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That implies there is room with the current tech... 506 Views / 24 Replies  
That implies there is room with the current tech to add a few more cores, no?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Yesterday at 05:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hope Baldwin sues that piece of shit for... 312 Views / 38 Replies  
I hope Baldwin sues that piece of shit for millions.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Yesterday at 05:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Me too. And the media is all "Alec Baldwin shoots... 312 Views / 38 Replies  
Me too. And the media is all "Alec Baldwin shoots woman dead." Its deeply unfair and must be doing an absolute number on him.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Yesterday at 05:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've heard various details since, an AD gave... 312 Views / 38 Replies  
I've heard various details since, an AD gave Baldwin the gun and told him it was safe. Haven't heard an explanation why there was live rounds on set.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 24, 2021 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You could risk the camera being damaged by... 312 Views / 38 Replies  
You could risk the camera being damaged by removing a shield but theres no way you'd do that for the people stood beside or behind it.
My question is, how many shots were fired? Hard to imagine...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 22, 2021 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Azure VMs are pretty fast for most tasks. You... 506 Views / 24 Replies  
Azure VMs are pretty fast for most tasks. You just have to pay for them every minute they're running. I haven't tried Windows 365 yet. I assume its running on the same infrastructure.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 22, 2021 at 05:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No chance of dumping them in the cloud and just... 506 Views / 24 Replies  
No chance of dumping them in the cloud and just using remote desktop to control them?
Azure is nifty for this but not cheap if you need a lot of power.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 21, 2021 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The scan text features in iOS 15 are really cool. 2,690 Views / 90 Replies  
The scan text features in iOS 15 are really cool.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 15, 2021 at 04:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Its back in effect again. 191,061 Views / 716 Replies  
Its back in effect again.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 10, 2021 at 01:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Good. I'm over these anti-vax idiots. If it... 358,328 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Good. I'm over these anti-vax idiots. If it weren't for their innocent kids I'd be happy to see a virus that could take them out of the population and the gene pool. No great loss at all.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 10, 2021 at 01:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Personally I'd like to see them hand him over.... 666 Views / 5 Replies  
Personally I'd like to see them hand him over. Though I'd want that bird who killed the kid outside the US military base in exchange.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 2, 2021 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought the passcode or iCloud password was... 2,690 Views / 90 Replies  
I thought the passcode or iCloud password was required to deactivate FindMy?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 27, 2021 at 10:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Only seen ep 1 of Foundation thus far but it was... 108,091 Views / 395 Replies  
Only seen ep 1 of Foundation thus far but it was good. My only hope is it gets enough traction that they get to finish it.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 27, 2021 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
At least you don't have to reboot to change the... 912 Views / 6 Replies  
At least you don't have to reboot to change the IP any more. That was a long time in the making.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 22, 2021 at 04:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty sure LOTR was commissioned as a trilogy... 2,275 Views / 50 Replies  
Pretty sure LOTR was commissioned as a trilogy from the off. Though these can always be cancelled at any time. Didn't they pull the plug on the final part of the Divergent series?

I'm looking...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 22, 2021 at 04:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cast of Ted Lasso prank a news reporter after... 108,091 Views / 395 Replies  
Cast of Ted Lasso prank a news reporter after this years FA Cup final:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgaTykbyTXY
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 20, 2021 at 06:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are workarounds for the TPM I believe. Many... 912 Views / 6 Replies  
There are workarounds for the TPM I believe. Many PCs can accept an external one. Possibly via USB.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 17, 2021 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That might work even better. Lets imagine... 1,356,653 Views / 3,056 Replies  
That might work even better.

Lets imagine that the Governor gets named in a few hundred suits. Either it costs him a fortune and he has to put a stop to it, or it costs the state a fortune and he...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I actually think Robot Wars can teach Formula 1 a... 108,091 Views / 395 Replies  
I actually think Robot Wars can teach Formula 1 a thing or two. I'd like to see a remote driver race series with absolutely no limits on the technology used. 5000HP and 400mph. Big crashes and...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that the average cost in the US? I wonder what... 3,967 Views / 91 Replies  
Is that the average cost in the US? I wonder what it costs the NHS to do one.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 16, 2021 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
About the snitching aspect of the Texas abortion... 1,356,653 Views / 3,056 Replies  
About the snitching aspect of the Texas abortion law:

My understanding is the state is offering to fund people bringing civil suits to the tune of $10k each. Are there laws about false or...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 13, 2021 at 04:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Weirdly, I have never seen Godfather 2 or 3 and I... 2,275 Views / 50 Replies  
Weirdly, I have never seen Godfather 2 or 3 and I saw 1 so long ago I remember basically nothing about it to the point I'm not sure I saw it all the way through. I will be getting to 1 & 2 sooner or...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 9, 2021 at 03:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Doom Patrol is surprisingly good. 108,091 Views / 395 Replies  
Doom Patrol is surprisingly good.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Sep 7, 2021 at 01:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thats a good shout if I can find it affordably in... 260,223 Views / 700 Replies  
Thats a good shout if I can find it affordably in the UK. Thanks!
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 23, 2021 at 08:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It only happens on photos that you upload to... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
It only happens on photos that you upload to iCloud, but the actual scan happens on device.Nothing is scanned in the cloud itself in order that 3rd parties can spot any changes in the system on...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 23, 2021 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It is weird that Apple is getting so much flak... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
It is weird that Apple is getting so much flak for this system when it turns out Google and others have been scanning your files on the cloud for some time. Much more dangerous, much less oversight,...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 22, 2021 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've done a bunch of upgrades on these thin iMacs... 260,223 Views / 700 Replies  
I've done a bunch of upgrades on these thin iMacs because they shipped with atrociously slow disks and I have had zero luck with the adhesive used to glue the screen back in place. By which I mean...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 22, 2021 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have also never had a FB ban before. I have had... 3,967 Views / 91 Replies  
I have also never had a FB ban before. I have had a couple of comments removed though.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 22, 2021 at 06:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Society needs to find a way of encouraging... 358,328 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Society needs to find a way of encouraging non-moron-ness.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 22, 2021 at 05:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So it looks like the process is as follows: ... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
So it looks like the process is as follows:

