* Posts by _LC_

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Think tank: US will need to import semiconductor talent to fill new factories

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When you have to keep'em dumb, so they won't revolt ...

… but Musks's robots ain't there yet.

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Arg, shit is still in propaganda mode

comments are virtually disabled. Shove it.

Russian chip makers face uncertainty as war drags on

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Where?

Take any piece of technical equipment and check out where it was made. Then unscrew it and work out where the individual components were made. If there is even one piece of "high technology" that was NOT made in Asia, light a candle and have a minute of silence.

Now ask yourself WHERE the mentioned difficulties for Russia should be coming from?

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Great, looks like I've been put on "moderation" for pointing out propaganda

Now my posts are being held back.

The “free world” becomes increasingly repressive. You have to blind not to notice.

Intune out of tune after an Android 12 update? Help's coming

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They do that quite deliberately, too. :-(

Cow-counting app abused by China 'to spy on US states'

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Iran's internet chokepoint caught fire, caused outages

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Re: Rostelecom

They have catholic churches in Iran. See St. Joseph's Cathedral, for instance. ;-)

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Re: Couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch

Iranians are overwhelmingly selfless. I could drop you by parachute anywhere over Iran and they would provide for you, at their own expense, and organize and pay for the return flight themselves. Even the poorest would make sacrifices to help you.

The (current) Iranian leadership would like nothing more than to isolate its cosmopolitan population. The Iranians always manage to bring real reformers to power. Unfortunately, the U.S. then comes along and bombs away until the muftis are back in power. Coincidentally, it is precisely those who shout "Death to the USA!" the loudest, who are playing for the same.

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Re: authoritartians of all lands unite...

... Canada, Australia, Austria, ...

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Global consultancies quit Russia

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stroke of luck

That sounds quite like a stroke of luck to get rid of those criminal gangs.

US imposes sanctions as Russia invades Ukraine

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"as Russia invades Ukraine"

Have they landed on the moon again?

UK starts to ponder how Huawei ban would work

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Who's the UK?

Is that East America* that you're talking about?

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* East America, aka America's lap dog

WeChat, AliExpress added to US Notorious Markets list

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Often enough that “running down the clock” simply stems from them not understanding you. I kid you not! Many do not speak a word of English, nor “proper Chinese”. Hence, they only get garbled auto-translations.

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Same stuff sold on Amazon and e-Bay

Same stuff sold on Amazon and e-Bay is okay. Yeah, makes total sense. US rules are what we say. :-P

Taiwan cracks down on China spying on tech firms

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Taiwan is the typical US cesspool

Taiwan is the typical US cesspool with slave labor, utter destruction of nature and all. Much of which is then often attributed to China.

Russia 'stole US defense data' from IT systems

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Ahhhh – Russia today, China tomorrow?

Oh boy...

Massive cyberattack takes Ukraine military, big bank websites offline

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Re: US intelligence is really good

Mind you that it's winter. Didn't work out that well the last time...

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US intelligence is really good

US intelligence is really good. They always know upfront when something is going to happen and where it is going to happen. Worth the money! </sarcasm>

China's top chipmaker pivots to domestic sales, struggles to satisfy demand

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Is it me?

Is it me or are we being “updated on China” more than on our own country?

The end of free Google storage for education

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If you rely on ANYTHING by Google you are a fool

By now you should have managed to figure out that if you rely on anything by Google, you are a fool. I'm sure that they can cancel the entire service yesterday, without their customers being able to do anything about it. There's likely something (illegal) about that in the fine print.

If I were to post a list of all the services they killed over the years, you'd have to scroll.

Critical 'remote escalation' flaw in Android 12 fixed in Feb security patch batch

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"then there's four high-severity vulns in Media Framework"

Bets are on! Next patch, high-severity vulnerabilities in the Media Framework.

Anyone?

Save this thought for the next time Google is trying to school us on security.

US prosecutors: Chinese walkie-talkie-maker Hytera stole Motorola secrets

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So am I

Under the pretext of “fighting terror” the US stole MASSES of intellectual property from their European “partners”. Companies had their inventions patented by US companies, using THEIR OWN pictures intercepted from faxes. This is how long it dates back. When those companies sued, with the clear proof of their pictures in the US patents, US courts simply threw out the cases.

Thanks, but China has NEVER been this bad to us.

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What secrets?

What secrets - and 21 of'em in walkie-talkies? Who are you kidding!

US 101 allegations must watch:

https://rumble.com/vu3d6m-video-journalist-hammers-state-department-spokesman-over-russian-lies.html

FBI says more cyber attacks come from China than everywhere else combined

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Is that THE same FBI that

Is that the same FBI that has been involved into almost every terror-attack on US soil?

The same FBI that has been involved into almost every murder of good-hearted political figures on US soil?

Well, blimey! We should listen, as they are surely telling us the truth.

Twelve years after Intel was fined $1.2bn for unfairly running over rivals, an EU court says: No need to pay

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Re: Open banana courts @LC

Sorry, maybe evacuate GCHQ headquarters or are you working from home?

