* Posts by smartse

7 posts • joined 13 Feb 2012

Attack of the cryptidiots: One wants Bitcoin-flush hard drive he threw out in 2013 back, the other lost USB stick password

smartse

Re: Isn’t this just the modern (modern?) equivalent...

If the last few years have shown anything, it is that you should control your own wallet rather than trusting the keys to someone else. Agree that it's not too easy to sell, but a lot simpler than shares!

UK parcel firm Yodel plugs tracking app's random yaps about where on map to snap up strangers' tat

smartse

>you could have been really evil and complained that no delivery had taken place

Commit fraud you mean?

Brexit campaigner AggregateIQ challenges UK's first GDPR notice

smartse
Facepalm

An amazing coincidence

AIQ continue to deny that they are linked to SCL, the parent of Cambridge Analytica and yet their registered address is identical to SCL Canada's office: Compare https://opengovca.com/victoria-business/27499 with https://web.archive.org/web/20160317101833/https://sclelections.com/contact/

The phone number was also tweeted by Massingham: https://archive.fo/0R4Nf I'm amazed that the farcical nature of their denial isn't made clear by journalists.

Boeing slams $2m on the desk, bellows: Now where's my jetpack?

smartse

"What we are seeking is an 'everyone' personal flying device, capable of being flown by ANYONE, ANYWHERE. It should be a device for ALL"

Does that include the morbidly obese?

Hackers mirror 250GB of NASA files on the web

smartse

Re: Terminator seeds

Most farmers buy new seed each year, GM or not. Have a read up on F1 hybrids. Terminator seeds never really made it off the drawing board and Monsanto pledged never to commercialise the concept back in 1999! I agree that an off switch in GM crops isn't a bad idea, but I seriously doubt that a crop would turn into an inedible weed. Are you thinking of weeds that evolve herbicide resistance?

Megaupload case near collapse: report

smartse
Go

Re: The New Justice[tm]

You sound like Saul Goodman! http://www.bettercallsaul.com/index.php (is there no way to link here?!)

ESA's first Vega rocket blasts off without a hitch

smartse
Headmaster

It's not that hard to spell either!

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