* Posts by andyb 2

10 posts • joined 17 Dec 2009

Mosaic turns 20: Let's fire up the old girl, show her the web today

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Trumpet Winsock

....bottom left corner...............that takes me back :)

BBC explains hour-long website outage

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Stephen Fry explanation

I await the Stephen Fry explanation of this outage

Photo loss blogger to Flickr: You're f*cking kidding

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Paris Hilton

Backup versus cloud

Why would we expect the average user (a photo bogger in this case) to understand that the cloud is not secure or safe. Afterall the marketing of these services would suggest that they are such.

Paris, cos she always delivers on a promise !! ;)

Microsoft nails Silverlight's future to Windows Phones

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An alternative view...


Bacon thief leaves rasher on door knob

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I hear...

....there has been a rash(er) of this sort of thing.

Inmate-frying microwave pain blaster turret installed in US jail

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Big Brother

I was thinking...


Wiki link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wedlock_(film)

But this is more of an anti-escape device.

Lone workers will like being tracked, says Orange

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Lone worker alert software

Lone worker alert software already exists.

I have worked for a company that producted and marketed an application that allowed lone workers to call in and automatically log there arrival at an appointment (of any sort) and enter a likely time frame. The system would call back at the end of the predetermined time frame if the user had not already called in. After a (configurable) number of attempts the system would go through a regime of alerting managers, security staff or emergency services etc.

Marmite sends in the lawyers against BNP

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There has to be....

There has to be a yeast extract / BNP / Nick Griffin joke in there somewhere :)

NASA develops spaceship work robot called 'R2'

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Black Helicopters

Surely I am not the only one who is going to say.....

...."I for one welcome of R2 overloads!" :)

Official: British telly really is almost all repeats

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Plus one channels

Does this include all the +1 channels on Freeview.....as that is 100% repeats! :)


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