* Posts by Efer Brick

139 posts • joined 5 Jun 2018

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Voyager 1 cracks yet another barrier: Now 150 Astronomical Units from Sol

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Let's hope

It's not forced to upgrade to Windows 10

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

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I want a cab

innit

Reply-All storm flares as email announcing privacy policy puts 500 addresses in the 'To' field, not 'BCC'

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Like tying ones laces together

then falling flat on your face

What jobs in 2020 ?

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Re: What jobs in 2020 ?

So here we are in 2020, who could have predicted that a career in the designer face mask biz would be a thing

Face masks hamper the spread of coronavirus. Know what else they hamper? Facial-recognition systems (except China's)

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Re: Rules on face mask design ?

or this?

https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/hwz3dk/a_person_wearing_a_fullface_prosthetic_mask_to/

Bill Gates debunks 'coronavirus vaccine is my 5G mind control microchip implant' conspiracy theory

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Coat

Three conspiracy theorists walk into a bar...

You can't tell me that's a coincidence!

Twitter admits 130 A-lister accounts compromised to promote Bitcoin scam after 'social engineering' attack

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The real money

Made shorting Twitter stock?

Imagine surviving WW3, rebuilding computers, opening up GitHub's underground vault just to relive JavaScript

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Invaluable resource

So civilisation 2 / aliens can have a good laugh

Keep it Together, Microsoft: New mode for vid-chat app Teams reminds everyone why Zoom rules the roost

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Nevermind shy

Bandwidth and CPU overload = 0 camera

We'll pay £400k for a depth charge-proof robot submarine, says UK's Ministry of Defence

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Simple

device needs to leg/fin it in the opposite direction

Rental electric scooters to clutter UK street scenes after Department of Transport gives year-long trial the thumbs-up

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Err, haven't these electric scooters and unicycles for that matter been all over the streets of London for a few years?

Certainly were legion where I worked, nr Southwark bridge

UK police's face recognition tech breaks human rights laws. Outlaw it, civil rights group urges Court of Appeal

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Re: Intrusive idea anyway

Where you get to from Litherpool streeth sthatiohn

Smart fridges are cool, but after a few short years you could be stuck with a big frosty brick in the kitchen

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Re: Never understood this

What if its a cat burglar?

Talk about a control plane... US Air Force says upcoming B-21 stealth bomber will use Kubernetes

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Re: I wonder

Like "Hobbitsess"

eBay users spot the online auction house port-scanning their PCs. Um... is that OK?

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Seems they want to load a scandal (or more) on mine

https://www.ebay.com/scl/js/ScandalLoader.js

(blocked, natch)

Bionic eyes to be a thing in the next decade? Possibly. Boffins mark sensor-density breakthrough

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I want optical zoom, 1tb storage, infra red, night viz, 5g and to be able to see round corners

Podcast Addict banned from Google Play Store because heaven forbid app somehow references COVID-19

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Computer says no

Coff

Coronavirus didn't hurt UK broadband speeds in March. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, on the other hand...

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Mine has been all over the shop, so bad yesterday (~95% degradation) that I had to switch to mobile to resume a google hangout meeting

Just as we all feared, killer AI is coming... for weeds: How to build a grass-monitoring neural network for your home

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Cool, next app Covid

Next app Covid infected detector

Square peg of modem won't fit into round hole of PC? I saw to it, bloke tells horrified mate

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Re: DIMM Slots

yeah, that does sound pretty dim

Nine million logs of Brits' road journeys spill onto the internet from password-less number-plate camera dashboard

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Re: No login details or authentication of any sort was needed to view and search the live system

Then, maybe they'll take this shizzle seriously!

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Re: Massive invasion of privacy

Doesn't matter who you vote for, the government always gets in.

Now B&Q is open, time to pick up a few rattle cans?

Coronavirus lockdown forces UK retailers to shut 382 million square feet of floor space

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Re: Same will be true of business property

Whos gonna take the new 'mega towers' in the City of London, that's a lotta "WeWork"; The banks have mostly poked off to Canary Wharf

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Nice of you to volunteer

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And cultivate your inner Jean-Luc Picard?

