* Posts by ThisPlaceInTime

9 posts • joined 6 Sep 2016

Lord of the Dance set to deliver high kicks at Trump’s big ball

ThisPlaceInTime

" ... the _graphic_ "Hold on I’m Coming""?

Dirty minds think dirty thoughts.

Puny galaxy packs a big punch: A gazillion joules' worth of radio bursts

ThisPlaceInTime

Sadly

When we finally decode it we'll learn all about timeshare opportunities on the planet Zogarth.

Privacy is theft! Dave Eggers' big-screen takedown of Google and Facebook emerges

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Re: Is the book worth a read?

Craig, if you haven't already read it I can recommend The Bell Ringers by Henry Porter.

It's a story along the same kind of lines but with a particularly British venality and it's quite chilling.

HPE's first standalone year ticks most boxes – except Donald Trump's

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No mention in any of the company or media reports of what it's been like to have actually worked at HPE for the past year.

Of course such details don't count.

The only thing worse than working at CSC? An Xmas redundo programme at CSC

ThisPlaceInTime

How odd. They neglected to mention all those bodies they'll be taking on from HPE ........

Ireland reaps benefits of Apple's tax schemes, even without EU bounty

ThisPlaceInTime

There's more than one

I don't know all the ins and outs of Apple's tax deal but I do know at least one global tech firm is going to significantly increase its presence in Ireland very soon.

Perhaps that's a sign Ireland's got something right.

Majority of underage sexting suspects turn out to be underage too

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"Potentially"?

"potentially criminally"

Uh-huh. When was the last time we heard about anyone getting a 15 year-old - or a 14 year-old or a 13 year-old - girl pregnant and being prosecuted for having sex with a minor.

"potentially", apparently, is an elastic word.

Typo made Air Asia X flight land at Melbourne instead of Malaysia

ThisPlaceInTime

Perhaps another carrier for me

The crew cancelled a ground proximity warning, ignored a system status warning and did not respond to various other alarms or anomalies.

I don't think I'll be including this airline in my future travel plans.

NHS 'paperless roadmap': Fewer dead trees, more data control

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Oh so difficult

Meanwhile other countries have happily instituted paperless health record systems years ago.

But not Britain. Oh no, we're too special.

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