The cloud is just the 21st century rehashing mainframe concepts so why not use COBOL for it?
I saw her on the BBC a few days ago being asked about it and she didn't give a clear answer then either. However, I apologise. I just have an incredibly low opinion of politicians of all parties. I'd rather cut my hands off than vote Tory and I'm pretty contemptuous of Labour and the Lib Dems too.
Which is only six months ago. There's nothing implausible about that article and Stemcor even use the same weasel words as Google. I'm not supporting Google's greed, arrogance and tax dodging but I hate hypocrisy from politicians.
Sometimes I really hate "technology" reporting.
The IE10 ones are a bit less shit but still shit. I think he was being sarcastic.
That's how it's done in the UK. It doesn't improve anything and in plenty of cases it makes things worse and more expensive as the bidders all lie on their bids and then have to be bailed out because the infrastructure can't be allowed to collapse.
Yes issue everyone with their own army, air force, navy and nuclear weapons.
How about graphics cards.
You forgot 'don't install media centre add on as it invalidates your key without warning you this will happen' which, if you'd read the article, you'd know.
The Libyan resistance had guns and were getting their arses handed to them by Gaddafi until NATO stepped in. The Syrian rebels have so far failed to win despite having guns. The Afghans failed to remove the Taliban despite being armed. The Iraqis failed to remove Saddam despite being armed.
In both cases it would still be a criminal offence.
You missed out USB thumbdrives which are the de facto replacement for floppies.