* Posts by malle-herbert

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Curiosity rover rendered armless by short circuit

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Re: If they

Naaaahhhh... it's probably asking for "input"...

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Elon Musk plans to plonk urban Hyperloop subsonic tube on California

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Re: Secure transport system?

Now all we need is some kind of Transport Control Protocol...

(And a series of tubes...)

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Ads watchdog: Er, what does woman in her undies have to do with ‘slim’ phone?

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Google's Softcard hookup: Never mind Apple Pay ... it's about beating the networks

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No thanks...

I'd rather have a bank know who I'm paying and how much than google !

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Get yourself connected: GrovePi+ Starter Kit

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If you want something modular for your arduino...

How about these "stickybugs" ?

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Google hatching YouTube Kiddie Vids – report

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What's next ?

Adblock for kids ?

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Dutch MEP slams 'cowboy practices' of GCHQ 'n' pals following Gemalto allegations

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It's "she" not "he"...

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WhatDaHell, WhatsApp? Student claims 'stalker' tool shows security flaws

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WhatsThat ?

Putting your personal crap out on the internet causes privacy troubles you say ?

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REPORT: UK needs online eBay-style court for civil justice

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What about evidence ?

Does this mean that all evidence in a case will also have to be digitised somehow ?

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Obama administration ENDORSES Apple Pay during Tim Cook's White House LOVE-IN

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I can already hear the republicans screaming...

ObamaPay !

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'Come on, everyone – block US govt staff ogling web smut at work'

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Euro ministers trade data for data protection – yes, your passenger records

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"like a twisty turny thing..."

You mean like a snake ?

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Patch now: Design flaw in Windows security allows hackers to own corporate laptops, PCs

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"unfixable on Server 2003."

Wow... what a coincidence...since server 2003 is (almost) EOL...

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We'll ask GCHQ to DELETE records of 'MILLIONS' of people – Privacy International

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Does it really matter ?

Because the NSA will probably keep a copy of it all...

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Dissidents and dealers rejoice! Droid app hides your stash in plain sight

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Re: Encryption isn't illegal...

Not yet, but it isn't so much laws vs technology but law-enforcement vs technology...

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'Camera-shy' Raspberry Pi 2 suffers strange 'XENON DEATH FLASH' glitch

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Crashberry Pi...

See title...

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E.M.P. anyone ?

A xenon flash is caused by a massive discharge of a capacitor across the xenon-filled tube, so the resulting electromagnetic pulse might be the real culprit here...

Has anyone tried a camera with a LED flash yet ?

(Because I seriously doubt it's the light itself that causes the problem...)

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Smartphones don’t dumb you down, they DUMB you UP

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Why dont you just ask...

A little boy called 'Thomas Thomas' for directions...

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'Privacy is DAMAGING to PROGRESS' says Irish big data whitepaper

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Why don't they just replace the word : 'progress'...

With the words : 'making boatloads of money'...

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ALIENS are surely AMONG US: Average star has TWO potentially Earth-like worlds

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Or maybe they found out that we are made of meat...

They're Made Out of Meat...

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Likes of Google to have undue influence in Brussels, say activists

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The USA is starting to sound like a bunch of Ferengi...

See title...

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'One day, YOU won't be able to SENSE the INTERNET,' vows Schmidt

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"Imagine you walk into a room..."

And Google knowing exactly which room, in which building, how often you've allready been there before, how long you stayed there, what you did there and with whom....

No thanks Eric...

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Free Windows 10 could mean the END for Microsoft and the PC biz

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There is no such thing as "free"...

The upgrade may only apply to a severely crippled "home" version so you'll have to pay for the "professional" and "ultimate" versions...

Somewhere...somehow Microshaft WILL find a way to get your money !

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SCREW you, GLASSHOLES! Microsoft unveils HoloLens

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Re: A new term to describe them?

Microholes...

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NASA probe snaps increasingly detailed shots of MOIST DWARF goddess

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Will we finally learn...

What that stupid white dot is ?

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Will fondleslab's fickle finger of fate help Windows 10?

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Re: Where did all that time (and M$ R&D budget) go?

Two words :

Cloud crap...

