* Posts by Greg Adams

13 publicly visible posts • joined 30 Mar 2009

iPhone users to walk and read at same time

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What's the video of?

Hold it wrong and it'll just be the palm of your hand.

US journo school mandates iPhone, iPod touch

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@AC at 22:19

I believe they are talking about public school, not college. Still it costs about $600 a semester for books at college and my college has a computer requirement. Thankfully, it is just a list of hardware instead of Windows or Apple.

Tesco tills go titsup

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There's still Safeway's around? They disappeared around here.

Victoria Principal 'pulled pistol' on maid

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If the person is shot below the waist, it's only malicious wounding, at least in this state.

Hackers demand $10m ransom for Virginia medical data

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Good going VDH!

My records could be up for auction starting Thursday and nobody was informed until today. Really makes me wonder what my taxes are going towards.

NASA gets cold feet on Moon base plan

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The Nazis are still up there. They'll be back in 2018.

Thieves lift hives as UK bee numbers drop

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@Paul Hargraves

The beekeepers make most of their money by renting the bees to farmers to pollinate the fields. The honey is just a sweet bonus.

Sheep ad not cruel, bleats Samsung

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Sheeproll, eh?

Can I get some jelly to go with that sheeproll? Mmm, murder.

Toshiba Tecra M10 14in notebook

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So Many Uses

I have an XPS Gen 1 that looks a lot like that and it's still around after 8 years of my misuse. It's also a step, shield, pry bar, heater, and head rest.

Lost laptops cost companies $50k apiece

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Secret Message?

At first I thought the name of the institute that did the study was the Pokemon Institute. There's another message here: Lost laptops are expensive, so you gotta catch `em all!

Police detain Craigslist masseuse murder suspect

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@AC at 01:33

That decision is left to the states. Prostitution is legal in Nevada, but I think all the others have banned it.

US Supremes flatline Virginia's hardline anti-spam law

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They're missing the point

The law in question doesn't make it illegal in itself to send spam. It makes it illegal to forge your headers so it is harder to trace back to you. The link to it is below:


Busted! Conficker's tell-tale heart uncovered

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@AC 13:37

You have to use Python 2.6 instead of 3.0. 3.0 has some issues that don't quite make it backwards compatible with 2.x.