Is it just me or should it be "Bird Lime"?
733 posts • joined 30 Jun 2009
Is it just me or should it be "Bird Lime"?
Phhhh... backups? Why bother, what could possibly go wrong?
I have purchased a tiny Dell desktop for one of my users that fits on the back of a monitor nicely, uses standard connectors and costs about half what that does.
Price is the main concern where I work, and we won't pay extra for things to look good, although I accept others might.
I'm not sure I would believe any of Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino's explanations here, also:
“is proprietary to Mandalay Bay” and cannot be viewed by third parties...
If any of the injured parties cared to I imagine they could ask a judge to give his or her views about that statement.
Oh, great, thanks Big John, now I have to redesign my Aardvark detector.
The part that caught my eye was: "The United States is more vulnerable than any other country in the world to a cyberattack, warns Haines, because so much of it is dependent on the internet".
Really? I thought, not like those Germans living in their caves, and those Koreans who barely have the use of fire (I could go on, but I think I've made my point).
No we Americans rely on the Internet so much more than them, but goodness we're so frightened.
Whenever I se the phrase "Homeland Security" I get a picture in my head of men in smart uniforms getting onto trains and calling out "papers please"!
I don't think standards are Apple's thing.
Ever tried to Bluetooth a photo from your Android phone to your Mum's iPhone?
It looks like he is appealing, so I suppose his lawyer has a holiday home to pay off, or expensive private school tuition to pay.
I think that's what is happening, but to be honest I dozed off reading the last sentence where the lawyer explained about false something and constitution something and whatever.
The guy deserves what he gets.
Advertising has always struck me as something of a con.
In a previous life I dealt with one of the huge multi national advertising agencies, and the vast amounts of money they raked in never really seemed to have any bearing on the results they produced.
None of their customers seemed to care, as the long lunches were legendary.
Or just a throwaway speech tailored to his audience?
I'm pretty sure my phone won't see a 400GB disk.
I could be wrong though, or would I need to create a bunch of 64GB* partitions to use the whole card?
* That's the largest my phone can use, as far as I know.
It's not like Google is the only one doing this in various forms.
We've all seen the anti-global warming stuff written by "researchers" paid by the Koch brothers.
There is also the odd movement of senior staff between the Treasury Department (and various other US Government departments) and Goldman Sachs.
I'm sure commentards are capable of finding all sorts of links between the ruling class of the US and the governing class of corporate America.
The bloke who wrote the book on how this whole system is put together ran Italy in the 1920's and '30's.
While your point is valid, in the Democracy that I live in the Government controls the media not by jailing journalists, but by refusing them access if their questions become uncomfortable.
They have also allowed the consolidation of media ownership to the point where there are two media owners in the country. They own all of the newspapers (bar two regional titles), all of the commercial radio stations, and all of the TV channels. (The exception being a really poorly run state owned channel).
Ironically the only independent news organisation is a state owned radio network, which has had it's funding frozen for the last 10 years, as they continue to ask uncomfortable questions.
She is the daughter and grand-daughter of wealth, so can't be expected to start at the bottom, like normal people, but in her defence she has at least got a job.
Many trust fund babies never bother.
Of course, I'm really glad I don't work for one of these inherited wealth pillocks (any more).
I have a friend who has a dumb phone of some description. He has no interest in any of the things a smart phone could do for him, and likes the fact he only needs to charge it once a week.
Go luck to him I say, it takes all sorts and he knows what he wants.
I'm sure the civil servant part is true, but it looks like this is an old fashioned case of jobs for the boys (or girls in this case).
She is the offspring of an extremely wealthy and well-connected family, and friends with the Mayor's daughter. Looks like business as usual to me.
Are there any really good security cameras out there?
I have used various different ones over the years, including Logitech and almost without exception they have been poorly supported rubbish, even the expensive ones.
Sorry A/C, that's not how any of this works.
Yes, I make IT decisions, and have for long, long time.
I'm all for some new players in the corporate IT area, but I'm not sure this is it.
Where does control lie here? When my user's stuff is in the "cloud" I have no idea where it all is and who has access to it.
It is all very well saying AD 'integration" but what does that actually mean it terms of packets moving into and out of my network?
The beancounters will love it however at $50 per year and presumably running on cheaper hardware.
I might be sounding racist too, but I thought the 90% of white and Asian men that make up the ranks of management would be classed as two groups rather than one.
If Ken White of Popehat fame thinks the Gov is up to something bad, then they probably are.
I mean, Ken can be a bit of an arsehole at times, but in my view he's usually correct about these sorts of things.
Quite. If you thought of it, and I thought of it, then anyone with something to hide has thought of it too.
This leads me to believe the policy has nothing whatsoever to do with catching criminals or "terrorists".
If one of the 2100 cities mentioned in that screen shot is the one I live in, he broke no laws at all, as long as both parties were over 18.
Well, no laws where I live anyway.
Who would turn a fair down? They're great fun.
I particularly like the ferris wheel.
Also, Infernoz, I am lead to believe that the presence of Jupiter in the outer solar system may have soaked up some of the really big impacts earlier on, so protecting developing life.
