* Posts by Andrew Beresford

8 publicly visible posts • joined 20 Nov 2008

Fukushima switchboard defeated by rat

Andrew Beresford

Re: wow

I used to live close to Sizewell. It presented me with no concerns what-so-ever.

US sets up underground dark matter detector

Andrew Beresford
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In the UK too

We're doing this kind of work in the UK too: http://www.hep.shef.ac.uk/research/dm/drift.php. Boulby Mine has been involved in this kind of work for quite some time.

Disclaimer: I work for the University of Sheffield.

Hackers expose 6.5 MILLION 'LinkedIn passwords'

Andrew Beresford

Re: user names

You don't know if the source has a different file with both the e-mail address and passwords in.

Italian Job sat nav driver cops £900 fine

Andrew Beresford

For your pleasure...


Explorers unearth cat-sized rat

Andrew Beresford

It's not a rat

It's a Siberian Hamster.

Sony Rolly dancing MP3 player

Andrew Beresford


If ever there was an opportunity for a video clip in the article, this is it.

Kids blame technology for homework hand-in failures

Andrew Beresford
Paris Hilton

Fifteen years late

Good grief... I used the same excuses over fifteen years ago and didn't get away with it *then*.

I found that you got a little less hassle if you just said " I haven't done it".

Paris - cos she didn't like homework either.

The madness of 'king cores

Andrew Beresford


"What applications are capable of executing across 80 cores in parallel, with, say, two threads per core, meaning 160 parallel threads?"

How about apache2 with the thread worker MPM?