* Posts by Cowardly Anon

6 posts • joined 16 Sep 2017

Data-slurping biz Palantir scoops US Army contract worth up to $800m – reports

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"news organisations like"...he only sued one, no need to make it sound like it's his hobby. Besides, Gawker was the nasty piece of work in this, they actively outed gay people without their consent, published sex tapes without the participant's consent, etc. etc. They deserved to be shut down.

The difference between October and May? About 16GB, says Microsoft: Windows 10 1903 will need 32GB of space

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Non-bloatware options

Win7 user here, looking to change OS to whatever doesn't suck. Any recommendations?

Customer: We fancy changing a 25-year-old installation. C'mon, it's just one extra valve... Only wafer thin...

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Re: Let me guess, the controller was a Siemens product, right?

This ^^^ so much this. Complexity and complication are orthogonal yet invariably a complex problem is given a complicated solution when a bit more thought would produce a straightforward one. Anyone can make an over-complicated solution, but it takes a lot of effort or experience to make a solution look easy and obvious.

US Supremes urged by pretty much everyone in software dev to probe Oracle's 'disastrous' Java API copyright win

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Re: @Hammy Before people get in to a panic...

The analogy doesn't hold up because Google didn't wholesale copy the 2million LOC with just a few changes, they copied the interfaces. To go with the song analogy it would be like copying the song titles of an album but rewriting each song, still a bit weird but their own work nonetheless.

Facebook suspends account of Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

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Re: So do FB look at them as competitors or potential subsidiaries

FB see CA as customers, and Wylie as a threat to that

Equifax UK admits: 400,000 Brits caught up in mega-breach

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Small print?

Hmmm will these offers of services include the waiver of your right to be in a class action ala the US offer?

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