* Posts by IronSteve

72 publicly visible posts • joined 22 Dec 2011


CIA spooks picked Amazon's 'superior' cloud over IBM


Re: The real reason

in fairness, you can't go straight to 3 wolves, that's just asking for trouble.

I recommend adding a wolf a year, but no more than 3..... and heaven help us if a 4 wolf shirt falls in to the wrong hands

I told you I'd be back: Arnie set for another career revival


Re: C´mon, think positive

*Dwayne Johnson

My god, what's that STENCH belching from your iPhone?


Re: As with all new technologies...

This time (and this time only!) I hope porn doesn't use this

YouTube Trends Map pokes tacky underbelly of American psyche


Great...I can't wait for all the lazy journalism regarding what's trending on YouTube...now broken down by demographic...Yay!

Is this the first ever web page? If not, CERN would like to know


Bullshit...it was ASCII porn

2,000km-wide Eye-of-Sauron MONSTER hurricane spotted on Saturn


Re: If Carling made scouser astrophysicists

It's Carlsberg not Carling...and Geordies say 'Why aye man'

Apple beats revenue estimates but margins are falling



...incredibly sick of the term Peak Apple

Sonic the Hedgehog


No mention of the Sonic Adventure on the Dreamcast....I quite enjoyed that one

Hard luck lads, todger size DOES matter: Official


It only matters if it's too small or too big

...once in the average range it's what you do with it that counts.

I can see why a micro penis would affect attractiveness...but most woman aren't exactly crying out for a Dirk Diggler unless they enjoy walking like John Wayne on a regular basis

ANCIENT CURSED RING known to TOLKIEN goes on display


Re: I'm intrigued by the 'Tolkein inspired menu' in the tea room..

...You shall not pasta!

Bill Gates offers big bucks for better condoms


I don't even think it's the sensation that's the problem..Durex Featherlites are pretty decent.

...Now if they can invent something that takes away that awkward moment when you have to interrupt foreplay to hunch over (bare arsed) at the side of the bed and fumble around in the dark (or even worse..turn the light on) to fiddle with a fuckin' sachet while an increasingly impatient woman getting more and more out of the mood is peering over your shoulder....

Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop hailed oddest book title


Re: Euphemism?

Tried my luck with that bird last night...but she'd goblinproofed her chicken coop so no joy

The UK Energy Crisis in 3 simple awareness-raising pictures


Good thing they just secured more from the US so...


Voyager goes off a (helio) cliff


Re: The Real "Wow" Signal

I agree, and the fact that it's instruments appear to still be functioning...amazing success story all round

We shall CRUSH you, puny ROBOT... with CHESS


Can they please call the new technology Garry Captcharov?

BAN SMUT, rage MEPs: Purpose of internet must be EXTERMINATED


Re: Not all bad

"Would an ISP with no porn be Virgin Media?"

No, you can be on the business end of a facial and still remain a virgin ;)

Boy Scouts get Game Design badge


...we used to play a game where'd you'd close your eyes and drink yogurt from a straw...took a while to get the straw going though...

Era of the Pharaohs: Climate was hotter than now, without CO2


Who knows eh?

Look out! Peak wind is coming, warns top Harvard physicist


Re: One question I have always asked myself


North Korean citizens told: Socialist haircuts are a thing... go get some


North Korea is dead to me now....I couldn't live anywhere that doesn't allow a fohawk

US insurer punts 'bestiality' to wide-eyed kiddies, gasp 'mums'


it is a bit creepy though...

Razzie voters drive stake through Twilight


I agree with Ethan Hawke:

"People want to turn everything in this country into a competition... It's clear who the winner is and who the loser is. It's why they like to announce the grosses of movies, because it's a way of saying, 'This one is No. 1.' It's so asinine...

"If you look at how many forgettable, stupid movies have won Oscars and how many mediocre performers have Oscars above their fireplace. Making a priority of chasing these fake carrots and money and dubious accolades, I think it's really destructive."

Sony promises PC-based PlayStation 4 for Christmas


The flagship games are what I'm interested in...would be nice to see something both epic and unexpected for launch

FIFA stages shoot-out between British and German goal line tech


They're over-engineering this, why not use the instant replay approach of rugby.

