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US Government To Convert Silk Road Bitcoins To USD

threaded Re:Marked as forfeited? (408 comments)

Possible! Bitcoins are traceable and pseudonymous.

about 8 months ago
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Norway's Army Battles Global Warming By Going Vegetarian

threaded Re:Stop Pumping up OIL!!! (495 comments)

undoing mouse jump moderation problem.

about 10 months ago
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VoIP Now Technically Illegal In China

threaded Re:How to play Chinese Monopoly (181 comments)

Some others prefer the light blue Kuomintang set, as these properties are slightly higher in value than their predecessors, but later groups can still beat them. It costs $1070 to buy and put hotels on all 3 properties here. They rank 2nd out of 10 in payoff percentage, and 6th out of 10 in visitation frequency.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuomintang
http://monopoly.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Light_Blue_Properties

more than 3 years ago
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VoIP Now Technically Illegal In China

threaded Re:How to play Chinese Monopoly (181 comments)

Go for the orange pieces.
According to Jim Slater in The Mayfair Set, the Orange property group is the best to own because players land on them more often, as a result of the Chance cards Go to Jail, Advance to St. Charles Place (Pall Mall), Advance to Reading Railroad (King's Cross Station) and Go Back Three Spaces. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monopoly_%28game%29

more than 3 years ago
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Most Anticipated Tech Products of 2011

threaded Anal Intrusion Device (155 comments)

Karma to burn babies!

more than 3 years ago
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London Police Credit CCTV Cameras With Six Solved Crimes Per Day

threaded Re:Oh boy, what's that cost per crime down to? (280 comments)

Oh, but people do recognise me; here's a link for you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0

more than 3 years ago
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Should Colleges Ban Classroom Laptop Use?

threaded Get to lectures earlier (804 comments)

If one gets to the lecture earlier then can't one just sit at the front, and therefore not be too distracted by those behind.

more than 3 years ago
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Playstation 3 Code Signing Cracked For Good

threaded Beowulf cluster (534 comments)

Yipee, replacement parts for the Beowulf cluster!

more than 3 years ago
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Why WikiLeaks Is Unlike the Pentagon Papers

threaded Re:Deep Throat (696 comments)

OK, should be Poontang.

more than 3 years ago
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Why WikiLeaks Is Unlike the Pentagon Papers

threaded Deep Throat (696 comments)

Of course they are the same, even to the extent that apparently deep throat was involved in both the Pentagon Papers and some incident in Sweden.

more than 3 years ago
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London Police Credit CCTV Cameras With Six Solved Crimes Per Day

threaded Re:Oh boy, what's that cost per crime down to? (280 comments)

I'm not too sure what a London beat cop costs, but I do know that London 'plastic plods' which is somewhat lower than real police, costs about £300,000 per collar.

more than 3 years ago
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London Police Credit CCTV Cameras With Six Solved Crimes Per Day

threaded Re:Oh boy, what's that cost per crime down to? (280 comments)

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence: you will need to dig a little deeper than doing a brain-dead search. CCTV is often just part of a larger project. When I first went digging I was somewhat surprised just how many different projects have some CCTV buried in there.

Example: National Traffic Control Centre is PFI. Part of this is upgrading the motorway matrix signs. The new Motorway Signal Mark 4 (MS4) colour matrix signs have in-built CCTV.

Other examples would be street lighting being replaced under PFI, with systems that assist the CCTV cameras, or even have in-built CCTV, such as the £32.7m scheme that will see about 14,000 lamp-posts across Knowsley kitted out with "talking" CCTV.

I have yet to see any PFI contract that does not increase cost year on year, as all of them have a clause linking to the RPI+some.

As to the personal abuse: that is just so sad.

HTH

more than 3 years ago
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London Police Credit CCTV Cameras With Six Solved Crimes Per Day

threaded Re:Categories (280 comments)

Ohh, what's really going to bake your noodle later on is knowing that it wasn't until after the suspects were picked up for something else that they discovered they were suspected murderers, rapists and gunmen... ;-)

more than 3 years ago
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London Police Credit CCTV Cameras With Six Solved Crimes Per Day

threaded Re:Brits Sure Must Be Well Mannered! (280 comments)

TFA's CCTV cameras are not red-light cameras. In the UK red-light cameras are operated quite differently to the CCTV systems under discussion here, and are almost totally automated. IIRC after a high speed chase it is so difficult to pull the images, if any, from the red-light cameras that often they don't bother and instead rely on the video from a pursuit car or helicopter.

more than 3 years ago
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London Police Credit CCTV Cameras With Six Solved Crimes Per Day

threaded Re:Oh boy, what's that cost per crime down to? (280 comments)

No, it is actually the other way around. Most of these Police CCTV systems are installed under PFI which means the costs to the public purse rises over their life-time.

HTH

more than 3 years ago
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London Police Credit CCTV Cameras With Six Solved Crimes Per Day

threaded Re:Oh boy, what's that cost per crime down to? (280 comments)

Actually: The Met said among the 2,512 suspects caught this year, four were suspected murderers, 23 rapists and sex attackers and five wanted gunmen.

So the reality is 32 quality collars. Which makes it about £6 million each to detect.

more than 3 years ago
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London Police Credit CCTV Cameras With Six Solved Crimes Per Day

threaded treated like fingerprints and DNA? (280 comments)

Det Ch Insp Mick Neville, who heads the Met's identification unit, said CCTV images were "treated like fingerprints and DNA" by the force.

Does that mean that now, because it is all digital, they keep the recordings forever, even if no one on a particular recording is suspected of, or committed, any crime at all?

more than 3 years ago
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Looking To Better Engines Instead of Electric Vehicles

threaded Jumo (570 comments)

I thought it looked like a variant on Jumo/Culverin, therefore will have the same problems of what happens if one cylinder starts to fire ahead/behind of where it should. This pre-ignition or non-ignition problem was solved in the Deltic. Oddly enough the Deltic engineers never realised this until they fired the first prototype up and found the problem had miraculously disappeared (because they'd accidentally designed it away).

Thinking on that, when I look at the animation on their website, I wonder where does the gas at the back of the outer cylinders go?

more than 3 years ago
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ARM-Based Servers Coming In 2011

threaded Beowulf cluster (253 comments)

What's the point of a Beowulf cluster if it doesn't cause the lights to dim when you're performing your mad scientist calculations?

more than 4 years ago

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Jagtvej 69 Politics

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threaded writes "Jagtvej 69 Politics is a little video we made as part of a team building exercise. There are other teams that have produced videos and there is a little competition between them. Not quite sure how it is going to be scored, but do watch and give us a high rating, as I don't think it can harm the outcome..."
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