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* Posts by AngrySup

32 posts • joined 14 Aug 2007

Unlucky for some: Sex.com sold for $13m

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Paris Hilton

Dramatic twists?

Ohhh Paris..... The movie was pretty straightforward. But, as for the Web site it's business as usual. Nothing to see here folks. Move along, move along.

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AI robots to mark exams

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I found a bug!

For a 100% score, just type in ,,,,,,,,,,##########,().()%%%%%%%%%% and you'll score 100% every time.

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Bing shines Silverlight on visual search

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Grenade

McDonalds...

Heck, even McDonalds uses icons on it's cash registers now. It's to tough to read these days. It's like when they replace the "Walk/Don't Walk" signs with the pictures of walking, or staying put.

The grenade, 'cause we, as a society, have already pulled the pin.

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Poor porn protection hurt Firefox 3 uptake

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Paris Hilton

My Dog's better than your dog...

My Porn's better than yours.

My Porn's better 'cause I surf (internet browser)

My Porn's better than yours.

/Ken-L-rations commercial.

Paris, for the paraphrase, and for the reality of the situation.

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Les Paul dies at 94

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IT Angle

A Tech 'till the End

"I learned a long time ago that one note can go a long way if it's the right one," he said in 2002, "and it will probably whip the guy with 20 notes." /l. Paul (oh, and some guitar thing and that multi-track recording get-up that he put together.)

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IT grad sues school over failed job hunt

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Pint

The True Value of a Degree

Is that it shows you slugged it out for four years (longevity), showed up for the tests (project deadlines), and didn't get thrown out (not an HR problem). Beyond that, ehh.... The ale, 'cause that's where I spent most of collage.

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Extreme porn law used on beastly Chinese DVD pirates

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Joke

Damn Dog

Is humping my leg again, and my daughter thought it was funny and videotaped it. God, now I'm going to jail forever. I hope the dog is happy.

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Buggy 'smart meters' open door to power-grid botnet

AngrySup

Big Magnets

People are currently using big magnets to slow down their meters. So the technology changes, and hey! A big magnet may still do the job.

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Fired IT director admits $94k rampage on organ bank

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Go

The "unexpected meeting" script.

I like AC's thought, but I just have a script that I can activate whenever there's an unexpected meeting. Nothing bad on the network, but it does delete all of my working files (backed up off-site, of course).

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Sheep ad not cruel, bleats Samsung

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Dead Vulture

But what's the velocity

of a sheep in a vacuum? http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/08/24/vulture_central_standards/page2.html

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Infosys fires 2,100

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Coat

How to do it

If there is an accepted, quantifiable set of metrics that employees can be evaluated on, I know of companies that do this to 10% each year. On the other hand, if you've got a bunch of people that you just don't like, you have to lay them off with full notification and compensation. (I love 'right to work' states). My coat, because for some reason, I'm going to find myself in the bottom 10%.

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Japan talks lunar 'bots as commies go hot

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Go

East LA

Get me a couple of chop-shop guys, a couple of hydraulic guys, and one of their nerd brothers out of East LA and I'll give 'em a transformer in 2 months.

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China goes gung-ho for EVs

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Black Helicopters

Never forget the power...

of a hundred million Chinamen. Look at what they accomplished to host the Olympics. OK, so it's a totalitarian state, BUT; they do have the ability to get things done. And just think if they all jumped up and down at the same time. The helicopter 'cause after jumping up and down, they have to follow up.

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Hefty 'battle strength' electro-laser breaks 100kW barrier

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Flame

So what's 1.5 tonns?

Keep in mind that today's M1 battle tanks weigh in at about 62 tons. And they go reallly fast (best off-road vehicle that I know). Now the kit (generator, etc) could be mounted in a supplementary vehicle, but it's kind of like an artillery or even a machine gun crew (some coordination required).

Not a flame, but simply the fires of war.

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Apple allows Twitterers to f**k the iPhone

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Coat

"Young...and working out the kinks..."

Well yes, considering the amount of cash that flows through the 'kinks'. The coat, because this isn't polite conversation.

