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How To Hijack Your Own Windows System With Bundled Downloads

amalcolm You don't say !! (324 comments)

Download.com installs crapware news at 11

about two weeks ago
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PHP vs. Node.js: the Battle For Developer Mind Share

amalcolm Re:wtf? (245 comments)

WFT X 2 the Battle For FRUIT Mind Share

about two weeks ago
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Is Kitkat Killing Lollipop Uptake?

amalcolm Re:No. Fragmentation is. (437 comments)

One man's fragmetation is another man's product differentiation/branding

about two weeks ago
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Gunmen Kill 12, Wound 7 At French Magazine HQ

amalcolm Re:Whew! (1350 comments)

At the gun lobby likes to remind us: guns don't kill people, religions do

about three weeks ago
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Should We Be Content With Our Paltry Space Program?

amalcolm Re:No we shouldnt (287 comments)

Since you raised the altruism card, would it not be better that those talented folks stay in their own country and help develop their own economy, to the benefit of their people? Seems you want it both ways

about three weeks ago
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Should We Be Content With Our Paltry Space Program?

amalcolm Re:ROI (287 comments)

I think the point id Google has the money to do this stuff - and waste it if it wants. Governments should not be so quick to spens taxpayer's money

about three weeks ago
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Should We Be Content With Our Paltry Space Program?

amalcolm Re:No we shouldnt (287 comments)

How will that materially affect you, other than hurt your ego?

about three weeks ago
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Anthropomorphism and Object Oriented Programming

amalcolm Re:Toasting just a step away (303 comments)

Panatone, an Italian cakem is delicious toasted.

about three weeks ago
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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 :)

about a month 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 a month and a half 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago

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