"Use of video referee was introduced to rugby union in 2001.[13] The laws of the game allow for "an official who uses technological devices" to be consulted by the referee in decisions relating to scoring a try or a kick at goal.[14] The decision to call on the video referee (now called "Television Match Official (TMO)") is made by the referee, then the call is made by the replay referee, who takes his place in the stand of the host team or more usually in the Television Outside Broadcast van. He either tells the pitch referee by radio link-up or by the use of a big screen during televised matches. Unlike in the NFL, a coach cannot challenge a call made by the pitch referee."

AMD: Star Trek holodecks within reach


I always saw holodeck technology being driven by the sex industry. If you really had a room that could simulate almost any scenario, what would you spend your time doing?

Rogue Squadron: Unit of X-wings Kickstarts in response to Death Star


The interest in these sorts of things completely justifies Disney's decision to make more films....

LinkedIn proves not all social IPOs were bubbly


Re: The number you are trying to reach...

You don't have to be unemployed to be looking for a new job.

Boffins find RAT-SIZED bug-muncher links man to beast


Re: But...


TodDANG! Rampaging monkeys storm Indonesian village


ooh chimpanzee that!...monkey news

McDonalds burger app gives it to you straight from the horse's mouth

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Re: "Meat is Red Rum"

...that one just made my day

Disney World slaps pay-by-bonk stalker cuffs on grown-ups


It's my understanding that you pay upfront for entrance to the park(s) and this allows you on all the rides. The only thing I paid for within the park(s) was food and merchandise.

So if this is just used for paying for these extras, tracking your movements and some additional location aware services like Buzz Ligthyear calling you by name then I don't see a problem.

Drop that can of sweet pop and grab a coffee - for your sanity's sake


Re: Correlation != causation

Spot on sir, and should be completely obvious to anyone with half a brain. So why do we keep getting these f**cking poxy reports

Twitter's real time data cruncher is made of people

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I appreciate the Soylent Green reference

Boffins spot 7 ALIEN WORLDS right in our galactic backyard


Maybe other lifeforms don't need liquid water

New York invites designers to invent Future of Phone Booths


Just get rid of them and replace each one with a tree

England and Germany square off for FIFA goal line tech prize


I'd prefer if they just brought in clock stopping to stamp out time-wasting and the joke that is injury time

Take it or break it: the return of the drop test


Nice looking woman, but slightly pissed off when opening that on my lunch break in work....I'm not a prude, but I work with many

First pic of Ashton Kutcher as the great Steve 'jOBS'


He's too handsome to play Jobs...IMO

Samsung: Demand for mobes forced 16hr days on factory slaves


Yeah but what about Apple...

Twenty years of text messages: We've reached Peak SMS


Receiving a text in between games of Snake on a Nokia 3210...the golden age of SMS.

Do you know a chimp who's feeling doleful? Mid-life crisis, probably


Studying the Apes in zoos....I'd be interested to see the correlation with humans in Jail

Man who put the manhood into the Speaking Clock dies


Am I the only one that finds joking about the man's death a bit sad?

How IT bosses turned the tables on our cushy consultancy gigs


I don't mind the laundry list of silly requirements per se. I've always considered them the requirements for the "ideal candidate", where the ideal canididate doesn't really exist. So they've never stopped me applying for a job (within reason) if I felt I had enough experience/ability to do it.

Same applies when I'm on the hiring end of things. When we've said "At least 5 years in X", we'll call in someone with ~ 2 or 3 years provided the candidate looks good in general

Chinese boffins discover bizarro fish-oid creature with FOUR LIMBS


Re: Where's the pic?

Agree. I only clicked on this to see a picture



Re: Vacination program

I agree, just say fangs but no fangs

'Spintronics' brings IBM's Racetrack Memory closer to reality


Re: Bloody hell...

Indeed. Want to blow an American's mind? Point out that there are pubs in Ireland older than the USA

4G? Pah! Boffins charge up the dial to 5G data EXTREME-band kit


...that's what your tinfoil hat is for Morg

Why DOES Google lobby so much?


Big corporations will do whatever they can to strengthen their position, Google is not alone in this. Nice article