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Best 1990s Sci-fi show?

mjwalshe Re:Missing (476 comments)

She was supposed to be an Engineer in charge of a science mission

4 days ago
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Best 1990s Sci-fi show?

mjwalshe Re:Missing (476 comments)

no what about wormhole X Tream

4 days ago
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Japanese Nobel Laureate Blasts His Country's Treatment of Inventors

mjwalshe Re:Hos is the US any better? (191 comments)

where is "here" the USA and UK have similar laws all descending from the "masters and servants act its related to you day job that is the key

5 days ago
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Japanese Nobel Laureate Blasts His Country's Treatment of Inventors

mjwalshe Re:Hos is the US any better? (191 comments)

if the contract doesn't say anything the custom and practice rules or "game over man game over"

about two weeks ago
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Japanese Nobel Laureate Blasts His Country's Treatment of Inventors

mjwalshe Re:Poor delusional old man (191 comments)

yep Uk is similar to the USA same employment law roots

about two weeks ago
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Japanese Nobel Laureate Blasts His Country's Treatment of Inventors

mjwalshe Re:Poor delusional old man (191 comments)

depends on the area if your day job is rnd in electronics and you invent a new method for manufacturing a compoant there Isnot a cat in hells chance in alglo saxon legal systems of say that its not "related" to your employment - as opposed to say you wrote a billboard hit they wouldn't own any of the rights to that.

about two weeks ago
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Winston Churchill's Scientists

mjwalshe Re:Attention Americans (75 comments)

Indeed a classic pre ww1 Liberal is quite different to an "American" liberal - closer to the orangebook liberals who are a block in the current UK liberal party

about two weeks ago
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FCC May Permit Robocalls To Cell Phones -- If They Are Calling a Wrong Number

mjwalshe Ban reciver pays (217 comments)

anyone though it was a good idea to make some one receiving a call pay needs sacking from the FCC

about two weeks ago
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US CTO Tries To Wean the White House Off Floppy Disks

mjwalshe Re:Floppy Security Concern (252 comments)

IBM I believe where the developers of th8 inch floppy the gradaddy of the 3.5 I can still remember the distinctive *Granch* sound of the old hard sectored display writers

about three weeks ago
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US CTO Tries To Wean the White House Off Floppy Disks

mjwalshe USB is less secure (252 comments)

remember government computing has a lot more security issues than say Sony does especially the president ad his advisors security - at least they haven't employed a female version of Steve Bong http://www.theregister.co.uk/A...

about three weeks ago
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Hunting For a Tech Job In 2015

mjwalshe Re:Painted into a corner (174 comments)

and around 60k is the base salary for a Tube driver

about a month ago
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Hunting For a Tech Job In 2015

mjwalshe Re:Painted into a corner (174 comments)

for developers in London id want £400 -£500 perday maybe £350 if I was in desperate need of a job

about a month ago
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Job Postings Offer Clues to Future of Google Fiber

mjwalshe Re:Bleh (38 comments)

could do with turning down the cutesy hyperbole meanwhile over in the real world its reckoned that the traditional pstn with be dead and gone in ten years replaced by 100% ip

about a month and a half ago
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Man Caught Trying To Sell Plans For New Aircraft Carrier

mjwalshe Re:Entrapment is lazy policing (388 comments)

mm that is the reason until recently in the uk you had to for sensitive jobs in the civil service have both sets of grandparents as natural born I certainly had to provide names and addresses of both sets at work as my boss had bent the rules and got me to analyses some experimental data that was defence related .
Its a bit more relaxed now but some jobs still have reserved status.

about a month and a half ago
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Man Caught Trying To Sell Plans For New Aircraft Carrier

mjwalshe Re:Entrapment is lazy policing (388 comments)

Some what surprising that a Guy born in Saudi Arabia would even get security clearance.

about 2 months ago
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You're Doing It All Wrong: Solar Panels Should Face West, Not South

mjwalshe but you dont get paid diferent rates (327 comments)

Or at least that's what our system does on a nice south facing roof in the UK

about 2 months ago
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Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three)

mjwalshe Re:IQ of congress (163 comments)

hmm where these "constructive well thought out amendments " actually spoiling amendments?

about 2 months ago
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Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three)

mjwalshe Re:IQ of congress (163 comments)

you do know how parliamentary procedure works with you know amendments to motions :-) id suggest reading Citrine and Roberts rules as background than the standing orders and rules of debate for the congress before making that assumption

about 2 months ago
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Launching 2015: a New Certificate Authority To Encrypt the Entire Web

mjwalshe Re:quick question (212 comments)

or have the tragedy of the commons devalue the ssl certificate

about 2 months ago

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