Will it run Vista?
1492 posts • joined 18 Feb 2010
I fondly remember getting on the internet with Compuserve. I had a 286 powered greyscale* screen laptop and a modem. The only problem was when I tried to leave Compuserve, they kept saying "well you just emailed us so you are still using our service". I had to tell the bank to stop all payments to them.
*or possibly monochrome with Hercules style dithering, I can't remember.
But after the bigly trade deal with Trump all the sub-standard USA food products will just fly through customs with no problems. We are screwed.
Nah, tits and dragons, tits.
Filmed on location on the Paps of Jura.
So how many points do you score in intergalactic bar billiards if you pot one supermassive black hole into another?
None if you knock over the giant black space mushroom :(
Beware of silk scarves and rotating machinery, including wheels.
I wonder if it could print replacement cabinet ministers?
You only need a 2D printer for that.
Top tip for Richard Browning, wear bright coloured clothing so that your body will more easily be found.
My guess is that he wanted to blow up his parents because they would not lend him their car or date white girls or go to pubs/clubs etc. I'm sure that most teenagers go through a phase of wanting their parents dead at some time or another. Usually the phase passes, in strict households the urge may be stronger.
That graphic does not show the backpack holding an 80lb. tractor battery to power the stupid shoes.
From the ICIJ site:
One offshore web leads to Trump’s commerce secretary, private equity tycoon Wilbur Ross, who has a stake in a shipping company that has received more than $68 million in revenue since 2014 from a Russian energy company co-owned by the son-in-law of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
In all, the offshore ties of more than a dozen Trump advisers, Cabinet members and major donors appear in the leaked data.
I think that the GOP may well have made the biggest mistake in their entire history.
My local pub sells this, being almost luminous green it looks disgusting. But it tastes great, just what's needed on a cold day. I can't remember the brand, it's that good :)
I hope that they remember to leave a big loop of slack cable at the Japanese end. Didn't Japan move a metre to the left during the last big earthquake?
Edit: I'm wrong, it moved 2.4m towards North America. That's ruined my image of the plug being pulled out of the wall in Los Angeles :(
It would be interesting to know how many people have been run down by a big yellow taxi whilst listening to "Big yellow taxi".
I don't know about Win 10 but what gets my goat is Win 8s patronising dialogues. Things like "We are searching for blah", "We are just setting up blah". FFS it's a computer not a dating site!! I don't want a personal relationship with a fecking computer. How many people are actually inside the box? [A likely MS response would be: Our name is Legion, for we are many]
Remember the little drum and sticks animation in Win 98? That used to drive me crazy when,"Searching for drivers", but I'd rather have that sort of impersonal dialogue back now thank you very much!
While I'm in the middle of a good rant, Cortana, Siri, OKG and Alexa can all feck off as well!
<goes off to cuddle baby rabbits :) >
For the youngsters, here's a link: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_pX_L3XoAAn8bX.jpg
$ git clone https://github.com/rigetticomputing/forestopenfermion
: Warning! There is a 50% chance that the code will be DOA. Proceed? (y/n)
If astronauts grew dope would they become spaced-out?
Larry's plans are hard to fathom, he could be full of sheet.
<sorry if that was tackless....OK I'm going now>
Just buy a low profile stick, they only protrude about 4mm so you can just leave it plugged in.
Any arborists around here?
Will screwing bloody great bolts into the trees have any effect on its health? See at: 22sec.
I could not watch it much further, I was going to puke.
A couple of years ago I was involved in a search for a missing fisherman. When his body was found a couple of plods were flown by helicopter from Glasgow to "investigate". Having only been issued with the "Junior Detective Kit" they asked to borrow our camera! We never did get the SD card back :(
Last week Google helpfully sent me travel directions to the airports that I had already arrived at. It must have scanned the boarding passes that were on my phone
Due to strange voices coming from my pocket the OK Google function is disabled and I won't be buying any sort of "digital assistant".
My coat is the one that doesn't talk back ============>
I just now ran this command, with such a pathetic upload speed I'm never likely to be using the "cloud".
$ speedtest-cli --simple
Ping: 58.334 ms
Download: 2.96 Mbit/s
Upload: 0.36 Mbit/s
Thanks for that link, it's been bookmarked. I love his retro portable player, I'm going to have to make one of those!
P.S. I use an Akai tuner/amp which I bought for £4 in a jumble sale 23 years ago. The tuner's stereo decoder has recently failed but the amp still sounds great.
I like to quote the Mpemba effect when someone makes the mistake of using logic (or the lack of it) instead of experimentation. I tried to discuss this with a con-trail conspiracy believer but made little progress :(
So well done Muhammad Shaheer Niazi.
Edit: Mpemba was initially mocked for his observation.
