* Posts by hplasm

4476 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Ex-NASA bod on Gwyneth Paltrow site's 'healing' stickers: 'Wow. What a load of BS'

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Re: There's nothing wrong with wearable stickers

"I get a 'brave boy' sticker each time I go to the dentist and it definitely helps!"

Get over it- you are the Dentist, after all!

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Jade eggs?

One man's Goop is another gal's Love Honey...

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Latest Windows 10 Insider build pulls the trigger on crappy SMB1

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Re: "U+1F4A9 PILE OF POO"

Isn't that the new Windows logo?

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Canadian sniper makes kill shot at distance of 3.5 KILOMETRES

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Re: More calculation

That's why we don't see giants in warfare any more.

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Darkness to fall over North America from a total solar eclipse

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Re: 'Snot fair

The US already keep us in the dark!

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Re: Darkness fell over America in November

Half the population will probably hail the Rapture.

What a disappointment for them...

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TalkTalk customers complain of being unable to load Amazon website

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Re: the delivery time should not exceed 40 minutes.

'Sorry you weren't home when we tried to deliver. Your package is in the radioactive crater behind the bin.'

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US Air Force resumes F-35A flights despite not knowing why pilot oxygen systems failed

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Re: Easy solution

Easier solution- when hypoxia strikes, eject.

After half a dozen or so of the expensive flying bricks have cratered, they will start looking into the oxygen problem.

Probably 10c worth of plastic.

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Queen's speech announces laws to protect personal data

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Re: Ex-queen

"Er, no. It's a job for life."

Abication by execution, eh?

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Debian 9 feels like home with security upgrades and a flaming vulpine warming your toes

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Re: Nice changes-

Already on Devuan for my latest; works like a charm!

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Nice changes-

Shame about the SystemD...

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F-Secure's Mikko Hypponen on IoT: If it uses electricity, it will go online

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Re: "We can't avoid the IoT revolution by refusing to play part."

Er, my router, my firewall rules...

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Tesco Online IT meltdown: Fails to deliver THOUSANDS of grocery orders

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Re: Weather forecast

So... the Cloud is down?

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Fifth Elephant

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No, really. You can see through walls using drones and Wi-Fi

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Indeed.

A Terahertz setup on drones would work - but drones aren't allowed in airports...

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Re: Penetrating RADAR

The answer is blowing in the RTFA...

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Microsoft throws its weight behind Parisian AI startup factory

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Bye bye Station F...

Killed in childhood by suffocation and neglect a few months after being adopted by abusive parent.

Just wait and see.

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Microsoft admits to disabling third-party antivirus code if Win 10 doesn't like it

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@ Zmodem

One more push- disable Windows...

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Re: '34 years of development - Windows 10 is the result'

"...no other OS compares to Windows ..." for being a toy.

Poor kids- won't somebody think of them?

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Re: "locked Internet Explorer into the operating system to make up the lost ground..

Windows 10 Creationist Edition.

What MS believe about Windows is not what everyone else believes...

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NASA's Kepler space telescope finishes its original mission catalog

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Alien

Well-

It looks like any aliens we meet are likely to be much bigger than us...

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Now you can 'roam like at home' within the EU, but what's the catch?

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Typical.

Roaming costs them nothing, but is a cash cow. And now the cow is gone.

Panic.

Where's the capitalist Bastard icon?

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Researcher says fixes to Windows Defender's engine incomplete

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Re: MS & security in the same breath?

Thanks Mr Vogon- I forgot it was opposite day again!

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It came from space! Two-headed flatworm stuns scientists

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Re: Yeah that's not creepy at all /s

I seem to remember this in introductory school biology textbooks.* Eeee!

Make yer own two-headed flatworm!

Gave me plenty of time to get used to the idea. Never did find any Planaria in ponds though-

bang went my future NASA job, then...

* Not in them these days? Do schools still use textbooks? Or books?

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Lockheed, USAF hold breath as F-35 pilots report hypoxia

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Re: "It's a "Strong and Stable" aircraft which will "Make America Great Again" "

"I claim my free teeshirts."

Both of which need to be in the Reg Shop.

