* Posts by Adam

4 posts • joined 2 Jan 2008

A grim day for browser security at hacker contest

Adam

Opera?

Was Opera in the competition?

'Miracle' plane crash was no miracle

Adam
Dead Vulture

If I wanted trashy mass-media I wouldn't read the Register

Come on. What happened to interesting, informed and rational analysis?

Yeah, of course it's good news everyone survived. But I expected some genuine insight from el Reg. Not just inane "oh, isn't everyone involved so great" tat.

Computer system suspected in Heathrow 777 crash

Adam
Thumb Down

Missing the point

"The Boeing 777's computer system has in the past caused a few scares. [...] The pilot prevented a disasterous stall by turning off the autopilot [...] again obliging the pilot to disengage the autopilot."

Spot the common theme - I'll help: "Autopilot"

But that's not common to the recent crash - the autopilot wasn't the problem - it didn't make any difference once the pilot took over - they still crashed.

Google to reinvent UK newspaper biz

Adam
Flame

"The Times of London"

No, it's just "The Times".

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