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Comment Cloud and Cloud! What is "Cloud"? (Score 1) 267

So, what is your definition of "The Cloud"? I have seen several kinds of things refered to as the cloud. Things like other people's storage like Dropbox or flickr. Things like other people's cycles like Google Docs. Things like that vertical market application you run in a web browser (like the ticket tracking software where I work).

Comment Ageing cards change parameters. (Score 1) 178

I wonder if the specific parameters used to identify a card (note not a user or a machine...) can change as the card ages, as it wears. Heat/Cold cycles, failing bits in memory, changes / updates in drives, malware infecting drivers or firmware... (that last would be -real- fun... suddenly you are not you.)

Comment Re:really? (Score 1) 302

It's not the innocent places you go in your day to day travels. It is the places the over imaginative detective thinks you are going. You know how sometimes people think they see Jesus in a slice of toast? Well your travels taken in total may just look like crime to that faceless public servant.

Journal Journal: Apologies to Niemöller

First they came for the smokers, but I did not smoke. I did nothing. Then they came for the HFCS soda drinkers, but I was diabetic. I did nothing. Then they came for the diet soda drinkers, artificial sweeteners supposedly cause cancer, I did nothing. Then they came for the delicious but makes to too fat foods, I enjoyed salads, I did nothing. Then they came for the fish eaters, with stories of mercury,

Tonight's dinner: Bread and Water. (And they are looking at the bread suspiciously)

Comment Re:DSNChanger??? (Score 1) 264

Screensavers are run by the OS not by the user.

Dropbox client (and that ilk) are also a service that gets run by the OS. Put a new item in the control panel to setup what gets synced.

Your browser hides - it's documents are web-links.

Your email hides, its documents are emails. They just appear in the inbox folder, you can move them to other folders, to send an email - double click the "Untitled Email" document in the store.

Things like 7zip work on document by left clicking the document.

Printing can be done this way as well, it actually just opens the handling application but it also autoloads the document, triggers a standard print, then closes the document and quits the application

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