They employ extreme underclocking.
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They employ extreme underclocking.
"Does anyone know of workloads so big they strain one server but can't be distributed?"
The Amiga has become the Blakes 7 of home computers.
Good grief, yes.
Working under a nutter is bad news. Conversely getting sacked by a nutter is both awesome and profitable.
Wait until the season pass is on sale.
"Wouldn't that be 'anus' and not 'sphincter'?"
For you perhaps. I went to a very posh school where it was pronounced "arnus".
Did you ever get to go down the pub with Carol Vorderman?
(Back in the nineties MENSA used to hint at this.)
The F35s are running Windows CE.
"Art is never finished, only abandoned." - Leonardo da Vinci
The Atari brand has to be one of the most pimped out and abused ones ever - wasn't it bought up by a french games company in the early noughties (presumably in order to appear less french)?
Nobody's cared for a quarter-century or thereabouts.
Games For Windows
Plays For Sure
Why would anyone NOT run a mile from MS-furnished online services?
I once set up my PC to vent its hot air into a growing enclosure to help the chillies along. That was a Core 2 quad 6600 IIRC.
Isn't there a risk the directors will go back and ruin the films with service packs?
I recall a lecturer in college saying that 25 years ago, so bravo Sir or Madam or Thingy!
That's a bad idea, because stag groups (in town) or QA delivery teams (at work) will treat it as a relay event and make an even bigger mess.
Buy what if you want to search for "cancel"?
No, Deluxe Paint.
These folks are fools. They realise they're fools, they've admitted they're fools and they want to stop being fools.
Mr T would be perfect for the role.
You want a vibrant green phone for WORK?
"Would the vertical take off version not have to have a trust to weight ratio of more the 1 to work ?"
By my understanding there isn't a vertical take off version.
Send Noel Edmonds.
Some years ago our office was ushered into our cramped conference room and told about the latest rightsizing. We developers survived that one, but the testing team were shedding two people, who I shall call Karen and Terrance.
Karen had been told a few minutes earlier and was presumably packing up at that point. Terrance, on the other hand, was on holiday with his family that week. It was okay though, when he got in on Monday the boss (Bill) wandered over to him for a word. They disappeared into a room for five minutes, then Terrance reappeared. He spent three hours apparently catatonic at his desk then disappeared at noon. We never saw or heard from him again.
I really regret not letting Terrance know the rest of the office got the news before him - that would have been worth a few grand compromise agreement or tribunal verdict.
Nope, just those people who watch BBC / iPlayer.
200% better is three times as good.
10000% better is a hundred and one times as good.
Nope, things work just like that in Thailand too.
If it's reasonably easy to check the status of a sim then there will be another opportunity for dodgy coppers to grab some 500 baht fines. Best ditch the local sim when you get back to the airport.
"Skyhawk" - in contrast to normal hawks that burrow their way through the earth's core...
"Would make for a hell of a movie-plot threat..."
Die Hard From A Nasty Sunburn.
Do we really want to reach the point where paying for things with anonymous cash ceases to be an option? I'm a nice honest law-abiding guy and I have something to hide - what I spend my money on.
An M25 flyover selfie would be pretty underwhelming, but the photo used in the article features Wat Rong Khun, a temple in Northern Thailand. There's lots of strange and beautiful stuff in that corner of the world that justifies snapping a memento.
I'm unsure why people get so upset about selfies. Compare them to the bad medical tips, ropey politics, phrases that might pertain to football and the mild-to-moderate racism that spews up on most people's facebook walls. Self-portrait photos are among the least-offensive items on social media.
Is it the selfie stick that irks people? The last time I was at Heathrow I was walking just behind a group of lads filming themselves on a go-pro-on-a-stick as they walked to their gate. It seemed silly but is that really worth getting annoyed about?
"Hyperconverging" is a pretty long word but round here we pronounce it "tosh".
I wanted giant robots. As there are no giant robots I will not be watching.
I think the next terminator flick is due to be called "Help! My Father-In-Law Is A Cyborg Assassin!".
(Still better than Salvation though.)
Yes, there are power-line-only dongles for traditional usb connectors. The issue with USB-C is power and signalling on the same pin, so that traditional approach doesn't work. I'm wondering whether the introduction of a cunning capacitor or something (I don't do hardware) would enable current flow but wreck the signalling needed for any communication. The big question there is whether some signalling is needed to negotiate / request current - something USB devices are supposed to do but don't always.
Is it possible to build a USB-C charge "condom" with some filtering to stop any signalling?
It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead.
Did everybody actually agree to those amendments? They're idiots if they did.
I remember Backlash (ST and Amiga). It was fun, but weirdly I enjoyed the game that inspired it (Encounter, a 1984-era FPS for the Commodore 64) more.
Encounter was true genius.
The poor craftsman blames their tools."
Mozilla is choosing some better tools.
NASA should have gone the whole hog and called it Up Goer Seven.
(Or possibly eight or nine. Shuttle aside I'm not sure what else they've done since Apollo. Yes, I realise there's been other stuff)
So DevOps is about doing good work instead of bad work? It's an interesting approach.
I wonder if Jeremy Clarkson could ever be desperate enough to return. (He fronted RW before it was any good.)
Perhaps he did take and use the shovel on occasion. The iterations couldn't all have been identical.
The one you buy yourself and solder onto the board (I think).
My FB profile has me a lot older than my real age so I see adverts for incontinence products.
Apparently this is what winning feels like.
I'm constantly amazed how most people fail to think about privacy issues. Several years ago, back when Facebook seemed to email absolutely everything to absolutely everybody by default, I started to get fairly high frequency updates as to the location of a iPhone-carrying friend of mine. I hadn't made any effort to stalk him or anything, I was just getting near-hourly updates as to wherever he had just "signed into" as he went about his work around town.
Anyway after a couple of days of this I commented on the latest update showing him in a town twenty miles down the road. I asked whether it would be a good time to burgle his house.
The updates stopped after that.
I think Citylink already have a patent on that.
Perhaps they were sonic parachutes.
Looks like somebody's remaking Max Headroom.
(Icon coz of the blipverts.)
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