* Posts by jasha

11 posts • joined 15 Aug 2018

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


Re: Aliens? Or something more prosaic? We're hoping for aliens

Well, we didn't use it all, Oncoming Scorn. Who did?

Tech can endure the most inhospitable environments: Space, underwater, down t'pit... even hairdressers


Re: Might have mentioned this before...

I'm more of a pastry vampire.


Re: Might have mentioned this before...

No harm, no foal.

[edit] Too slow...

10 PRINT Memorial in New Hampshire marks the birthplace of BASIC


Re: BASIC as a scripting language

Upvote for mentioning the QL. Lovely, albeit somewhat crippled, machine.

AI can now animate the Mona Lisa's face or any other portrait you give it. We're not sure we're happy with this reality


Re: This is Edison Carter, coming to you Live and Direct, on Network 23.

Just 20 minutes into the future...

Let 15 July forever be known as P-Day: When UK's smut fans started being asked for their age


Good morning Mr. Newsagent. I'd like to purchase one of your fine jazz vouchers please.

Not cool, man: Dixons spanked over discount on luxury 'smart' fridge with wildly fluctuating price


Re: 4k for a fridge?

No toast, no muffins, no tea cakes, no buns, baps, baguettes or bagels, no croissants, no crumpets, no pancakes, no potato cakes and no hot cross buns! And definitely no smegging flapjacks!

Found yet another plastic nostalgia knock-off under the tree? You, sir, need an emulator


I'll stick to my old beige plastic

My trusty Miggy still sits on my desk with its accompanying multiscan CRT (Commodore, of course). Much more enjoyable than firing up an emulator on the modern black box that resides at the other end of the desk.

Oh, and there's also a C64 tucked on there too.

Roughly 30 years after its birth at UK's Acorn Computers, RISC OS 5 is going open source


And being able to chuck assembler straight into your basic code. The best BASIC by miles.

Take my advice: The only safe ID is a fake ID


Kyden-Titty, Fay

Made me laugh much more than it probably should have.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: A steep price to pay


Re: Acorn UI

If you left the battery in it, then it may need some rescuing first!


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