* Posts by Korev

3316 posts • joined 26 Aug 2016

US Navy starts an earthquake to see how its newest carrier withstands combat conditions

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Re: Russian's provide stress test for Royal Navy ship

The RN is so short of destroyers[0] that I can imagine them not being put anywhere near harm's way for a long time in order to have more than zero with the aircraft carriers[1]

[0] Especially ones that haven't broken down.

[1] Probably one of the reasons why the QE has American and Dutch escorts too

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Re: BBC had no explanation

> Not sure the Brit press would be happy with the Royal Navy deliberately blowing up 18 tonnes of high explosive next to one of our new carriers.

But the sailors would be much happier as they know their ship would survive a near miss

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Re: Wildlife

It's still attached to England...

Intel data center boss Navin Shenoy exits as CEO takes sledgehammer to group

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Re: If you want to succeed in data centre and AI hardware...

The Force to be reckoned with?

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

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More to the point, will they sell to any blockchains of pubs?

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Re: There is something to be said for dirty lines

But the hangovers from NBA though!

My head the next day -->

US Air Force announces plan to assassinate molluscs with hypersonic missile

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What's wrong with Limpet Mines?

South Korea has a huge problem with digital sex crimes against women says Human Rights Watch

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It's actually not possible from a legal point of view for a man in England and Wales to be raped... Apparently other charges are brought against the perpetrator but it's still scandalous.

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The Register asked Barr how South Korea, and the world, can move forward. She said she would like to see tech companies focus on prevention, and not rely on government processes, adding:

We have to look for global solutions. In a borderless world, we can’t rely on government solutions to solve all the problems.

I'm very curious to know what she expects the tech companies to actually do here?

UK spends £36m on 18 little 'bullet-proof' boats to protect Royal Navy assets

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Re: So ModPlod get new toys

To be fair, it's not far from Cornwall and we have record for invading England. It's been a few centuries, but next time we'll get past Guildford - I promise...

Mine's a pint of Trelawny Ale -->

Mensa data spillage was due to 'unauthorised internal download'

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Re: Just another exclusive society with a secret handshake

Surely as a true molluscophile, you'd shell out a bit more and move onto snails?

Zoll Defibrillator Dashboard would execute contents of random Excel files ordinary users could import

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Yeah, it wouldn't be too heart to fix...

Mark it in your diaries: 14 October 2025 is the end of Windows 10

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Re: Too much to hope...

I don't Gnome what you mean...

Inventor of the graphite anode – key Li-ion battery tech – says he can now charge an electric car in 10 minutes

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Fascinating article Laura

A cold one to start off the week -->

Ireland warned it could face 'rolling blackouts' if it doesn't address data centres' demand for electricity

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Re: Time to reconsider nuclear

Nuclear power doesn’t always have the best reputation in Ireland, it’d be a hard Sellafield…

The Eigiau Dam Disaster: Deluges and deceit at the dawn of hydroelectric power

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Fascinating and sad.

Thanks for the article Alun -->

Baby Space Shuttle biz chases dreams at Spaceport Cornwall

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> Picture any post apocolyptic zombie movie, e.g. 28 days later. That's basically Kintyre.

Or Newquay in the summer

That thing you were utterly sure would never happen? Yeah, well, guess what …

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Re: Ah, will you not have a cup of tea father...

That would be an ecumenical matter

Fastly 'fesses up to breaking the internet with an 'an undiscovered software bug' triggered by a customer

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The company has therefore resolved to do four things:

We’re deploying the bug fix across our network as quickly and safely as possible.

We are conducting a complete post mortem of the processes and practices we followed during this incident.

We’ll figure out why we didn’t detect the bug during our software quality assurance and testing processes.

We’ll evaluate ways to improve our remediation time.

Assuming these things actually happen, then I can't think of a much better way to respond to a screw up.

Now that Trump is useless to Zuckerberg, ex-president is exiled from Facebook for two years, possibly indefinitely

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Re: It's too quiet

Speaking as an American I'm rather enjoying the peace and quiet. The Federal government has also been restaffed with relatively competent people rather than the relatives and insiders that were given free rein during the Orange Era. So quiet.....so boring.....so wonderful......

Well, look no further than Britain to see our mini-Trump in action. The story of Dido Harding would be a good place to start

Thanks, boss. The accidental creation of a lights-out data centre – what a fun surprise

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> So I'm surprised that your climbing wall was allowed to exist with a fire escape in the middle.

This was in a sports hall big enough for multiple tennis courts etc.

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My A level college had a climbing wall with a fire exit in the middle of it. Next to it was the fire alarm button which the PhBs didn't want obstructed in case of a fire so there was no cage fitted.. This was fine right up until one of the teachers found the alarm button was in the "right" place for her foot during a tricky move...

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Re: Access denied

When I was a manager this was exactly the case. I couldn't access the machines, but I still responsible for them...

