* Posts by aregross

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Help us sniff out 50 neutron star collisions so we can calculate universe expansion, cosmoboffins plead

aregross

"Speed is wavelength times frequency."

That make no sense as wavelength *is* frequency. The shorter the wavelength the higher the frequency... of ANYTHING!

Ivan to be left alone: Russia preps to turn its internet into an intranet if West opens cyber-fire

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Mushroom

Agree... something's coming!

BOOM!

Windows Defender update: So secure, it wouldn't let Secure-Boot Windows PCs, er, boot

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Meh

Re: Again...

"... Let the customers/users be the testers as it's saves money."

Don't know why you're surprised... it's been this way since Win95!

You're an admin! You're an admin! You're all admins, thanks to this Microsoft Exchange zero-day and exploit

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Meh

I'm glad I'm not an Admin anymore, keeping up with all this sh1t would be a full-time job!

Oh wait...!

Starship bloopers: In touching tribute to Tesla shares, Musk proto-craft tumbles – as Bezos' Blue Origin rocket lifts off

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That landing looked a little rough, late on the thrusters

I'm just not sure the computer works here – the energy is all wrong

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Telex?!?!

WRU, lol

My hoard of obsolete hardware might be useful… one day

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Along with the usual stuff already listed I still have an IBM PC Expansion box, converted to an XT.... like most of them were, with 256k of RAM and a 10MB HDD!

Russian computer failure on ISS is nothing to worry about – they're just going to turn it off and on again

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So 3 HALs walk into a bar...

Need electric propulsion for your satellite? Want a 'made in Britain' sticker? Step right this way...

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Trollface

Re: I would prefer "Made in the UK"

0118 999 881 999 119 725 3 is not a credit card number, ask me how I know!

Hi there, Hubble, glad to hear you're doing okay

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Trollface

I thought the British National Treasure was Jeremy Clarkson?!?

Americans' broadband access is so screwed up that the answer may lie in tiny space satellites

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"...are intended to orbit the Earth for up to five years..."

And then what happens to them?

Chinese Super Micro 'spy chip' story gets even more strange as everyone doubles down

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Big Brother

Where there's smoke.... there's a burning chip!

It's over 9,000! Boffin-baffling microquasar has power that makes the LHC look like a kid's toy

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Don't blink!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Alternative_Factor

On the third day of Windows Microsoft gave to me: A file-munching run of DELTREE

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Happy

What is this Windows 10 you speak of?

Signed,

Happy Win7 Pro User

Windows 95 roars once more in the Microsoft round-up

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Angel

Re: Windows 95?

It hasta be... there's 85 more of them!

OMG! Battle looms over WTF! trademarks

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Re: Stunned silence

Perfect!

IBM slaps patent on coffee-delivering drones that can read your MIND

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I lost a fav fishing lure and immediately thought of ordering a new one on Amazon and having it delivered to me in the boat.... Patentable?

Lo and behold, Earth's special chemical cocktail for life seems to be pretty common

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Re: So, why don't we still have dinosaurs?

2 Thumbs up for using the latin "de-novo"!

I started a band once using that name

The Notch contagion is spreading slower than phone experts thought

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Re: More non-Western models here, please

(you left out)

.... Holy Shit, where's the aspirin!

Microsoft says Windows 10 April update is fit for business rollout

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Big Brother

Doublespeak anyone?

No lie-in this morning? Thank the Moon's gravitational pull

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Pint

Re: Sounds like a fairly volatile place to be at the time..

Well played, Sir!

Boffins detect antimatter thundering down from Hurricane Patricia

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Other than spelling "NOAA" wrong, that was a good pun! One Up for you!

Boffins bash out bonkers boost for batteries

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FAIL

Re: Energy

A lit cigarette is *not* an open flame, it cannot ignite petrol fumes. I demonstrated that a few times putting out a lit 'fag' in a glass of petrol.

NASA boss insists US returning to the Moon after Peanuts to show for past four decades

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"Space" by James A. Michener tells you all you need to know about how to get there and why we won't.

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update downs Chrome, Cortana

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Still on Win7 Pro, so glad

I spy with my little eye ... a quantum drum with TRILLIONS of atoms

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Re: Canned Quantum Unicorn Meat?

