* Posts by Erebus_77

12 posts • joined 15 Oct 2019

5G signals won't make men infertile, sighs UK ad watchdog as it bans bonkers scary poster


Re: I'm immune to the effects of 5G

Antenna maths

Wavelength in mm = (300 / freq in Ghz) / 2

In other words, your poor missus... :-)

TikTok boom: US Army bans squaddies from using trendy app on govt-issued phones


Re: GPS enabled military phones :-)

Yeah, its called Strava


Register Lecture: Can portable atomic clocks end UK dependence on GNSS?


Re: first lecture of the decade

We work with computers, 1 and 0 are the ONLY numbers!

Want to live long and prosper? Avoid pirated, malware-laden Star Wars free vid streams – and pay to watch instead


Re: Kudos

So say we all!

British bloke accused of extorting victims for 'Dark Overlord' hacker crew finally gets his free trip* to America


Because hard working IT Professionals like us are one visit from pricks like this away from the dole queue

If it means every now and then, one of them ends up looking at a lifetime of biting the pillow in a US clink, so be it

Hate speech row: Fine or jail anyone who calls people boffins, geeks or eggheads, psychology nerd demands


Re: these terms are "divisive and humiliating,"

I got an easier run in school. Being a bone fide egghead, swot, whatever was a lot easier when you're also 6ft+ and played in the first XV at rugby in the front row


It's 2019 so, of course, this Wells Fargo employee accused of stealing customer cash posed with wads of dosh on Instagram, Facebook


Re: How many trainers?

$88 grand, plus about 25 years

Boeing comes clean on parachute borkage as the ISS crew is set to shrink


Re: Quality system

One would argue that in this case (and the 737 MAX), they're doing neither

Tech and mobile companies want to monetise your data ... but are scared of GDPR


Re: Quite...

My missus is still in shock from the day that i went out for bread, and came back with a MIG welder

In a world of infosec rockstars, shutting down sexual harassment is hard work for victims


Re: Why would you want a "rockstar"?

Nickelback quite clearly laid out the reasons for wanting to be a rockstar. It's so we can live in hilltop houses, driving 15 cars, the girls come easy and the drugs come cheap and we'll all stay skinny 'cos we just won't eat

Samsung SpaceSelfie Galaxy-bearing balloon photobombs Michigan home the hard way


Re: In space, no one can hear you Tweet..

Its a Samsung, its debatable whether it worked before it was launched

Samsung should be prosecuted for dropping incendiaries!

Conspiracy loons claim victory in Brighton and Hove as council rejects plans to build 5G masts


And yet a gigantic steel and glass fairground ride, stuck right in the middle of the only actually beautiful vista in Brighton (ie, out to sea) is perfectly fine



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