Military infosec SNAFUs: What WhatsApp and bears in the woods can teach us

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Re: No Sh1t

Oh GOSH

SAP's RISE 'yet to prove its worth in practice...' Key German user group offers giant a progress 'reality check'

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Re: "DSAG has issued a strongly worded statement"

> "DSAG has issued a strongly worded statement"

You could have just said it was written in German

Flying dildo poses a slap in the face for serious political debate

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Cum again?

Google's diversity strat lead who said Jews have 'insatiable appetite for war' is no longer diversity strat lead

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Re: Oh No!

Isn't that a reward not a punishment?

The common factor in all your failed job applications: Your CV

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Re: Older applicants

My mum's is awC:s&g~p[N7MF4jlen8FrB~Jg3m:i - it used to take her ages to sign cheques...

This AI could save a firefighter's life

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However, the accuracy dropped to as low as 25 per cent when the algorithm was given temperature sensor data taken from real fires in 13 experiments

What accuracy do the actual Fire Brigade putting the fire out have?

Royal Yacht Britannia's successor to cost about 1 North of England NHS IT consultancy framework

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Re: Swiss Cheese

The Rhine isn't navigable much further than Basel. Do you mean the Rhône?

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Re: Cost per metre.

But who will foot the bill?

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Apart from the lifts being too small for stretchers and the fact it was never used as such (eg Falklands, Gulf Wars etc)

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Re: Great British Engineering

Also, apparently the lifts weren't big enough for stretchers either...

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Re: Great British Engineering

You're trying to have your Cake and eat it...

JBS Foods ransomware gang: White House 'engaging directly' with Russia about attack on massive meat producer

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At least we know that JBS have cattle and not pets in their IT infrastructure...

VC's paper claims cost of cloud is twice as much as running on-premises. Let's have a look at that

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The fact that workloads can be much cheaper on-premises or with smaller hosting companies is not new, though, and the continuing remarkable growth of the biggest public cloud providers implies that this prediction is not a safe one.

And once they have your data it's rather expensive to get out back again. One of the biggest vendor lockins of all time!

Vendor lockin icon -->

Firefox 89: Can this redesign stem browser's decline?

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For some reason Firefox is actually blocked on our work computers; Chrome is the default for some reason even though it slurps up god knows how much data to Google...

AWS ECS Anywhere goes live. Is it worth the Amazon fee?

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Do try to contain your enthusiasm...

US nuclear weapon bunker security secrets spill from online flashcards since 2013

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Re: Mushroom shaped Cloud

Wouldn't that be a RNAS drive then?

The cloud computing icon even though Fleet Air Arm haven't been allowed those toys for ages ->

Congestion or a Christmas cock-up? A Register reader throws himself under the bus

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They could have been Dixons about it...

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"The retailer's network guys were ecstatic about how fast their network was, and convinced the suits that the incorrect timeout was an honest mistake, couldn't have been foreseen etc.

"Even better, they were fine with deploying a patch that included the proper timeout, despite the fact that it was during the pre-Christmas lockdown."

Looks like they deserve some Credit (Card)

Former IT manager from Essex pleads guilty to defrauding the NHS of £800k

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"But the money was only resting in my account"

Father Jack rather than Ted though ->

MoD: Our networks are in 'unacceptable' state and both data and IT bods are stuck in silos

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Re: Secure?

But what if they won't let the riff-RAF in?

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Re: Just a thought

> We don't want some teen hacker accessing the polaris subs and playing wargames

They can access the Polaris subs all they like, I expect the MOD will care more about Trident and the Vanguard boats these days though...

Boeing fined $17m after fitting uncertified sensors to 737 Max and NG airliners for 4 years

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Boeing turned over USD15.2B in 2020; the USD17M fine is about a 1000th of that. Unless the people responsible for making these decisions spend some quality time at the American equivalent of Her Majesty's Pleasure then nothing will change.

Microsoft: Behold, at some later date, the next generation of Windows

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Re: and I’m incredibly excited

I don't get excited about OS updates any more, I tend to fear them...

Snowden was right, rules human rights court as it declares UK spy laws broke ECHR

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I remember that episode, you could even register for Menwtih Hill flights with him on a website. I'm still waiting for my tour though...

IBM Cloud resets ‘Days Since Last Major Incident’ clock to zero – after just five days

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Re: Love the Ad

I guess it enables resiliency by using its own version of the Chaos Monkey

Pakistan lures '19 mobe makers' to open local factories

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> Another thing to consider is that the authorizations[sic] run for ten years but don’t cover 5G devices.

Well the Covid vaccines should sort 5G...

Arm freezes hiring until Nvidia takeover, cancels everyone's 'wellbeing' allowance

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Re: Flim Flammery

Has Cherry Hinton improved at all? I lived there for a bit and it was more than a bit dead

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