* Posts by mpentler

8 posts • joined 23 Jun 2017

Blackout Bug: Boeing 737 cockpit screens go blank if pilots land on specific runways

mpentler

Seriously going with the shrapnel story?

The shrapnel has been very much debunked by aviation experts and photo analysis-types as mud and stones. Holes don't tend to cast shadows.

We saw this with MH17. Initially people saw the back of the plane and thought they could see holes, meaning the missile struck there. This turned out to be completely inaccurate, and the photos of the front of the cockpit showed damage that was easily shown to not be mud/stones, but shrapnel damage.

Don't just report what people are saying, go and check the details out.

Questions hang over Gatwick Airport after low level drone near-miss report

mpentler

What's the betting the drone detectors are just mythical like TV detector vans? :-)

All roads in US cable biz GTT's Brit network seem to lead to Menwith Hill

mpentler

Re: Fibre provider provides fibre

Yeah, I am not sure this story is really worth it. Of course the cables go between major access points and to large areas.

Dear alt-right morons and other miscreants: Disrupt DEF CON, and the goons will 'ave you

mpentler

Re: False flag attack

are you serious?

Another German state plans switch back from Linux to Windows

mpentler

I love that whenever somebody switches back to Windows people shout "corruption! bungs! referee!"

Could be people just hated the experience, but your ideologies can't even fathom that possibility. Cognitive bias at its finest.

Sneaky satellite launch raises risk of Gravity-style space collision

mpentler

The satellites have already been tracked and added to the database though?

https://www.n2yo.com/database/?name=spacebee#results

Saying they're untrackable is misleading.

Brit transport pundit Christian Wolmar on why the driverless car is on a 'road to nowhere'

mpentler

Re: They will never work in an urban environment.

And I bet you're paying for the privilege and it costs the taxpayer more

Virgin Media router security flap follows weak password expose

mpentler

I did try and tell everyone a few months ago, and I told Virgin Media also.

http://elmarkodotorg.blogspot.com/2016/02/virgin-media-routers-arguably-weak.html

They replied on their forums saying the SuperHub 3.0s were better so basically no problem go away.

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