Re: [LINK] Arnnet website hacked?

2013-05-03 Thread Karl Auer
to a fresher comment. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A Old fingerprint: AE1D

Re: [LINK] Australian CyberWarfare Battalion

2013-08-07 Thread Karl Auer
the host organisation harmed and without recourse. Hence my question. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239

Re: [LINK] Australian CyberWarfare Battalion

2013-08-07 Thread Karl Auer
On Thu, 2013-08-08 at 11:20 +1000, Jan Whitaker wrote: At 10:59 AM 8/08/2013, Karl Auer wrote: All of these things can be done by ordinary employees, of course; the difference is that these people may be protected by their military function, leaving the host organisation harmed and without

Re: [LINK] Effect of New Government on ICT in Canberra

2013-09-10 Thread Karl Auer
and steaming with its bonnet caved in against the tree, perhaps the time for calling it risk has passed, hmmm? Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG

[LINK] Great ambiguity from CBA

2013-09-11 Thread Karl Auer
, but can't be easily guessed, such as your birthday or other public or semi-public information Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint

Re: [LINK] Google’s Robot Cars Are Smoother, Safer Drivers Than You

2013-10-27 Thread Karl Auer
. No computer would ever be suborned to the needs or wishes of its venal master. Oh, no. Nup. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862

Re: [LINK] Google’s Robot Cars Are Smoother, Safer Drivers Than You

2013-11-01 Thread Karl Auer
to themselves. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A Old fingerprint: AE1D 4868 6420 AD9A A698

Re: [LINK] An Overhead NBN

2013-11-07 Thread Karl Auer
to just about everything except an earthquake (and maybe flood). Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40

Re: [LINK] Android mobile phone antivirus?

2013-11-13 Thread Karl Auer
On Wed, 2013-11-13 at 20:22 +1100, Karl Auer wrote: On Wed, 2013-11-13 at 09:13 +, step...@melbpc.org.au wrote: I'm fairly sure my current phone has malware. http://readwrite.com/2013/04/23/5-signs-android-smartphone-infected-malware http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/8131

Re: [LINK] ABC i view changes

2013-11-16 Thread Karl Auer
browser. Instant searching can be disabled, and syncing is completely optional. Do please detail any other issues you know about! I use Chromium *only* for iView. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http

Re: [LINK] ABC i view changes

2013-11-17 Thread Karl Auer
On Mon, 2013-11-18 at 09:13 +1000, Noel Butler wrote: On 17/11/2013 17:20, Karl Auer wrote: I'd like to know what these invasions are, for Chrome. You've never disabled all the call home options, then run only chrome and a tcpdump session? Maybe I should try that with Chromium. I've never

Re: [LINK] LG Smart TVs send filenames from USB drives!

2013-11-19 Thread Karl Auer
not know about. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A Old fingerprint: AE1D 4868 6420

Re: [LINK] LG Smart TVs send filenames from USB drives!

2013-11-19 Thread Karl Auer
developers were. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A Old fingerprint: AE1D 4868 6420

Re: [LINK] The NSA Mission Statement

2013-11-24 Thread Karl Auer
of how to fight as an effective guerilla, considering it was written during a war that ended just as WWI was starting. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com

Re: [LINK] The NSA Mission Statement

2013-11-25 Thread Karl Auer
, and they are very, very dangerous. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A Old fingerprint: AE1D

Re: [LINK] ReformGovernmentSurveillance.com

2013-12-09 Thread Karl Auer
certainly are. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A Old fingerprint: AE1D 4868 6420

Re: [LINK] Google's driverless car is evil (by Buick)

2013-12-15 Thread Karl Auer
others can dream up more interesting situations... What a fascinating set of consequences and questions automatic cars do raise! Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http

Re: [LINK] GCHQ Forced Secure Email Service PrivateSky to Shut Down

2013-12-15 Thread Karl Auer
On Mon, 2013-12-16 at 16:18 +1030, Glen Turner wrote: On 14/12/2013, at 9:19 AM, Karl Auer wrote: entity. If there were a distributed mechanism in place (think Tor), these problems would go away. I don't know what that mechanism is - but it's the answer :-) The problem with distributed

