84 posts • joined 31 Jul 2007
So this phone would Microsoft's second crack at the UNIX market.
No, don't be so sexist. They were boffinas, not boffins.
Wow, Al Gore has been promoted to god status now?
Hmm, looks like a Martian camel dropping to me...
Hmm, Fedora Linux 20 is pretty slick, with a choice of Gnome, Cinamon, KDE, XFCE and LXDE desktops, there is something for everyone.
Most of the transition work is already done. The phone backhaul systems are all VoIP already.
"a feminine hygiene product"
Damn, I'm at a loss of words, but I kinda agree...
Re: Come on people
Sure dude - and you decrypt it on the other side using some more static from another radio I suppose...
Not knowing that the algorithm was flawed is even worse. It really does not give me much faith in the RSA mathematicians.
The problem is really that when a company is approached by the NSA/CSE/GCHQ/FSB to subvert a product, it is game over for the company. The best thing they can do, is take the money and then close up shop as soon as it is convenient.
Cell phone guidance system
What people are saying is unimportant. Where they are when they are saying it is what guides the missile. We are all guilty until proven dead.
Considering their working hours, 29 days means that the honored gentlemen will have more than 100% spare capacity.
It is imperative that the House remains fully compatible with the NSA, GCHQ and FSB snooping systems and hosting on a Microsoft server farm is the best way to ensure that.
There is no shortage of ores of most of those mentioned metals.
Re: And still no client-side encryption?
Dropbox works fine with Truecrypt, as explained here: http://www.aeronetworks.ca/2013/11/computer-counter-counter-measures.html
PPTP or L2TP
So, either the Microsoft data centre staff thought that their own PPTP or L2TP software are insecure and a waste of time, or they were incompetent and couldn't comprehend their own KB articles such as http://support.microsoft.com/kb/305550, or maybe they felt that while the VPN software works, there are so many other vulnerabilities in Windows servers that it won't make a difference...
The last heavy particle
The bigger issue is that to find an even heavier particle is impossible using ever bigger cyclotrons. Basically, we have now reached the end of this type of smash research, since the next bigger particle will require a cyclotron larger than the orbit of the earth. The upshot is that the scientists can now get down to more boring things, like figuring out how gravity works, since that hasn't improved any since the rotten apple splatted on Newton's head.
Have no fear - impossible to use in practise
I have tried to connect to airplane WiFi on multiple occations. Without fail, it was an impossible, convoluted mess and I never once managed to log in.
Clippy, may his soul rest in pieces..
At least this avatar does look a damn sight better than Clippy.
Hmm, anyone can use Dropbox (or name you favourite cloud server) together with Truecrypt for a seamless (just somewhat slower) cloudy experience.
3ncrypt10n w0rk5. Tru5t th3 m@th
-----BEGIN PGP MESSAGE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.15 (GNU/Linux)
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The surprising thing is not that the person got a ticket, but that it was a GIRL...
Problem is that this will only work for guys with hairy todgers...
What this saga shows me, is that most users only used BB because of their previously much vaunted security. As soon as they caved in to governments the world over and made their servers open, the users left in droves and BB collapsed. Security matters more to ordinary users than most IT geeks tend to think.
Hmm, sounds to me like RSA suffered a big loss in business following the NSA revelations. There is not much point in installing a broken safe is there?
Any self respecting mail server with a database backend will only save ONE copy of a message sent to a list.
Soooo, what kind of crappy mail servers are used by the likes of Cisco, HP, MS and Amazon?
Colossus in Bletchley Park used paper tape in the 1940s and the Plessey phone exchange parts that Colossus was based on very likely used it even earlier.
Krikey, I had all those things in 1986, but I was living in Africa at the time...
So will this become known as Johnson's Cock in time?
Will the filter list block access to the filter list? My guess is that an anti-list web site that makes everything on the list accessible in a massive hyperlink orgasm, may be a rather popular portal.
No Mac users I know ever use launchpad. Most machines have it deleted off the taskbar. Yet, that is the feature that MS decided to copy...
My sources tell me that Snowden opted to settle on Sandy Island off the coast of New Caledonia and that the famous island will be renamed to the Wiki Leaks Free State.
It sounds to me that the TIFKAM apps are only launched accidentally, not on purpose and the poor sap then probably spends the rest of day trying to figure out how to close the darn thing again.
The earth gets an ice age lasting about 20,000 years, every 100,000 years or so. Those stupid cavemen must have burned a helluvalot of wood to stop the last one.
It doesn't matter that the link is now encrypted, one can still record it just fine.
It also seems like nobody ever heard of Streamtuner and Streamripper. There is really no reason to use Spottify, iTunes, Pandora and the like in the first place!
I live in a country with terrible radio stations, so all I play in my car is music saved with streamripper. One USB stick can hold several weeks worth of music.
The 1970s called...
This is pretty much how things used to be. Computer shops with a mini-computer and a bunch of tethered users with terminals.
The cloud will take off when the kinks are worked out. For many applications the kinks were worked out decades ago already - e.g. web shopping and shipping. The rest will follow in due course when it makes sense to do so.
Obviously, that is a rusted Ikea Allen key. As everyone knows, Ingvar Kamprad the Ikea founder, is so weird, he has to be of alien origen.
1TB SSD for Linux
I am currently running Linux on my lappy using a 1TB HDD fastened to the lid with double sided tape and a USB3 port. (The internal HDD has the corporate Windoze 7 which screwed up at the last update and which is now unbootable - sigh). That Kingston SSD will be fantastic, once the price came down a wee little bit.
MS and Novell
I see that the unholy alliance Microsoft and Novell are one there, but they are keeping good company with IBM...
Geez, the EeePC 701 had a SSD and booted rapidly yoinks ago. Apple's is just a little bigger and flatter.
Goat silk - got a silk carpet on my living room floor
Goats have been producing silk in their milk for several years. I have a spider silk carpet on my living room floor - made in Belgium - under foot right now. Quite a nice carpet really and not expensive.
No peas in their pods
Well, clearly Apple would resent having anyone pea in their pods...
Better red than dead
Hmmm, so that explains why the wife liked my CCCP hammer and cickle T-shirt so much - got to go back to Kiev for a new one...
Geez, he uses a Windows server and he doesn't have RDP enabled?
Anyone, class, anyone?
U Waterloo, pick-up sticks logo
Well, I think the pick-up sticks logo is very cute. It reminds me of my pre-school days. Maybe they want to institute free childcare?
This bug is irrelevant. OOo Writer is a good editor and Gnumeric is a good spread sheet. There is no need for OpenOffice Calc.
Wow - 8 instances of Exchange for 8000 mailboxes? With a single instance of Citadel or Zimbra you can run tens of thousands of users.
You can literally replace dozens of Exchange servers with a single Citadel server and the Citadel machine will be practically zero maintenance too.
2 slices of bread with peanut butter and a glass of milk.
That is the South African school feeding programme in some regions. If that was the USA, there would have been mas deaths from peanut and milk allergies.
MS Office Compatibility Pack???
One of those Edexel links goes here:
which is none other than:
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
Soooooo, much as I dislike MS, I would think that the teacher was correct in allowing the class to use MS Word!
Hmm, a Voltsall?
Maybe I should register the name.
Both accused and defendant?
Wow, she will have to spread wide to stand in both boxes in court...
Badabing! Sorry, bad joke, yes I know...
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