* Posts by khjohansen

166 posts • joined 13 Jul 2012

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The open internet repels its most insidious attackers. They’ll return

khjohansen

Re: free as in freedom

The "Wild West" of J.P. Morgan and J.D. Rockefeller?? Lack of regulation leads to monopolies like FB, Ama***, and the beasts of Redmond and San Jose!

China's single aisle passenger jet – the C919 – likely to be certified next week

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Russian market?

There's a nice market open in sanctioned Russia - if China has risk-ready capital!

Chemical plant taken offline by the best one of all: C8H10N4O2

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Coffee/keyboard

Sugary soft drinks ...

Asides from the sugar making the fluid sticky, tends to contain liberal amounts of citric acid, to make the sugars bearable to the human palate ... sticky+acidic=nasties

Cyberattack brings down InterContinental Hotels' booking systems

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Re: Can't be bothered to spend money on IT

They're looking for CC credentials - local councils not getting hit cuz' they got no money ...

Cloudflare stops services to 'revolting' hate site

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Re: Proud Boys = Antifa

Harpers Ferry

"lily-white" movement

Dixiecrats

"great shift"

... I also blame the (US) education system

(Danish) librarian

NASA scrubs Artemis mission yet again because SLS just can't handle the pressure

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oOo Rings

- the tale of the freezing O-rings continue??

Braking news: Cops slammed for spamming Waze to slow drivers down

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Re: There is a fable about a boy crying wolf

*This* fable is about a wolf in wolves' clothing - crying wolf!

Software developer cracks Hyundai car security with Google search

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Re: *Ford Escort Mexico*

- it's not about the electronics - although "european muscle car" is an oxymoron!

UK launches 'consultation' with EU over exclusion from science programs

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Re: Reap what you sow

.. Either you have a net WIN - or will have to consider HOW the EU bureaucracy beats HMG for efficiency

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Headmaster

RE: Northern Island ...

... ?? - the bit with Auckland & Wellington on it?? -though I fail to see how this affects EU-Britain relations??

VMware’s subscriptions start at 16 cores, prices won't be made public

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Devil

Re: A good show of how crazier the business world is becoming....

Not so much "won't notice the extra cost" as "will pass on cost to end-users"!!

Microsoft to blockheads: NFTs and blockchains aren't welcome in Minecraft

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Coat

... I have a proposition for you regarding the ownership of London Bridge ...

Just because you failed doesn't mean you weren't right

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Re: Wow!!

Others would say that Italy became MORE Germany after ca. july 1943 - well an ever shrinking part of Italy (it's complicated!)

Smart thermostat swarms are straining the US grid

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Re: Re: Pope is catholic, bears defecate in woods..

"Pre-Obama"

Governors Rick Perry + Greg Abbott has overseen an extensive DE-REGULATION

- the Texas powergrid is NOT subject to federal oversight

https://cz.boell.org/en/2021/03/19/texas-power-grid-failure-causes-lessons-learned-and-implications-eu-energy-market

SCOTUS judges 'doxxed' after overturning Roe v Wade

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Re: The left no longer understand what democracy means.

Ahem - SCOTUS decided that abortion is NOT an inalienable right of individual privacy, but that states legislators has a right to snoop in your bodily functions!

khjohansen

Re: The left no longer understand what democracy means.

"Peaceful tourists" turned out NOT to be "lefties" or "ANTIFA" when they got arrested ...

Upgrading to Android 12.1 ... in Windows 11: Telemetry disabled by default

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"Telemetry disabled by default..."

Oh the irony ...!

Dell's rugged Latitude 5430 laptop is quick and pretty – but also bulky and heavy

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Ow nice!

I'll take eight for a full set!!

(probably won't make it past airport security!)

khjohansen

Re: You're whinging about a 6.5 pound laptop?

/r whoosh

(you must be new here - have you enountered comments from amanfrommars1 yet?)

Fedora starts to simplify Linux graphics handling

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Re: If these people made cars ... they would be electric

Ahem ... ->

https://www.autoevolution.com/news/rich-rebuilds-will-make-a-diesel-tesla-with-a-cummins-4bt-engine-the-model-d-177657.html

Not to dis your diskette, but there are some unexpected sector holes

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K subtype ...

https://images.app.goo.gl/G1p7afMSBcRhWKnk8

Having Monitors connected to standard K, PCs to modified K can get ... interesting!

( destroy all extension cables from modified to standard K! )

Immersion-cooled colo is coming to Ohio... via a crypto-mining datacenter

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"without a time component"

It's a datacenter - I'd assume 24/365 ALL THE FFFF'in TIME!

Shanghai lockdown: Chinese tech execs warn of supply-chain chaos

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Mushroom

Re: Get out

372000 cases and 3 deaths - BECAUSE THEY DID AN EFFECTIVE LOCKDOWN!!!

Maths/exponentials is not your strong suit?

Linux kernel patch from Google speeds up server shutdowns

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Devil

Re: It's Linux

Depends on your legislation - invoking daemons is fine where I live

Cryptominers aren't just a headache – they're a big neon sign that Bad Things are on your network

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Facepalm

Re: Another fear mongering advert

" systems on the network that we didn't have access to" - PHB's laptop??

