* Posts by Louis Schreurs

311 posts • joined 27 May 2019


ZX Spectrum reboot promising – steady now – 28MHz of sizzling Speccy speed now boasts improved Wi-Fi

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I can't wait to get my hands on it.

Appeals judges toss out FTC win: What Qualcomm did to its rivals was 'hypercompetitive, not anticompetitive'

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the big Q

I like that one. Makes me think of the big Blue.

Some lucky web developer just scored $20k to scour Facebook out of Neil Young’s website

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Re: My Ears

I can hear you.

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expert opinion.

I agree, MeyersSensei!

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Except they have a lot


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Re: SIgh. Ignorance is... common

The Needle And The Damage Done.

Peeps should know that replacing Needle with Blunt, or Joint, or whatever way you get your THC, is effectively as much true as the original.

First hand witness.

First person experience.

How is Trump's anti-Chinese rhetoric playing out? 70% of smartphones sold in the US are – surprise – made in China

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47 000 000

not putting your post down, I just upvoted it, I just wanted to show of my newly learned scientific notation of large numbers, lol

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uses about 75% each of food, energy and other resources.

I say the U$A gets away with this because they were the first and only ones to use the big stick that they are carrying.

It is a BIG country, with all the shit that comes with the law/principle of large numbers.

It is a Big country, never was great at all. Most U$ citizens seem to not accept it, or even know it.

Bratty Uber throws tantrum, threatens to cut off California unless judge does what it says in driver labor rights row

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Re: I am conflicted on this

It quacks allright at the moment.

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Re: Call his bluff

When/if Uber stalls services for a while, the others will gladly offer peeps a ride......................

Steve Wozniak at 70: Here's to the bloke behind Apple who wasn't a complete... turtleneck

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Re: Happy birthday

similar, the staff didnt know how to run the software, i had to emlighten them on initial state of variables.

Tutsim, anyone?

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, when I was young, I had a 'friend' like Steve Jobs.

I was awefully talented in the tecnical branche of life. He had other 'talents'.

(narcissism comes to mind)

Also I was too troubled and DID know what kind of person he was, so I did NOT join his journey to a million euro firm, to be backstabbed after when the talent wasn't needed anymore.

So I don't have the millions or so that The Woz has, but I found a happy place in life. I think Woz has also.

Pen Test Partners: Boeing 747s receive critical software updates over 3.5" floppy disks

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go wrong?

autopilot any fanbois?

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Re: Honestly..

I STILL have a notepad (paper) and pencil (wood).

China now blocking ESNI-enabled TLS 1.3 connections, say Great-Firewall-watchers

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Re: 1984

In the real world there also isn't 'a good side ' .

It's called humanity.

India awards apps that offer citizens Microsoft and Google alternatives

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Re: Must be election season in India


Torrent Search Engine | 1337x.to

As hospital-based infections set to rise, best not change the vendor behind the system that tracks them, hm?

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rest my case for in-house development and maintenance for critical applications.

And pay the galls and dudes accordingly. Working on your own soil.

And management by peeps that have actual knowledge of the shit that they are managing.

I manage my own bowl movements, Do You ?

What happens when holes perfect for spyware are found in the engine room of millions of Qualcomm-based phones? Let's find out

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Re: The cleaner did it.

I sincerely have the suspicion that one bag of meat has 3 accounts on this forum which downvotes posts like these.

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This is not true :-/

You beat me to it, by 2 days, lol

NASA to stop using names like 'Eskimo Nebula' and 're-examine' what it calls cosmic objects

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Human Nature

You can keep on changing names and words in galaxies and scripting/coding, people won't change their habits. Of prejudice, bias and general arsehole-ness.

So I am pro-change, but anti-human, lol.

Android user chucks potential $10bn+ sueball at Google over 'spying', 'harvesting data'... this time to build supposed rival to TikTok called 'Shorts'

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Re: Well Doh!

It is what it is.

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Re: It is their nature

It is what it is.


IT is what it is.

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Re: Check not in the mail

I feel this could be called fishing.

u dumm@$$

these laywer moneys go through an intermediary bank account in civilised countries.

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We have asked Google for comment. ®

USA decides to cleanse local networks of anything Chinese under new five-point national data security plan

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Re: Its the

It is hypocrisy. Protecting U$ interests has always been.

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the obnoxious SJWs

So Trump is a SJW ??

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Re: Short lived policy

-Freedump- Freedumb . It is what it is.

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Re: Short lived policy

I hope that there will be some sort of thing that prevents the ............. ( I cannot find a bad word worthy to name .........) from fleeing the states after the election.

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And the human rights of all those poor suckers that died of Covid in the U$A.

University of Cambridge to decommission its homegrown email service Hermes in favour of Microsoft Exchange Online

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Re: Modern

It's a narcissistic modus operandi to not accept responsibility and to shift it to others as much as possible.

I say narcissism and fascism will win, despite my disapproval.

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Re: change for sake of change

I maintain my own car.

Cheaper then any workshop.

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You see, I consider that a truly odd position

", fix what we messed up,"

now that's where you're mistaken

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Re: £35 / user?

to my horror my uni also does the MS email.

I just discovered since I enrolled on a new course.

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Re: MS' deep pockets

Yes, and develop a deep founded hatred towards anything digital or binary (the mathemetical kind).

To know computerstuff because it was mandatory, not because it was magnificently brilliant.

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Re: MS' deep pockets

The demise of a civil society through U$A practises.

Days after President Trump suggests pausing election over security, US House passes $500m for states to shore up election security

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I nearly commented that you must be a shitface, but you shall be able to read that the title , at least on my webpage, is changed to what you suggested.

Evenso, I think.....................................censured

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Re: Its too late now

I sincerely wish Mitch would read this forum.

Amazon gets green-light to blow $10bn on 3,000+ internet satellites. All so Americans can shop more on Amazon

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so it begins, nice typo

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Re: Streaky night skies?

I'll stick with


Microsoft confirms pursuit of TikTok after Satya Nadella chats to Donald Trump

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me thinks this is IT

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Re: Tik Tok, Tik Tok ...


Chinese ambassador to UK threatens to withdraw Huawei, £3bn investment if comms giant banned from building 5G

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Re: Generally, the Reg does a better job

"Also, your post name seems accurate."

You beat me to it.

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Re: Yeah, sure.

the chinese cents-for-clicks cyber army must be out in force today.

no copyright infringement intended, jusy copy&paste from another commentard

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all about confusing the message with the alleged opinion of the messenger

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All greatness has vanished thru the past century.

The process has not led to some insight about how it all went to pieces.

I am tired.

Twitter says spear-phishing attack hooked its staff and led to celebrity account hijack

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Re: Sounds like Twitter was seriously compromised

I feel a lot of people here on ElReg hold positions like the drones you mentioned.

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Re: Give us the method details!

Me thinks this is not the only example of holding details undisclosed because of the shame about the undisclosed details.

GRUB2, you're getting too bug for your boots: Config file buffer overflow is a boon for malware seeking to drill deeper into a system

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Re: Nothing :-)

Big Thanks & Kudos for your reply.

And, uhm, Stable Genius because I close the stable door after the horses bolted from a burned down stable, I am NOT an IDIOT !!!!

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Yeah, fuck, I recently upgraded my HP laptop to run Ubuntu , single boot, what do I do ???

I am a Stable Genius, but have no clue whatever........................ to do about this!!

Firefox 79: A thin release for regular users, but plenty for developers to devour

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Re: The snag with a four-week release cycle ...

"That speed is very useful for a dynamic environment such as the web."

It is also the thing, "speed", that lemmings use to get to the edge of the cliff.



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