Re: [LINK] GCHQ Forced Secure Email Service PrivateSky to Shut Down

2013-12-15 Thread Karl Auer
where keys or partial keys are stored. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A Old

Re: [LINK] UN declares that the right to privacy,

2013-12-18 Thread Karl Auer
on can access the content. You still have to trust the server. Not with GPG/PGP. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961

Re: [LINK] UN declares that the right to privacy,

2013-12-18 Thread Karl Auer
On Thu, 2013-12-19 at 09:19 +1100, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote: On 18/12/2013 10:27 PM, Karl Auer wrote: This does not protect the fact of an email exchange, the time of the exchange, the received list and so on, but it completely protects the content of the message. Not even

Re: [LINK] Security 'vs.' Privacy

2013-12-19 Thread Karl Auer
. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A Old fingerprint: AE1D 4868 6420 AD9A A698 5251 1699 7B78 4EEE 6017

Re: [LINK] Apps for medicine not all goodness and light

2014-01-29 Thread Karl Auer
. Could be. I'll send someone to check the exchange. Good on you, Clarissa. And yar boo sucks to the rest of the conga-line. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com

Re: [LINK] Adobe Flash problems - update fails with OS X Lion and above

2014-02-07 Thread Karl Auer
flash plugin. Or you could use Chrome, if you don't mind Googly stuff. I use it exclusively for things that need late-version flash. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http

Re: [LINK] Poorly Managed SSH Keys

2014-02-23 Thread Karl Auer
in place a process for automatically changing keys. Something they should be doing for all access credentials. ssh does not need special treatment. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer

[LINK] A good read

2014-06-01 Thread Karl Auer
http://idlewords.com/bt14.htm -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: EC67 61E2 C2F6 EB55 884B E129 072B 0AF0 72AA 9882 Old fingerprint: B862 FB15

[LINK] The Australian tells me cookies are NOT enabled, but cookies ARE enabled

2014-06-01 Thread Karl Auer
third party cookies I just won't be reading the Australian online any more. I can see no legitimate reason to *require* third-party cookies. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http

Re: [LINK] Gmail and crypto

2014-06-04 Thread Karl Auer
On Wed, 2014-06-04 at 18:12 -0700, Scott Howard wrote: On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 5:36 PM, Karl Auer ka...@biplane.com.au wrote: To the best of my knowledge, the VAST majority of email is shipped between servers in clear text. Facebook's data disagrees. ... nearly 60% of all emails are sent via

Re: [LINK] [PRIVACY] Re: Gmail and crypto

2014-06-04 Thread Karl Auer
On Thu, 2014-06-05 at 11:40 +1000, Russell Stuart wrote: On Thu, 2014-06-05 at 10:36 +1000, Karl Auer wrote: As far as I can tell, the encrypted email Google is making a song and dance about is only encrypted between the sender and Google (or the sender and their email server, more

Re: [LINK] [PRIVACY] Re: Gmail and crypto

2014-06-05 Thread Karl Auer
, and for the most part are essentially incapable of judging the actual risk they accept in so doing. I'd be genuinely interested in how you feel things would have panned out without Wassenaar. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka

Re: [LINK] web: A third of NBN not working, figures reveal

2014-06-08 Thread Karl Auer
time yet. Thanks Malcom. Thanks Tony. Decency does not permit me, in this forum, to use the words I want to use when referring to you. Regards, K. [1] I only just noticed that the first part of Coalition is coal... -- ~~~ Karl

Re: [LINK] Disable clipboard for password input

2014-06-29 Thread Karl Auer
the password if the site needs scripts. It may not work, but you would be amazed how many people think JavaScript is just a given - and don't deal with it being absent. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http

Re: [LINK] Question re spoofing with bad reply address

2014-07-09 Thread Karl Auer
. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: EC67 61E2 C2F6 EB55 884B E129 072B 0AF0 72AA 9882 Old fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961 BC62 1A40 6239 1208 9865 5F9A

