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Scotland's Independence Vote Could Shake Up Industry

RaceProUK Re:This isn't scaremongering. (445 comments)

United Kingdom of Britain and Northern Ireland, probably, given Britain = England & Wales (in a manner of speaking anyway).

yesterday
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Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge With Liquid Nitrogen

RaceProUK Re:will it help? (182 comments)

And money for that one person to fund making their idea a reality.

about two weeks ago
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The First Particle Physics Evidence of Physics Beyond the Standard Model?

RaceProUK Re:Annoying header graphics (97 comments)

Exactly the same, it's just the file is C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

about a month ago
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Google's Driverless Cars Capable of Exceeding Speed Limit

RaceProUK Re:Safety vs Law (475 comments)

Nowhere did the guy post what the speed limit was.

about a month ago
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Google's Driverless Cars Capable of Exceeding Speed Limit

RaceProUK Re:Safety vs Law (475 comments)

And what if the driver doing 45 pulled in front of the one doing 90, leaving less than a second for the latter to react?

And before you say that's stupid, I've had to swerve to avoid a big accident caused by someone doing half my speed pulling out in front of me on a motorway. Luckily I had enough time to react.

about a month ago
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Google's Driverless Cars Capable of Exceeding Speed Limit

RaceProUK Re:Left or Right? (475 comments)

I don't know what regulations may apply when it leaves the factory, but some combination of years of wear, a sticky cable, and larger than factory tires put on and that easily goes out the window.

As would the road-worthiness certification.

about a month ago
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Google's Driverless Cars Capable of Exceeding Speed Limit

RaceProUK Re:Left or Right? (475 comments)

So how will a driverless car know that the roads are wet or icy before a loss of traction occurs.

Same way 'normal' cars know when the road conditions change: stability control systems. Where fitted, obviously.

about a month ago
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Snowden Granted 3 More Years of Russian Residency

RaceProUK Re:Snowden is a traitor (266 comments)

Ah, I see the NSA is here :)

about a month ago
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Skype Blocks Customers Using OS-X 10.5.x and Earlier

RaceProUK Re:They're all evil. Really evil. (267 comments)

It's impossible to make something as complex as a consumer oriented OS without any bugs at all.

It certainly is

At which point your argument loses all value. Clearly you've never written a line of code in your life.

about a month ago
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How Bird Flocks Resemble Liquid Helium

RaceProUK Re:There have been attempts before (40 comments)

Wouldn't it be funny if it turned out the T-Rex actually barked like a Yorkshire terrier?

about 1 month ago
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Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities Increase 100%

RaceProUK Re:Surprise! (137 comments)

Looking at the raw figures in the report, the count is up from 130 to... 133. That's an increase of 2.3%. Even extrapolated to a full year, it's a 5.6% rise.

about 2 months ago
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Sony Agrees To $17.75m Settlement For 2011 PSN Attack

RaceProUK Re:If you had taken part in "welcome back"... (66 comments)

I don't have any green pieces of paper, but I can get blue, orange and purple pieces. There's even the lesser-spotted red piece; I've seen one twice in my life, so I know they exist </obligatorynoteveryoneisamerkin>

about 2 months ago
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Sony Agrees To $17.75m Settlement For 2011 PSN Attack

RaceProUK Re:Nintendo (66 comments)

Nintendo has a huge userbase. It's just only 0.0000000000000000000000000000000000000000001% of them can actually be bothered to go through the pain of the Nintendo Network.

about 2 months ago
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The New 'One Microsoft' Is Finally Poised For the Future

RaceProUK Re:Good for devs. (270 comments)

WCF is built on .NET. Silverlight is built on .NET. WinRT has a full .NET layer.

.NET is dead the same way the Sun is made of ice.

about 5 months ago
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Microsoft: Start Menu Returns, Windows Free For Small Device OEMs, Cortana Beta

RaceProUK Re:"Free" Windows (387 comments)

The thing they call Windows Phone 8 doesn't have windows

And Macintoshes don't have waterproof coats. And it doesn't matter - it's the power of the brand that matters.

about 5 months ago
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Microsoft: Start Menu Returns, Windows Free For Small Device OEMs, Cortana Beta

RaceProUK Re:Gee, so only a year of screaming (387 comments)

If MS disappeared overnight, someone else would take its place. All that would happen is one devil being replaced by another.

about 5 months ago
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Tesla's Fight With Car Dealers Could Help Decide the Next Presidential Election

RaceProUK Re:Rubio was doing so well (282 comments)

Raspberry

about 6 months ago
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Is the Tesla Model S Pedal Placement A Safety Hazard?

RaceProUK Re:Not enough foot room in smaller vehicles (394 comments)

I considered it a design flaw.

Just because you didn't think about taking your boots off doesn't make a small footwell a design flaw.

about 6 months ago

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Google to launch Operating System

RaceProUK RaceProUK writes  |  more than 5 years ago

RaceProUK writes "The BBC are running a story about Google's plans to release a new Chrome-inspired OS, which 'will be aimed initially at small, low-cost netbooks, but will eventually be used on PCs as well'. Further details on the Google Blog."

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