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Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Wudang
Conan O'Brien on twitter "Right now the FBI is...

Conan O'Brien on twitter
"Right now the FBI is Googling how to get ketchup off sensitive documents."
Forum: Computers and the Internet 13th August 2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,163
Posted By Wudang
Could Person A use a citrix session or rdp to a...

Could Person A use a citrix session or rdp to a server?
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
I've lost count of how many twitter accounts I...

I've lost count of how many twitter accounts I follow that have said the same.
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
Hmm. How long would it take for him to notice?

Hmm. How long would it take for him to notice?
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,186
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Posted By Wudang
I refer my learned colleague to the answer given...

I refer my learned colleague to the answer given in post 622 above.
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
Potential violations of the Espionage Act...

Potential violations of the Espionage Act...
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
Interesting article about the serious...

Interesting article about the serious consequences of SIGINT material was involved.
https://www.stonekettle.com/2022/08/loose-lips-sink-ships.html
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
A background on US security classification from...

A background on US security classification from Mark_Hertling
https://twitter.com/MarkHertling/status/1557911337468133377

A key point
Forum: USA Politics 11th August 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
Hush now, the grownups are talking.

Hush now, the grownups are talking.
Forum: USA Politics 11th August 2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
link to Guardian article...

link to Guardian article (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/aug/10/fbi-searched-trumps-home-seeking-classified-presidential-records-sources)

It's unclear what triggered the escalation from...
Forum: USA Politics 10th August 2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
As some commenters have said : a judge signing...

As some commenters have said : a judge signing that warrant is not going to do so lightly as it could be a career limiting decision, never mind actual death threats.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th August 2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 44,536
Posted By Wudang
Well the bar in Ayrshire police in the early 60s...

Well the bar in Ayrshire police in the early 60s must have been bloody low to let my father in. He was barely literate.
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
We don't know yet because there's something...

We don't know yet because there's something called due process.
Forum: USA Politics 9th August 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,941
Posted By Wudang
Thread on Twitter that's getting some attention ...

Thread on Twitter that's getting some attention
https://twitter.com/UticaEric/status/1556842952294481921

Extract:

Replies are worth reading as well.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 9th August 2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,163
Posted By Wudang
Yeah about that. The Six Daggers of Xabaoth are...

Yeah about that. The Six Daggers of Xabaoth are still sitting in the delivery area as we can't figure out how to enter them as Configuration Items in the CMDB.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th August 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,163
Posted By Wudang
And is less likely to be read wrong. A project I...

And is less likely to be read wrong. A project I worked on we had to get extracts from a hospital's database which was based around the US company Cerner's system and a homegrown datawarehouse. The...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th August 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 105,572
Posted By Wudang
Don't they rely on a number of European firms for...

Don't they rely on a number of European firms for a lot of parts and machine tools?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd August 2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 105,572
Posted By Wudang
Also the Russians seem to rely a lot on trains to...

Also the Russians seem to rely a lot on trains to move ordnance and UAF are doing a lot of damage to the rail network as part of the "corrosion" strategy. As a US General said some years back...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 105,572
Posted By Wudang
Another thread by ChrisO on Russian infantry...

Another thread by ChrisO on Russian infantry based on their words. This is on the growing divide between soldiers and officers.
Promises of rotation back to Russia never happens, support helicopters...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd August 2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
From Ian Dunt on Twitter

From Ian Dunt on Twitter
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 1st August 2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 105,572
Posted By Wudang
Interesting thread on long term impact to Russian...

Interesting thread on long term impact to Russian army
https://twitter.com/MassDara/status/1554168802350342148
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 1st August 2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 105,572
Posted By Wudang
A couple of Twitter accounts I follow credit...

A couple of Twitter accounts I follow credit https://twitter.com/wartranslated for translation in case it helps.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st July 2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 105,572
Posted By Wudang
Interesting twitter thread about why "there is...

Interesting twitter thread about why "there is often a gap between Russian weapons on paper versus their performance in the field."



https://twitter.com/Jack_Watling/status/1553745899871952897...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 31st July 2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
Some Tory MPs distance themselves from MadNads...

Some Tory MPs distance themselves from MadNads "knife" tweet


https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/jul/31/nadine-dorries-disturbing-tweets-on-rishi-sunak-condemned-by-tory-mps
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 29th July 2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3,197
Views: 231,752
Posted By Wudang
I think this thread by Ian Dunt is spot on. ...

I think this thread by Ian Dunt is spot on.
https://twitter.com/IanDunt/status/1550388766115864582
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 29th July 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
The article says.

The article says.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 28th July 2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,163
Posted By Wudang
I have to admit to struggling as a user here....

