* Posts by Louis Schreurs

122 posts • joined 27 May 2019


Rust in peace: Memory bugs in C and C++ code cause security issues so Microsoft is considering alternatives once again

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Re: Outlawing cutlery, making Sporks (rather than education) the new gold Standard

But rocket science needs error-free code......

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Re: Lots of people are saying "it's the coder's fault not the language"

Then you’ll still have to fix the engineer.

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Re: Safer Languages

When you are safe, security is implied. When you have security, safety is not always guaranteed.

We don't mean to poo-poo this, but... The Internet of S**t has literally arrived thanks to Pampers smart diapers

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Shitty reporting.


Hell hath no fury like a radar engineer scorned

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Re: Can this inform the 5G debate?

It got global importance since Trump.

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B4 reading the comments;

This must be a satisfying comment section after that satisfying story that an acquintenance of me seems to have heard told that story first hand frome someone in the art-scene.

Industry reps told the UK taxman everything wrong with extending IR35. What happened next will astound you

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Re: Perhaps you should advise your children

Mine also demand health benefits, but as we do not live in the U$A, it is a mute demand, in my country that is taken care of in the most civilised manner in this world. Still it is a game of capitalists, banks, government and worst of all beancounters at insurance companies. But one of the most civilised and non-barbaric in the world, I insist.

Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, where to go? Navigation satellite signals flip from degraded to full TITSUP* over span of four days

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Re: What's the point of a pilot phase

Beside the point.

What Huawei to go: Hundreds of Chinese tech giant's US workers to get pink slips – report

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Re: @AC

I wonder how many of the commentards who bash the US would feel if they lived under the same laws and repressive politics that exist in China today.

They’d feel the same as American Indians (native!?!!), -blacks-, non-whites, hispanos, LGBTQ’s, .......

Oh no, Twitter's gone down. How can we get the word out? Ah yeah, that's right. We have a website that works

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Re: Oh no! No Twatter!

Another sufferer of the Trump Derangement Syndrome....









Oh, lovely, a bipartisan election hack alert law bill for Mitch McConnell to feed into the shredder

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We are living in the USA.

?????? We ????

WE ??????

Loose tongues and oily seamen: Lost in machine translation yet again

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Re: The human Rosetta Stone

HVAC systems suck.

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The Burglarian?

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Ja, zegk, den auch mer in het Limburgs.

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If only for mentioning the flic, a thumbs up.

Farewell to function keys and swappable SSDs in the new two-port MacBook Pro

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Re: Pro

Perhaps the Pro means just “for” and they omitted “dummies” as a way of saving on print.

US border cops' secret racist Facebook group a total disgrace, says patrol chief. She should know, she was a member

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Re: Patrol?

To me her measurements are nominal murrican.

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Re: DHS: part of the ratchet effect?

(The plural of apparatus is either apparatus or apparatuses; both look wrong to me.)

Both seem right according to an internet source.


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n. pl. apparatus or ap·pa·rat·us·es

Literally rings our bell: Scottish eggheads snap quantum entanglement for the first time

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It’s time to make an SI unit for thought.

Or is the moll the unit for thought?

Tesla’s Autopilot losing track of devs crashing out of 'leccy car maker

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We only will know when we have 20 year old teslas driving around.

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Re: Evolution not revolution

the only part of him that is not burning out now is his ego.


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Offered fatter salaries after they decide to go look for it

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Re: decades away if we talk driving in a rural Italian village

I think Musk is a repulsive gobshite.


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Re: Autonomous driving is months, years, or decades away

I wish I could give you more thumbs ups.

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Re: Autonomous driving is months, years, or decades away

“Who goes to prison for mowing down that child on a bike?“

The one that pushed the start button.

Queen Elizabeth has a soggy bottom: No, the £3.1bn aircraft carrier, what the hell did you think we meant?

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Re: "Ford bleeding Galaxy"

The world doesn’t stop at U$A’s borders.