The "Grin" they're talking about is the Cheshire Cat's

Car-crash television: 'Excuse me ma'am, do you speak English?' 'Yes I do,' replies AMD's CEO

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Up one for "hillbilly OZ V8s".... I LOL'd

Microsoft patches patch for Meltdown bug patch: Windows 7, Server 2008 rushed an emergency fix

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Re: aregross

Is it possible 32bit processors are immune?

...or forgotten?

aregross

Doesn't appear to apply to 32bit

The Register Lecture: How to build your own tractor beam

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Still won't work... in SPAAAACE! (where there's no air to couple the 40kHz sound waves)

New click-to-hack tool: One script to exploit them all and in the darkness TCP bind them

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Megaphone

What is this Shodan.io database? Can it be searched to see if a particular corp/enduser shows up, meaning...?

It's 2017 – and your Windows PC can be forced to run malware-stuffed Excel macros

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"Remember Shockwave Player?"

Hahahahhahahhahhahahahahahhahah!!!!1!!!2112!#$@

Mini-Heartbleed info leak bug strikes Apache, airborne malware, NSA algo U-turn, and more

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"Adaptive access control firm SecureAuth announced plans to merge with vulnerability discovery outfit Core Security on Wednesday."

This sounds like something to invest in... You're Welcome! Send half your profits to me.... OK, I'll settle for 30% :P

... oh and De-Soldering pumps suck! (pun intended) I'm not sayin I'm just sayin. Braid everytime for me.

Crushed Juicero now officially a fruitless endeavor

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Re: Hipsters

I read it as KYLube...!

WannaCry-killer Marcus Hutchins denies Feds' malware claims

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221*b* Baker Street

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Yup, she's HOT!

heh

Latest Windows 10 preview lets users link an Android to their PC

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Meh

Do the Virii also migrate over to my Android?

heh

US vending machine firm plans employee chip implant scheme

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Re: Vending machines?

What you're describing was called an Automat back in the 50s and early 60s, 'cept there was a poodle-skirted bubblegum-chewin gal at the end that took your money.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automat

.. ..-. / -.-- --- ..- / -.-. .- -. / .-. . .- -.. / - .... .. ... then a US Navy fondleslab just put you out of a job

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LOL at the Wuthering Heights plug!

US is Number One! In sales register hacking attacks, at least

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Rumor has it (fairly reliable) that US Financial Institutions are going to bypass Chip and PIN/Sign and go straight to Finger (Thumb?) print reading Credit Cards.... in about 10 Years! (that's my guess, taking into account how long it's taking them to install the EMV infrastructure)

After stiffing us with Trump, Weiner 'fesses to underage cock shot rot

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Re: Guys - we've covered this before

Ding Ding Ding! We have a weiner!

er, wait...

Microsoft raises pistol, pulls the trigger on Windows 7, 8 updates for new Intel, AMD chips

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NT

Not Today

Spammy Google Home spouts audio ads without warning – now throw yours in the trash

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Big Brother

The Aunts?

Intel's Atom C2000 chips are bricking products – and it's not just Cisco hit

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Please note, JP from Synology UK has posted twice in here about contacting their Tech Support Team if you have an affected device of theirs. Sounds like they'll make it right. Good on them to be proactive!

And to Richard 12 about 'don't re-boot the device and you'll be fine (paraphrasing)', my thought is that if the clock stops, the processor stops... =brick

Trump decides Breitbart chair Bannon knows more about natsec than actual professionals

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Mushroom

Dr. Strangelove...

How long before a Jack Ripper deploys his own 'Plan R'?

That's what I'm afraid of.... oh wait! Trump = Ripper?

Outlook outage outrage

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"Free

So just ask for a refund."

I chortled at that, Good Job!

America's tragedy: Trans-Pacific Express cable repairs delayed

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Horse Hockey! This is just a ruse for China to stick in their own version of PRISM...!

Florida Man's prized jeep cremated by exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7

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Re: The windscreen glass melted

"The windscreen glass melted

Are car fires usually that hot?"

A lot of vehicles now have a Magnesium support in the dash. If that starts-up it gets pretty hot, hence the melted glass windshield.

Simply not credible: The extraordinary verdict against the body that hopes to run the internet

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Re: The New FIFA

Bernie Ecclestone?

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