Re: [LINK] Question re spoofing with bad reply address

2014-07-09 Thread Karl Auer
actually makes it through to a human recipient. The vast majority of spam these days is both sent and destroyed by fully automated systems. All bounces are from automated systems. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au

Re: [LINK] Creative Commons Licence page

2014-07-23 Thread Karl Auer
movie doesn't display, that's about it. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: EC67 61E2 C2F6 EB55 884B E129 072B 0AF0 72AA 9882 Old

Re: [LINK] Life

2014-07-23 Thread Karl Auer
:-) The heat that keeps us all alive by allowing chemical reactions to take place at appropriate rates is pure energy too. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com

Re: [LINK] Wyvern

2014-08-13 Thread Karl Auer
in power. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: EC67 61E2 C2F6 EB55 884B E129 072B 0AF0 72AA 9882 Old fingerprint: B862 FB15 FE96 4961

Re: [LINK] ACT's iiNet Wifi to Block Lots of Traffic?

2014-09-23 Thread Karl Auer
for the tourists' wifi, but I did nothing, for I was not a tourist... :-) Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: EC67 61E2 C2F6 EB55 884B

Re: [LINK] Rick Welykochy domain error?

2014-10-02 Thread Karl Auer
Internet Status: serverHold (Expired) Status: serverUpdateProhibited (Expired) ... Anyone got his phone number? :_) Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http

Re: [LINK] Renewable energy 'simply WON'T WORK'

2014-11-25 Thread Karl Auer
and disposal - are these offset by the benefits or not? Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: EC67 61E2 C2F6 EB55 884B E129 072B 0AF0 72AA 9882

Re: [LINK] Renewable energy 'simply WON'T WORK'

2014-11-26 Thread Karl Auer
water uphill to use in hydroelectrics is very inefficient because of friction, except that the storage is cheap, safe and can be maintained indefinitely Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http

[LINK] OT? GPG author going broke

2015-02-05 Thread Karl Auer
in a usable package. Doubly so for Windows people, where GPG4Win remains, as far as I know, the *only* credible option for safe crypto. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http

Re: [LINK] The Undersea Network

2015-03-29 Thread Karl Auer
. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931 5AE7 7638 0147 2C3C 2AC4 Old fingerprint: EC67 61E2 C2F6 EB55 884B E129 072B 0AF0 72AA 9882

Re: [LINK] OT: Anyone able to download e.g. Shaun Macallif ep 9?

2015-04-13 Thread Karl Auer
On Mon, 2015-04-13 at 16:10 +1000, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote: On 12-Apr-15 10:36 PM, Karl Auer wrote: Was just wondering if anyone had successfully downloaded (for example) Shaun Macallif episode 9? Other than to an iPad? Do you mean stream/play or download the file for playing later

Re: [LINK] IDIoT

2015-06-25 Thread Karl Auer
know when they blow - or even better, before they blow - is a great idea. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931

Re: [LINK] UNSW researchers make another quantum computing breakthrough

2015-11-16 Thread Karl Auer
ed out how to use the sparks, but we have no idea how the sparks come to be. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B93

Re: [LINK] web: The NBN satellite Malcolm Turnbull never wanted prepares for liftoff

2015-08-31 Thread Karl Auer
rds, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931 5AE7 7638 0147 2C3C 2AC4 Old fingerprint: EC67 61E2 C2F6 EB55 884B E129 072B 0AF0 72A

Re: [LINK] Electromagnetic Hyper Sensitivity

2015-09-06 Thread Karl Auer
oes the effects are very subtle or very long-term. Exactly the sorts of effects that can only be found through painstaking scientific research. Regards, K. -- ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http:/

[LINK] iView and Linux (was Re: Of Fossildom and Other Ailments)

2015-09-13 Thread Karl Auer
this, apparently, to which I respond that if they choose to use ridiculously restive proprietary formats and protocols for their delivery, then I choose to ignore their instructions. Get in touch if you want more info. Regards, K. -- ~

Re: [LINK] The data drought

2015-10-05 Thread Karl Auer
e, no matter how important, for political gain. On this one we have been most grievously let down by our so-called leaders. And it has nothing at all to do with physics or geography. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@bipla

