* Posts by Stretch

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So, was it really the Commies that caused the early 20th Century inequality collapse?

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Its just because so many died. There was room to grow. We need to kill a few billion people, maybe 5.

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Glaring flaw in Apple car hype-gasm: The iGiant likes to make money

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Buy a car with that in and get keyed so bad

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Has Microsoft saved the Apple Watch with Outlook improvement?

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Just die fucking macscum and all your crapple shite can burn.

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The Breakfast (Table) of Champions: Micro Machines

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Re: ahh, now that brings back memories

Mashed was certainly the spiritual successor to micro machines.

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Top German data cop slaps down Facebook's real name policy

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Thankfully we have the Germans to fight the yanks for us. Bizarre turn of events.

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MORE Windows 10 bugs! Too many Start menu apps BREAK it

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I'll be upgrading my 8.1 laptop as soon as I can. Will leave real PC on Win7 for foreseeable.

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Pirates also buy content legally, Australian gov study finds

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I have sky and netflix and also the BBC TV Tax. I will consume whatever I like however I like as I have paid quite enough, thank you. You have collective collection agreements. Use them and fuck off, as you have no right to be paid anyway and you should thank your lucky stars for anything you get.

To confirm: you have NO RIGHT to be paid for creative work. No one asked you to do it. You want to get paid, you get paid up front and work on commission.

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Apple fanbois to be empowered to bonk each other

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Re: FFS - Apple Strikes Again

You couldn't pay for things exactly this way and even more easily before... oh wait you can already. They are actually making something worse than what we have today.

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Why OH WHY did Blighty privatise EVERYTHING?

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nah its just coz they get away with zero investment and massive prices in the UK.

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Most SAP HANA installs poppable with default keys, hacker says

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I work with HANA everyday. It stores all its data on disk, ofc it does. How else would it do it? Its loaded to memory as needed.

Tbh, there are much much more important things to criticise about HANA than default settings being unsecure. The very poor performance and serious bugs in SQL impl. The lack of clustering for rowstore tables. The lack of active active support. The lack of ACID. The downtime required for upgrades, typically a week. The incredible cost. The political sillyness.

As you point out, the guides already tell you how to do it right.

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It's about forking time: Node.js, io.js to mend differences, remerge

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Idiotic javascript frameworks reduced by one. Millions to go.

Go learn Java people.

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Private cloud is NOT dead – and for one good reason: Control of data

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"private cloud" - can this term be avoided please? they're just servers. cmon let's be better than to play buzzword bingo.

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Almost EVERY SAP install hackable, researchers say

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Re: Architectural end of the road for Java

duuuuuuuuuuh

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'The Google execs, the journalists, plus Brit and US spybosses in a cosy mansion confab'

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Cold day in hell when Apple or Google give a fuck about their users apart from what can be fleeced from them.

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IN YOUR FACE, Linux and Apple fans! Oculus is Windows-only for now

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What's the problem?

PC Gamers use Windows. DirectX wins. I use Linux at work for all my servers, wouldn't consider Windows for a second. And I would never install Linux on the desktop. Why kill yourself for nothing? The only thing you ever want to work is WINE. And if I need Linux, why hello Virtual Machine...

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Dead Steve Jobs' wage-fixing pact in Silicon Valley was news to us, claim Apple directors

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Godwin's Law Fail.

Anyway, to the Directors: Pull The Other One, It Has Got Bells On.

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AssangeTM ♥s dictator Kim Jong-un say Sony Pictures' lawyers

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i like the sony products i have but the company sucks big monkey balls.

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SAP admits - shock! - it sells to governments, denies that means backdoors

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TBH SAP are so desperate to cover up the total failure that is HANA that they are pushing it heavily into every deal and discounting other products when you take it. So not surprising that all their deals are featuring it now, regardless of its actual use.

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Death becomes it: Grim Fandango Remastered

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ohohoh thank you for alerting me to this. I tried to get the original working via various means a while ago.

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Microsoft eyes slice of Raspberry Pi with free Windows 10 sprinkled on top

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Re: Good work MS

the clever ones are already deploying linux in the cloud. And windows in the workplace, for an easy life.

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Why Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 2? Upton: 'I drank the Kool-Aid'

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Ha! Yeah they drink in there. Obviously. That's a place that will show up a lot on Grindr if you get my meaning.

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EE squashes Orange UK: France Telecom's been 'destroying it for years'

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Having worked with EE/Orange IT I can suggest you keep the customers and ditch the staff. Apart from the Orange guys in Bristol that actually know what they are doing. But the Orange Digital peeps? Drop 'em like a bad smell.

Oh they are now "Hiveworks". http://hiveworks.co.uk/#/ Fuck look at all those horrible crapbooks. Useless, lazy idiots. Do some work you slow ass lamers.

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Wall St wolves tear chunk off Microsoft: There goes $30bn!

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Recent experience has shown one thing: the markets don't know shit.

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Developers, developers, developers! But WILL they support Windows 10?

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Hmm

There was this Write Once Run Anywhere language... I've been using it for years... Very popular in the enterprise. Lots of work and lots of devs. Now what was it...

Oh yes. Java.

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Open-source Java pals Groovy and Grails seek moneybags backer

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No more Groovy or Grails?! YEY!! And Gradle is a piece of shit too.

