Re: selling the discount codes for between £200 and £750
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508 posts • joined 8 Feb 2012
At Kentucky Fried Colt you cannot bolt to the finish line. At Mad Cow Donald's horses are permitted to be ON the menu and at the drive-thru.
This helps to ensure the Mad'CD's customers in the neigh-borhood have a stable diet. Their straw-poll of customers confirmed it. Nay-question no 4 faults on their part.
If they weren't so quick, big, and bitey we would expect to have seen far more evidence of fossilised handbags.
(Yes don't quibble about the timing of them being around about 100M years before us and many dead by 75M before us) I'm sure the resident aliens would have made handbags instead).
The Shenzhen-based company needs all those servers because on top of WeChat it runs a colossal gaming business, video streaming services and a small-but-growing cloud. To house it all the company recently completed construction of a 51-hectare data centre complex in Guizhou province that will house tens of thousands of servers. The development includes more than 30,000 square meters of tunneling inside a hill,and a bomb shelter guarded by robots.
1. There is a big freaking pile of excavated mud on the top of a hill. A rare risk situation due to an obscure thing called gravity.
2. Robots with laser guns... 'nuff said.
Funny you should say that. The Risc System/6000 (RS/6000)s were the first systems to use IBM's Power/PowerPC processors. I was product manager for the IBM venture into immersive virtual reality systems in 1995 (yes what is old is new again) using some technology from a company called Virtuality PLC. The IBM graphics bit consisted of a PC card stuffed with 4 of these processors that crunched all the graphics processing on the fly.... Some of the appications were semi-serious business apps/ virtual world demos... some were actually games!
Algol 60 on an ICL 1902 around 1980 here; How many freaking errors did you get because of missing semicolons?;
As for PL/1, IBM also had its own extended versions (confidential for some reason), used for internal mainframe code development, called PL/AS and PL/DS.
p.s. ADA anyone?
April 6th - Trump signs executive order establishing U.S. policy on the exploitation of off-Earth resources, a couple of weeks later a comet breaks up. I expect an immediate launch of Space Force (now in Supermarionation) armed with picks and shovels. Got to mine it before the Mytsterons get it.
outstring("ALGOL notably ALGOL 60 International Algebraic Language (IAL) is the common ancestor of all modern programming languages including all the C ones");
outstring("I was programming this when you were but knee-high to a grasshopper");
outstring("Why do you think the f***ing semicolon was invented?");
outstring("SIMULA - 67")
I can't even remember if this would parse correctly - error at line 42
p.s. don't forget Fujitsu Visual Cobol
National Police Chiefs' Council, a semi-official police body that decides which laws are enforced and how, this morning endorsed Derbyshire Police checking on people going for walks in empty stretches of the countryside via drone.
What could possibly go wrong?
Why not add some facial recognition.
The essential part is to have "Sunset clauses"
(and I don't mean spotting people engaged in evening outdoor bonking - with possible arse recognition)
Incidentally "Presentation Manager" was mostly coded at IBM Hursley Park in Hampshire, leveraging a lot of programming experience from the IBM/370 Graphical Data Dispaly Manager (GDDM) coupled with the interface work done by Xerox PARC. Some of the other related work was obviously done by Microsoft, a very boutique company at the time... I had to make a trip to IBM Boca Raton to dig into the build & integration methods they (Microsoft) used (basically "we will chill out mostly until the day before the build, then drink extreme amounts of caffeine and code like fuck"), because they were rather alien to IBM at the time.
A bunch of the IBM OS/2 Presentation Manager stuff was folded into Windows NT.
I'm planning to rob a bank. I need 4 people for the job. I interview a bunch of candidates and come up with a short-list. If this stuff actually worked I could send them past the camera and see who got singled out. Now I could select from the rest knowing that any recognition cameras would likely miss them! Crappy system, I want my money back (so does the bank).
Next generation Genuine People Personalities? Or Artificially Intelligent Sexbots? Or a combination?
>>Outside digital signal processing, where the basic mathematical blocks can be highly refined and reused, FPGAs haven't caught fire.
Please be sure to include a fire extinguisher with the sexbots anyway.
...depends on the data involved....
Bank credit card data = meh, bank will cancel the transaction and reimburse me, send me a new card.
Dodgy dating site the wife doesn't know about (I will cite the breached list of registered emails from Ashley Madison - just the email address field mind you) - holy ****!!!!
Name and address from the adult mental health and addictions clinic site - ughh!!!
"In both Norwegian and Swedish Kraken is the definite form of krake, a word designating an unhealthy animal or something twisted" a legendary cephalopod-like sea monster of gigantic size.
Maybe they should rebrand as Calamari - sounds more palatable, just need to change the behavior then. Hint, don't take your severance in the cryptocurrency.
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