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Big biz slams brakes on new domains

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Joke

Though a re-run

ICANN (still) haz .Cheezburger

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Asus lights up 1TB SSD Lamborghini laptop

AngrySup
Paris Hilton

Sleek and sexy as it is, in 20 years...

My Lamborghini car will still be worth something.

Paris, 'cause she'll buy one, with a web cam.

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2009 - Thomas the Tank's journey to IT Hell

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Coat

When did anyone?

For all the AC postings claiming bullshit and vested interest; Apparently you are not up to speed on the current El Reg tariffs. Of course they're for sale, and they're very up-front about it. They've posted their tariffs numerous times. If you don't like it, get over it. Mine's handing you your coat on the way out.

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First lady of Star Trek dead at 76

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Heart

My nurse, my computer, and my mother-in-law

Christine Chapel, RN, PhD, MD, .wav, and PITA and the voice of the first computer that I ever fell in love with. Rest in peace, Majel Barrett-Rodenberry.

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DARPA seeks Hitchhikers Deep Thought program

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Coat

Don't know about everyone else, but...

This article is going to my leadership 'chain'. "Hey, look! They're working on software to replace me. I'll keep up on the story and let you know when I can be replaced."

Nice to have another few (cough/20) years in the job. Mine's the one being hung up as I settle into my desk.

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Swiss Mindset reveals E-Motion sports EV

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Dead Vulture

What, no Wings ?

I want my flying car.

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Dennis Hopper joins French Legion of Honour

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Coat

But it IS Dennis Hopper

I happen to like this guy's work. Maybe not to this level, but hey, what the heck? Easy Rider and Blue Velvet were key points in my life. Now, if you'll just hand me the ether...

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Tiffany demands reappraisal of eBay counterfeit decision

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Coat

eBay's Next Big Service?

I wonder (really) what the auction house liabilities are. For example, would Christie's or Sotheby's held libel for forgerys sold at auction if they had not apprised and certified the works themselves? Certifying auctions could become big business for eBay.

The coat, cause I've left. Could have been the black helicopter for eBay.

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Emirates takes delivery of its first A380 super jumbo

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Black Helicopters

But Seriously

Do we really need that many seats between the world capitols and Dubai? Choppers, 'cause that's what the rich folk really use. But it sounds like a bitchin network on the plane. Ohhhh.... the fun that could be had with that.

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Voicemail and email make beast with two callbacks

AngrySup
Paris Hilton

I second the Rich

Ummm... This is new how?

Paris, because this technology is like soooooo old.

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Busts 4 Justice battles Bulgarian airbag tax

AngrySup
Happy

Boobies ;-)

'Nuff Said ;-)

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In-flight device maker sues everyone seeking flash memory bonanza

AngrySup
Paris Hilton

Nahh....

Nahhh..... They just strip the company, declare bankruptcy, exercise hidden assets, and head to Bermuda.

Paris, 'cause she'll be there for them.

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Gamers love in-game ads, ad industry-sponsored survey reveals

AngrySup
Paris Hilton

But will the sponsers pay me?

On-line racing games, with my car decked out with addys like NASCAR? Or maybe just a little 'swoosh' on my WOW outfit?

Paris, 'cause it's all about marketing...

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DARPA wants Matrix style virtual world for cybergeddon

AngrySup
Black Helicopters

Have you ever played on SimNet

Back in '92, there was a warehouse filled with a battalion of tank simulators (4 crew in each), with all of the electronics and visuals. This was integrated with a nearby base that had the same for helicopters. You want to talk about a MORPG.

'course you had to be in the service, or you'd get shot within 10 feet of the door.

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AOL tosses Netscape into the dustbin of history

AngrySup

Say Goodnight Gracie.

Goodnight Gracie.

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Comet Holmes and the case of the Disappearing Tail

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Pirate

Why Doesn't it have a tail?

BECAUSE IT'S COMING RIGHT AT US!!!!

The countdown has begun.

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Sprint helps fuel parental panic

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Can I use Family Locater?

It sounds like this is an add-on to the 10$ a month Family Locater service. If someone is paranoid enough to track their kids, I'm sure they want this information also. BTW, can I use Family Locater for my 150 employees that are carrying Sprint phones? I wonder what they're doing after-hours.

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