* Posts by Spacedinvader

289 posts • joined 7 Aug 2014

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Oh the humanity: McDonald's out of milkshakes across Great Britain

Spacedinvader
Happy

Re: Perhaps

Royale with cheese

Before I agree to let your app track me everywhere, I want something 'special' in return (winks)…

Spacedinvader
Holmes

Re: 21st century lamp columns ... incorporating sensors that can receive and transmit

make a donation? sell me the weed you smoke!

Is it broken yet? Is it? Is it? Ooh that means I can buy a sparkly, new but otherwise hard-to-justify replacement!

Spacedinvader
Happy

Re: Ah, "I will know it's new".

Well, is the TV louder?

US Surgeon General doubles down on Facebook-bashing amid vaccination information blame game

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WTF?

the removal of 18 million instances of COVID-related misinformation = good

and the reduced visibility of 167 million pieces of debunked content = WTAF?

Teen turned away from roller rink after AI wrongly identifies her as banned troublemaker

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Terminator

Re: AI - Farcical Recognition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hzlt7IbTp6M

Malaysian Police crush crypto-mining kit to punish electricity thieves

Spacedinvader
Holmes

Re: Disguise

you sure about that?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLYVTdiACRA

Revealed: Perfect timings for creation of exemplary full English breakfast

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Coffee/keyboard

People's Republic of Sturgeonia --->

Smuggler caught with 256 Intel Core processors wrapped around him in cling film

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Re: Zap!

I thought Intel CPU pins were on the board, AMD has them on the CPU...

What you need to know about Microsoft Windows 11: It will run Android apps

Spacedinvader
Facepalm

did the same thing, result --->

Pub landlords on notice as 'Internet of Beer' firm not only pulls pints, but can also clean the lines

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Thumb Down

Re: There is something to be said for dirty lines

Nah, Carling is just shit.

The AN0M fake secure chat app may have been too clever for its own good

Spacedinvader

Re: AN0N, lots of fuzz about ?....

Your million should start with a B...

McDonald's AI drive-thru bot accused of breaking biometrics privacy law

Spacedinvader
Happy

was thinking more this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3lYLphzAnw

Quality control, Soviet style: Here's another fine message you've gotten me into

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Thumb Up

Re: Russians, alcohol, making toasts

Breakfast

For blinkenlights sake.... RTFM! Yes. Read The Front of the Machine

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Thumb Up

Re: Communicating with only obscenities?

I use that one all the time

Name True, iCloud access false: Exceptional problem locks online storage account, stumps Apple customer service

Spacedinvader
WTF?

Re: Similar problem

"So my son with 39 characters"

Okay, I'll bite. What's the name?

Telecoms shack in the middle of Scotland put up for auction at £7,500

Spacedinvader

Re: Mind as you step out the door

2 BMWs and a Mini Cooper;

https://www.scotsman.com/news/crime/a83-incident-three-men-charged-after-speeding-up-to-123mph-3150563

Signal boost: Secure chat app is wobbly at the moment. Not surprising after gaining 30m+ users in a week, though

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WTF?

It's that bad that....

"Amid the ongoing evacuation from WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned biz has pushed back its privacy policy change to May rather than February. "

My Dad (68, mechanic not a tech guy) just told me this! Bridge has been burned, the ships going down :)

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Thumb Down

fine here

what's wrong with a ding?

desktop for a phone app? meh, discord usually doesn't ding phone if desktop app is open.

probably the 30m+ people signing up :|

?

China compromised F-35 subcontractor and forced expensive software system rewrite, academic tells MPs

Spacedinvader
Holmes

IoT

In a fucking fighter jet. Didn't see that coming.

When sci-fact beats sci-fi: Echoes of exploding stars' final cries may be trapped in the rings of trees on Earth

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Thumb Up

Re: Sounds plausible

Wood. Doggerland.

Intel is over GPUs and CPUs – it's all about 'XPUs' now that OneAPI code-abstraction tool is golden

Spacedinvader
Headmaster

My arse would have collapsed...

"The new device packs four AMD GPUs into a single card"

Icon, nuff said

Google Project Zero to GitHub: You've had 104 days to sort out injection vuln – now we're telling world-plus-dog

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Holmes

Re: So Google...

"launched on November 20, 1985 and it took almost a decade until we got to Windows 95"

Almost?

See icon

Oculus owners told not only to get Facebook accounts, purchases will be wiped if they ever leave social network

Spacedinvader
Stop

Re: Embrace, Extend, Extinguish?

"French threating to cut off the middle finger of British archers" citation please. AFAIK this is false...

We bought a knockoff Lego launchpad kit from China for our Saturn V rocket so you don't have to

Spacedinvader
Headmaster

Re: Any chance

Read that as moisturised! My face not pedant ->

Name fits for moisturised though :)

Virginia voter registration website falls over hours before deadline. The Russians? No, a broken fiber line

Spacedinvader
WTF?

Re: Britain solved this 'tech problem'

"I bought kevlar gloves. They are supposedly 'slash proof'. I have no way of safely testing that claim."

