* Posts by D-Coder

8 posts • joined 28 Dec 2015

Planes, fails and automobiles: Overseas callout saved by gentle thrust of server CD tray

D-Coder

Why not just have the servo grab the disk, yank it out, and toss it towards the operator?

Northumbria Uni fined £400K after boffin's bad math gives students a near-killer caffeine high

D-Coder

Re: To clarify the term Lethal Dose...

That may be LD50 without treatment. These guys were rapidly taken to hospital.

D-Coder

Re: That's why...

I've seen that as:

Mathematician:- 3's prime, and that proves it for the general case.

Tobacco giant predicts the end of smoking. Panic ensues

D-Coder
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Replacing a problem with a better problem is practically the definition of progress.

How to save Wikipedia: Start paying editors ... or write for machines

D-Coder

Re: Not quite getting the WikiCar bit...

"Car analogies are the Rolls-Royces of analogies."

Boffins baffled by record-smashing supernova that shouldn't exist

D-Coder

Fixed headline

"BOFFINS BAFFLED BY BOGGLINGLY BIG BRIGHT BLAST"

Drivers? Where we’re going, we don’t need drivers…

D-Coder

Re: Brainless people

And can hardly shear a sheep, or kill a sabertooth barehanded, or knap a good flint arrowhead any more!

You ain't nothing but a porn dog, prying all the time: Cyber-hound sniffs out hard drives for cops

D-Coder

Disk-sniffing

Not sure how a porn HD smells different from a non-porn HD? Maybe a little... fishy?

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