Algorithm scans and compares hashes on device;
If it gets ~30 hits against the CSAM database, its flagged up the chain;
A second version of the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 20, 2021 at 04:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It continues to amaze me how the people most... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
It continues to amaze me how the people most vocal about government being untrustworthy tend to be the ones voting for the least trustworthy candidates. I don't mean you lot btw.

I didn't hear...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 16, 2021 at 06:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the other interesting takeaways from that... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
One of the other interesting takeaways from that interview I linked above is that the "scan" has to flag around 30 matches before it flags anything for human review and that review goes to Apple...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 14, 2021 at 09:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently I was wrong about the CSAM check... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
Apparently I was wrong about the CSAM check running on iCloud, both features run on the phones themselves.

https://www.macrumors.com/2021/08/13/federighi-confusion-around-child-safety-details/
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 13, 2021 at 02:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think we need to separate the two systems here... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
I think we need to separate the two systems here since they are clearly very different in scope.

If I understand correctly, the "scan" of your photos for child porn is happening on the iCloud...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 12, 2021 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nobody addressing the American anti-government... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
Nobody addressing the American anti-government paranoia? Just plowing on with it?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 10, 2021 at 03:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Haven't read the full thread but this is a... 3,705 Views / 62 Replies  
Haven't read the full thread but this is a fascinating example of American anti-government paranoia in action. So a system designed to catch child abusers, the non-partisan worst of the worst, is bad...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Aug 10, 2021 at 06:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mojave on a 2007 iMac? Hows does that run? I just... 3,076 Views / 6 Replies  
Mojave on a 2007 iMac? Hows does that run? I just picked up a 20" as it happens. Might even be a 2008, haven't looked.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jul 19, 2021 at 07:22 PM, in macOS
If its just the pictures and videos you want,... 1,806 Views / 3 Replies  
If its just the pictures and videos you want, best bet is to manually copy them from the TM backup I'd say.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jul 19, 2021 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thats a pretty straight road to lose control on. 301,137 Views / 680 Replies  
Thats a pretty straight road to lose control on.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jul 15, 2021 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gone after the infinity stones to undo it. 1,795 Views / 2 Replies  
Gone after the infinity stones to undo it.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jul 8, 2021 at 01:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Its even weirder consider their aged population... 358,328 Views / 1,367 Replies  
Its even weirder consider their aged population and respect for the elderly.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jun 24, 2021 at 05:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not sure that interpreting existing law and... 191,061 Views / 716 Replies  
I'm not sure that interpreting existing law and creating new law are mutually exclusive. In a sense you create new law by interpreting existing law. Certainly when you interpret it in new ways or...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jun 3, 2021 at 05:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hasn't the courts direction already been co-opted... 191,061 Views / 716 Replies  
Hasn't the courts direction already been co-opted by the other side though? Can't imagine the framers would approve of the shenanigans that led to that happening.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 26, 2021 at 04:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Has there been any more noise about expanding the... 191,061 Views / 716 Replies  
Has there been any more noise about expanding the SC?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 23, 2021 at 07:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This could benefit from an extra word. 1,356,653 Views / 3,056 Replies  
This could benefit from an extra word.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 19, 2021 at 03:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I heard there is a new idiot conspiracy theory... 358,328 Views / 1,367 Replies  
I heard there is a new idiot conspiracy theory thats causing people to wear masks and social distance to protect themselves from people who've been vaccinated.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 14, 2021 at 06:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is "Shitfaced" a term Americans use now or did... 82,859 Views / 371 Replies  
Is "Shitfaced" a term Americans use now or did you appropriate it from a Brit? Or maybe an Australian/Kiwi/South African?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 8, 2021 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best bet for that is custom made shirts with lots... 82,859 Views / 371 Replies  
Best bet for that is custom made shirts with lots of extra length. iTailor is very reasonable for bespoke shirts, except they don't combine shipping which is irritating as hell.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 7, 2021 at 06:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wondered if they might be handy for putting in... 7,643 Views / 84 Replies  
I wondered if they might be handy for putting in the car to remember where you parked. Not that I forget mine but people do.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on May 1, 2021 at 05:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
True until they installed a water cooler above... 34,142 Views / 193 Replies  
True until they installed a water cooler above the PSU. Those PSUs were much harder to pull than they needed to be too.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Apr 30, 2021 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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