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Fermilab Begins Testing Holographic Universe Theory

andyjb Re:What next (247 comments)

once we find whoever started it all, we can complain in person!

about 4 months ago
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Soviet Union Spent $1 Billion On "Psychotronic" Arms Race With the US

andyjb Re:Seems reasonable enough. (230 comments)

Its a pity this stuff doesn't work though - it would have made the recent NSA leaks a lot harder to prove - and much easier to suppress!

1 year,10 days
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UK Town To Get Driverless 'Pods' Mixing With Pedestrians

andyjb Re:Really? (111 comments)

...stealing a great line from Terry Pratchett: Note for Americans and other aliens: Milton Keynes is a new city approximately halfway between London and Birmingham. It was built to be modern, efficient, healthy, and, all in all, a pleasant place to live. Many Britons find this amusing.

about a year ago
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Limo Company Hack Exposes Juicy Targets, 850k Credit Card Numbers

andyjb Re:Hold Them Responsible (43 comments)

They are resposible - if they have been deemed to be in breach of PCI compliance, they will not be granted "safe harbour" by their issuing bank / {AMEX, Visa, MC}. In a nutshell it means that they will find it more expensive to do business from now on. It does often happen however that a business will decide that being PCI compliant is more expensive than the fines...

about a year ago
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Legalizing Online Futures Betting

andyjb another already exists... (80 comments)

this exists for horse trading - oddsfutures.com

more than 2 years ago
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What Monty Python Teaches Us About Computing

andyjb Re:Spam! (102 comments)

and now for something more serious though - its a page with some python you tube clips on it. Seems a bit tenuous to extract meaning from them!

more than 3 years ago
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What Monty Python Teaches Us About Computing

andyjb Re:Spam! (102 comments)

its clearly Spam spam spam spam, span eggs and spam

more than 3 years ago
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Self-Control In Kids Predicts Future Success

andyjb ...At age 32 they retested (245 comments)

I'm 32, and i query the assumption that at this age i'm a fully functioning adult.

more than 3 years ago
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Stuxnet Still Out of Control At Iran Nuclear Sites

andyjb Re: Iran... (361 comments)

> Also, it is considered dishonorable for a man to admit ignorance.

So how do you explain that fucking bearded cunt in a suit saying stuff like `the holocaust didn't happen` and `we have no homosexuals in Iran`?

he's really a progressive ?

about 4 years ago
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FPS Games That Need a Remake

andyjb Re:Easy one: Descent (518 comments)

You could make it work with a controller AND a motion detector (Kinect, Move, etc) so that you can use the controller for weapons/maps, and body movements for ship control.

punch it chewie!

more than 4 years ago
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UK Government Crowd-Sourcing Censorship

andyjb can't do blanket submissions (262 comments)

I tried http://www.dailymail.co.uk/* but it didn't work. seriously though - this seems open to abuse. Presumably they have to get a threshold number of complaints before they will look at something.

more than 4 years ago
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What's Happened In Mobile Over the Past 10 Years

andyjb Re:Hmm (149 comments)

yes, petty poor in terms of insight. also a bit US centric really. I'm pretty sure Nokia released a product before 2006, and that they've been more than just an entry level phone manufacturer before and since (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nokia_products). Of course this was before they seemed to stop bothering, or got stuck chasing apples tail depending on your point of view. IMO windows has never released a noteworthy phone either.

more than 4 years ago
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The First Windows 7 Zero-Day Exploit

andyjb Re:Secured by Default (289 comments)

yes, but that's still not great is it? esp when it could be safer by design. It doesn't seem as if it would take a more-easy-to-spot DOS attack either - just a lightweight process occasionally spamming these bad URIs to Server 2008 and win7 boxes on the network.

more than 5 years ago

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