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Windows 10 Creators Update preview: Lovin' for Edge and pen users, nowt much else

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Windows 10 is for you if...

..."if you take part in activities that accelerate the early-onset of dementia ..."

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Microsoft Azure adds OpenBSD support. Repeat. Azure adds OpenBSD support.

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Re: Microsoft is Dying

"And the corporates are - in droves!"

The value of the 'drove' has fallen dramatically, it seems.

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Re: Microsoft is Dying

"Year in , year out we hear the same desperate messages....."

...Upgrade to Windows 10!!

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Failure of containment field!

Don't let them mix!

Aieee!

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Science megablast: Comets may have brought xenon to Earth

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Re: Comets? Why bloody comets?

Coz Dixons couldn't cut it, no matter how big the store was?

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Donald Trumped: Comey says Prez is a liar – and admits he's a leaker

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Re: Who's a liar?

"lawyer (n.) Look up lawyer at Dictionary.com"

Wait a few hours then look it up in urbandictionary...

lawyer (n) Old English ...

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Gordon Ramsay's father-in-law gets six months for hacking sweary super-chef's computer

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Re: Wow

...unbelieveable!

*You are Kate Shrub and I claim my £5!

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Senator blows a fuse as US spies continue lying over spying program

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So-

How long until the US is considered a rogue (rouge...) state?

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Australia to float 'not backdoors' that behave just like backdoors to Five-Eyes meeting

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"What happens if..."

Pretty much the same as now, then.

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Kaspersky files antitrust suit against Microsoft

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Re: Yes, progress happens.

Remember when Windows wasn't a bloated sack of shite?

No, me neither.

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Going to Mars may give you cancer, warns doc

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Re: I suspect that ...

"Probably not until politicians go boldly forth !"

We must ensure this does not happen.

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Microsoft totters from time machine clutching Windows 10 Workstation

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Re: 4 Processors Chips which could be 88 cores, 6TB of RAM...

But will it run Windows- ie more than one fullscreen...

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Re: 4 Processors Chips which could be 88 cores, 6TB of RAM...

"Microsoft have a long term plan..."

And there goes any remaining credibility to the rest of your post.

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Linux and all its variants.

Is that really what you want? Is that really what anyone wants?

Anyone with any experience of Win10 would...

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Does Microsoft have what it takes to topple Google Docs?

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Re: if I'd start a new company

"IT staff and are happy paying the little extra cash if it means they don't need to deal with geeks..."

Your IT staff should BE geeks- or you deserve to be rinsed by MS and their Toy OS.

Over and over, as usual, for every penny they can squeeze from your stupid fingers.

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Re: The world turned upside down!

Decaf Covfefe, anyone?

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UK PM Theresa May's response to terror attacks 'shortsighted'

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Re: Trying to analyze the response is pointless

"And There Will Be Cake".

But the cake is a lie!

(It's a camera...)

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The open source community is nasty and that's just the docs

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Re: Actually one reason why I usually avoid open source.

" I don't have to wade into a kindergarten every time I need to get support for it."

With closed source, you have to pay to get into the kindergarten...

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Whoops! Microsoft accidentally lets out a mobile-'bricking' OS update

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"Oh and i do not need to download any unnessesery apps..."

Like a spellchecker?

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Re: "We knew the risks"

"It's probably slower than when you first got due to all the useless"apps" and photos from imgur."

Aha- so that's why the MS app store is so empty; to stop winphones from getting laggy!

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Re: Interesting

"to hell with the 21st century."

The cry of a Windows fan!

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UK PM May's response to London terror attack: Time to 'regulate' internet companies

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For cryptogoblin!

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The Big Blue Chopper video that IBM might want to keep quiet

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Re: Limo

"How do you transform a copter pilot into Fuel-Air Explosive?"

SAM?

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Microsoft's cunning plan to make Bing the leading search engine: Bribery

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Three points per search

And spend them all in the MS Store. On all the apps in there...

That's five minutes done - now what?

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Elon to dump Trump over climate bump

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Re: Climate explained (by americans, for americans)

"I'll see your xkcd and raise you a Douglas Adams'"

Eek! Scott Adams has stolen his towel!

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