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Arrest, Jail time.(for UK Bail breach) Extradition to Sweden... etc
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Last year the company brought in turnaround expert Steve Vaughan as non-exec chair to boost its fortunes
"What's that rack of servers doing?"
"It's storage for all our customers' inboxes, Steve"
"How much is it costing us?"
"Oh, about 2 grand a month"
"Right, get rid of it, go and buy some USB drives".
It wasn't a DDOS.
Not unless a DDOS can suddenly cause the BT network to be handing out non-routable addresses to customer equipment, which is what I saw happening last night to our business ADSL links.
Our router/modems were being assigned addresses in the 172.16.0.0/12 subnet on their WAN interfaces, for a few hours, then suddenly they were assigned proper BT external addresses, and away we went.
The report urged the department to publish "a clear explanation of how the Universal Credit business case has changed since it last reported on the programme, including the effects of the Autumn Statement and transitional protection".
Please explain clearly, with diagrams, how far the goalposts have moved since the initial proposal.
All dimensions in millimetres, please show all workings.
Check the etymology of "robot". It was Karel Čapek's brother, not Asimov who coined it.
The word robot simply means slave in Czech and it was part of the title of Čapek's play in the original language. It then entered the English language as a name for mechanical humanoids.
The word robotics, to describe the science of robot construction and development, was most definitely coined by Asimov.
I sort of understand the reasons for stopping production, although I do feel the vehicle has been let down by lack of investment, and particularly lack of any sales tactics at all.
What I don't understand is Tata/JLR's stated intent to produce a "New" Defender which is not going to be aimed at the commercial vehicle market, but rather will be yet another SUV.
Tata/JLR already produce 6 different models of SUV:
Range Rover Sport
Why on earth do they think that the market will sustain another one?
Every sub-atomic particle has an antimatter companion that is virtually identical to itself, but with the opposite charge. When a particle and its antiparticle meet, they annihilate each other while releasing a huge amount of energy that could be used for propulsion. However, we currently cannot produce and store enough antimatter for this to work.
What you need are Dilithium crystals, they can contain and control matter / antimatter reactions.
I thought everyone knew this?
If you pay peanuts - you get monkeys and in most cases incompetent monkeys who will try any way they can to make an extra buck out of your personal data... Time to come back on-shore me thinks
Except I'm not sure that bringing back support to the UK would be any better, you will still be employing people on minimum wages, who will still have the incentive to try and monetise any data they can get their hands on. Or are you suggesting that European workers are intrinsically more honourable and trustworthy than their Asian counterparts?
I was amused to read (on the BBC News report of this incident) that Wipo have apparently released a statement saying the Indian company has a "zero tolerance" policy on data theft.
Which is good to know, Isn't it?
I mean, what if they only had a 10% tolerance policy on data theft - would this mean you could keep 10% of what you steal, or that they only punish 90% of the staff who steal data?
Stupid bloody statement, really.
Ok, admittedly I live in a country far, far away from the UK, but I'm struggling to think of why a local council would have access to anyone's medical records.
Because, in the fucked up remains of the NHS, social care services (and mental health care, in some cases) are largely controlled and run by local councils nowadays.
I'm surprised IKEA have an app you can install. Knowing them I would have expected to be given a load of source code, a compiler and instructions on how to build it myself
And you always end up with a couple of spare function calls, for some reason...
The Royal Automobile Club are advising that the following items should be carried at all times when travelling in severe winter conditions:
Ice scraper and de-icer
Torch and spare batteries - or a wind-up torch
Warm clothes and blankets - for you and all passengers
First aid kit
Jump start cables
Food and a warm drink in a thermos
Reflective warning sign
Sunglasses - the glare off the snow can be dazzling
Mobile phone charger
I looked a right twat trying to get on the bus this morning...
is hybrid cloud a fundamental for your organisation?
"The cloud" is really just marketing speak for hosting software on someone else's hardware, and in that sense then yes, it's a fundamental part of our organisation.
Most of our server estate sits as VMs on privately hosted virtual environments in various datacenters run by various suppliers.
The things we retain as on-premises are what's needed to make the office work, so we have Active Directory DCs, Exchange servers, file servers, and software repositories as either physical or virtual machines hosted in our own buildings.
Does this count as "hybrid cloud"?
I doubt it.
I think I can see where Boeing have been going wrong, making one whole plane and then 0.3 of a plane I suspect is very wasteful and I doubt they get many orders for the 0.3, but I've been wrong before....
Ah, but if they make three x 0.3 of a plane but make each one a different third, then they could join them together after every three...
747 started out as cargo aeroplane, but then they thought how many passengers they could get onboard. Blame, or cheer, Juan Trippe.
Sorry Graeme but this just isn't true.
In the early 1960s Juan Trippe was pushing Boeing to provide him with a passenger aircraft with twice the capacity of the 707. Joe Sutter was transferred from work on the 737 to design a passenger aircraft that would fulfil Trippe's wishes.
However, it is quite true that from the outset the aircraft was designed so that it would be convertible to a cargo aircraft with a nose-loading door, should it be required.
Maybe trying to land on a floating deck which is moving about all over the place - despite thrusters and stabilizers etc - is just a step too far.
Even if the control of the rocket is perfect, you can still end up being smacked in the face by the landing platform.
I know that's not the apparent primary cause of this RUD (lol) but it surely is a factor.
Hopefully not too similar: the “Jade Rabbit” lander dispatched on Chang'e-3 experienced a mechanical control abnormality and then broke down completely after only a couple of months' operations.
Given that the Jade Rabbit was China's first attempt, I find the tone of the above a bit strange. "broke down completely after only a couple of months" seems to suggest this was somehow a failure.
When you look at how many NASA landers and probes failed to function at all, the fact that Jade Rabbit lasted a couple of months seems to me to be worthy of praise, not condemnation.
Yep, you should use the paddles at arm's length, and make damn sure no part of the patient can possibly touch you even if they move when you shock them.
I've had a partial shock once, whilst attempting to cardiovert someone on wet grass when I was kneeling next to them, It bloody hurts!
Thanks to two factor authentication my bank knows exactly who I am. Thanks to the wonders of encryption I can be fairly sure that no prying eyes can read the contents of my transmissions.
Maybe they're trying to implement a secure solution without using encryption - after all, encryption = terrist, doesn't it?
Well it isn't a proper server, but I'm still running a Mesh Pentium 90 Desktop from 1995-ish which is now used as a NAS at home. It's got 96MB RAM, and a PCI Sata Raid card with two 250GB Drives, and runs the Linux Free-Nas software distro booted off a LiveCD.
The motherboard, processor and RAM are all the original items though, so they're doing pretty well for being 20 years old.
Larger enterprise users are not eligible for Windows 10 upgrades, so don’t receive the GWX nagware that’s been plaguing Home and Professional Edition users for six months.
It was originally my understanding that if you ran Windows 7 joined to a domain, then GWX would ignore you, however this seems not to be the case anymore, as I've had to play whack-a-mole on a number of my domain member desktops recently.
GWX certainly bears all the hallmarks of professionally built malware with hidden processes and unauthorised registry changes, even using obfuscated folder names ($WINDOWS.~BT) for the download.
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