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Who in their right mind trusts Microslurp? Maybe that position is an inside joke.
1630 posts • joined 10 Jun 2009
Who in their right mind trusts Microslurp? Maybe that position is an inside joke.
That requires thought which is in very short supply in all infrastructure companies board rooms - example , the continuing use of Crapita in this instance.
if they could demonstrate a real functioning AI. At the moment all we have is a load of marketing hype trying to call programmed response AI which it is not. All this is is Musk and friends stroking their egos and virtue signalling to show how 'good' they are.
If the EU are doing this to Google when are they going to land on Microslurp for using their market dominance and dumping win 10 on peoples computers even if they didn't want it? Or is this some vendetta by the EU because they are treading on the toes of some of Microslurp's supporters.
Is it going to the consumers it is claimed were disadvantaged or is it going into EU coffers to help pay their outrageous pensions?
The consumers won't see any of it because the EU commissars are greedy and want it all for themselves, that's why they are doing this.
What evidence would ever convince you?
A verified model based on actual real world measurements - unverified models do not have any value other than stroking the ego of the people that produce and use them.
at risk from rising sea levels.
Are they talking about real sea level rise or is this some pie in the sky idea they got from an unvalidated computer model?
In the real world there are some places where the sea level has risen a little mainly because the land has sunk, while there are other places where the sea level has dropped but in general terms there has been very little change in level over the past 100 years.
The only real problem would be if California has an earthquake and disappears into the sea, but that might be considered a good thing ;)
Quite why the mere presence of this widely available set of tools is insistently tied back to Russian intelligence agencies is a bit of a mystery.
Simple answer is the neocons need a whipping boy and since the 50s in the US when McCarthy brought the 'reds under the bed' into full-fledged hunting form, there has always been that lingering suspicion that he might have been right especially now when the left liberals need someone to blame for their mistakes.
Am I the only one who does this?
Don't forget that most of that is green taxes from the Climate Change Act - cut those out and the duty becomes reasonable.
It would be nice if they came out with something similar using the top end Ryzen CPU.
There might be a bright side to this if this 'exploit' actually allows changing the settings. If it does what is to stop someone working out how to stop the slurp of everything that is done on the machine and reporting it all back to M$ and also giving back control to the owner of the box.
How soon before you won't be able to use the internet banking site unless you use a windows machine?
All this prove is that the translation is artificial but not intelligent if it can be fooled so easily.
But is it 1, 2 or 3? We need people out in space to check such things.
IBM's greatness ended when they dumped OS/2 to appease Microshaft.
I'll be installing 34kW of Battery in my garage next month.
I do hope the cost of that is coming out of your pocket and not the pockets of everyone else via subsidies.
Regarding number of Leccy Suppliers who only sell Renewable Leccy do they also have their own power grid to transmit the power to those that are buying it because if they don't then their statement is a load of hooey and the power you buy from them is most probably from a gas turbine power station.
Hi Dodgy, I was expecting much larger numbers of people that don't like anyone pointing out the uselessness of unreliables - if they are so good why do they need subsidies from everyone to enable them to compete, after all the wind and sunlight is free.
It appears that Musk is seeing the possible bursting of the electric car bubble since to run an electric car you need plenty of cheap, reliable electricity, something you don't get with solar and wind (solar, no sun no power and windmills don't provide power when the wind isn't blowing).
The UK had identity cards in WW2 - and they had to be produced on demand within 48 hours.
How true. In fact I still have mine.
Having lived and worked in countries where you have to have an ID card or carry your passport all the time I have never understood what all the fuss was about or which political party started the fear campaign against them.
They are now showing the country as the police state it has become with this and all the surveillance being undertaken in the name of 'security' We can assume the security is for those running the place NOT the citizens.
Actually they do have a clue about their BS - it's called 'keep the plebs afraid so they will turn to us to save them'. It is a way for politicians and bureaucrats to keep their snouts in the public (tax) money trough.
Since it isn't mentioned I think we need to know the type of wall they are getting their pictures through.
I assume they expect wood frame with plasterboard surfaces - typical modern construction. What happens when they encounter 1 meter thick solid stone walls or walls with metal cladding or indeed ant wall different to the usual modern construction. They did test those types of walls I hope before their song and dance act.
I wonder how much that ruling cost AT&T and was it included in $85 billion? American 'justice' the best money can buy.
They should have killed the mouse years ago then we wouldn't have such stupid long copyright times to worry about.
the primary purpose of Windows - to provide a stable platform for a wide range of local application software
Surely you jest about the stability of windows? Experience tend to point in the direction of instability especially with the latest offering.
Is he trying to say the US and UK are not doing such things - if so he needs to pull the other one because this sounds like crap.
Or just parroting what he has been told which is more likely.
Which does raise the question of where the researchers allegiance lies and who paid them? We can't have AMD looking too good compared to Intel now can we.
Is it a phone or is it a camera or some mixed up intermediate object?
