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Comment Re:Translation for the legislative impared. (Score 1) 703

im from Australia, the sex ed we had in year 4 or 5 (early 90s, but believe its still the same now) wasn't really anything to do with sex or contraceptives,
it was mainly focused on how your bits worked, and what physically happens.

it wasn't until early High School that people where shown how use contraceptives etc and the various problems you can face

The Almighty Buck

Wall St. Trading Servers To Power Off-Hour Clouds? 208

miller60 writes "As cloud computing gains traction, some Wall Street firms running armadas of servers to power high-frequency trading operations are contemplating leasing out their excess computing capacity after the trading day ends at 4 p.m. 'Once 4:30 rolls around, we don't need those machines,' said one CTO of a market data firm. 'There may be an opportunity there.' A similar revelation led to the creation of the cloud computing operation at, which built its infrastructure to handle peak Christmas-season loads that lasted just a few weeks each year."

Comment Re:Who cares? (Score 1) 468

"Sony" Computer Entertainment and "Sony" Music's still the Sony brand running the show

If you have a company that make cars and guns,
but to stop people from copying their guns, they made them shot backwards.. Thus killing the user
Would you still trust their cars do drive forwards when told?
I'm sure they would be controlled completely separate and distinct subsidiary of the same company...


Submission + - SDF Public Access UNIX System Celebrates 20 Years (

Stephen Jones writes: "It was on June 16th, 1987 that the SDF-1 received its first caller at
300bps. This little Apple ][e BBS of the late 80s turned into a Public
Access UNIX System with the demise of "" during the
"Operation Sundevil" raids. Since then it has grown to become the oldest
and largest continually operating PUBNIX on the planet.""

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