* Posts by zaax

243 posts • joined 9 Apr 2008

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Boeing 737 pilots battled confused safety system that plunged aircraft to their deaths – black box

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Re: Hey software, get the fuck out of the way!

Is that not what the artificial horizon is for?

Cops: Autonomous Uber driver may have been streaming The Voice before death crash

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Re: At best...

Also with a normal driver / car the driver would have swerved, which may have went missing the cyclist entirely

Police block roads to stop tech support chap 'robbing a bank'

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Whilst I was in Gran Caneria a few years ago, and on the way home worst for wear rattled the front gate of a house, expecting guard dogs - two panthers came out.

The future of radio may well be digital, but it won't survive on DAB

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Why not just use 4g systems and then that whole fequency could go

There will be blood: BT to axe 13,000 employees

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It took Openreach 8 days to repair my line, which UK power networks broke (a public sewer problem last year was sorted with-in 2 hours).

Brit healthcare system inks Windows 10 install pact with Microsoft

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Some of the stuff I have seen is from the 70's and is running COBOL

Two's company, Three's unbowed: You Brits will pay more for MMS snaps

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All said and done Three's PAYG 1p/meg is cheaper than another 2 telcos

2018's Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop is a lovely lappie

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No dvd drive; no keypad; and worst of all Windows 10

Bot-ched security: Chat system hacked to slurp hundreds of thousands of Delta Air Lines, Sears customers' bank cards

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I was under the impression the CVC codes should not be stored

UK's London Gatwick Airport boasts of driverless vehicle trial

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Having an accident with another vehicle is expensive, but hitting a airplane is in a completely different dimension

Brit retailer Currys PC World says sorry for Know How scam

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Yeah, they tried that on me. The sales assistant could not work out why didn't need an operating system (Ubuntu is a wonderful thing), after 10min told him forget it and started to walk out. I got the PC.

Voice assistants are always listening. So why won't they call police if they hear a crime?

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Re: An actual usefull scenario...

They already have that in my area its called Careline

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Someone who has no idea of how technology works, why is this post allowed?

Helicopter crashes after manoeuvres to 'avoid... DJI Phantom drone'

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If you think System engineers are highly paid you what to see the paycheck of an Aeronautical engineer

A Hughes failure: Flat Earther rocketeer can't get it up yet again

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which proves the earth is round

And he won't untill he allows for a spinning earth in his launch calculations

Capita contract probed after thousands of clinical letters stuffed in a drawer somewhere

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The NHS messaging system is a mess. Other government departments have good working messaging handling systems why can't the NHS just copy them.

Dodgy parking firms to be denied access to Brit driver database

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Put the price up to £20 a time, and give the money to nurses and doctors

UK's Just Eat faces probe after woman tweets chat-up texts from 'delivery guy'

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The delivery driver should not have had access to the buyers phone number. If the delivery was going to be late he should have contacted the restaurant and then they should have contacted the customer. This should have been part of the agreement between just eat and the restaurant / seller.

Saying that the delvery driver of my washing machine did, as he got lost in my road

Apple agrees to pay £136m in back idiot taxes to UK taxman

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Up Nurses pay, narth it will go to bankers

EE Business Broadband digital transformation: Portal offline until July

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The person who wrote the code was made redundant and they now haveto recruite someone to write new code

Intel to slap hardware lock on Management Engine code to thwart downgrade attacks

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NSA won't allow them to turn it off.

Car rental firms told: Tell your customers about in-car data slurps

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For the last 6 years, every car I rented has had the previous renters information stored in it, and some of it is quite personal including there home address etc. in the satnav.

Bored 'drivers' pushed Google Waymo into ditching autopilot tech

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Seemingly we are talking about vigilent systems, like on the railways. A horn or buzzer and a diffient thing to be press / moved at different times, in otherwords a dead mans handle

UK.gov: IT contracts should be no more than 7 years. (Not 18, Fujitsu)

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Re: Winning the next round of contracts

Because they are the only ones big enough to run such contracts?