Obviously it didn't help the Dinosaurs that one time, but it may have saved them many other times, we will never know.
Europa and Enceladus will have no habitable period. They will transit to a moist or runaway greenhouse state when the Sun becomes a red giant in 6-7 billion years.
That's a shame. I was looking forward to seeing that.
I feel sorry for Iran.
If they try to develop nukes, they face sanctions, but if they don't they run the same risks Iraq and Libya did.
I enjoyed the article, but the problem with The Reg is that there are not enough really proper rabid Apple fansboys here to fill the comments with outrage.
I might whizz over to Slashdot with some popcorn.
When I hear 'cognitive dysfunction' I am translating it in my head as "Stupid".
This bloke might be bad, but I don't think he's stupid. (Well not that stupid).
@ chivo 243
There are always two malcontents here in the Apple Bashery
Looks like they've both been at my comment above. LOL.
Two Apple lawyers downvoting you for stealing their idea.
I wonder if it really is racism here. I mean two of the complainants are in Georgia, so it's entirely possible but if the HP's are anything like the huge multinational I work for, it could just be cost cutting.
These guys are all older, more experienced workers, so presumably cost more to employ.
My PHB's are in another round of getting rid of the older more experienced people (gender and race doesn't come into it) and bugger the customers.
I am quite sure we will lose market share because it but HP has been doing that anyway for years so it won't make much difference to them.
Either way, it's a poor way to treat people.
The Democrat's opposition to telco mergers will evaporate when they hold the whip hand, as the "campaign contributions" flow in.
The US Government is up for sale every year, who gets paid and by whom is the only variable.
It's bad enough that no-one seems to know what
The Gestapo Homeland Security are even for, but the clueless boss can't even be bothered reading his briefing material.
Then, when given the correct answer makes fun of Mr. Pistole.
I am going to go ahead and assume that someone senior working in the Transport Department actually needs to know what they're doing, because the Transport Department has proper work to do.
Watch out, he might rend thee in the gobblewarts with his thundlecruncheon, see if he won't.
My first thought was that I'd really like to see that, so I should download the Android app.
Oh, it's in Russian (duh)
Wow, that's quite a lot of one star reviews.
Maybe it's not worthwhile after all.
According to Wikipedia their Temporal range: Cambrian–Recent.
Seriously? They've been around for as long as there's been complex life.
If Samsung are using Korean programmers to develop Bixby they are making a mistake.
I'm sure if they asked around they could find some people whose first language is English.
Of course having a bunch of Californians develop Bixby won't help if they want to sell phones in Newcastle (NSW or Tyneside).
Easy to use was exactly why the Senior HR woman at the company I was IT Support at absolutely had to have one.
We supplied Blackberrys to the Executives at the time and she could never wrap her head around using it. (She was from HR).
The other Blackberry users sneered for a while, but pretty soon most of them decided they had to have one too.
I did have one fanatical Windows phone user (some sort of HP device) who would not change despite his phone only working properly about 3 days out of 5.
Rather shamefully I see it as Symantec Endpoint Protection.
@ John Smith 19
I can't speak for Australia, because I don't live there, but where I live the courts have ruled several times against the State when people have challenged these sorts of fines.
Basically, if the cameras have been messed about with in a manner not recommended by the manufacturer, then any fines issued become liable to be appealed.
Not only did it not work in the UK, you could have checked with us across the ditch.
Serco had a contract to run the new Mt. Eden prison in Auckland, but made such a hash of it the contract was taken off them.
Guards were running "Fight Clubs" and betting on the outcomes among other nasties.
I had more or less the same thought.
Also, if Qualcomm does the same thing with all the others, then everyone will be lining up with their hands out wanting a refund.
Costa Rica need to be careful here. A quick reading of the history of Central America shows that governments often don't survive a disagreement with the US.
Although we've been gazing at the sky for as long as there have been people, we still know almost nothing about the universe we live in.
Kepler is doing a great job of advancing that knowledge, but this is the infancy of the planet-hunting sciences, so I wouldn't be at all surprised if we decide the types of planets are a sort of sliding scale rather than hard and fast rules.
Mini-Neptunes and Super-Earths might sort of merge into each other at some point.
The same four Aussie Banks run things here in NZ, and your point about online banking had occurred to me also.
I'm pretty sure it has occurred to the banks, and as you say they have an awful lot of money to use to oppose this idea.
Not that the NZ Govt. has made any noises about this exact issue, I imagine whichever party is running things after our election will do what the US tells them to do.
The article lists a bunch of possible causes including weightlessness and vibration, but not radiation.
Surely that's the most likely cause?
After all, they will have been subjected to increased radiation by virtue of being taken into space.
You jest of course, but that is exactly what the rulers in Egypt are worried about.
The overthrow of Morsi in 2013 has left the whole place unstable, and from what I can gather there is still plenty of opposition to the military dictatorship currently ruling, and they are keen on stamping that out.
May seems to have the same instincts as the thugs in charge in Egypt, although I am not for a minute suggesting she would or could stage the kind of power grab they did.
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