* Posts by Pete4000uk

294 posts • joined 6 Aug 2012

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The good news: Vodafone switches on first full-fat, real-life 5G network in the UK. The bad news: it only got sent to Coventry

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Oh my goodness!

Birds will fall from the sky, dogs tails will fall off, virus ridden zombies will run riot!

No surprise: Britain ditches central database model for virus contact-tracing apps in favour of Apple-Google API

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Bet someones ego

has taken a bit of a hit

Germany to fund development of edge CPUs as part of 'tech you can trust' plan to home-brew more kit

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I'm all for European, British and American companies producing more of their own kit, from silicon to steel

Record-breaking Aussie boffins send 44.2 terabits a second screaming down 75km of fiber from single chip

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Apart from that, WHAT have the Australians done for us?

NHS contact tracing app isn't really anonymous, is riddled with bugs, and is open to abuse. Good thing we're not in the middle of a pandemic, eh?

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Re: App code published -- but server code still secret!!

And the rest!

NASA signs deals to put a rocket under Artemis flights until 2029

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Re: Artemis?

Was that the 'abort to orbit' one?

Academics: We hate to ask, but could governments kindly refrain from building giant data-slurping, contact-tracing coronavirus monsters?

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Where would we find these trustworthy people?

IBM puts 1,248 frontline techies at risk of redundo, warns of data centre closures

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How do they have

Any staff left?

UK.gov sits down with mobile big four to formalise plans for rural shared 4G network

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ESN

EE will need to cover a LOT more area for the emergency services to get coverage as they do with Airwave

Rocket Lab wants to break free, hopes next mission is more 'A Kind Of Magic' than 'Another One Bites The Dust'

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Pay me a shed load of money, with a ton of stock options a golden parachute and a seven figure pension and I'll volunteer

Morrisons puts non-essential tech changes on ice as panic-stricken shoppers strip stores

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Re: We got in there early

Hope it all blows over. I'm getting nervous as I clean in a youth center where a dozen or so little b... darlings hang out most evenings.

MPs to grill Post Office and Fujitsu execs on Horizon IT scandal after workers jailed over accounting errors

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I expect most of them are long gone and wont need to give a to55

Aww, a cute mini-moon is orbiting Earth right now. But like all good things, it too will abandon us at some point

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Wouldn't it be great

If we did permanently captured somthing. Lots of local science to be done.

Galileo got it wrong – official: Jupiter actually wet, not super-dry: 'No one would have guessed that water might be so variable across the planet'

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Re: Dodgy analogy

A bad diet?

And they said IoT was trash: Sheffield 'smart' bins to start screaming when they haven't been emptied for a fortnight

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We dont have privatised police

...yet

Jeff Bezos bungs $10bn at climate change after chump change for Oz bush fires

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Paper trail

Will we ever see where every dime of this money get spent?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying solar panel: BAE Systems' satellite alternative makes maiden flight in Oz

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Re: we can rise to the challenge the UK government has set industry

If it pisses off the French it's worth it in my opinion!

In case you wanna launch your boss into the Sun, good news: Earth's largest solar telescope just checked and, yeah, it's still pretty fiery

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Re: Oh really ?

Meteoearth.com

Remember that 2024 Moon thing? How about Mars in 2033? Authorization bill moots 2028 for more lunar footprints

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Calling Mr Spoon

Where is your baked bean tin ship?

World's richest bloke battles Oz catastro-fire with incredible AU$1m donation (aka load of cheap greenwashing)

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Thing is

What's needed is long term spending on prevention, such as not having forests right up to towns and a fire service that is able to contain fires that break out. But you don't get that from donations like this.

In saying that there are plenty of agencies that will appreciate such money (those trying to save and rehabilitate the nicer types of animals)

Is there alien life on Earth? Maybe, says Brit 'naut. Well, where did they come from? How about this far-away cluster. Or this 'Godzilla' galaxy...

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If you were

a very advanced alien hiding here on Earth, would you make first contact, or just observe and laugh?

NASA's monster rocket inches towards testing while India plots return to the Moon

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Re: SLS....

At a Billion $ each I should think not!

Senior health tech pros warn NHS England: Be transparent with mass database trawl or face public backlash

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Happy to share

I'm happy to give my health data today so others can have a healthier tomorrow.

