Next , you'll be telling me ...
... we didn't actually land men on the moon!
No Easter Bunny?? You b*stards!
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... we didn't actually land men on the moon!
No Easter Bunny?? You b*stards!
So, how does Apple attract users to its various platforms? I'm no Apple fan, but OS X isn't iOS from what I can see poking around with the Apple store demo models. They don't appear to have shoved one unified UI down their user's throats. And that doesn't seem to be hurting them* in terms of either platform's sales.
*Admittedly, the Mac is a niche product compared to Windows. But they still have a loyal fan base around here. 'Here' being within spitting distance of Microsoft's Redmond campus.
... will I know I'm returning the phone to the correct person? Show me that private mole/tattoo/whatever hon' so I'll know this phone is going to its rightful home.
Just follow the crop circles.
... get the US' military aircraft people's panties in a bunch?
Arrange to have that Avro CF-105 you've got stashed fly through one scene.
If its running Windows, its a suppository, not a tablet.
Never give up El Reg's .co.uk domain.
"you can see how hanky-panky might take a bit of practice"
Seeing as how NASA uses a large "swimming pool" for zero-g astronaut training and in-pool (lake, ocean, etc.) hanky panky is already established art, so to speak, I'm sure the logistics have already been pretty well worked out. It'll be better, what with the elimination of masks, tanks and associated breathing apparatus, weights, buoyancy compensators, etc.
Just start toggling the surrogate DNS servers to redirect to a warning site for a few minutes a day. Most users will just find this a nuisance and delay getting their systems fixed. So then increase the duration of the redirection slowly until it becomes a major pain. If some lazy morons refuse to clean up their machines, they can live with an Internet that works for maybe an hour a day.
Aliens? And why are aliens using the same units of measurements as we do? It lends credence to the fact that Earth was colonized by aliens. And that they are still running things behind the scenes.
As if the machinations going on in Brussels wasn't enough to convince you that some strange, unearthly force was behind all the recent political activity.
"Get outta the trees, STUPID."
Yeah. In the dark. With your night vision screwed up by your illuminated suit.
So what's the reference to pro-music.org doing on the page? Is UK law enforcement in the habit of shilling for special interest groups?
Given the language and that strange reference, I'm thinking that this might be a fake.
Call me when they crank it up to eleven.
And they still haven't taken us out to dinner first.
... you folks managed to keep the British Isles and the mainland separated after all of this.
I hear Kim Kardashian is available.
Next time someone talks you into coding for a proprietary platform, you'll remember the last time it happened.
By voice command today.
Just wait for the first hack when it can be commanded to do so remotely.
Nice job reverse engineering the case dimensions. If that's really how it was done.
Manufacturers (notably Apple) tend to keep specs for their products proprietary. Too bad. The aftermarket for such mods, cases, etc. for various products could really be interesting if they'd support third parties with limited* engineering drawings.
*Not enough to knock off your own product, of course.
... send in a Dalek.
Oh wait. Its a walk-up apartment. Never mind.
As demonstrated by the takedown of MegaUpload using current laws.
The fact that they haven't just thrown this legislation out as a silly waste of time indicates that there's another agenda in play here.
Probably turned back by cold weather and poor equipment.
Evidence of prior teams was found, although it is unclear whether they achieved their goal.
"We're just passing the tonsils. Nothing to report yet."
So the old way was a half-fast Fourier Transform?
"In Cupertino style, users would be prevented from putting their sensors on unauthorised clothing. The patent application complained that people were in the habit of removing spy circuits from authorised trainers and putting them in unofficial items. Apple doesn't like that."
I propose a system of sensors that can freely be relocated to whichever brand or style of clothing you desire. Since this represents new and novel functionality that Apple does not claim, my patent trumps theirs.
It sounds like what they are doing is capturing PINs and for use in a Trojan process that can then log into remote resources. So when you plug in your card to perform some (authorized) function, the trojan begins accessing other resources in the background.
"By capturing the PIN for the smartcard and binding the certificate, malware can silently use the card to authenticate to secure resources, so long as the card remains physically present in the card reader."
So they aren't stealing the card's credentials for future use. They are using your card in real time to access servers and other resources. A bad situation, since when security gets an alarm and comes over to your workstation to see what's up, you'll actually be sitting there with your card in the reader. You might only be playing Solitaire, but the logs will show data being copied to a server in China.
... to put this on Bradley Manning's Christmas gift list.
"its atmospheric reentry is currently scheduled for mid-January," a reference to reports that the failed Mars mission should rain hot chunks of itself onto terra firma on or around January 15."
They're just cultivating a sense of complacency in us about having stuff fall on us from space.
... a river runs through you!
Just get me some R&D money and I'll do the study.
My dog volunteers to assist.
Any truth to the rumor that Howard Hughes and his heirs enforced terms in the contract donating the H-4 for display that no one ever attempt to fly it again?
"So Microsoft has extended its platform to use QR Codes like everyone else, and added support for URLs embedded in NFC tags too. Redmond will still host a redirection server (so the encoded URL points to Microsoft, who forwards the request while accumulating usage statistics)."
It sounds like Microsoft's app will still funnel reads of the various tag formats through the mother ship in Redmond. That's not something I'd be happy turning over to The Borg. So, sorry Microsoft. I won't be inviting you into the middle of my transactions.
December 21, 2012.
According to the Mayans.
Anyone's hockey team in need of a mascot?
So, will Apple sue Samsung for copying their technology?
I particularly like the way she handled those Lamborghinis in "The Brothers Bloom".
The power police will be around to your house checking that all of these potential power vampires are unplugged. They'll be the ones driving that big van.
Those few telemetry dropouts are merely a symptom of the Martian Cyber Defense Force's successful insertion of Stuxnet into the system.
A piece of string tied to a vertical mast on a rover and we'd have the answer.
Bummer of an acronym there.
Medical accidents: 2550 deaths? Doctors would do well to advise their patients to stay away from doctors.
Paris because 'The nurse will see you now' could take on a whole new meaning.
You expect me to take a car without cupholders seriously?
But looking at stuff with extreme red shifts means they are at extreme distances. And so we are looking at events in the Universe's distant past. Back then, alpha may indeed have been different. But it could very well have been different in the vicinity of the Earth as well. Back before the complex molecular interactions we depend upon were important. So it might be more accurate to say that we (and those distant aliens) happen to live in a time that is conducive to life. Not a region.
Some alien astrophysicist on a planet orbiting that distant star with (what we observe to be) anomalous red shifts doesn't see them now. But when he (I know, presumptuous of me to apply our gender specific pronouns to aliens) looks toward earth, he may observe the same differences from what he presumes to be essential for life. In our distant past. And writes our end of the Universe off as uninhabitable. And he thanks his local God for blessing his race as special.
One more double entendre in that subject and you'll have to label this article NSFW.
Paris, because someone will have to explain it to her.
And while you are worrying about the lasers cracking your crypto, you'll never even notice the shark chomping on your leg.
... when one of these double wide houses meets a mining vehicle or something of similar size going the other way?
The simple solution for the Solar Challenge would be to get a couple of military surplus armored trucks (ala Mad Max) to run interference for them.
No.... You move the house!
RTMG - Radio Telescopio Muy Grande
"we don't measure ourselves in conventional ways"
Neither do I, but that hasn't fooled any of my dates.
Paris, shedding a tear because .... well, she's been disappointed again.
Didn't anyone remember to put him in /etc/inittab as a respawn process?
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