Shame about the headline.
1127 posts • joined 29 Jul 2007
Shame about the headline.
Back. Or so I heard, though I can't imagine it'll be for long.
Zombie Newsweek, just waiting for a spade to the head.
1. The Skydrive case was a straightforward trademark dispute - nothing specifically to do with domain names. (Skydrive could have being at skydrive.microsoft.com - Rupert would still have been upset.)
2. Ditto. Companies need to protect their trademarks even if sometimes they do it badly.. (There's nothing ironic about competing interests - it's just how the world works.)
3. Get your own domain name - they practically give them away these days.
The domain name system is not without it's problems but it's nothing that can't be fixed.
I expected at least one penis pun.
(edit: thanks AC below.)
Are just the same loop of ooohs and aaarhs but with more accents. (And also the occasional mention of 'gros seins' but I wouldn't know about that.)
There should be.
So it's a combination of a fridge magnet (a magnetically attached accessory) and say any USB device. At least the Workmate is an inventive combination - it's more than "a device with feature A and also feature B".
How does it work?
Can't top that.
Nice try, but downvotes for Eadon are the definition of perfect compressibility.
Don't worry. UTC - it's a boffin thing.
It starts with friendly waves and ends with AAMs.
a rap supergroup/
on why writing is inimical to true knowledge. Realises Ellison is no Socrates. Runs away.
As I understand it, if it can be used to identify a business it can be used as a trademark. (Three piles of cow dung anyone?) Words themselves qualify with certain provisos - no generic terms, proper names etc. If the bare word doesn't qualify you can always make a trademark by writing it a certain way for example the, in itself fairly generic word, 'ford' written in a fancy typeface placed in an oval.
the military has a harder job than Google. Nobody is (I hope) working hard to find ways to send a convoy of Google cars over a cliff.
but it's in the killer robot business these days.
What is the correct French term for a 'dealer'.
or steampunk Deathstar?
Curiously, I've been working on the theory that antigravity = antipasto. Unfortunately all my attempts to build a bacon-powered starship have been foiled by people 'from the internet' turning up and eating the engines.
The post is required, and must contain lettuce.
Interestingly enough that's also what Eugene Pinklewhicker said when demonstrating his steam powered trousers. Unfortunately, for every Ford there's a thousand Pinklewhickers.
*Too cranky - shouldn't (have) bothered reading.
Yes, but who's going to pay.
Hint: this is what wars are fought over.
that over geological time scales glaciers approach light speed
try doing a Google image search on 'burnt Ferrari'.
I want that on my resume.
I'm not convinced that a new could war would be a prerequisite for a US/China space race. I suspect that somewhere deep in the Chinese psyche it rankles that they lost the technology race with the West when that Italian guy stole all their secrets and now they are once more a super-power what better way to use all those iPhone manufacturing profits than with a mission to Mars. I'm no economist so I have no idea whether either country could afford it but since it's the Americans who are buying the iPhones I suspect they'd have the worst of it.
that it was a tiny black and white screen for watching porn.
The fun new quiz - tech toy or sex toy.
In a democratic society you're free to "call for" pretty much anything without fear of sanction by the state. Threatening people on the other hand has always being a different matter.
but this is standard science stuff. The model is constructed using the theory to be tested. If the predictions of the model check out, score one for the theory. If not, more interesting science stuff.
Surely you jest.
Please tell me you jest.
buy five and build a newton's cradle.
you're a full desk kind of person. This is intended for the empty desk kind of person.
Or simpler. Don't send a threat to an organisation using internet access provided by that organisation.
"Darling fascist bully boy, give me some more money, you bastard. May the seed of your loins be fruitful in the belly of your woman" somewhat less than useful.
Dodos? You mean they all went on to be clubbed to death by hungry sailors?
You need it to store those Noxious Ancient Souls when you run out of space in volcanoes.
only 3D Systems have the technology to print the parts and they've made it clear (or at least as clear as possible in managerese) that they won't be making it available to third parties. If you want to know about the availability of designs then, you're right, Motorola is the company to ask. Let's hope a lot of people do.
If this were any other piece of tech I'd probably agree with you. However "flying car" and "fail" go together like "foolish investor" and "money" don't. (e.g. see Moller)
I wouldn't want to be around when they find out about the 20 minute lag.
+1 for the shit reference.
While they're at it they might as well get rid of those pointless "receiving stolen goods" laws as well.
gives me the heebie jeebies. Please stop using it.