I don't know but it's been said, Amphenol plugs are made with lead

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Re: "The router went dark"

When I build my on-stage guitar amps I put the Main switch so that if struck from above, the amp will switch ON.

US giant GTT continues biz banquet by wolfing down Dutch telco KPN's networking unit for $50m

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Not amused by murricans buying into European networks. I don’t like tha U$A anymore.

Edge-lords crack down on trackers as Microsoft effortlessly kills off PBX phone system, and what's this? Windows Calculator on iOS?

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Is it available on iOS or only on android?

What do we want? Decentralised, non-siloed social media with open standards! When do we want it? Soon!

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Re: "whom I don't trust as far as I could kick him"

And aim for Suck’s mouth.

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Re: Late to the party




Trouble in paradise: Just a day after G20 love-in, Japan throttles chip part exports to South Korea

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Re: Action Needed

Yes, let those who nearly killed of the native populace give an example to those that killed a lot of people too.

Shall we strip price caps from .org, mulls ICANN. Hm, people seem really upset... OK, let's do it

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Before reading

U$A’s constitution’s right to pursue happiness is roughly translated to the right to take money whereever that is possible. This seems to be accelerated under trump.

That this AI can simulate universes in 30ms is not the scary part. It's that its creators don't know why it works so well

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America's latest 5G drama: Spectrum row bursts into the open with special adviser fingered as agent provocateur

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Re: It stupidity anyway

Next the public will stay at home, attending the venue virtually and augmented, thru watching some teletransported quantum vibe video on a nice big screen, with dedicated audio transducers pairing up to the screen.

Stop using that MacBook Pro RIGHT NOW, says Uncle Sam: Loyalists suffer burns, smoke inhalation and worse – those crappy keyboards

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Re: "I could not imagine going back to Windows"

I completely and utterly agree. I have my iThingies to look at and make me feel good. iThingies for me are fashion/design thingies, Other hardware for other purposes.

Pornhub runs on either.

White House mulls just banning strong end-to-end crypto. Plus: More bad stuff in infosec land

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Re: Ban tornadoes and earthquakes as well

Now we know trumps plan, ban cancer and alzheimers!

Drone fliers are either 'clueless, careless or criminal' says air traffic gros fromage

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“clueless, careless or criminal”,

My view since the first one took off.

IVE HAD ENOUGH! iQuit. Jobs done. Jony cashes out at Apple to run his own design biz

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Re: Might be beneficial

Enter the black on black all nu UI. Super battery saving on Oled and no back light LED on the others.

Yuge powersavings, which we will be using eradicating cancer, blindness and amputees!

UK.gov whacks export ban on 'grotesque' crab made by famous Brit potter bros

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Re: wow!

This article is the kind of non-news I like te read about on Reg.

Anyone else find it weird that the bloke tasked with probing tech giants for antitrust abuses used to, um, work for the same tech giants?

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Re: Anyone surprised?

Draconian? Yes but people who hold any public office should be held to a far higher standard than mere proles.

Enter Trump.

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United States of Corruption and BriberyTM

Or short;


Oblivious 'influencers' work on 3.6-roentgen tans in Chernobyl after realising TV show based on real nuclear TITSUP

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Paris Hilton

So I own an iPhone, guessing that it is obvious that I feel offended by this article.

Not very bright: Apple geniuses spend two weeks, $10,000 of repairs on a MacBook Pro fault caused by one dumb bug

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Re: Optional

“Or perhaps I missed the sarcasm in luminous question?”

My take on it also.

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Re: U.S. definition of "torch"

Roll out the patent application for the iOS Torch App.

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I might snigger at Apple geniuses (because),


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You won't guess where European mobile data was rerouted for two hours. Oh. You can. Yes, it was China Telecom

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Re: Culprit

I’m pretty sure it was Pong.

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Re: I'll say it again....

Any trump / wall jokes ?


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