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* Posts by Crisp

2034 posts • joined 16 Jan 2012

BANGKOK-BLOCKED: Thailand's dictators 'ban dictator sim Tropico 5'

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That should stop the problem once and for all.

Has Thailand finally solved the problem of people downloading books and games from the Pirate Bay? Because if not, I can see a bit of a loophole...

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Evidence during FOI disputes can be provided in SECRET

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Re: If the public knew the truth about Company X...

Except now people are going to think, "Company X is having a secret tribunal, they must be up to no good."

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Robot snaps on yellow RUBBER GLOVES, preps to invade Canada

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Brain the size of a planet...

And they ask me to hitch hike across Canada...

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Ad biz now has one less excuse to sponsor freetards and filth

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I see the CLOP are throwing their weight around again.

Where exactly is their jurisdiction?

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It's official: You can now legally carrier-unlock your mobile in the US

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UCCWCA - Poor choice of acronym

What's that supposed to spell huh?

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Keep your iPhone calls private, whispers Signal

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Is there anything like this for android?

See title

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Google Maps community competition falls foul of Indian regulations

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If India has nothing to hide

They have nothing to fear.

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Bitcoin on ATM? Pfft! We play DOOM on ours

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Re: much of an achievement?

I tell you what, you guys go back to work and I'll sit here playing Doom all afternoon.

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Secure microkernel that uses maths to be 'bug free' goes open source

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Still vulnerable to hacking

But only via the high speed lead projectile vector.

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Google to feed machines with evidence of human physical weaknesses – and that's a good thing

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Molecular biologist Andrew Conrad?

I thought that name sounded familiar. But only because of that guy from Stargate; Adrian Conrad who ended up with a snake inside his head.

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ONE EMAIL costs mining company $300 MEEELION

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Some media outlets didn't even bother calling him to check the facts

Are there really media outlets out there that indulge in such nefarious practices?

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Beancounters tell NASA it's too poor to fly planned mega-rocket

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Re: This thing is never going to fly.

It works in Kerbal Space Program.

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Who should do security clearance checks? Did you say 'chat-bot'? This military slinger hopes so

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Re: HR Droids are almost as devoid of smarts as well.

Well, if droids could think, there'd be none of us here, would there?

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Help yourself to anyone's photos FOR FREE, suggests UK.gov

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I'd like to begin by quoting

The entire series of images that make up Star Wars.

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Major problems beset UK ISP filth filters: But it's OK, nobody uses them

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Serious question: What's the difference between nudity and pornography?

Those categories are worthless without definitions.

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Lawyer reviewing terror laws and special powers: Definition of 'terrorism' is too broad

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"intimidate or coerce or to compel"

That describes almost every Daily Mail article ever written.

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HIDDEN packet sniffer spy tech in MILLIONS of iPhones, iPads – expert

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You don’t just type 'Joshua' for full access.

Hmmm, A password with 50 trillion combinations....

I'll try Geoff.

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You! Pirate! Stop pirating, or we shall admonish you politely. Repeatedly, if necessary

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There's a legit place where I can download stuff?

Will it let me download stuff that I already own on a different format?

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Boffins fill a dome with 480 cameras for 3D motion capture

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Paris Hilton

maximum a posteriori....

f'nar!

Paris, because she's got a maximum a posteriori.

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Cave pits, ideal for human bases, FOUND ON MOON

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Re: Probably not that big a probe needed

I was thinking something the size of a tennis ball with as many sensors as you can cram into it and still leave room for a compressed air propulsion system.

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Chrome browser has been DRAINING PC batteries for YEARS

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Now we know how the Google bug ticketing system works.

1) Find bug

2) Post bug in an article to Forbes

3) Google fixes the bug.

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Cops nab suspect using CREEPY facial recog system

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Re: Latex Masks

Google Handsome Guy Human Mask.

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iSense something, a presence not felt since... Apple sketches fanboi-finding infrared sensors

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Re: re. the stupidity of the USPTO

You are Dogbert, and I hereby claim my five pounds.

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British cops cuff 660 suspected paedophiles

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Re: unlikely

But not unheard of. Wasn't there a morning TV presenter that got done by the police for that?