Looking for a tech job? Have a browse – there are plenty of roles in our biggest listing yet

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Filters filters filters

Watch out, everyone, here come the Coronavirus Cops, enjoying their little slice of power way too much

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Re: Reality check

Christ on a bike!

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

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Check out this linky, sursum-ut-balanus

https://www.google.com/search?q=asterix+coronavirus&sxsrf=ALeKk00hz5gLhUgfBu-R5VVA4nebfktjZg:1585230741720&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwje7vzZpLjoAhU2QEEAHVasBzQQ_AUoAXoECAsQAw&biw=1933&bih=1694

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Re: That's the lockdown comfort reading sorted.

I can see it now - Asterix does Debbie, does Dallas

Astroboffins agog after spotting the first repeating fast radio burst that pings every 16 days from another galaxy

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Alien

Alien TV

How long before they invade, claiming copyright theft

Ministry of Justice bod jailed for stealing £1.7m with fake IT consulting contract

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That pesky kid...

"I would've gotten away with it...."

And that he did a Gus Gorman?

Email blackmail brouhaha tears UKIP apart as High Court refuses computer seizure attempt

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Dick Braine

Carry on-esq

Sir John Redwood backs IR35 campaign, notes review would have to start 'immediately' before new off-payroll working rules kick in

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Who's fault is that though?

Also, those people are not really the norm.

Google security engineer says she was fired for daring to remind Googlers they do indeed have labor rights

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Googlstapo

These a merkin companies have such bad reputations.

What do you mean your eardrums need a break? Samsung-owned JBL touts solar-powered wireless headphones you don't need to charge

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Joke

Government subsidy?

for this ?

Hit one up on Insta, would you? Her Maj is after a social media manager

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think of the book you could write, after a few years!

Google Chrome will check for leaked credentials every time you sign in anywhere

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Re: Is there a problem here?

Guild of Thieves, Cutpurses, Housebreakers and Allied Trades

https://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/Thieves%27_Guild

Oi, Queenslander who downloaded 26.8TB in June alone – we see you

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or, 1 byte

29,466,911,624,397 times (strewth)

Join us on our new journey, says Wunderlist – as it vanishes down the Microsoft plughole

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to do

"Sell Wunderlist back" Delete

Elon Musk gets thumbs up from jury for use of 'pedo guy' in cave diver defamation lawsuit

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Re: Surprised

That's not bloody surprising, mate

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Re: courts and justice in the US, it's a (medieval) joke *spilling hot coffee*

You should check the facts on the McDonald's story, not go by internet folklore.

VCs find exciting new way to blow $1m: Wire it directly to hackers after getting spoofed

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Alien

Have to admit

that is clever!

Mayday in Moscow as devs will be Russian to Putin mandatory apps on phones, laptops, TVs

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Leanin

and cry-luv

EFF warns of 'one-way mirror' of web surveillance by tech giants – led by Google

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Re: attack cookies?

Perhaps someone has implemented a real-life Pied Piper network?

RuneScape bloke was wrongly sacked after reading veep's salary details on office printer

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Big Brother

These twats could learn a lot

From Dilbert's PHB

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: A quirky investigation into why AI does not always work

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It's when they're at cat level

we'll have to worry....

They terrrk err jerrrbs! Vodafone replaces 2,600 roles with '600 bots' in bid to shrink €48bn debt

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Todays XKCD fits in nicely with this....

https://xkcd.com/2228/

I'm still not that Gary, says US email mixup bloke who hasn't even seen Dartford Crossing

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Your Kyleee account?

All bets are Hoff: DXC exec is standing for Brexit Party in UK General Election

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Lord Bucket Head...

We need you now more than ever, please un-retire

Google throws new version of Dart at the desktop, will be hoping it sticks with app devs

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Re: Always bet on Javascript

You may, but what we really need is a blocker that fools the main site into think that the advert has actually loaded, stopping those "remove your ad-blocker" type messages >-)

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