* Posts by twburger

11 publicly visible posts • joined 15 Nov 2010

Malaysia Airlines mystery: Click here for the TRUTH


Re: It's obvious!

Yes, everything is eventually found behind the sideboard or the stove.

Cannabis can CURE CANCER - cheaply and without getting you high


AN vs. A - Why So Off Topic?

Those adamantly arguing about the proper use of the indefinite article AN prior to a word starting with H are totally baked, aren't you?

Oz gummint looks into seniors’ cyber-safety

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It's nice to know people still learn and explore after grade school (and have and use common sense).

Hands on with the Windows 8 fondleslab


RE: Hot hot heat

I was thinking the same. How do you cool an i5 in a fan free (fanless?) system. The weight noted might be an explanation - the entire case is an aluminum/magnesium/copper heat sink.


Yes it will - It will make MS Profits

It will work at least as well as Vista did. Vista was excellent for making people buy Windows7.


Vista Never Ran Well - TRUE

And this is why my HP 6830s business class laptop (well - lugable, folding desktop) is running Ubuntu instead of Vista Business.

Apple pilfers rips off student's rejected iPhone app




It's merely a Coincidence. Apple would never steal an idea just because they could get away with it (and was provided with all of the source code).


Assange: Facebook a ‘spying machine’

Big Brother

Facebook is Watching

Lat year I came to the same conclusion. I advise everyone not to use Facebook. Facebook is taken too lightly.

US lawmakers eye internet 'kill switch'


So are mine

We have the same type of idiots running things here in the Great White North. At least we already have universal health care.

My lost Cobol years: Integrating legacy management


Good Point

Having programmed financial systems in both C and COBOL you make an excellent point. The amount of frakking work it took to ensure complete number accuracy in C was mind numbing and involved an enormous testing effort. In COBOL it was cookie cutter.

I do disagree on one point: The COBOL clause ending period caused me more headaches than the C semicolon.

'Super-secret' debugger discovered in AMD CPUs

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My next development workstation will be AMD based. This will make writing hardware drivers so much easier.