* Posts by Fabrizio

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Boffins have fabricated microscopic sci-fi tractor beams for real

Fabrizio

Wasn't it Gene Roddenberry in Star Trek?

I saw Star Wars' death star being mentioned, but wasn't it Gene Roddenberry who "invented" tractor beams? (And the transporter which is being developed at the Fraunhofer institute)

The best way to screw the competition? Do what they can't, in a fraction of the time

Fabrizio
Holmes

Re: if it's an obscurity contest

NetWare 2.x used to have a non-dedicated mode which went away with NetWare 3.x

Arm doodles server, comms CPUs in public before they leak out in open-source code...

Fabrizio
Facepalm

I was also under the impression that ARM was as British as Stilton Cheese:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm_Holdings

Boffins don't want to burst your bubble – they create them with sound

Fabrizio

My dad's the bestest dad in the world!

My dad blows bubbles all day long at the office.

Now imagine the kindergarten teacher's face...

Michael Dell? More like Michael in-Dell-nial: No public cloud, no future

Fabrizio

Dell has a hybrid public-private Cloud

Dell *does* have a Cloud offering through its Virtustream subsidiary: a public-private Cloud offering including EU data centers (and even super-private Germany is included there)

And contrarily to AWS, Azure and Google, they offer an SLA so they attract the SAP, SAP HANA and other business-critical applications into their Cloud...

'New laws not needed' to block / censor Twitter et al

Fabrizio
Joke

Declare a NO-FLY zone above the UK!

<satire>

NATO should just declare a no-fly zone above the UK, arm the rebels and bomb the sh*t out of Cameron!

Hey! It worked for Libya! >:)

</satire>

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