Arm China boss happy with Nvidia acquisition collapse

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Re: Rogue? Can’t they simply revoke user account?

... Well - unless the C-suite want a level of deniability?

UK science stuck in 'holding pattern' on EU funding by Brexit, says minister

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Re: Equality

You are free to conduct your own research - you're also free to secure your own funding, and WE are free to poke holes in your methodology ... !

Website fined by German court for leaking visitor's IP address via Google Fonts

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Coat

Re: Only one site?

... One can only dream ..!

Court papers indicate text messages from HMRC's 60886 number could snoop on Brit taxpayers' locations

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Coat

The "Bill Gates" vaccine

- sure makes it a breeze to log on my Win11 laptop ;)

'IwlIj jachjaj! Incoming LibreOffice 7.3 to support Klingon and Interslavic

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Re: Unique features

Pffft - as if drånken ûmleüts wære particulær to Wæls!

Amazon Appstore melts over Android 12 'Snow Cone'

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Thumb Down

Re: Fight in the big tech playground!

Google/Android is spelled with three "E"'s - Just like Microsoft!!

Russia's orbital insanity is almost beyond redemption – but there's space for improvement

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Re: Have to wonder

*** Remember the Maine!! ***

A lightbulb moment comes too late to save a mainframe engineer's blushes

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When the check list is too long

- they use iPads - no joke!!

Apps made with Google's Flutter may fritter away CPU cycles. Here's what the web giant intends to do about it

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Re: Oh, no it is not!

... I believe you've just reverse-engineered their corp. name ...!!

BOFH: You drive me crazy... and I can't help myself

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Coat

Re: "Does this carpet pull up?" I ask.

>>Run Shannon, Run!!

... For the stairs?? Or the window??

Microsoft: Many workers are stuck on old computers and should probably upgrade

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Facepalm

Of course they'd do - who'd kill the golden goose??

*"More than a third of employees who received new devices ... reported a resulting increase in their productivity"*

"I'd bloody well better report ++productivity or this'll be my last new $$shiny device$$"

-nuff said

Apple seeks geniuses to work on 6G cellular modem before it's even shipped own 5G chip

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Battle of the standards

-Winner takes all!

Good Grief! Ransomware gang has only gone and pwned the NRA – or so it claims

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Happy

Re: "pistol as a sniper gun.."

- would that be the Manurhin MR 73 "GIGN special" ;D

https://www.forgottenweapons.com/gigns-mr73-sniper-revolver-in-357-magnum/

Of course we've tried turning it off and on again: Yeah, Hubble telescope still not working

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Not worth it ...

Pity the poor sod who'll have to go out there to reset the firewall settings

- it'll be hell getting the mileage claim past the IRS!!

Teen bought Google ad for his scam website and made 48 Bitcoins duping UK online shoppers

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Madoff

You can run a Ponzi scheme B-Madoff style and never *ACTUALLY* buy any real BC !?

Tesla slams into reverse, pulls latest beta of Full Self-Driving software from participating car owners

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Re: How can I opt-out of this program?

I wouldn't worry about the Teslas - It seems the AI has a preference for concrete barriers, tractor trailers and -in latest version - police vehicles

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/29/business/tesla-autopilot-safety.html

- whilst containing the problem by offing the "drivers" !

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Terminator

Fully Suicidal Driver

It appears the Tesla has implemented an ethics and/or "social credit" aspect in their AI - that their customers fail to appreciate the outcomes ... >-)

We're all at sea: Navigation Royal Navy style – with plenty of IT but no GPS

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Honda Point Ahoy!

.. "turn towards deeper waters" can be slightly tricky if you're not sure where you're at!!

khjohansen
Devil

Re: Glider units

You may find that *height* above mean sea level - e.g.of your target airstrip - and obstacles in your way - will be given in metres

Horizon Workrooms promises a virtual future of teal despair

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Pirate

Re: My experience is different

"Manglerisms" will ALWAYS be incomprehensible - now there's just NO ESCAPE from the PHB drivel !

... I'll be drifting towards axe murder within the hour ..

China reports local chipmaking boom with output up more than 40%

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Re: Quality

That was 2015 - the world has changed! (I'd still be wary of the lowest priced in China though)

khjohansen
Big Brother

RE: Boycott China

So - go off-grid, live in a cave & off the land?? You'll be hard pressed to find a (tech) product with no chinese components ...

Microsoft has a workaround for 'HiveNightmare' flaw: Nuke your shadow copies from orbit

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Pint

Re: Why ?

Well it _is_ the workplace OS with the "Xbox Game Bar" installed by default!

UK arm of international charity the Salvation Army hit by ransomware attack

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Re: dirty pool, dude

...Same thing : https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/history-of-the-salvation-army/

Bitcoin doomed as a payment system and its novelty will fade, says Federal Reserve Board of Governors member

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Crypto will be around for a while ...

Certain "investors" are willing to accept the risk/loss as they are comparatively modest compared to other

more traditional means of international transfer/money laundering. The "small timers" serve as smoke screen.

Just be aware that "investing in Crypto probably means supporting drugs/arms trades & other iniquity

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