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Facebook is MORE IMPORTANT to humanity than PORTUGAL

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Re: WTF.....

You probably went "Ooooh that's a lovely phone first" :)

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'If you see a stylus, they BLEW it' – Steve Jobs. REMEMBER, Apple?

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I wanted a stylus. Cancer was too good for him. Someone should have come up with something slower and more painful.

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Apple Watch support spotted hiding out in iOS 8.2 beta

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fanbois hate truth

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The shiteWatch saga is most amusing. They are way, way behind the competition, actually YEARS behind. There will no options, just one watch refreshed in a few years time. Android Wear is already out there with 3 or 4 really compelling devices (LG G Watch R, Moto 360, SmartWatch 3 + others) in a number of form factors, loads of new peripherals and innovative devices and more on the way. LG Watch has twice the battery specs of the shiteWatch and better hardware at half the predicted price.

If you are stuck in crapple land you are really backing the wrong horse. You have to be just totally mentally broken to consider buying crapple now.

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If cities want to run their own broadband, let 'em do it, Prez Obama tells FCC

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"The laws, designed to promote the growth of private enterprise over public services"

The laws, designed to create monopolies for a few campaign contributing companies...

FTFY

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Node.js fork io.js hits version 1.0 – but don't call it production-ready

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javascript is a crime against humanity. worst thing is people wrongly associate it with java.

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Spotify flips bird at Taylor Swift, adds MILLIONS more users

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If they make it £1.99 a month I might consider paying. Until then Blockify + v0.8.5 for all your listening needs.

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Adults-only Chrome add-on grabs you by the Googlies

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Giving crapple products to children is child abuse, hence the restriction.

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Icelandic brewers knock up whale 'nad beer

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Difficult to compare this to the use of Tigers and Rhino parts etc. The animals aren't killed exclusively for the ingredients - they have merely found a use for what would otherwise be thrown away.

For hunting in general I am of the opinion that you should be allowed to catch whatever you like: with your bare hands. Should put a stop to most of this.

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Google crashes supposedly secure Aviator browser

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Re: SO what to us on Android then?

You could send all your information to a Chinese company instead. Both groups will ensure its easily accessible to "security services" who have only your best wishes at heart.

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"Users concerned enough with privacy would probably be..."

...well advised to turn off their computers, put on their tin foil hats and hope that time reverses itself.

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Boybanders ONE DIRECTION launch DoS attack on open-source bods

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best thing they ever did

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Frontier wipes credit of Elite: Dangerous 'billionaire' badboys

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See this is why i don't play it until they make it offline. I'm not interested in all this nonsense.

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Erik Meijer: AGILE must be destroyed, once and for all

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Re: What a revolutionary idea agile seems

Since when did the customer's "input" ever relate to what they actually needed?

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Scrums are just a total waste of time. They are a way for people to show how big their dicks are by dragging everyone away from anything useful for an hour and making them listen to droning on about irrelevant things.

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Double-digit tablet growth spurt is OVER, say pundits

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Re: Hmm, weird. Talks about iOS alot

http://tabtimes.com/resources/the-state-of-the-tablet-market/

http://www.statista.com/statistics/273268/worldwide-tablet-sales-by-operating-system-since-2nd-quarter-2010/

Android moved ahead in Q4 2012 and has been consistently selling larger numbers for the past 2 years.

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Music fans FUME over PJ Harvey ticket CHAOS as Somerset House site buckles

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they don't farm it out as they pocket an enormous "booking fee" for all the work they didn't do.

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Elite:Dangerous goes TITSUP

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As i predicted to much down voting!

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Metrics house hails Apple DOMINANCE of X-Mas phone 'n' slab sales

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Parents are dumb and buy wrong devices. Explains this awful tragedy.

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Buses? PAH. Begone with your filthy peasant-wagons

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We can change a bit from 0 to 1 WITHOUT CURRENT, say boffins

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Obviously

"the canting of the antiferromagnetically aligned spins by the Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya (DM) interaction"

Ahh now its clear. Obviously.

/boggle

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Xiaomi: It really ISN'T a biz-miracle idiot tax like Apple

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To be an "Apple" you have to produce years of shite before stealing someone else's industry. You have to shamelessly promote substandard products sold at inflated prices. You have to lock the idiots who buy from you into the most terrible of controlled worlds.

They're just using the name to get traction with the rest of the media. Obviously working.

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UK air traffic bods deny they 'skimped' on IT investment after server mega-fail

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Re: what to do?

I don't know... I've seen many new, good, complex systems.

I'd say new complex systems developed via huge contracts with tiny numbers of bidders, handled mainly by sub-sub-sub contractors, with minimal specification and testing, and encumbered by politicised decision making, are not good.

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Google sues Mississippi Attorney General 'for doing MPAA's dirty work'

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"the AG insists his legal case is all about protecting children"

Oh well you know its all bullshit then.

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Little big phone: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, a toothsome hand-fulla Android

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Re: Wireless Charging

@Bassey The dock I use at home and it really is much better than messing with the water proof covers!

@AC That is what they claim, yes.

@LaunchpadBS http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00MEB2BEG/ref=pe_385721_37986871_TE_item

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