Re: [LINK] Why you may not own, or drive your vehicle in 10 years time

2016-06-09 Thread Karl Auer
? Fear? Belief? "It's not possible now" is not an argument. Especially since it does seem (Google etc) that it actually *is* possible now. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer h

Re: [LINK] Why you may not own, or drive your vehicle in 10 years time

2016-06-09 Thread Karl Auer
a large axe? I will reprogram you using this axe unless I am delivered promptly to my chosen destination without further interruption. Are we clear on that? Excellent!" (Unpauses Radiohead, returns to book). Regards, K. -- ~~

Re: [LINK] Why you may not own, or drive your vehicle in 10 years time

2016-06-09 Thread Karl Auer
and social environment of the real world. Absolutely. Like all the other things we now use computers for and that have transformed and are transforming our legal, political, economic and social environments. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer

Re: [LINK] Why you may not own, or drive your vehicle in 10 years time

2016-06-09 Thread Karl Auer
s will never drive cars... until they do. Regards, K. [1] I cannot imagine it, therefore it cannot be. [2] I do not know of it, therefore it does not exist. [3] It is true now, therefore it will always be true. -- ~~~ K

Re: [LINK] eHighways & electric planes

2016-06-23 Thread Karl Auer
ds-conforming exhaust pipe onto it to get it registered... Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C

Re: [LINK] eHighways & electric planes

2016-06-26 Thread Karl Auer
sumptions. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931 5A

Re: [LINK] How fast is the NBN?

2016-02-25 Thread Karl Auer
we are already near the upper limit is stupid. Implementing such technologies when we already have technologies available with upper limits so far away we can barely see them is stupidity that defies credence. Regards, K. -- ~~~

Re: [LINK] Cyberwar: Hypothetical Scenario for Teaching ICT Ethics

2016-02-26 Thread Karl Auer
r help kill - other people. That is just as true of someone engaging in cyber-warfare as any other kind of warfare. It's a sobering starting point. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer h

Re: [LINK] Faults? Telstra?

2016-02-17 Thread Karl Auer
ve a link to that result? Regards, K. -- ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1

Re: [LINK] why your internet gets so frickin' slow every afternoon

2016-03-09 Thread Karl Auer
. Regards, K. -- ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931 5AE7 7

Re: [LINK] why your internet gets so frickin' slow every afternoon

2016-03-09 Thread Karl Auer
y are probably saying it themselves too. Bad language is not something that kids should not hear or should not use - like knives, the main thing with words is that they learn to use the right ones at the right times. Regards, K. -- ~

Re: [LINK] A non-sensationalist look at Australian internet speeds

2016-03-28 Thread Karl Auer
not reflected in the stats because their data volumes are being capped at less that what they actually need. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fi

Re: [LINK] Does NBN need a third satellite?

2016-03-30 Thread Karl Auer
On Thu, 2016-03-31 at 09:27 +1100, Tom Worthington wrote: > On 30/03/16 09:51, Karl Auer wrote: > The Australian government is funding the construction of the NBN and > put in place a policy that city customers subsidize remote users. So > it is up to the government to decide what

Re: [LINK] itN: Reckless MPs okay Driverless Cars

2016-04-05 Thread Karl Auer
adically different from town to town or region to region. I suspect you would converge pretty quickly on the optimum number of cars for the market, but you might also see pretty firm downward pressure on pricing. Regards, K. -- ~~~

Re: [LINK] Does NBN need a third satellite?

2016-03-24 Thread Karl Auer
hahaha :-) Oh, very good. Very good. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint

Re: [LINK] How fast is the NBN?

2016-03-03 Thread Karl Auer
On Fri, 2016-03-04 at 09:44 +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote: > On 04/03/16 09:33, Karl Auer wrote: > > - wireless is a broadcast medium and thus trivially > > eavesdroppable.[...] > > Fibre does not require any such protection > > because it is not a broadcast medium.

Re: [LINK] MyHealthRecord opt-out Site

2016-04-03 Thread Karl Auer
ection. This is a problem because you are collecting sensitive information via those pages. Just a minute, I'll try to find someone who can assist you. Someone will call me back. So they say. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.