BUT it must be done transparently and honestly.

Tesla has a smashing weekend: Model 3 on Autopilot whacks cop cars, Elon's Cybertruck demolishes part of LA

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Lucky him

Forget sharks with lasers, NASA kits out an elephant seal with a sensor-studded skullcap

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Why is this

NASAs job? Doesnt really have much to do with aeronautics of space.

Yeah but, no, but... 'Overpaid' Boeing snaps back at NASA's watchdog

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Re: re: India

One day dear boy, one day...

SpaceX flings another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit in firm's heaviest payload to date

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Re: 59 out of 60

'Orbital telescopes are now obsolete except for niche uses'

Like looking down..

They say lightning never strikes twice, but boffins have built an AI to show where it'll come next

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If it doesn't strike twice

Shouldnt it have run out of places to strike by now?

Radio nerd who sipped NHS pager messages then streamed them via webcam may have committed a crime

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Re: Dear government...

The funny thin is there are quite a few encrypted pager messages down on 138/139 Mhz.

I'm not Boeing anywhere near that: Coder whizz heads off jumbo-sized maintenance snafu

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Re: Ah yes ...

A friend works for a well known company in that part of the world making engineering stuff, she has to write technical manuals based on sometimes very dodgy translations.

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Re: 737 MAX

A Boeing B52 dropped a piece of itself into someones garden after take off from RAF Fairford yesterday. So it's not just the new stuff that suffers!

Samsung on fridge cert error: Someone tried to view 'unsavoury content' in middle of John Lewis

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Re: Unsavory content

Bit of a waste?

Traffic lights worldwide set to change after Swedish engineer saw red over getting a ticket

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Like the railways lights, but with double amber first (fail safe)

Well, well, well. Fancy that. UK.gov shelves planned pr0n block

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Re: They obviously overlooked the RTA system

It's not *their* system

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What a

relief!

Conspiracy loons claim victory in Brighton and Hove as council rejects plans to build 5G masts

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Still waiting

for the lines of children outside doctors surgeries with headaches, rashes, hair falling out and bloaty head syndrome from the TETRA masts.

Windows 10 update panic: Older VMware Workstation Pro app broken

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Re: And they say Win10 is stable?

I use win10 Pro at home and it does throw a wobbly at least once a week.

£99,999, what's your emergency? Paramedics rush to OAP's aid after shock meter reading

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LOL

You telling me Labour are the saviour of pensions?

Sussex Police gives up on £790k Gatwick drone shutdown probe

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Feeling sorry for....

It's the two who were arrested and had their lives dragged through the media I feel sorry or.

UK children's charity: Social media firms rubbish at stopping grooming. Time for a mandatory... AI

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Re: Will nobody think of...

Well if it keeps the kids quiet...

Big bang theory: Was mystery explosion over New York caused by a meteor? Dunno. By a military jet? Maybe...

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Nobody mentioned

aurora yet?

Allowlist, not whitelist. Blocklist, not blacklist. Goodbye, wtf. Microsoft scans Chromium code, lops off offensive words

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Just STFU

And sort Win 10 out.

Everyone remembers their first time: ESA satellite dodges 'mega constellation'

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Re: SpaceX refused to move

Hope next time no one moves!

Clutching at its Perl 6, developer community ponders language name with less baggage

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Re: How about..

Howard?

Behind time and way over budget, but the James Webb Space Telescope has finally been put together

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Ariane 5

UK.gov: Huge mobile masts coming to a grassy hill near you soon

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We have quite a few that look like tall light poles with a thicker section on top.

Electric cars can't cut UK carbon emissions while only the wealthy can afford to own one

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Re: A bit out of date?

Um, please tell us how buying from Ecotricity get you ONLY renewable electrons coming down the wires?

Biz forked out $115k to tout 'Time AI' crypto at Black Hat. Now it sues organizers because hackers heckled it

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Re: Exploding BS-meters, part 1729

BINGO!

Where do I collect my £5?

Now you see them... IBM made over 800 UK jobs vanish in 2018 despite improving fortunes

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Who's left?

How does this company have any employees left?

I could throttle you right about now: US Navy to ditch touchscreens after kit blamed for collision

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Re: Touch screens

Yeah but it's not a phone so its OK

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