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EU-turn: Greenpeace pressure WON'T mean axing of Chief Scientist

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Re: definitely a good idea

Why don't you just make him president of the entire earth while you're at it...

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Hollywood vs hackers: Vulture cracks Tinseltown keyboard cornballs

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Awwww... come on....

Movies about hacking and you completely forgot about this piece of crap :

Live Free or Die Hard 2007

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'F*** you', exclaims Google Translate app, politely

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Yeah but...

Will it make god dissappear in a puff of logic ?

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Mr Cameron goes to Washington for PESKY HACKERS chinwag with Pres Obama

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Re: two such experts on how the internet works...

And THIS is exactly why we definitely need a sarcasm icon !

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Speak your brains, Colombia – Facebook chief to walk among you soon

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Euro Parliament: Time to rethink DRIP, other snoop laws

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Re: whether data retention has any relevance or not...

Well... these three gun-toting a-holes already were under surveillance according to the French media ...

(And what a fat lot of good that did...)

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Survey: Tech has FREED modern workers – to work longer hours

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Re: C'mon, you really didn't have a life before, did ya?

Yes... I do...And if my boss wants me to be "on-call." 24 hours a day he'd better pay me 24 hours a day !

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Tor de farce: NSA fails to decrypt anonymised network

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Re: WTF does STRAPONE mean?

Yes...it's true... this man has no dick...

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WTF does STRAPONE mean?

It means that they have no dick...

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SEXY GOLD FireFOXY LADY hits Japan in transparent kimono today

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Reminds me a bit...

Of my old 'special edition' transparent palm-pilot IIIe...

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Easy Tinder prank hack lets you play stupid cupid

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"Pranksters have up to 45 minutes to enjoy their festive furtive free-for-all"

Followed by a couple of years in jail...

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Careful - your helmet might get squashed by a VOLVO

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Re: "Your helmet might get squashed by a Volvo". F'narr! F'narr!

I'll just leave this here :

http://xkcd.com/671/

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Crossbar says it's 'one step' from delivering miracle RRAM

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"Crossbar RRAM is targeting 100,000 write cycles"

Which will make it barely any better than SLC flash and unusable as a replacement for DRAM...

What happened to that 'nearly unlimited' number of write cycles they promised ?

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TorrentLocker ransomware pestilence plagues Europe, bags $500k

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Re: Why is it different for computer use ?

Well, first of all... you can't kill someone over standard tcp/ip...

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Hooker beating: What if you read the Bible AND play GTA5?

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Re: "That's a flawed argument if ever I saw one."

And comparing a 2000 year old book with a recently released videogame isn't ?

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Well...

Between the bible and that new ISIS manual that was released i'd say the bible is still pretty tame when it comes to the treatment of women...

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How was your week? Was it as bad as Uber's? Here's what happened

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"You don't just say we're an Internet business and so rules don't apply to us."

Well... it works for the likes of Google, Facebook etc...

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So this Saudi Prince calls and asks why he can't watch movies ...

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Computer stupidities...

Here's a whole website dedicated to it :

Computer stupidities...

Be sure to check out the 'Tech support' section...

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DEAD STEVE JOBS accuses Real Networks of 'hacking' iPods

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Re: "emails from the late Steve Jobs"

Well... according to DrWho they DO have ipads in the afterlife...

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Legendary Brit physicist Stephen Hawking gets full Intel comms refresh

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All we need to do...

Is make sure he keeps talking...

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Author fined $500k in first US spyware conviction

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Hammad Akbar ?

It's a trap !

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World of Warcraft then and now: From Orcs and Humans to Warlords of Draenor

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I always loved the cheatcodes for this game...

"there can be only one"

"sally shears"

"every little thing she does"

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Bank of England: What's all this then, CHAPS? Review to get a grip on IT cockup

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FAIL

"lessons learned from the incident"

A.K.A. : None...

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Androids in celluloid – which machine deserves the ULTIMATE MOVIE ROBOT title?

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How about that badass bald-guy...

From the movie "Westworld" ?

Or Sid 6.0 from the movie "Virtuosity" ?

Or Wall-E ?

Or D.A.R.Y.L ?

Or that chick from the movie "The Machine" ?

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