Spanish govt slammed over bizarre Catalan .cat internet registry cop raid

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If this does happen it will open the floodgates as regions in Italy / Asutria / Germnay want independance as well.

Just how are HMRC’s IT systems going to cope with Brexit?

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Why not use Asycuda like the rest of the world or do we have to invent the wheel yet again?

70% of Windows 10 users are totally happy with our big telemetry slurp, beams Microsoft

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85 year old

My 85 year old dad does not know he is being spied on, as do most of the windows 10 renters who hardly understand computers let alone M$ spyware.

HMS Queen Liz will arrive in Portsmouth soon, says MoD

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She now playing with George Bush in the north sea, and the dutch are watching

Nest security camera captures landlord's romp on tenants' bed

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Put the video on xtube and buy another dress or 5

Moneysupermarket fined £80,000 for spamming seven million customers

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Which means they are storing your details. If they had just deleted them as soon as you not ticked the box they would not have this problem

BT's Ryan Reynolds helicopter Wi-Fi ads 'misleading', thunders ad watchdog

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If this is the case and my router does not provide 40mps at 200m its faulty.

30,000 London gun owners hit by Met Police 'data breach'

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Funny how the person who is responsable is always on leave.

Broadband providers almost double prices after deals end

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Its a pity is so difficult to move, as you loose your phone number

Put down your coffee and admire the sheer amount of data Windows 10 Creators Update will slurp from your PC

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With all that data Mircosoft is collecting no wonder some enterprise users have not switch to it, and are still on XP.

Three to lawyer up unless Ofcom intervenes in spectrum market

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More spectrum does not equal more bandwidth, all Three needs to do is to make cell smaller, and add cells to were there is none.

Plusnet slapped with £880k fine for billing ex customers

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Re: How can you not notice?

Just reclaim the DD's

Kodi-pocalypse Now? Actually, it's not quite here yet

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Kodi is not illegal. Kodi is not illegal to use in the EU, and the last time I looked the UK is stil in ythe EU

Licence-fee outsourcer Capita caught wringing BBC tax from vulnerable

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Re: Amazed

Westworld; Lucifer; Star trek; Stargate to name just three

University DDoS'd by its own seafood-curious malware-infected vending machines

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And there is the problem. Vendling machine owners do not care about your network.

Millions of Brits stick with current broadband provider rather than risk no Netflix

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Its also the loss of a phone number that you have had since the 60's

UK.gov still drowning in legacy tech because no one's boarding Blighty's £700m data centre Ark

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If it an't broke don't fix it. It would be better to train people to run the 'old' systems that have been working for last 50 years, than make new systems that fail badly.

Nielsen, eat your heart out: TiVo woos admen with prediction engine

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What about me? I hardly watch TV at all (its so old fashioned) , and my ad blocker works very well. Back to the advertising on billboards, as thats the only way you will get me.

BT's hiring! 500 more customer service folk to answer your angry calls

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As this is on the BT retail side it will have no effect on the repair times.

Sysadmin figures out dating agency worker lied in his profile

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Bad programing.

The biggest key on the keyboard is the RETURN button its not an enter button. On some US number pads there is an enter button sometomes bottom right.

More than half of punters reckon they can't get superfast broadband

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Re: Why 60Mb?

A family with two children will easly use that and more, which is why 1g is needed per household

New UK trade deals would not compensate for loss of single market membership

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Re: Really ....

ARM holdings.

£1m military drone crashed in Wales after crew disabled anti-crash systems – report

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Re: "Crew"

In a normal aircraft any landing is a good landing, one where the aircraft can be used again is an excellent landing

BT customers hit by broadband outage ... again

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So what happends to the £18 standing charge I pay BT / plusnet?

Why does an Android keyboard need to see your camera and log files – and why does it phone home to China?

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Thats facebook then. Why facebook needs so may permissions...

Lights! Camera! Infraction! Filmmakers behind 117 million robocalls to shift DVDs

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Proceeds of crime - take the lot, incuding his house.

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