* Posts by srochford

2 posts • joined 12 Jun 2009

Rotten hackers feast on mouldy Java flaws


Name the guilty parties!

Up until a few months ago, Oracle were one of the writers of the badly written software that needed an older version of Java. I think it was about March this year that their e-business system was finally certified for Java 1.7.

If the people at Oracle who write Java wouldn't talk to the people at Oracle who write the e-business system then what hope does anyone else have?

Ice air con system aims for cool on the cheap


Sounds like the suggested tube system

2 years ago there were suggestions of doing something a bit similar on London's tubes - big tank under the train which would be cooled when the train's above ground and then melted underground, extracting the heat from the carriages.

At first glance, it seems perfectly reasonable; it'll be good if it works.

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