Re: [LINK] MyHealthRecord opt-out Site

2016-04-03 Thread Karl Auer
On Mon, 2016-04-04 at 12:13 +1000, Karl Auer wrote: > I have a call in to MyHealthRecord trying to tell them about this. It > will be interesting to see if they do actually get back to me. They did. Someone called David rang me, and said that the problem was already being rectified. He men

Re: [LINK] Does NBN need a third satellite?

2016-04-03 Thread Karl Auer
On Mon, 2016-04-04 at 13:31 +1000, Jim Birch wrote: > On 2 April 2016 at 13:54, Karl Auer wrote: > "compressed for transmission" means "has had much data discarded". > > All digital video is compressed, except maybe the truly lossless > "raw" digita

Re: [LINK] Anticipated service life of fibre (was: Does NBN need a third satellite?)

2016-04-04 Thread Karl Auer
Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931 5AE7 7638 0147 2C3C 2AC4

Re: [LINK] Anticipated service life of fibre

2016-04-05 Thread Karl Auer
re installed > upside-down, with the thicker part still at the top. I did not know that. Thank you. I did know about the cylinder and disk production methods, but never put two and two together properly. Regards, K. -- ~~

Re: [LINK] Does NBN need a third satellite?

2016-04-01 Thread Karl Auer
n such a way as to produce an item that is bit-for-bit identical to X. Lossy compression means that there is no way back to X. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG f

Re: [LINK] Gn: '... Google erases blog without warning'

2016-07-14 Thread Karl Auer
or not? Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931 5AE7

Re: [LINK] Machine Learning Was: Re: Robot cars and the fear gap

2016-07-27 Thread Karl Auer
st at the moment. I have an excellent proof of machine intelligence, but this email is too small to contain it. Regards, K. -- ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerp

Re: [LINK] Census: OAIC's Vacuous Pseudo-Investigation Report

2016-08-12 Thread Karl Auer
(via Tom Worthington) and PC Users Group (via  Karl  Auer). These contacts were not sustained, however, because of the lack of time Alan Wakeley, as the sole Australian member of the RAAP, could put into the unsupported issue [...]" Perhaps that is the reason, for his part, that Mr Wakeley did

Re: [LINK] Robot cars and the fear gap

2016-07-14 Thread Karl Auer
On Thu, 2016-07-14 at 15:01 +1000, Brendan wrote: > On 07/14/2016 02:06 PM, Karl Auer wrote: > > The fallacy in the argument as it applies to autonomous vehicles is > The argument has nothing whatsoever to do with autonomous vehicles > making decisions. OK. It turns out yo

Re: [LINK] Robot cars and the fear gap

2016-07-13 Thread Karl Auer
hicle do in this situation" and then load the situation with value judgements. The result is - a stupid question. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389

Re: [LINK] Why do people permit third-party cookies?

2016-08-04 Thread Karl Auer
Running with no cookies and no scripts is an austere, but somehow peaceful web experience. Regards, K --  ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D

Re: [LINK] Why do people permit third-party cookies?

2016-08-04 Thread Karl Auer
with Chrome. Google loves you. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C

Re: [LINK] Why do people permit third-party cookies?

2016-08-04 Thread Karl Auer
g else to replace the last. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C41 82BE

Re: [LINK] Machine Learning Was: Re: Robot cars and the fear gap

2016-08-01 Thread Karl Auer
achine... Time for this link:    http://www.terrybisson.com/page6/page6.html A most excellent short story. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerp

Re: [LINK] Spritz

2016-08-31 Thread Karl Auer
rds, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931 5AE7 7638 0147 2C3

Re: [LINK] New Russian nuclear missile

2016-10-31 Thread Karl Auer
he Universe." Stupid people can convince themselves of anything, as can frightened people. And accidents can happen. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.c

Re: [LINK] Fake News

2016-12-01 Thread Karl Auer
rds, K. --  ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B Old fingerprint: 3C41 82BE A9E7 99A1 B931 5AE7 7638 0147 2C3

