* Posts by Destroy All Monsters

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Home Einsteins help turn up 13 new pulsars

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Re: How the hell does a star change its rotation?

It's not a politician.

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Brilliant phishing attack probes sent mail, sends fake attachments

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Re: Amber

On the Internet, nobody knows that you are a dog....

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Flight 666 lands safely in HEL on Friday the 13th

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The Omen!

A fitting foreshadowing to the upcoming ultra-anti-semitic / super-mafiosic / gas-chamber-planning / black racist non-pandering / extra-anti-minorities / Putin-friendly / menacing-plumber enabling Trump administration.

I just don't see how to connect it. Let's have the passenger list, we will find something!

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Oh ALIS, don't keep us waiting: F-35 jet's software 'delayed'

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Re: All this crap about the F35 reminded me of the F111

In Europe, we had the Panavia Tornado...

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Re: >Germans tanks were 5 times better

So the war could have been shortened by dropping battalions of management consultants and marketing executives to persuade the Germans to take a customer focussed agile manufacturing process - where the military changes their mind all the time and the kit is delivered late, obsolete and in much smaller numbers?

Not, it was over very much earlier.

Check out this infographic

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Re: WTF?

Who the heck designed a system that can't cope with connection loss? These things aren't going to be working in an idealised lab, but out in the field where things break.

I think the pervasiveness of this kind of sophomoric crap in commercial (and also open-source systems cough) now has progressed to the point where it is acceptable to see it in high-reliability systems.

(The whole RPC paradigm is basically a testament to connection optimism in the service of self-serving convenience)

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Re: " whoever finds it can probably look back and KNOW where the aircraft has been"

Any notion that dullards future insurgents could get into the system, let alone ready that data is quite absurd.

Yup. You would need a deprogrammed protocol droid for that.

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Re: National security

on the basis that MS is Business Standard, Secure and Professional

Failure comes in many modes

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UK's largest hospital trust battles Friday 13th malware outbreak

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Re: Gosh.......

> that's just a (now) meaningless epithet spat out by clueless lefties who desperately need to justify their childish beliefs.

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Alien

"Earlier rumors of a ransomware outbreak were completely false"

"There is some kind of weird parasite in the vents, will be under control soon!"

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Re: Gosh.......

That's racist and a reminder of Jim Crow south!

Unacceptable in an early-21st century message board.

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Playpen child sex abuse archive admin gets 20 years in the Big House

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The end times are near etc.

How many rings are there and why are they so successful (apart from being absolutely tools for blackmail from the dark side)?

Why Did The ‘New York Times’ Delete A Story About Norwegian Pedophile Network?

(I like the investigation being known as “Dark Room.”, did someone play Life Is Strange?)

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AI shoves all in: DeepStack, Libratus poker bots battle Texas Hold 'em pros heads up

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Re: The use of games to train and test AI is prolific

Of course not.

It solves a particular toy problem in the "domain of AI".

Not generally, but only by the fact that engineers looked at the problem, decided on a way to approach it using heavy computer gear, and dropped a neural network in there for feature extraction.

So the intelligence is in the design team.

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Boffins turn timid mice into psycho killers – by firing lasers into brains

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Re: Is there really no application?

Yeah, I'm still on remission from my MAJESTIC mind-control experiment run by the CIA. T'was a blast.

I agree that mapping brain functions is very useful, but if you mix people in seats of power with psychopathologies into it (and there are many, probably most), things are getting dicey.

Also, Joe Haldeman in "The Forever War":

"Filters up." Gray haze of smoke and dust. Clods of dirt falling with a sound like heavy raindrops.

"Listen up!

"Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled;

Scots, wham Bruce has aften led,

Welcome to your gory bed,

Or to victory!' "

I hardly heard him for trying to keep track of what was going on in my skull. I knew it was just post-hypnotic suggestion, even remembered the session in Missouri when they'd implanted it, but that didn't make it any less compelling. My mind reeled under the strong pseudo-memories: shaggy hulks that were Taurans (not at all what we now knew they looked like) boarding a colonists' vessel, eating babies while mothers watched in screaming terror (the colonists never took babies; they wouldn't stand the acceleration), then raping the women to death with huge veined purple members (ridiculous that they would feel desire for humans), holding the men down while they plucked flesh from their living bodies and gobbled it (as if they could assimilate the alien protein) . . . a hundred grisly details as sharply remembered as the events of a minute ago, ridiculously overdone and logically absurd. But while my conscious mind was rejecting the silliness, somewhere much deeper, down in that sleeping animal where we keep our real motives and morals, something was thirsting for alien blood, secure in the conviction that the noblest thing a man could do would be to die killing one of those horrible monsters ...