If I want to take photos I use a DSLR with the correct lens, if I want to make a phone call - the main use of a phone - I use a phone. This Honor 10 is supposed to be a phone yet we do not hear anything about its ability to make calls in low signal and or noisy areas. In turn we do hear a lot about taking photos which I assume is supposed to be a secondary function.
Come on, if you are reviewing a phone at least talk about how it acts as a phone. Some of us have to try to use our phones in places with almost no signal and, I for one, would like to know how well any phone does in those situations - we can't all borrow different phones to try them out, we leave that to the reviewer to do for us.
Setting aside all the dislikes for Google the first question should be 'who is paying those senators'.
Somehow I don't believe they are doing it of their own volition, politicians are not that bright.
Here we use Lucide and GhostScriptView. Between them we can open any PDF we have and GhostScript even tells us if there is a problem with the PDF.
In the meantime those who need it really need it but, if they're focussed on their security they're likely to have HTML-enabled email turned off.
Why do people use HTML in e-mails in the first place? As far as I can see it is mainly used for advertising spam and not conveying any useful information thus my spam filters dump those messages to trash (if someone wants to send a nice formatted letter then attach a PDF).
we are only in a position to name the companies after that 30-day window has expired.
So the FTC gave the bad boys time enough to amend their paperwork thus giving them the ability to say they are in compliance while keeping business as usual in the background.
P.S. How about trying good old detective work instead of lazy data-slurp grepping.
They couldn't do that because all most of them only know how to look at a computer monitor. They appear to spend most of their time reading facebook and getting upset if someone makes what they consider a racial statement rather than getting out and asking questions - we can't go out on the street we have a liberal arts degree.
Have a war.
Isn't that what the politicians have been trying for with all the anti Russia rhetoric?
He might not advocate it but now it's published what is the betting that the politicians of all colours go for it - with exceptions for themselves of course.
Ah! That is the 'green' energy that comes via the grid from coal fired power stations then.
Since there is no separate green energy grid no one can tell if they are getting green energy or not and all of the green energy has to be supported by non green energy suppliers (see http://www.gridwatch.templar.co.uk/ )
All we now need is someone to produce a net throwing gun to down the low flying drones - let the drone wars begin.
I'll cling to v52 ESR for the next few months until it goes out of support then I'll have to sort an alternative
Why look for an alternative, it doesn't stop working when they drop support.
On this machine I'm using firefox 17.0.11esr without many problems (the only problem is with some https sites where I don't have the cert). My main machine has firefox 38.8.0esr which I may up to 45.9.0 at some time in the future if I can be bothered.
Sorry AC they were subjects of the the British Commonwealth not the United Kingdom.
If they had been citizens of the UK then their birth certificates would say so and there would not be any problems now.
While it is true those from the Commonwealth had right of access to the UK it did NOT automatically make them UK citizens, they had to go through a registration process to become a legal UK citizen - my Australian wife had to when we moved to back to the UK so I do know what I'm talking about.
I know it is not fashionable today talk about personal responsibility (everyone appears to want the state to do their thinking and hand holding for them) but for those immigrants it was their responsibility to see that their paperwork for becoming a British subject with right of abode and work in the UK was completed and registered.
I have friends whose parents did all the necessary paperwork not long after their arrival and are wondering what all the fuss is about. Those landing cards should be irrelevant today if those arriving had taken the responsibility to complete the required paperwork.
They are rather behind with the first idea of fold together integrated screens that was available in 2010 as the Entourage eDGe (9" screens) and the Pocket eDGe (6" screens).
Demonstration flexible e-ink units were demonstrated around the same time so this looks like microshaft trying to stop other manufacturers doing anything because oof the patents.
This idea was a SF staple back in the 50s and 60s with quite a number of stories appearing in Galaxy, Worlds of IF and Analog around that time.
Maybe it would be a good idea to provide readily accessible drivers for other operating systems for all of their product lines - win x sux.
Shouldn't the last paragraph read "Twitter is playing into the hands of
cybercriminals NSA, CIA, FBI and otherUS agencies when it hinders us providing users, for example, with timely, potentially important information on protection from cyber-extortionists private information gathering."
Unlike the government’s DNA and fingerprint databases, where data on unconvicted people is automatically deleted,
Are you sure about that? I seem to remember a large number of complaints about the police NOT doing that because it was too hard, just like their ANPR database of pictures.
US carriers that receive federal broadband funds aren't allowed to spend that money with vendors deemed a national security risk.
In that case non of the US carriers can upgrade their equipment ever because all of it originates in China and the NSA
inject a backdoor inspect it when it arrives.
The other thing that should be done is to inspect the bank accounts of the FCC commissioners and follow the money trail to find out exactly who is behind this.
So is that magic money then, that generates itself?
No, it's money from the English tax payer just the same as all the money spent by the Scottish government.
This is just another excuse for the police to stay off the streets where major crime takes place. It is also virtue-signalling on the part of the home sectary.
Nothing will change anyway.
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