it appears that Arsebook has returned from the grave.
1112 posts • joined 29 Jul 2007
it appears that Arsebook has returned from the grave.
you don't get as much sex as you did back then.
Damn those socialist Lehman Brothers!
but I've always thought that adding material in the plane of the stresses increases mass efficiency, which is why plate girders are typically aligned vertically not horizontally.
like a true Java user.
High densities coupled with large smart caches mean the moderate speed increase you get from spinning faster is becoming increasing irrelevant when balanced against the costs (heat, noise power, $s). I'm getting 140 MB/s from the first 200 GBs of my drive. Even with a 15000 Cheetah Seagate can only promise me 200 MB/s for a puny few hundred gigs at something like 20 times the price per unit capacity of the Baracuda. If I wanted to pay that sort of money I'd go for an SSD.
doesn't mean much these days. I have a 2TB Seagate Barracuda that runs at 5900 and yet manages to be the fastest drive I've ever owned. I doubt I'll even consider a 7200 drive from now on.
it's plenty enough time to record $#*! My Dad Says.
Or it would be.
I believe all true Pastafarians should wear the ceremonial spaghetti fork tucked into their belt at all times.
I just read a Volvo review.
They just couldn't work out how to pronounce it.
Someone at MS was being too clever by half.
the smart crow video.
Now that's a true Sherlock.
They're just using the wrong birds.
Agreed. Research comes cheap. I can't help suspecting Apple's enthusiasm for the 10" form factor has more to do with the hope that it will supplant the pc as a general purpose home computing device (thus replacing a semi-open platform with one that is as locked down as hell - 30% cut on all web transactions!) and for that 7" just won't cut it.
Sent from my 7" tablet while sitting in a very nice little cafe.
Please choose a comment:
1: If the population of Leicester were zombified how would anyone tell the difference.
2: If Zombies attacked Leicester they would die for lack of food.
3. Random irrelevant (but quite funny) rant about the Daily Mail.
One thing Australians can agree on when it comes to beer: Fosters = alcoholic hygiene product.
I'd take a crack at VB (Victoria Bitter) since this is Melbourne but my friends tell me it's really quite good. (I don't drink beer myself - not enough caffeine in it.)
And that is about all that needs to be said on the matter. Consider yourself upgraded to version 1.1.
But a win for nominative determinism.
emergency services to have to slot into the queue of people ringing to see if uncle Ted is alright - when it's there job to ensure that uncle Ted is alright?
some kind of Steve Job's impression? If so, fail. If not, well, fail.
AFAIK el Reg hasn't reported on the success or otherwise of that august journal (now that's sarcasm) so I'm left scratching my head.
I hear Seinfeld can't even draw stick men. And don't get me started on Lenny Bruce. That guy used to just smear his own shit on the walls.
I don't think all, or even most, of Hipster Hitler works. I certainly wouldn't walk down the street wearing that particular shirt. But though Hipster Hitler is about the Hitler not the Holocaust (the vast majority of items on the site don't reference the Holocaust) not mentioning it would be like talking about Jack the Ripper and neglecting to mention he was a murderer.
And no I'm not trying to defend "a bit of fun at the expense of the victims of the Nazis" What I'm trying to defend is actual free speech not the ersatz kind where you can say anything as long as there's no chance that anyone, anywhere, will ever be upset by it. The simple fact is that you don't know that publishing that shirt comes at "the expense of the victims of the Nazis". How is that supposed to work? It looks to me that the only harm is to your sense of propriety.
You mention the morons on Stormfront. So they like Hipster Hitler. They probably liked the Downfall parodies too. According to Wikipedia the American Nazis Party put Norman Spinrad's Iron Dream on their recommended reading list. Which proves only that fascists tend not to be very bright and don't get satire.