I knew it was all purest soyashit, and I hated the men who had taken such obscene liberties with my mind, but I could even hear my teeth grinding, feel my cheeks frozen in a spastic grin, blood-lust . . . A teddy bear walked in front of me, looking dazed. I started to raise my laserfinger, but somebody beat me to it and the creature's head exploded in a cloud of gray splinters and blood.

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Now we have Alien / Mandchurian Candidate mice.

What a time to be alive.

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Re: If I were paranoid I'd ask who funds such research.

Feminists?

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Trump's cyber-guru Giuliani runs ancient 'easily hackable website'

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Re: "Let's make America reasonable again !"

> Roosevelt's New Deal policy is said to have been pretty reasonable

Forcing people to burn farm produce "to keep prices high" while no.one can actually pay for the stuff can only be described as "reasonable" in the wishy-washy liberal mindset. I think a fat bullet between the eyes is the only way to respond to that kind of "reasonableness".

More in "The Roosevelt Myth" by John Flynn, an observer of those sad times. Read it.

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Re: And fo rhis next trick

Wow people are actually downvoting this. Must not really know how the world works.

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Re: Insider only

> has a penchant for conspiracy theories

Seen what's going on right now, I would say this "penchant" is hardly unwarranted.

Definitely more tangible than Clinton's fabled "vast right-wing conspiracy" (then a suicide occurs).

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Re: And fo rhis next trick

Jews would nix that, Bernie ripped too many of those off.

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Re: el reg suggestion

Where is Tom Cruise looking at burning trains leaving the station when you need him?

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Re: A great slogan for the next election ...

Let's make America reasonable again !

How exactly do you intend to get back to the times of Calvin Coolidge?

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Re: Bah!

This despite putting the city's crisis management central control facility under its biggest target.

I don't think it is reasonable to accuse skeletor of not having clairvoyance powers (ok, maybe the hit on WTC a few years prior should have given a hint, but apparently the whole Clinton + Bush administration didn't twig on anything either; it's just that immediately everyone knew the Saudi[MEMORY HOLE VIOLATION DETECTED, CONTENT REDACTED]).

The only ones with clairvoyance are the Ruskies as they compile kompromat on future presidential hopefuls that haven't even decloaked yet.

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Re: el reg suggestion

Not so hasty - the train is just leaving the station.

I hope you have your Ray Bans.

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Someone who is someone runs a website somewhere somehow

Meanwhile, #RealNews:

US watched ISIS rise in Syria and hoped to ‘manage’ it — Kerry on leaked tape

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Now that's a Blue Screen of Death: Windows 10 told me to jump off a cliff

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Thanks Reg

This is why we can't have nice things!

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Clone wars: Wrestler sues Microsoft over Gears of War character

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What do Chinese have to do with any of this?

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Two muscular blacks are looking like muscular blacks. Ok.

and a striking resemblance of both physiognomy and body build

I actually misread this as "body fluid" at first. Weird.

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Donald Trump will take cybersecurity advice from, um, Rudy Giuliani

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Deeply interesting times

I agree with the irate Saker that Trump will have his hands really full and no time to worry about cybersecurity. He better set up a hit squad stat.

The Neocons' Declaration of War Against Trump

First, and this is the really crucial part, there is more than enough here [in the CNN-alleged Trumpdump / golden shower kompromat] to impeach Trump on numerous grounds both political and legal. Let me repeat again – this is an attempt at removing Donald Trump from the White House. This is a political coup d’etat....

All of the above further confirms to me what I have been saying over the past weeks: if Trump ever makes it into the White House (I write ‘if’ because I think that the Neocons are perfectly capable of assassinating him), his first priority should be to ruthlessly crack down as hard as he legally can against those in the US “deep state” (which very much includes the media) who have now declared war on him. I am sorry to say that, but it will be either him or them – one of the parties here will be crushed.

[Sidebar: to those who wonder what I mean by “crackdown” I will summarize here what I wrote elsewhere: the best way to do that is to nominate a hyper-loyal and determined FBI director and instruct him to go after all the enemies of Trump by investigating them on charge of corruption, abuse of power, conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and all the other types of behavior which have gone on forever in Congress, the intelligence community, the banking world and the media. Deal with the Neocons like Putin did with the Russian oligarchs or how the USA dealt with Al Capone – get them on tax evasion. There is no need to open Gulags or shoot people when you can get them all on what is their normal daily behavior :-)]

Oh, update.

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Thanks, Obama: NSA to stream raw intelligence into FBI, DEA and pals

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Re: Does not apply to Israel

No surprises here.

