* Posts by Sultitan

12 posts • joined 29 Jun 2013

Microsoft on the Threshold of a new name for Windows next week

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Curtains

Boffin fights fire with EXPLOSIVES instead of water

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The Soviets actually used nukes to control well-head fires:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_Explosions_for_the_National_Economy

BBC hacks – tweet the crap out of the news, cries tech-dazzled Trust

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Re: Populism and the Licence

Is that what you think a university education is - a reward for being 'clever'?

TV sales PLUMMET. But no one's prepared to say what we all know

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Walls

In no time at all our walls will be screens. But imagine the bandwidth of a sitting room.

For Windows guest - KVM or XEN and which distro for host?

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Re: Dual box

You've been lucky to find Cygwin-X merely 'unstable', when in my experience it exhibits full-blown mania.

Twitter shares tank as blabbergasm implodes in full glare of unforgiving investors

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blabbergasm.com

Who's up for it?

UK spooks STILL won't release Bletchley Park secrets 70 years on

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Irrelevant

All this Bletchley business is quite OTT. British participation in WWII was peripheral - it was the Russians wot 'won' it.

Lighting bods blind designophiles with LED-powered lounge lamps

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Happy

Re: I'd be happy with ...

Try the Diall GU10 LEDs from B&Q - for me, they're the real deal at the right price.

Headmaster calls cops, tries to dash pupil's uni dreams - over a BLOG

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So, belligerent ghouls can be found running schools in other parts of the country too?

Sage 50 activation blackout: Shops sent back to paper age

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Facepalm

Re: widespread?

That's so they can sell training too.

Can't agree on a coding style? Maybe the NEW YORK TIMES can help

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Alert

Braces bad, words good

BEGIN da da da END - good

{ da da da } - bad

in C use a macro to convert BEGIN to { and } to END and the eye strain almost goes away!

Windows 8.1: So it's, er, half-speed ahead for Microsoft's Plan A

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Windows

Look, you only need to add a toolbar, yeah?

Since Vista I just added '%programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\start menu' to the taskbar toolbar set - not perfect, but perfectly convenient, works in 7 and 8 too, guess it still works in 8.1, and just xcopy my user start menu to the system start menu - fine for single user machines.

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