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I'm hoping Boris and co will be gone before the... 116 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm hoping Boris and co will be gone before the BBC's funding actually runs out.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Yesterday at 08:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There is a new machine that can do 60 or so covid... 407,773 Views / 1,490 Replies  
There is a new machine that can do 60 or so covid tests per hour. They don't require nasal swabs and they are 95% or more accurate.

They are the size of a small desktop PC but require a PC to...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Yesterday at 08:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Specialist software has long been in the... 410 Views / 17 Replies  
Specialist software has long been in the skys-the-limit realm but thats the sort of thing that is essential to do a job. A job that will earn the owners more than the subscription costs.

I'm...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Yesterday at 08:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You might find that hat one a little different.... 128,173 Views / 424 Replies  
You might find that hat one a little different. Theres a lot of introspection I'd say.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 17, 2022 at 06:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If that fringe was 6" long in Bachman's day its... 7,089 Views / 89 Replies  
If that fringe was 6" long in Bachman's day its barely 1" now.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 16, 2022 at 06:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone seen Ricky Gervais' Afterlife on Netflix? 128,173 Views / 424 Replies  
Anyone seen Ricky Gervais' Afterlife on Netflix?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 16, 2022 at 06:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Software Pricing Has Gone Insane 410 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm struggling with the demented levels of greed in recent software SAAS providers. Theres some great tools out there but the prices are unsustainable.

I last night I found a nifty looking...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 16, 2022 at 06:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Milo was always a piece of shit. As I recall, the... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Milo was always a piece of shit. As I recall, the only reason he was finally "cancelled" was after some comments about sleeping with underage boys. Had it been girls, I expect his followers would...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 12, 2022 at 11:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The same has happened in the UK. Parents simply... 407,773 Views / 1,490 Replies  
The same has happened in the UK. Parents simply do not want to spend that much time with their own kids. School attendance is mandatory here too until age 18 (I'm not 100% sure what the home...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 7, 2022 at 05:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree that these people think of themselves as... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
I agree that these people think of themselves as heroes, for the most part. I think there is a class of instigators/manipulators who know the score all too well and should be held to greater account...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 7, 2022 at 05:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Milo's pretty sharp so I always assumed he was... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Milo's pretty sharp so I always assumed he was one of those conservatives who knew full well he was siding with/promoting unsavoury bigoted views and people but was happy to do it because he enjoyed...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 5, 2022 at 06:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Literal cancellation would, but those being... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Literal cancellation would, but those being cancelled aren't being cancelled. Its just a hyperbolic term designed to inspire more sympathy and outrage on behalf of the cancelled. I would say 90% of...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Jan 1, 2022 at 06:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Two thirds of the UK voted for left-wing parties... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Two thirds of the UK voted for left-wing parties at the last election and yet we have a far-right government with a massive majority in place. They basically can't lose votes in the Commons. On...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 28, 2021 at 10:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Anybody seen Don't Look Up? Its an odd film but... 407,773 Views / 1,490 Replies  
Anybody seen Don't Look Up? Its an odd film but I'm on board with the message.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 27, 2021 at 09:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But is that whats happening here? I won't... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
But is that whats happening here?
I won't pretend to know how many people contact Netflix or whoever to threaten leaving the platform, but ultimately if you are seen to support someone accused of...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 27, 2021 at 09:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Laminar is spot on. The cancelled claim they... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Laminar is spot on.
The cancelled claim they are being excluded from the marketplace but in truth they are misinterpreting what the marketplace actually is.
As far as I know, very artists get...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 26, 2021 at 06:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I did. Didn't hate it. 5,539 Views / 61 Replies  
I did. Didn't hate it.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 26, 2021 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If people don't like racists, homophobes and... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
If people don't like racists, homophobes and transphobes, they won't buy whatever it is they're selling. Its the market deciding.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 24, 2021 at 08:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The thing about server cabs is they are very... 99,644 Views / 404 Replies  
The thing about server cabs is they are very expensive if you need one, but utterly worthless if you have one you don't need. If you're patient, you can usually find one not too far away for peanuts.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 24, 2021 at 07:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is not the only example of this.... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
This is not the only example of this. Conservatives are also enraged about cancel culture but thats no different. Its just the free market at work. You could say the same for evolution too. Many...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 23, 2021 at 10:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think theres an issue that there is money in... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
I think theres an issue that there is money in the system going to the wrong places. The people at the top have become substantially richer during this pandemic. They were already becoming...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 21, 2021 at 07:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And stop repeating them so much. Especially if I... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
And stop repeating them so much. Especially if I was paying enough attention to skip it first time, showing it again 3 minutes later isn't going to get you anywhere except my bad books.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 19, 2021 at 09:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Its probably a feature of the U1 chip. I think... 6,387 Views / 97 Replies  
Its probably a feature of the U1 chip. I think that was present in the 11 onwards.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 19, 2021 at 09:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perfect health maybe, but you could always glue... 1,437,177 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Perfect health maybe, but you could always glue some shiny bling to them.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 19, 2021 at 01:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes I'm aware of a fair few bits of it. And... 1,257 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes I'm aware of a fair few bits of it. And probably more I don't realise is from it.

