* Posts by salerio

11 publicly visible posts • joined 16 Oct 2009

Govt suggests Brits should hand passports to social media companies


Re: Excellent idea...



Re: Crazy Idea

Which you said on a social medial account. Ironic

Secure boot for UK electric car chargers isn't mandatory until 2023 – but why the delay?


Re: Petrol provides more energy per £ than mains electricity

"typically multiple kW - the original Tesla 3 heater takes over 4kW"

Yes and when motorway cruising the motors consume 40kW (ish) so it's an additional 10% load. Hardly much to write home about. Tesla are also switching to using Stirling engines for their heating/cooling so that load will be reduced to 1kW

Putting the d'oh! in Adobe: 'Years of photos' permanently wiped from iPhones, iPads by bad Lightroom app update


Have people stopped doing backups now or something? Will they be blaming Apple for not making a totally waterproof phone when they drop the thing down the loo

Outraged Virgin slaps IP trolls over dirty movie download data demands


Re: Shome mishtake shurely?

Google's going to be happy getting all the letters

Man sues Uber for a BEEELLION dollars over alleged theft of concept


Re: Theft of IP

Hardly the same thing. Unless you told the developers of TA about the concept - if you did and they developed your idea and cut you out you might well feel aggrieved. This has been gone through once already with Facebook

Corning launches can-stand-the-heat Lotus glass for phones


"Scientifically, its coefficient of thermal expansion from 0-300°C is a mere 33.9 x 10-7 per ° C"

Scientifically you need to say 33.9*10^-7 WHAT per degree C, presumably not light years or furlongs. Come on get with it :)

Can general relativity explain the OPERA neutrino result?


time resolution

"Since GPS clocks are only managed to 100 nanosecond accuracy,"

That's about 30 light meters is this 100 ns accuracy correct? hmmm wikipedia is claiming +- 10ns

UK Man cops to £500,000 iTunes royalty scam


It doesn't say 6000 songs

It says 6000 times. He could have spent 4 or 5 hours at a time downloading all sorts of stuff.

Cambridge Uni cheerleaders in naming FAIL


Male Cheerleaders

Is not a break in tradition at all. The most famous being one George W Bush.

Microsoft's Hotmail 'blacklists' NHS email - again



What does the fact that the NHS use Microsoft products have to do with staff emailing hotmail accounts? You can't say it's anything to do with safety critical systems to have your mail blocked by Hotmail.

Who the heck would use MS in a safety critical system anyway? Certainly not in a level 3 or 4.