Re: Answer is simple
I wonder if Deloitte will win the contract for sending a Brextronaut up twice a year to put the clocks forwards and backwards?
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I use it on a fairly regular basis for developing demo code for Ether CAT systems. I'm very much an engineer.
Structured Text is a Pascal based- it's part of the IEC 61131-3 suite of programming languages.
Implementations can be a pain in the Boris, but it works.
I keep a 100W transceiver / digital MODEM and antennae for different HF/VHF and UHF amateur bands in the back of my car.
HF NVIS (low-slung antenna, maximum RF at 90 degrees or so to the Ionosphere and illumination such as a parasol) and works very well and gives me UK wide comms when it isn't fucked with crappy tech that shouldn't be on the market / is not compliant with EN55022...
Oh - but we are leaving the EU, so that shit legislation most likely won't matter any more.
I don't blame them in the slightest. Sound move to protect their interests. One of many high tech companies that are running from the carnage that Brexit will bring.
But so long as we can protect the fishing industry and get gammony blue passports, what could go wrong? As Boris said "Fuck business". At least his younger sibling has some common sense.
Let's hope we get a Peoples Vote and the ability to get out of this dogs dinner that infighting withing the Tory party has inflicted on the nation.
Typical Brexiteer - No collateral just an empty brain and no comments.
Ram your blue passport up your arse and I hope you feel all of the ramifications of voting to protect the likes of Rees-Mogg, Banks and the rest of the off-shore tax-dodging arseholes that want to destroy my country to serve themselves by whipping up hysteria over immigration.
You fell into the trap.
I hear the sound of one hand clapping. You won, get over it.
I'm done with Brexit and just deleted a rather long rant to summarise in this -
To anyone who voted for Brexit - May you, your children and your children's children be ever touched by your decision. I hope you are directly affected by what you have voted for and gain all of the ramifications from it. Every single one.
I've been with Vodafone for over 20 years and whilst I'm happy to complain where complaint is due, I've found my dealings with the company very easy, and personally I rate them very highly, however YMMV. They are not the cheapest, but I can't remember the last time I was stuck without a signal. Same is true of Virgin Media - Whilst I've only got VM broadband, again I've been with them for over 20 years and have had nothing but good, dependable service from them with very few outages.
Plus I like the fact that Voda also still run 2G. Does anyone know if they have plans of killing it off?
BT are quite possibly my most hated company. It gets me how they can peddle more and more junk technology that increasing doesn't work and to the detriment of the EM spectrum while giving it to Ofcom up the arse like the Bishop of Bath and Wells.
BT whine about the use of "Up to xMbps" which is a phrase that they coined because DSL just happens to be a crap, non-deterministic technical abortion stymied by the laws of physics. They can wrap a turd in gilt terms such as G.fast, but it is still a turd. And don't get me started on PLT - Ofcom clearly like having a prolapsed ringpiece.
How the fcuk can a company as big as BT get away with peddling an DSL based service as "superfast fibre"?
As an experiment I thought I'd have a look at what shiny bollocks BT are now peddling. Wow! super duper 100Mbps guaranteed - And if it doesn't work, you can claim a refund of £20!...up to 4 times a year...and it's actually a gift card rather than dolly.
So living in a fairly residential area I just thought I'd see if BT could offer me this special service and how much - Not available in your area, but "You can still get speeds of UP TO 55Mbps" - Good old crappy DSL to the rescue.
I'm pretty fortunate in that we do have Virgin in the area who provide me with a nice 350Mbps down / 20Mbps up connection and during the 20 years I've been a customer I've seen my speeds increase from 1Mbps to my current speed which has been consistently delivered with very few days outage.
To my mind, BT should not have been allowed to continue to use the POTS wiring to deliver broadband services as they were neither designed for the job or are capable of delivering the services demanded of them. BT's reliance on flogging a dead horse into a pulp and it's reluctance in investing in a decent TTH infrastructure has in my mind been bad for the general UK domestic customer base. Now they seem to be under pressure to do something, they are probably 20 years behind their closest competitor in technology. I hope the whole company goes titsup.
My condolences to his family.
I was walking home from school back in the early 80's and a girl was perched on a window ledge. A lot of kids gathered and started chanting "jump...jump...jump" and the poor girl did. It was horrible. I didn't chant a thing I just ran home after I heard the impact.
It just shows how evil people can be. I'm glad I don't have that on my conscience.
The new fag packets in Cancer Green are impossible to write on. Even the manufacturers haven't got space amidst warning and horrible pictures to adorn the packets with their logo....
But at least one design has a picture of what looks like Farage with tubes hanging out of his mouth about to kick the bucket. We can only dream....
I had to laugh when I drove past a small farm with a "Vote Leave" placard outside. "I want to lose my livelihood" would most likely have been more accurate.
Fuck them and the retards that have voted to lose their jobs when companies they work for leave the UK to remain in the EU. Fuck fuckity fuck you all, you deranged, unintelligent, small minded cocks.
Thanks for screwing my country up for me. I'm so looking forward to hearing the Brexiters bleat when the ramifications of what they have lead us into start to bite them hard.
I use the B&O Earset 3 with my iPhone - second set I've had in about 10 years. First pair died of old-age and I've had the second pair for about a year. For the money, I'd rather buy these than stupid wireless things that don't solve a problem. Apples removal of the 3.5mm audio jack was a complete self-immolation.
I don't want people think I'm walking around with Braun toothbrush heads hanging out my ears...
To be able to force a Europlug into a BS1363 socket, you need to use something to lower the shutters covering the Live and Neutral by forcing something into the Earth terminal. If you try and push a Europlug into a BS1363 socket without defeating the Earth, then it won't engage.
So if you have the basic intelligence to understand how to defeat the shuttering and lack the common sense to plug the appliance in correctly and use just one pin in the defeated socket, then:
a) The appliance won't work.
b) You have a problem with your sight because one of the pins of the Europlug is not in the socket.
c) A Darwin Award is your personal goal.
Or have I missed something here?
I had a similar event with a Vectra - Fan packed up and conveniently took out the controls, again costing £500 to fix. Of course, any designer worth his salt would have designed the electronics to detect a failed motor and fold back. But we are talking about an industry that is geared around hammering suppliers down on price and arse-raping their customers when something fails.
I also have major financial woes with various computers, handbrake, suspension, wipers and wing-mirror faults on the same car with a total repair bill of over £4k in about 3 years once the warranty had run out.
I disagree with your comments on the comparison of media used to deliver to the home. Chucking RF at a pair of crappy twisted of antiquated wires of unknown characteristic and hoping for the best (xDSL) is a bit different to using a properly terminated cable designed to handle the required bandwidth. One works predictably and the other is junk.
I have a consistent 100Mb connection with Virgin come rain, snow, wind or shine (although a recent local thunderstorm caused a local problem, but was fixed in hours).
Plus I hate Bastard Telecom with a passion.
If the data transfer is 100MB over 3 mins, there is little point in implementing USB3. I get where you are coming from, though. Zippier flash and USB3 would have made this a really fantastic product.
Sounds a useful piece of kit for faffing about with and pulling photo's off my iPhone into an archive on the device so I can share them at the time rather than having to download them from the cloud. So IMO it does appear to solve a problem. I've ordered the 128GB version today, and am quite hopeful....
I had my fill of Windows and it shitness years ago. I migrated to Ubuntu and am still running 12.04 because it works and works well for me. I can do all I want to do with Linux and it's fast. My AV machine is an iMac and things work nicely. My work laptop runs Windows 7 and it's dog shit slow.
I'd rather have a cervical smear rather that choose Windows as an operating system.
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