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German NSA probe chief mulls spy-busting typewriters

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Re: Longevity, so far up to thousands of years.

Try hundreds. It you want it to last thousands of years, carve it in stone.

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Don't put that duffel bag full of cash in the hotel room safe

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You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!

Safe cracking has come a long way since the 60's.

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Google: Glass goggles are a 'fairly lousy surveillance device'

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What does Andrew Paterson think Glass does?

Am I going to start having to worry about the Data Protection Act when I'm using my Android phone too?

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Unexpected Termination Error at Year of Code: Chief dumps venture for other UK.gov riches

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What is Lottie Dexter qualified to advise people on?

Except how to avoid getting a proper job.

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'World’s dumbest' suspect collared in Facebook sting

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Re: Do you seriously log into your home computer

Yes. Because there's stuff on there that I don't want my children to see.

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Star Wars museum to land in Chicago

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How's security at this museum?

The last thing we need is crooks breaking in and stealing lightsabers.

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Shine on you crazy diamond: Distant dwarf may hide space jewel

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Re: WTF "5000 times cooler" is supposed to mean

They should have said it was 5 KiloFonzies cooler.

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TIME TRAVEL TEST finds black holes needed to make photons flit

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When do you create a Closed Timelike Curve?

See title for answer.

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Firefighters deliver trapped student from GIANT GERMAN LADYPARTS

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It's a trap!

/Admiral Ackbar

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Facebook goes TITSUP across WORLD! Who will look at your cousin's baby NOW?

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I've been outside and seen the sun today for the first time in years

Facebook's failure has opened up a brave new world for me.

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Measure for measure: We visit the most applied-physicist-rich building in the UK

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It looks like an Aperture Science Testing Centre.

See title.

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Come off it, Moon, Earth. We KNOW you're 60 million years OLDER than we thought

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I'll have Brid-Aine Parnell know that our satellite is larger than most.

You don't see many planets with satellites that have a mass ratio like the Earth and Moon do!

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Psst. We've got 400Gb/s Ethernet working - but don't tell anyone

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400Gb/s?

So much porn!

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Women are too expensive to draw and code – Ubisoft

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And here I was thinking that complex physics was the problem

After all, how much GPU power do you spend on making sure that breasts bounce just right?

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SLOW DOWN: Insecure-by-design software on road

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Why am I only finding out about this NOW!?!

Mine's the coat with a copy of nmap in the pocket.

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Urine a goldmine for fuel-cell materials: boffins

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Unexpected Golden Shower

How much money are they going to make out of this?

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UK govt 'tearing up road laws' for Google's self-driving cars: THE TRUTH

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Re: How do you determine if a computer program was driving dangerously?

Check the Event Log.

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@Tom 13

We've got Ms Tiamat holding on lines 2, 3, 5, 8 and 11. And boy is she pissed.

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Massive news in the micro-world: a hexaquark particle

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@dan1980

As far as I understand it (which isn't that far), it's a tiny ball of wibbly-wobbly quarky-gluony ... stuff.

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" three quarks bound to make up protons (which last forever)"

Probably... depending on which flavour of string theory you prefer.

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Stephen Fry MADNESS: 'New domain names GENERATE NEW IP NUMBERS'

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We're all running out of IPv4 address space

And Stephen Fry is just sitting there pontificating.

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Russian Interior Ministry cuffs iPhone ransomware suspects

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"literature on hacking computer systems"

Is this illegal in Russia?

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I am NOT a PC repair man. I will NOT get your iPad working

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Re: Porn

I've seen things... things that would turn you white.

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Google to let Chromebookers take video content OFFLINE

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Wow! Play allows you to watch content you've paid for?

What a novel concept!

Let's hope it catches on.

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Strategy Boutique ultimate 'tech'-gasm: 3D printer drone GoPro vid stream QR code

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I for one wont be satisfied until there's an OCTO-copter version of this thing.

How am I supposed to deliver printed death from above with only four copters?

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Vodafone: SPOOKS are plugged DIRECTLY into our network

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Why aren't Vodafone running end to end encryption to prevent this kind of thing?

We could have private communications. We just don't.

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