* Posts by Tim Soldiers

23 publicly visible posts • joined 11 Feb 2014

City council megaproject to spend millions for manual work Oracle system was meant to do

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Get woke go broke.

They should have defended the equal pay claim robustly, Binmen are not the same as school crossing ladies.

2nd thing...

How rubbish are you, when you can't install an ERP system that the NHS rolls into Trusts within 3 months pain free.

£250m fund for NHS artificial intelligence laboratory slammed as tech for tech's sake

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Re: Dazzled by dreams of magical tech, the clueless waste vast amounts of money

"Hancock's idea that data input and management systems could be automated with AI, so that they would work all by themselves and free up doctors to spend all their time with patients."

Sorry but you are wrong, many parts of the NHS are already using process Bots

Official science: Massive asteroids are so difficult to destroy, Bruce Willis wouldn't stand a chance

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Stick a rail gun on the moon. Just keep hitting any asteroid till it moves or breaks .. simple surely

Pixaaaarrrrrrghh! Mars-snapping CubeSats Wall-E and Eve declared dead (for now) by NASA bods

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Re: Six wasps...

And yet Oumuamua !!

Uber robo-ride's deadly crash: Self-driving car had emergency braking switched off by design

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The linked video was a poor quality dashcam affair.. I have seen many photos of that road at night and its far better lite than you think.

IP freely? What a wind-up! If only Trevor Baylis had patent protections inventors enjoy today

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Ok all you clever devils

If I buy a cheap petrol generator around 650w. How heavy would the CV sping need to be to run it for about 30mins ?. Thinking of hanging the spring on the side of my house, probably behind a false wall

HMRC boss defends shift to AWS, says they got 50% knocked off

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"He could have worked with the original supplier to see if they could match the price"

That is completely against the rules in public sector contracting.

Forget the 'simulated universe', say boffins, no simulator could hit the required scale

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Doesn't PI preclude a digital universe ?

The bigger the drone, the bigger the impact

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I love how this article completely ignores the tech which will also enable driver-less lorries and land freight

IT worker used access privs to steal £1m from Scottish city council

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Look your'e all being frightfully naive.

"Gambled it away" is just code for "Always knew I was going to get caught" so "hidden off-shore" & "I can't believe I got away with it for so long".


NHS U-turns on blanket IR35 tax crackdown

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This died because most senior hospital managers are snouting IR35 themselves.

Barcodes stamped on breast implants and medical equipment

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For any of you guys & girls, who want actually gain a little knowledge of what is being implemented, before making asinine comments.

There a nice little video here ......


and a useful article here.........


TLDR ... For any John Smiths or Muhammed Shahs out there, this will be a real life saver

NHS IT bod sends test email to 850k users – and then responses are sent 'reply all'

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Still can't login 10:35 15/11/2015

Uncle Sam's boffins stumble upon battery storage holy grail

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seems a good time to report this


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I just love the idea of refilling the old gasometer tanks with Prussian Blue


NASA funds new supersonic airliner research

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Seems a weird divergence to me.

Surely the future of superfast transport is SABRE outside of the atmosphere ... so no ( mid flight ) boom

Sydney in hours

Boozing is unsafe at ‘any level’, thunders chief UK.gov quack

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re: Palace of Westminster

Just removing the bar subsidy would be a start...........

So why exactly are IT investors so utterly clueless?

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Ha ha Ha

Yep, you all think its very funny. But the NHS buy, stuff as stupid as this (handwash- app or worse) all the time.

The company only have to *cough" "reach-out" to the right person in each hospital and the order will be completed. Which is why they need the £360k

Signed A.N. NHS Buyer

Game of Photons: Boffins make ICE with FIRE

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MRI Machines

First look: Ordnance Survey lifts kimono on next-gen map app

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I know this is going to break some OS lovers hearts but....

Sometimes OS stuff is just wrong Fact !!! and has been "simplified" since the last decent surveys in 1880

Healthcare: Look anywhere you like for answers, just not the US

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Re: France

We don't want them back, since the risks of being sued (should the device fail) would then be borne by the hospital, rather than the manufacturer.

NHS Buyer

Peep peep! All aboard the £300m UK education IT procurement express

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Please share with us then, oh great negotiator, that we may all benefit from you expertise

Prices of you top 10 items

+ 127x76 Post-Its and a CE410x HP ( OEM only mid !!) Toner

including inc Vat & Delivery also with website ordering & consolidated monthly invoice

Yours.......a humble government no-nothing buyer

'No, I CAN'T write code myself,' admits woman in charge of teaching our kids to code

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Why History ?