The problem is, your approach inevitably leads to a fear of discussing sensitive issues lest someone misunderstands and responds in the wrong way. And that way lies fascism by stealth.
none of "this stuff" is "parodying the holocaust". It's parodying Hitler, something that has a long and honourable tradition dating back to at least Chaplain's Great Dictator in 1940. (Actually a lot longer - there was a strong tradition of political cartooning in Germany in the 20s.)
As for David Duke, well that's the thing about free speech - it's always going to apply to people you don't agree with and that includes people you regard as outright evil. But, like democracy, it's the worst of the alternatives except for all the others. Incidentally while I don't find Hipster Hitler particularly funny or particularly effective satire a similar principle applies - genuine free speech is inevitably going to include things you regard as low quality or unsuccessful. freedom is the freedom to fail.
You find this stuff sickening and really off. I feel the same when I see a t-shirt with a picture of Mao (a man who killed millions more people than Hitler and managed to die in power thus making Hitler look like a rank amateur). And ironically that's the point of the parody which seems to have gone whizzing over your head.
You've just invented active camouflage or at least one version of it. (Other versions include Lewis' beloved invisible sheds .) Better give DARPA a call.
English is only at 3.31. If Linux can get to 3.0 after just twenty years I would expect English with a thousand years under its belt to do a bit better than that. Admittedly, it took several hundred years for Shakespeare to single-handedly bring it up to 1.0 standard but then he only had a quill and assorted pieces of parchment - haven't things sped up a little since then.
than there are comments in the thread is certainly an impressive achievement.
As was pointed out upthread
you don't understand open source. Also your understanding of the logic of gift giving is a little shaky. I'm guessing you're not very popular at Christmas.
The equivalent of almost 4000 bar radiators. That's sure to melt the glaciers!
or. . .
The problem is not working out what sort of device we will all be using in five years time but coming up with a way of syncing the data on a range of devices without just dumping everything "in the cloud".
upvote the subhead?
The difficult thing is to create a system in which something doesn't get ejected.
Wait . . .
because it's just like Star Trek - if captain Picard wore a backpack with a bloody great box in it.
Wired up to Huawei 3g units* which as we know send all their data straight back to the PLA.
*Black helicopter because I'm using one now.
That's (the main) part of their appeal.
*except the ones that look like Thunderbird 2, obviously.
People are just looking at it wrong.
I thought my brain had stopped functioning but, no, Google informs me that in the UK that is actually a thing.
"just had an explosion in my pants. It was ground shaking"
Of course, this being the internet, it's odds on that these are the results that matter to you. (For a random value of 'you")
The only way to win a war against terrorism is to sit around a table with the terrorists and negotiate on what the best way would be to remove the conditions that gave rise to the war in the first place - abhorrent as it may seem.
Absolutely. That's how we beat the Red Brigades. All hail our International Marxists overlords!
I'm afraid the lowly mechanicals are banned
A "renowned" nuclear engineer worked as a nuclear engineer, on major nuclear engineering projects. Who'd have thought it.
to Baldrick's Left Testicle.
Just when the joke was becoming funny again?
What am I talking about. The Paris joke is always funny.
But that's not and has never been the point.
Generally a creative person, an artist or designer or novelist or whatever, tries to be creative. That's what adds value and wins awards. Generally, however, they fail. As a consequence they fail in the marketplace. We don't however punish then with the threat of an IP lawsuit. If we did, then for example, Tolkien's estate would be rolling in the proceeds of lawsuits against about 90% of 20th Century fantasy authors.
Of course, in this case, Samsung hasn't tried to be creative, or rather they have deliberately decided not to be. For that the market should punish them. (Hell, I'd be embarrassed enough to be seen to be a fanboi, but a fake fanboi?) If this lawsuit succeeded it would set a disastrous precedent. Which is why it won't. Originality is simple the price we pay for originality and even the law knows it.
"A FORMER female executive is suing a major Melbourne company for $1.1 million after it allegedly failed to act on her repeated complaints of serious sexual harassment."