* Posts by Bob 63

5 posts • joined 27 Aug 2009

Home Office crime maps go to street-level detail

Bob 63

Think I see the problem

Site is running Windows Server 2003

http://searchdns.netcraft.com/?host=www.police.uk&x=0&y=0

On the bright side, the government normally pays millions for IT stuff that doesn't work. If this one was only £300K then that's a comparitive bargain - for something that doesn't work.

NoTW editor suspended as phone-hacking stink persists

Bob 63

Trekkers vs trekkies

Somebody explained the difference to me once: Trekkies are people interested in the future and sci fi in general. They wonder about what the future will bring, space travle and things like what it would be like to have sex in space. Trekkers wonder what it would be like to have sex.

LG uncloaks six-foot 3D TV

Bob 63

Hmm.

Like a lot of technologies (videotape, the internet etc.) 3D will only become widely taken up when there's porn available. Can you imagine Ron Jeremy in 3D?

Anti-paedo vetting boss warns against relying on databases

Bob 63
Paris Hilton

Point

Well, as I like to point out, often, regarding the Soham murders: Huntley did not work at the same school as the girls. The fact that he was a school caretaker (at a different school) is completely irrelevant - he might have been a VB programmer or something else evil. It was Carr who knew the girls - she worked at their school.

So all this fucking around, hassling people who might want to help out with clubs, wasting billions of pounds would not have prevented the Soham murders.

Something must be done

This is something

Therefore we must do this

Boffins render full HD million-point animated hologram

Bob 63

What?

"They also hope to be able to incorporate calculations to hide parts of the object that should be occluded by foreground elements."

But it's a hologram.

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