* Posts by LaFin

13 posts • joined 17 Jul 2015

F-35 'incomparable' to Harrier jump jet, top test pilot tells El Reg


Wheres the madatory "infomercial" tag?


Surprised at the Reg for pumping this out without some caustic critique?

Also, this "chap' has been in the US to long ...... "dial it down"?

Europe to spend €1bn on supercomputers and big data infrastructure



Will the "10*17 calculations per second" machines be designing the inter-workings of the "10*18 calculations per second?" machines by any chance?

What do we want? Consensual fun times. How do we get it? Via an app with blockchain...


fitbit to app "breath in" fitbit to app "breath out" fitbit to app "my battery is low" fitbit to app ........ "hello?" fitbit to app "anyone there?"


Re: What One Desires.....

Thank you for that word. I had not come across it before. No pun intended..

Sky customer dinged for livestreaming pay-per-view boxing to Facebook


Re: THAT Price for one View?

Interesting!! Do tell more! What exactly do you do?

Boffins trapped antiprotons for days, still can't say why they survived the Big Bang


Re: The universe will now disappear

Half of the UK have already done that.....

Sole Equifax security worker at fault for failed patch, says former CEO


Mgmt investment in multple layers of security

In which case this entire chain of questioning has missed the fundamental point of having multiple layers of security so that patching of one competent being late/missed does not open all mass data breaches......if this was a small business one might understand, but this is meant to be enterprise architecture and enterprise calls IT. Stinks of years of chronic under investment, and lack of understanding (or care) of basic security principles. CEO and CIO asses should be hung out to try, and stop blaming it on the little guy.

Germany to roll out €100bn gigabit internet network


Re: oooo

I live just outside (<6km) a major British city and my upload speed is ~0.47mbps ...... if its working that is.

Mad scientist zaps himself to determine the power of electric eel shocks


Re: 960 Ohms

and the replaceable fuses! They swap them out every year for higher ratings! Got to watch out for those 12Amp-ers!


Their mating must be Eelectrical!! #batteriesincluded!

Ireland handed another $100m by Silicon Valley for startups' handout


and a fancy new pipe to boot

and given that the new Hibernian cable is now active, Ireland has access to the latest super fast connection to the US financial markets to kick start "computerized" trading.......


Microsoft to Windows 10 consumers: You'll get updates LIKE IT or NOT


Yip! Scary!

Its a bit like the little red light that starts up in the robots in iRobot when they turn bad........


Re: no matter what MS force on us

Don't forget MS Project! Project and Visio are the 2 things I use on a daily basis at work (as do most colleagues) and they are the only thing stopping us all becoming fanbois!


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