge in humans?
I believe that one of the prevailing theories at the moment is that our intelligence was a consequence of our ability to throw rocks at targets with a great deal of accuracy.
Re: driving exceeding certain criteria
Won't this foster a behaviour to game the system rather than drive safely? If braking harshly is going to up my insurance premiums, I may chose another evasive maneuver that may not be as effective.
How does being tracked translate to cheaper car insurance?
It doesn't seem logical.
That's knowing your audience.
And some cheap targeted job advertising.
Re: What type of information it can reveal about another person?
Presumably that would be any information that the person in question had made public.
Google bribes government officials
And the police do nothing about it. This isn't even the thin end of the wedge. Big companies do this all the time.
Then you shouldn't have turned off safe search then!
So just turn autocomplete off on google.de
The problem magically goes away then.
Leather Goddesses of Phobos
Another game title that came with a scratch and sniff card :)
Hemp bast is a waste product?
Then what exactly are they growing this hemp for?
Re: More importantly
There are boobs on the internet!?
Re: international dissemination
So like the 56-bit/128-bit encryption issue from a few years back?
Re: dangerous precedent
There are plenty of files that are illegal to possess.
But I agree that plans for a weapon are not a weapon. Plans require a certain amount of expertise and tools in order for someone to turn them into something that works.
Otherwise, I'm probably in a lot of trouble for owning the plans for a Deathstar like battle fortress. That's got to be a weapon of mass destruction in anybody's book.
That might not be a good idea. While I may be smart, I may not be benevolent or well informed. My extra votes may well do more harm than good.
Re: but let's be honest
Not only can I not afford it. But I'll never be able to afford it if my taxes have to keep subsidising big businesses that can more than afford to pay the tax they owe.
Shouldn't the UK Gov start upping it's game then?
It's not like the government has to ask companies very very nicely for their taxes. Why can they not do what they do with the rest of the populace and just take the money?
The companies that pay too much tax can always claim it back later.
It's not your data though is it? It's theirs. But I get your point. They are making money indirectly from you paying for a service. Rather than make you pay through the nose for the service, they could be using this money to lower your bill.
Maybe you'll see a lower bill in future as EE now has alternate revenue streams.
(Yeah, I had trouble keeping a straight face when I was typing that)
Re: As a guy who once was paid good money to jump out of perfectly good airplanes ...
Surely a truly smart can would open and pour itself too?
Sounds like a rock solid research group.
What could go wrong with getting a bunch of marketing types to try using science?
Not sure if the article is lambasting Apple
Or the practices of businesses that need to know the ins and outs of a ducks arse before they sell you something and using Apple as an example.
Re: Oh Noooooooes Only 4 *billion* years left.
But probably not long until the next big asteroid hits.
Re: Fucking Magnets, How Do They Work?
It was really impressive!
I couldn't even see the wires!
What are they?
Re: Remember what happened last time IP addresses were used to "identify" criminals ?
That worked out really well for all concerned didn't it?
Re: Please won't somebody think of the children?
But pedoterrorists are coming to copy our music!
I'd like a brand spanking new C64
But where the hell am I going to be able to buy tapes for it?
So back to pressing play and record on the tape deck when a song I like comes on?
Mines the one with a mix tape in the pocket.
I think I'll ignore the opinions of someone who couldn't be bothered to read the article.
Re: copyright, intellectual property, terrorism & pron.
None of those things are things that I worry about.