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Re: Open banana courts @LC

Damn all those thousands of researches who did the studies before, over decades and decades, all over the world. I'm so glad that the - not paid and bought by you-know-who - “Cambridge Universities Hospitals UnTrustWorthy” has shown them to be all idiots.

I'm waiting for their new mask studies on how to filter out the CO2 from the air. ;-P

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Re: Open banana courts @LC

Those masks were not invented yesterday.

You are imputing incompetence to those who have studied this stuff for decades. You are pretending that they put it on these things for the fun of it. No, they put it there after being sued by morons who seriously believed that you could protect yourself from viruses with a rag on your face.

Tip: The body of a healthy(!) person contains more viruses than body cells. How does that work? Quite simple: viruses are DAMN small.

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Open banana courts

In most countries we are now seeing openly that courts are corrupt to the bone. The rule of the top 1% is being bestowed on us all.

There's nothing to be seen here. Put on your muzzle and go away!

China orders web operators to spring clean its entire internet

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China?

Really? Haven't your notice ANYTHING going on in the rest of the world recently? You have to point your finger at China for censorship?

Microsoft's do-it-all IDE Visual Studio 2022 came out late last year. How good is it really?

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They have matured pretty well. You might want to take another look. ;-)

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Have you looked at QtCreator or KDevelop, even?

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Re: Most microsoft advice ever

C++ is the “killer use-case”. Parsing stuff from “web development” is child's play in comparison.

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Re: Most microsoft advice ever

Yes indeed, I had the pleasure too. That thing had “logged itself into the operating system” so deep that a removal resulted in a “non-operating system”.

Both Eclipse and Visual Studio are more of an operating system than just an IDE. Both are extremely clumsy and slow. Other IDEs show that this is unnecessary and can be done much, much better.

LG promises to make home appliance software upgradeable to take on new tasks

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Broken promises

I can recall an LG promise. Their new smart phone was to receive an update to the newest Android version. It never did. I never bought anything from LG ever again.

Hence, to me this looks like their marketing department trying to tackle their biggest issue “with words”.

Australian Prime Minister's WeChat Shanghaied by Chinese patriots

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Re: "Other members of the government have concluded"

That was a Western secret service wanting to insinuate that the Chinese are at fault for Australian fascism.

For those worried about Microsoft's Pluton TPM chip: Lenovo won't even switch it on by default in latest ThinkPads

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bad actor

noun

Definition of bad actor

: an unruly, turbulent, or contentious individual - also known as “user”

Meta trains data2vec neural network to grok speech, images, text so it can 'understand the world'

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I'm so glad

I'm so glad that this is not aimed at us. For sure, this will only be used to better our life.

There is no way that this will be used to “sniff out Khashoggis” or apply censorship. Never!

China signs up 400 million new 5G subscribers in a year, more than doubling user population

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Re: Statistics

We have the same issues in Germany. People are surprised when traveling around the world. Even in Africa the network is usually faster and cheaper, reception better.

EC president promises European Chips Act to quadruple homegrown production by 2030

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Beware of the tiny witch

I can tell you how the promises of “Flinten-Uschi” (that's what she's called in Germany) worked out in the past: utter failure at quadrupled costs.

Tesla driver charged with vehicular manslaughter after deadly Autopilot crash

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Re: Who's Driving The Car?

“with standard cruise control yes, cruise control just holds the speed”

... and there are thousands of stories to be told about what can (and did) go wrong there, already.

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Re: Who's Driving The Car?

While that looks like a fair assessment, it is not how humans (and other animals) work.

Suppose, you had the job of pressing a red button, once a red light in the upper right corner of the screen comes on. Suppose that nothing ever happens. You will then likely fail to press the button in time when the light comes on, as time has taught you not to pay attention.

Note that this happens at an UNCONSCIOUS level. You can exercise a strong discipline to keep yourself “awake”, but ultimately you are rolling the boulder uphill here. Sooner or later, this is bound to fail.

Tesla Full Self-Driving videos prompt California's DMV to rethink policy on accidents

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Re: And they always pretend to be surprised

Charles, go click somewhere else.

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Re: And they always pretend to be surprised

Camilla doesn't count, she's royalty.

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And they always pretend to be surprised

And they always pretend to be surprised that the donkey can't fly after all.

North Korea pulled in $400m in cryptocurrency heists last year – report

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Paid by your taxes

Report: People who make those stories up are paid by you, with your taxes.

5G frequencies won't interfere with airliners here, UK and EU aviation regulators say

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Re: "5G frequencies"?

Yes, but drop the silly "5G frequencies".

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"5G frequencies"?

5G is just a protocol that isn't bound to any frequencies. Consequently, the frequencies in use differ from country to country.

US-China chip cold war? It's only helping the Middle Kingdom, silicon makers warn

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Best way of determining where this is coming from is to look at the language

“China's cold war with the US on chips”

Last time I checked, it wasn't China that was pushing for war. This has been deliberately worded the wrong way round to make it seem like China is the culprit.

Nice try, gooner. :-P

Google says open source software should be more secure

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They are the government.

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