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Well, they are going after their stray scientists from time to time... especially those with links to China.

(Recently there has been this case of complete stupidiy where consulting for a civilian nuke outfit running a Westinghouse unit in China is construed as "making plutonium for a foreign power". I guess there is some prosecutor looking for a way upwards the ladder.)

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Raw intelligence?

Obama, depositing raw sewage out of spite like a little scorned girl.

(Well, I could imagine a memo on his desk saying "You do this or no lucrative speaking occasions for you, Mr. Soon-Ex-President", and he has known how his bread is buttered since his selection at the national convention way back when.)

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AWS, you crack us up. Rebrands Westminster 'Webminster'

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Re: Wikipedia Central

£2 for a cup of coffee?

Remember when £2 could buy you a house outside of London??

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AT&T CEO clambers up Trump's tower, explains why he should shower gold for Time Warner

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Re: Not sure

Nobody knows.

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The only reason for mergers

Embiggening the Golden Parachute and screwing (not-partial-to-inside-info) shareholders.

It also means we are the bubble top.

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Maps and alarm clocks best thing about mobes, say normies

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There is another use...

Smartphones are used for looking busy and standoffish in public spaces.

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Crims shut off Ukraine power in wide-ranging anniversary hacks

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Re: On the bright side

You seem to be alluding to this bullshit

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Holmes

Yeah, but quite a lot of is about things you don't hear about on DW and France24, whereas the latter dish the daily Soma about how we are Good In Syria, Ukraine is on the freedom train, our Politictactoeicians are glorious (especially Merkel), Trump is 100% pig disgusting and Putin is in every router and underneath children's bed.

Also:

Further attacks against the State Administration of Railway Transport left Ukrainians unable to purchase rail tickets and delayed payments when the Treasury and Pension Fund was compromised

Railways down and the Pension Fund empty? A daily occurrence in France.

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Ouch

Sounds like someone was playing "Alien Isolation: Corporate Lockdown" for real.

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Binary star bash-up should add new light to Northern Cross in 2022

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Re: Just "visible to the naked eye"?

"Visible to the naked arse"

-> Pull down pants

-> Get sunburn

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Re: A new star in the sky

Count me in as long as the NEW MESSIAH is not a Liberal Interventionist Multicultural Goodthink Fetish, has Schwarzenegger Spine, imposes a flat tax, trashes PC nasties and BLMers and cleans up leftofascist parliamentarian geezers and political TLAs civil serpents with a shotgun while playing "I can't get no satisfaction" on a boombox, loudly.

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Boom tomorrow

Any civilization in the neighborhood will not be amused then?

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Dieselgate: VW pleads guilty, will cough up $4.3bn, throws 6 staff under its cheatware bus

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"Faceless" Uncle Sam sounds particularly pissed

A good time to review what went down:

Mettle Fatigue: VW’s Single-Point-of-Failure Ethics

Roland L. Trope, Trope and Schramm LLP

Eugene K. Ressler, US Military Academy Emeritus Faculty

After a year of denials, Volkswagen admitted in September 2015 that multiple makes and models of its diesel vehicles contained defeat device software. The decisions leading to “Dieselgate” involved a corruption of engineering ethics that the profession ought to address.

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For Fark's sake! Fark fury follows 5-week ad ban for 5-year-old story

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Re: Time to get with the times.

Okay.

But now I will go with my obviously-underage sexy french comic onto public transport just to piss people off.

Where is my dirty coat. Ah here it is.

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Time to get with the times.

I demand that girls be kept under burkas between the age of 0 and 20, just to be on the safe side and no pictures may be taken.

Also, please just apply "A ark" to each and every psychologist, humanity can do without those quacks.

When one thinks that meanwhile highly places people can take trips on the "Lolita Express" and this is then quietly under-rugged ... it's pretty bad.

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Anti-smut law dubs PCs, phones 'pornographic vendor machines', demands internet filters

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Japan now inaccessible from North Dakota!

Oh fuck.

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It's now 2017, and your Windows PC can still be pwned by a Word file

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Village People!

Young man, why you look so appalled.

I said, young man, better get used to it now.

I said, young man, 'cause you're in a new age

There's no need to read the EULA.

Young man, there's naught you can do.

I said, young man, when you feel so observed.

Shark the wire , and I'm sure you will find

Many ways to lose your data.

It's fun to send te-le-metry.

It's fun to send te-le-metry.

etc. etc.

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UK Parliament suddenly remembers it wants to bone up cyber security *cough* Russia *cough*

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Since the 2010 defence review

Hmm..... Stuxnet, eh?

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Snapchat chooses London for international headquarters

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