Surely I'm not alone in having ears that buds fall out of in less than 10 seconds. I won't be buying any of the products listed in this article.
My experience of Aussies is that when they're in London they will stay in my house for six months but donate very little towards it's upkeep. When I'm in Oz they don't want to know me. So tough shit Aussies, you've got the government that you deserve.
Disclaimer: I've not yet had a coffee :(
I held up two fingers and it told me to feck off!
How they worked out all the complicated manoeuvres to get Rosseta there baffles me. Science at its best.
I once knew a guy who had worked there. He'd sent back to Europe *by post* a huge amount of iron ore. He wanted to make a wall of the quite decorative ore either side of his fireplace. It's hard to estimate how much but his barn was stacked high with the parcels that he'd sent, maybe 200kg! The cost of posting all that stuff must have been enormous.
While working in Wales* I was told about the holiday influx of clueless boaters who would have to be rescued. The term used for them was "The Birmingham Navy" or "Credit Card Captains".
*It's exactly one Wales size!
The question is what dislodged it from the Oort cloud? If were a small wandering black hole then we can expect more comets following at some distance behind it. So sod living in a dome on Mars, I'll take my chances on a planet with an atmosphere.
This set me wondering if POTUS has ever done a days physical work in his life. Has he washed the dishes after a meal? Has he ever put his underwear in a washing machine? I somehow doubt that the lazy fat git has even seen a washing machine, that would be in the scullery with the servants.
In case you think that I've had a cushy life here's a few of the back-breaking jobs that I've done:
Making concrete blocks in a quarry
Loading fish on a fish farm
Milking 300 cows every morning (2 people)
Driving a truck delivering gas bottles (solo)
I could go on but that's enough.
My sister once bit the end off a mercury filled thermometer, ISTR a bit of a panic as my parents got her to spit out bits of broken glass etc. It doesn't seemed to have harmed her, she recently retired from her job.
In elReg units how many hookers would it take to excite Trump to 10^18 eV?
I can't wait to drive several hundred miles to visit the Microsoft products museum.
I bought a Trump branded MAGA hat and after DNA analysis found it to contain commie bacteria. I'm outraged I tell ya!
No Adode crap in this establishment so smug icon please.
I used to frequent a pub where they sold cheese toasties with added celery salt. They were yummy! Apparently you can still buy this stuff but I don't know where.
I used to keep unimportant passwords in a file called README.TXT on the assumption that nobody is ever going to read it.
For those things I have to type I make a random selection of words (shuf -n 4 /usr/share/dict/words) and concatenate them -
Thanks for that, have a concatenator :)
shuf -n 4 /usr/share/dict/words | paste -sd "\0"
"I read the article twice and I could not find the part where Uber execs drowned a bag full of puppies, "
They would never do that, the puppies are locked into treadmills generating power for Bitcoin mining.
I wonder how much MBDA paid their artistic designer to choose the matching carpet, chair and ropes?
Also, where is the slot to put your shilling in?
Is Grab-N-Go a Trump franchise?
I'll trade you 10 of your potatoes for one of my magic beans.
It appears that the pictured device is the uplink.
Two days ago was asked to help someone with a pdf that had been emailed to them from their publisher. They just needed to do some minor edits. They had a brand-new Lenovo laptop running Windows 10. The pdf displayed perfectly in their browser but Microsoft Word could not detect what encoding it had. What looked like a Win 3.1 dialogue box opened, asking whether it was DOS, Albanian or Chinese etc. (none of the options worked, WTF!) Libre Office would open it but the formatting was off and it was almost frozen. (A cunning plan by Microsoft no doubt!)
On my Ubuntu box the pdf opened perfectly in Evince, but still no joy in Libre Office. I used pdffonts to get some info, downloaded and installed the correct font. Now it displayed slightly better in Libre Office so I installed the same font into Win 10. No change, Win 10 is a POS!
Change light bulbs
Make flasks of coffee and carry them to studios. Then clean up mess of spilt sugar/milk/cigarette butts etc.
Go to Fortnum and Masons to get client sandwiches.
Walk to Chinatown at 3a.m. to get a dozen takeaways. (very dodgy in those days due to junkies/vagabonds)
Deliver tapes to clients (2" tapes are heavy!)
Set up studio
Break down studio, empty ash-trays.
Occasionally get to press the red button!
Most important lesson learned:
At 6a.m. when you're the last person in the building after having cleaned up everything, always go down the back of the sofa that's in front of the mixing desk.
You never know what you might find in there :)
Also, will it unlock on a sleeping / unconscious face/ dead?
"Is the neural engine, first time a hardware neural network has been put into a consumer product."
Yes, they actually have a frog's brain inside. This is why, at least once a week, you have to leave your phone in a bowl of water overnight.
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