Re: [LINK] NBN costs

2017-07-31 Thread Karl Auer
green pieces of paper, which was strange because on the whole it wasn't the little green pieces of paper that were unhappy." -- ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fing

Re: [LINK] Terror-Induced Portfolio Reorg

2017-07-17 Thread Karl Auer
s keeping them safe from the Government? What a sorry shower of shit politics in this country has become. K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A52E

Re: [LINK] Renewing your drivers licence online

2017-07-23 Thread Karl Auer
at apply to all aspects of the toll system > just to update a minor thing. There is a fairly simple way to work around these sorts of things. It's not even nerdy or complicated. Write them a letter. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka

Re: [LINK] SBS On Demand

2017-09-19 Thread Karl Auer
Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A52E F6B9 708B 51C4 85E6 1634 0571 ADF9 3C1C 6A3A Old fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64 2BEE CBCB C38B ___

Re: [LINK] Spammy looking email from ASIC

2017-09-22 Thread Karl Auer
did - go check the business name manually. Don't use the links. It would be nice if entities like ASIC would get the message that they should not send out live links. Regards, K. -- ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com

Re: [LINK] A vested interest?

2017-10-04 Thread Karl Auer
egards, K. -- ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A52E F6B9 708B 51C4 85E6 1634 0571 ADF9 3C1C 6A3A Old fingerprint: E00D 64ED 9C6A 8605 21E0 0ED0 EE64

Re: [LINK] Cars, again

2017-11-16 Thread Karl Auer
way to measure how big that bit is, except via a statistical examination of the facts - after the fact. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint:

Re: [LINK] Cars, again

2017-11-15 Thread Karl Auer
le hurdles for the purpose of attacking such technologies. Most of the arguments I've seen against autonomous vehicles boil down to "I won't be trusting them consarned things until one wins the Paris to Dakar unaided". Regards, K. -- ~

Re: [LINK] Cars, again

2017-11-15 Thread Karl Auer
an reliably beat the vast majority of normal people at chess. And they build in pauses in those games because otherwise the speed of defeat would be too demoralising. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.bipla

Re: [LINK] Cars, again

2017-11-16 Thread Karl Auer
bably easier to program our way out of :-) Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A52E F6B9 708B 51C4 85E6 1634 0571 ADF9 3C1C 6A3A Old

Re: [LINK] Support Desk Fail

2018-06-16 Thread Karl Auer
well-documented doddle. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A0CD 28F0 10BE FC21 C57C 67C1 19A6 83A4 9B0B 1D75 Old fingerprint: A52E F6B9 708

Re: [LINK] Support Desk Fail

2018-06-16 Thread Karl Auer
he domain password. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A0CD 28F0 10BE FC21 C57C 67C1 19A6 83A4 9B0B 1D75 Old fingerprint: A52E F6B9 708B 51C4 85E6 1634 0571 ADF9 3C1C 6A3A _

Re: [LINK] More Earth-Shattering IoT Applications

2018-04-25 Thread Karl Auer
eep underground, dark, airless. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A0CD 28F0 10BE FC21 C57C 67C1 19A6 83A4 9B0B 1D75 Old fingerprint: A52E F

Re: [LINK] Electric car disposal

2018-07-03 Thread Karl Auer
th a QR code for the first responder information. As long as the URL is there too. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A0CD 28F0 10BE FC21 C57C 67

Re: [LINK] Video streaming

2018-02-08 Thread Karl Auer
gt; packages with H.264 support, and Flash, and nothing much works at > > all. For SBS in particular, check out webdl    https://bitbucket.org/delx/webdl Regards, K. -- ~~~~~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com

Re: [LINK] My letter to the local paper

2018-07-23 Thread Karl Auer
starting again. Regards, K. -- ~~~ Karl Auer (ka...@biplane.com.au) http://www.biplane.com.au/kauer http://twitter.com/kauer389 GPG fingerprint: A0CD 28F0 10BE FC21 C57C 67C1 19A6 83A4 9B0B 1D75 Old fingerprint: A52E F6B9 708B 5

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