I have to admit to struggling as a user here. Watching the remote admins at <big bank> fumble around remotely on my PC with the speed and elegance of a lobotomized sloth on valium made my hands...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th July 2022, 04:44 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 44,536
Posted By Wudang
I was struggling to remember the term for an...

I was struggling to remember the term for an offence for which there is no defence in law and the one example I could think of was possession in any form of a sawn off shotgun. My googling kept...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th July 2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
At least 2 families in my home town tell of...

At least 2 families in my home town tell of family members who fought in WW1 being offered officer training on enrolment on the basis that they went to a "public school". The name of the school was...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 44,536
Posted By Wudang
Is possession of child pornography a, what's the...

Is possession of child pornography a, what's the term, is it strict liability, like possession of a sawn off shotgun. There is no defence, so if you find a sawn off shotgun while out for a walk, ...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 26th July 2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,284
Posted By Wudang
Hmm, more like a pile I'd say.

Hmm, more like a pile I'd say.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th July 2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
David Allen Green's analysis of BJ's letter...

David Allen Green's analysis of BJ's letter concerning a meeting with ex-KGB Alexander Lebedev
...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 25th July 2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,284
Posted By Wudang
Yep ...

Yep https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Continuum_fallacy


A rather informal logic book I read decades back called it "the logically black is white slide". It used a counterexample (which you may have...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th July 2022, 02:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,310
Posted By Wudang
OS/2 and MCA were totally screwed up by internal...

OS/2 and MCA were totally screwed up by internal IBM stupidity. The OS/2 product owner getting furious at the idea of someone writing games for his OS, marketings inability to think in other terms...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd July 2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
Yes I'm unclear how big a factor it would be. I...

Yes I'm unclear how big a factor it would be. I guess one missing factor is how much say these possible foreign actors would have in other issues : e.g. polling members for opinions on current issues...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd July 2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
One possible contributing factor to how the...

One possible contributing factor to how the Conservative party may pick crap leaders.

https://twitter.com/WesleyTheobald/status/1550387756349751297

A guy tested this.


As Charles Stross...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 22nd July 2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,163
Posted By Wudang
I grew up "doon the watter" from Glasgow and...

I grew up "doon the watter" from Glasgow and lived in Glasgow for years and the accents are all crystal to me except one area (was it Brigton?) where I swear all I could hear was glottal stops and...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 22nd July 2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,163
Posted By Wudang
I worked with some great colleagues in India but...

I worked with some great colleagues in India but one's native language must have been massively agglutinative as whole streams of sentences merged into one long monotonic word. I could never...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st July 2022, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
And the eternal "logic" of 1 - We need to do...

And the eternal "logic" of
1 - We need to do something about X
2 - Y is something about X
3 - We need to do Y.

Reflexes rather than thought out policies.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th July 2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
Seems Struss dressed up like Thatcher. Anyone...

Seems Struss dressed up like Thatcher. Anyone else thinking of Norman Bates other clothing?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th July 2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
I think another factor is the degree to which...

I think another factor is the degree to which many people can know a "decent person" of any given ethnicity and mentally separate them from "that lot" of which any given individual is seen as an...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 14th July 2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,163
Posted By Wudang
Sigh, anything for a profit. I wonder if they...

Sigh, anything for a profit. I wonder if they even tested the impact of their cans being lodged down someone's throat? An accident waiting to happen.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 14th July 2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,515
Posted By Wudang
Likewise.

Likewise.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 13th July 2022, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
Oh that's harsh. Can't we remember her...

Oh that's harsh. Can't we remember her achievements for once link (https://newsthump.com/2019/10/11/liz-truss-successfully-puts-on-her-own-shoes/)
Forum: Computers and the Internet 13th July 2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,515
Posted By Wudang
Oh laptop horrors. A colleague at <big bank> was...

Oh laptop horrors. A colleague at <big bank> was asked to go over from the UK to France to help with something. So he took his work laptop with dev environment etc. Arrived in France, started work,...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 12th July 2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,515
Posted By Wudang
I surrender. You have dealt with stupidity orders...

I surrender. You have dealt with stupidity orders of magnitude beyond me.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th July 2022, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
Oh for god's sake. We were already signatories to...

Oh for god's sake. We were already signatories to the ECHR. The Human Rights Act 1998 was so that UK citizens could have breaches of their rights dealt with in UK courts instead of having to appeal...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th July 2022, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
I've tweeted advice to him. Does it still count...

I've tweeted advice to him. Does it still count if it's anatomically impossible?
Forum: Computers and the Internet 10th July 2022, 06:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,515
Posted By Wudang
I'd ask them for proof their backups worked.

I'd ask them for proof their backups worked.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 9th July 2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 92,720
Posted By Wudang
According to the Independent Chancellor Nadhim...

According to the Independent
Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi's tax affairs are under investigation by HMRC.
...
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