* Posts by Matdamon

5 posts • joined 5 Jan 2015

Russia drags NASA: Enjoy your expensive SpaceX capsule, our Soyuz is the cheap Kalashnikov of rockets


Actually only the booster is reusable. The Dragon crew capsule is not reusable per se. This is because NASA were not interested in booster development for crew capsule landing (using the liquid fuel abort rockets). So Dragon splashes down into Salt water. So while certain crew module assemblies may be recyclable, the capsule as a whole is not reusable.

Apple’s facial recognition: Well, it is more secure for the, er, sleeping user


New ways to have a car crash

Google has every price of obscene functionality in Maps: The "bonging" "would you like to go the quicker route" and 25 button pressed to begin navigation.

Apple now needs you to hold the phone in front of the road ahead of you.

Yes people will use it whilst driving..

World-leading heart hospital 'very, very lucky' to dodge ransomware hit



Why do we even have state-provided health insurance? I would have thought that if hospitals were run as actual businesses preparedness for attacks would be much better.

BT rebuked for attributing some EE acquisition costs to 'all UK lines of business'


Who guards the guards

Have you ever met anyone who works for a regulator? They are all idiots. I bet the charges are fine

Renault Captur: Nobody who knows about cars will buy this


Why are you reviewing cars?

Review an S-CLASS or a flying Delorean and I'm with you. But a particularly rubbish random Renault for wives of people who have no concept of how things work? I'm not sure that's a demographic you should be targeting.


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