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BT To Buy UK 4G Leader EE For £12.5 Billion

amalcolm Re:Fuck BT (39 comments)

That's wat I come to slashdot for: reasoned argument and informed criticism :)

5 days ago
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The Case For Flipping Your Monitor From Landscape to Portrait

amalcolm Re:Have one giant high-res monitor! (567 comments)

Agreed. I have a Dell XPS 27 with similar resolution on 27 inch screen. Everything integrated behind. The only other things on my desk are a DOCSIS modem and a trackpad + keyboard & mouse. Works great for me, YMMV

about two weeks ago
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$35 Quad-core Hacker SBC Offers Raspberry Pi-like Size and I/O

amalcolm set its sites (140 comments)

Arggh ... set its sights FFS

about two weeks ago
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How Relevant is C in 2014?

amalcolm Re:Embedded Systems (641 comments)

And even more things, like your central heating programmer, and things of that ik won't nercessarily run Linux or even an rtos, but do their own co-operative multitasking, if required.

about two weeks ago
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Consortium Roadmap Shows 100TB Hard Drives Possible By 2025

amalcolm Re:trillions of bits, why one head per platter? (215 comments)

Most disk have multiple platters, so already have multiple heads simultaneously reading multiple tracks. Replicating the actuator (motor+magnet + electronics) would be the expensive bit.

about three weeks ago
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BT Blocking Private Torrent Sites?

amalcolm Re:BT? Sky? (80 comments)

British Telecom and Sky media: two prominent UK suppliers of broadband (and lots of other stuff, POTS and sattelite TV, respectively)

about three weeks ago
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Android Botnet Evolves, Could Pose Threat To Corporate Networks

amalcolm Re:HAHAHAHAHAHA!! (54 comments)

You would lose that bet

about a month ago
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I'm most interested in robots that will...

amalcolm Re:Full english breakfast (307 comments)

...Identified as a Northerner ... Fixed that for you!

about a month ago
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Carl Sagan, as "Mr. X," Extolled Benefits of Marijuana

amalcolm Re:1996 called (263 comments)

Why would you wee in your suitcase?

about 2 months ago
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Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers

amalcolm Re:So does scratching your nose (208 comments)

'intelligently ' = that's your problem right there.

about 2 months ago
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Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers

amalcolm Re:latest update! (208 comments)

In the UK advertising billboards are forbidden along motorways. Hence the proliferation of dead, high sided vehicles parked in fields with advertising on them.

about 2 months ago
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Device Allows Paralyzed Rats To Walk, Human Trials Scheduled Next Summer

amalcolm Re:the next logical step (85 comments)

Goodgod man! (or woman) What's wrong with you!!

about 3 months ago
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How Our Botched Understanding of "Science" Ruins Everything

amalcolm In lost the will to live ... (795 comments)

... half way through the summary

about 2 months ago

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