As for Tim Allen, I never minded him in Home Improvement and Galaxy Quest is great. His more recent sitcoms...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 15, 2021 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have one family member to outlive, after that... 422,138 Views / 712 Replies  
I have one family member to outlive, after that there's no-one to deal with whatever mess I leave behind. I suppose I ought to pick who gets my crap so the government can't have it.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 15, 2021 at 06:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I rate Jingle All the Way. I've never seen... 1,257 Views / 15 Replies  
I rate Jingle All the Way.

I've never seen Its A Wonderful Life. Thats weird isn't it?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 11, 2021 at 04:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Publicising this fact more seems like a sensible... 407,773 Views / 1,490 Replies  
Publicising this fact more seems like a sensible strategy.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Dec 2, 2021 at 07:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I bet a lot of the holdouts would cave instantly... 407,773 Views / 1,490 Replies  
I bet a lot of the holdouts would cave instantly if the authorities said there was a variant that caused permeant impotence and/or penile shrinkage.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 30, 2021 at 04:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I applaud the choice to divorce but couldn't she... 407,773 Views / 1,490 Replies  
I applaud the choice to divorce but couldn't she have just gotten jabbed without telling the idiot? Doesn't seem like he'd be too tricky to outfox.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 12, 2021 at 05:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The M1 didn't have Thunderbolt so presumably... 2,440 Views / 20 Replies  
The M1 didn't have Thunderbolt so presumably didn't have PCI-E. The M1 Pro/Max presumeably do have PCI-E on board. One also presumes that whatever M1 or M2 chip goes into the Mac Pro will need to...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 9, 2021 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple tends not to bother building anything... 2,440 Views / 20 Replies  
Apple tends not to bother building anything unless they think they can substantially improve on what currently exists. Beating Photoshop is a tall order (especially without infringing too many of the...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 8, 2021 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And thats why Democrats don't win enough... 1,045 Views / 17 Replies  
And thats why Democrats don't win enough elections. Republicans do shit and somehow the Dems always get blamed.
A FB friend and his friendship group are mad at Biden. Their imbecilic solution is for...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 5, 2021 at 07:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not talking about Apple servicing its own... 2,440 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm not talking about Apple servicing its own machines either. They do massively expensive custom service contracts. I had an iMac to repair once that had a 5 year warranty on the Apple system due to...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 5, 2021 at 06:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think when you're on the scale of building data... 2,440 Views / 20 Replies  
I think when you're on the scale of building data centres Apple does provide that kind of service, albeit at a bonkers price. That said, if you've got thousands of these things racked, you're gonna...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Nov 3, 2021 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not thrilled with Big Sur thus far. Ever since... 14,531 Views / 23 Replies  
Not thrilled with Big Sur thus far. Ever since update I've had network issues. Web pages will load slower and slower until eventually it can take several minutes to load a page. It actually just...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 30, 2021 at 04:53 PM, in macOS
I don't think Apple will prescribe to your... 2,440 Views / 20 Replies  
I don't think Apple will prescribe to your industry standards. They didn't last time and they don't for much else. Theres definitely a healthy segment of high performance computing that will overlook...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 28, 2021 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
M1 Xserve? 2,440 Views / 20 Replies  
So I've been thinking about the new Mac Pro chips and what else they might mean going forward. Smart money is on the bigger iMac being next in line and I'm guessing 20" mini LED with similar CPUs to...
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 28, 2021 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Theres a story going around about the armourer... 5,688 Views / 94 Replies  
Theres a story going around about the armourer having an incident with Nicholas Cage on a previous flick. The story is also being denied by others who were present though.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 28, 2021 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course, but blaming yourself is only going to... 5,688 Views / 94 Replies  
Of course, but blaming yourself is only going to be made worse if you keep hearing that everyone else is blaming you too It clearly wasn't his fault.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 28, 2021 at 04:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That implies there is room with the current tech... 2,862 Views / 25 Replies  
That implies there is room with the current tech to add a few more cores, no?
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 27, 2021 at 05:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hope Baldwin sues that piece of shit for... 5,688 Views / 94 Replies  
I hope Baldwin sues that piece of shit for millions.
Posted by Waragainstsleep, on Oct 27, 2021 at 05:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Me too. And the media is all "Alec Baldwin shoots... 5,688 Views / 94 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 Oct 27, 2021 at 05:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've heard various details since, an AD gave... 5,688 Views / 94 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... 5,688 Views / 94 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... 2,862 Views / 25 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... 2,862 Views / 25 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. 6,387 Views / 97 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. 220,218 Views / 780 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... 407,773 Views / 1,490 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
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