Can you not just try and slash them whilst not on your hands? Fill with water? Carrots down the fingers?

BBK mixed-grill realness: Realme's pair of 7s are two more reasons not to spend over £300 on a smartphone

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WTF?

WTF?

"someone shoved a Vauxhall Corsa engine in a Dacia Sandero", "Apps loaded with the pitch of a League One striker" O_o

Five Eyes nations plus Japan, India call for Big Tech to bake backdoors into everything

Spacedinvader
Unhappy

Re: Nope.

and can I get some. 2020 needs some mighty smoke to deal with!

Excel is for amateurs. To properly screw things up, those same amateurs need a copy of Access

Spacedinvader
WTF?

When excel would have just been

Columns

Item Name Current Stock - Shit Out + Shit In = Total

Third time's still the charm: AMD touts Zen-3-based Ryzen 5000 line, says it will 'deliver absolute leadership in x86'

Spacedinvader

1. They do, TDP difference between bottom 2. Turbo is single core.

2. moar cores!

3. Intel suffers a little in AVX iirc but still, AMD is the nuts!

Teracube whips out cheap, fixable phone with removable battery and four-year warranty

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Facepalm

Rossmann

At least spell his name right...

Key-cutting machine borked sideways after visit from the BSOD fairy locks things down

Spacedinvader
Unhappy

you want to try my security door with my key, almost feels like picking it. Need to pull it out 1/8"ish while turning...

Spain's highway agency is monitoring speeding hotspots using bulk phone location data

Spacedinvader
Happy

Re: The origin of Field Service Engineers...

"Still, my work van was actually a zzr1100"

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Unhappy

Re: M.L.O.C.

Don't forget the 40MP/H club. 40 in the 60, 40 through the 30 in the wee towns...

Help! My printer won't print no matter how much I shout at it!

Spacedinvader
Unhappy

Must be a quiet On Call week

If we've resorted to the "it's out of paper". Again.

She was praised by the CEO and promoted. After her brother and mom died, she returned from compassionate leave. IBM laid her off

Spacedinvader
Joke

Re: Logan's Run

She started when she was 12?

Apple takes another swing at Epic, says Unreal Engine could be a 'trojan horse' threatening security

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WTF?

Re: Did Google back off?

You pay money to Tinder? Thought it was a dating app not a pimp...

Apple hits back at Epic, says Fortnite crew wants a 'free ride' on fees: Let the app store death match commence

Spacedinvader

Re: Serve at the pleasure of King Jobs

Huawei?

We've heard some made-up stories but this is ridiculous: Microsoft Flight Simulator, Bing erect huge skyscraper out of bad data

Spacedinvader
Unhappy

Re: Intentional Error?

That's crap. It used to tell you to swim across oceans!

Pass that Brit guy with the right-hand drive: UK looking into legalising automated lane-keeping systems by 2021

Spacedinvader

Re: re: Is this the final triumph of the middle lane hogger ?

Was in ASC (A9) the other day, doing 70-80 and having cars overtake, cameras face oncoming, bike has no plate on front...

Dido 'Queen of Carnage' Harding to lead UK's Institute for Health Protection because Test and Trace went so well

Spacedinvader

Re: Oh! God! It's you again isn't it!?

Immortal words of George Carlin

I got 99 problems, and all of them are your fault

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Facepalm

Re: Rudest, Dumbest - same thing no?

I've had the opposite. Call help desk to report an email issue only to be told to send an email to the help desk.

Doctor, doctor, got some sad news, there's been a bad case of hacking you: UK govt investigates email fail

Spacedinvader
FAIL

Re: manifesto pledges aren't binding

No, you confirmed "leave". Can't leave the Tory's if you're not one of them.

Spacedinvader
FAIL

Re: manifesto pledges aren't binding

To then "rejoin the EU". That's not independence.

China requires gamers to reveal real names and map them to frag-tastic IDs

Spacedinvader
Coffee/keyboard

Re: Is there no societal problem to be addressed?

new kb required, you utter bastard (bloody brilliant)

AI assistants work perfectly in the UK – unless you're from Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, Birmingham, Belfast...

Spacedinvader
Pirate

Re: Regional accents

"replacing missing Rs on ends of some words"

So you're a pirate?

Butterfingers who don't bother with phone cases, rejoice: New Gorilla Glass 'Victus' tipped to survive 6ft drops

Spacedinvader
Joke

Re: Is that what the marketing department were after? @AC

Romanes eunt domus

Fitness freaks flummoxed as massive global Garmin outage leaves them high and dry for hours

Spacedinvader
Unhappy

Re: Just upload manually to Strava..

Take phone, google tracks yer arse anyway....

VMware to stop describing hardware as ‘male’ and ‘female’ in new terminology guide

Spacedinvader
Stop

You can't be serious, Shirley?

My life as a criminal cookie clearer: Register vulture writes Chrome extension, realizes it probably breaks US law

Spacedinvader
Pint

Heading in to one?!

Text is required here - have a beer

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