* Posts by tea junkie

14 posts • joined 11 Aug 2013

OK brainiacs, we've got an IT cold case for you: Fatal disk errors on an Amiga 4000 with 600MB external SCSI unless the clock app is... just so

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I'm going to guess it was dodgy Buster chip. That controlled the Zorro III bus in the A4000, and was quite buggy. The earlier revision 9 buster was pretty bad, revision 11 fixed a lot of faults.

Auf wiedersehen, pet: UK Deutsche Bank contractors plan to leave rather than take 25% pay cut for IR35 – report

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Re: It's not just the 25%

If your a company director, your not self employed. Your an employee of your company, who can draw a salary and receive dividends. Self employment is for sole traders or people in ordinary partnerships.

ps I do this part of tax law for a living.

2 more degrees and it's lights out: Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix's toasty mobile bit barn

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Re: Overly Server-tastic?

Your right, it was a minardi.

Theres video of Nigel Mansell binning it on youtube.

https://youtu.be/Og7v6mouFBE - mostly onboard with a very lucky person

https://youtu.be/wM4bIKf62j4 - the highlights of mansell hitting alonso

And of course brundle giving murray a drive in the mclaren


SpaceX reveals chain of events that caused the unplanned disassembly of Crew Dragon capsule

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Re: From a safe distance. In proper safety gear

Ignition has recently been reprinted. Its an excellent tome, with an intro by Isaac Asimov.

The fuel in a super draco system is one of the less hilarious fuels. Ignition details more, and some of the safety precautions and tests devised. Apparently the proper safety gear for handling chlorine triflouride is a good set of running shoes.

Clap, damn you, clap! Samsung's Bixby 2.0 AI reveal is met with apathy

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Re: Samsung would get a standing ovation

Theres a reason I'm still running 4.4.2 kitkat, rooted with crapware removed or disabled. Partioned SD card and a phone with optical zoom.

If samsung (or anyone) made a phone with optical zoom I'd buy it. But no one wants to do it a price that isnt more than a months rent.

Any suggestions for SD card brands? ive never managed to get brands other than Sandisk or Samsung to partition succesfully and not die in a week.

Doctor, doctor, I feel like my IoT-enabled vacuum cleaner is spying on me

tea junkie

Just wait until Hoi Hoi San starts shipping https://youtu.be/A6jJ9sV52l4


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