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  1. will they be training their AI to target and...

    will they be training their AI to target and drive into cyclists?
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    Or "I've been invoicing"

    Or "I've been invoicing"
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    Presumably because they released their wallet in...

    Presumably because they released their wallet in Germany today, have you tried it?
  4. Thread: Gene editing

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    https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/05/01/top-gene...

    https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/05/01/top-gene-editing-stocks-for-long-term-investors.aspx

    CRISPR has done about 500% since the turn of the year - prime FOMO territory
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    Well every one was a loser on the first version...

    Well every one was a loser on the first version of the contract. They left an amateur exploit and some one pinched the lot...
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    HashGraph

    Anyone been keeping an eye on Hashgraph? A whole new way of achieving consensus using gossip protocol adapted to use virtual voting. The claim is that it is massively scalable (300k tps) and doesn't...
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    Scooter a few moons ago, you were dolling out a...

    Scooter a few moons ago, you were dolling out a few stellar to anyone who had a wallet. I'm sure you won't miss it but out of interest what would they have been worth now? You must be owed a few...
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    Xmas sales have come early, fill your boots!

    Xmas sales have come early, fill your boots!
  9. Thread: Bitcoin

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    I assume he secured the loan via wonga and will...

    I assume he secured the loan via wonga and will owe double double the value of the original loan
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    'Won' 25 quid on 12k of premium bonds this month....

    'Won' 25 quid on 12k of premium bonds this month. Made about 5k dabbling with the same amount in cryptoland.

    need to get some ether for an ICO, but cant get myetherwallet to catch up on all...
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    I've been riding unicycles for about 7 years....

    I've been riding unicycles for about 7 years. Started off just for the hell of it but started to get a bit bored once I could actually ride it. Then found out about unicycle hockey and joined my...
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    There should be no room for any religious...

    There should be no room for any religious exclusions in law. It's total bollocks and we all know it.

    Want to skirt around animal rights - I'm a muslim/jew
    Don't want to grass up your paedo mate...
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    There's only so many ways you can describe...

    There's only so many ways you can describe flipping a burger
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    Jeb is one of the lucky ones - he managed to...

    Jeb is one of the lucky ones - he managed to survive flying straight into the ground
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5nlOdxZt_4
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    Most of the videos you'll see of these death...

    Most of the videos you'll see of these death defying stunts you'll find that death caught up with the protagonist in the end - and usually not a long time after.
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    I have a wingsuit but I only ever use it out of...

    I have a wingsuit but I only ever use it out of aircraft. There's actually quite a lot of IT geeks into it, and it's definitely on the nerdier side of the sport - lot's of flight data and statistics...
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    We have sleepwalked into a human ponzi scheme...

    We have sleepwalked into a human ponzi scheme which requires more and more workers to prop up the care and pensions of an aging population. however the mean income (~28k) is still far below the point...
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    doubt they'd be stupid enough to go so far as to...

    doubt they'd be stupid enough to go so far as to make a fake call to the fire service

    https://www.gofundme.com/9wvxt9-replacement-window

    according to their (well humoured and now well funded)...
  19. I'm not sure what's worse: That the DM thinks...

    I'm not sure what's worse:
    That the DM thinks their readership is so stupid that they can print outright lies in their headline and contradict them two paragraphs down;
    or that the DM readership is...
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    The mrs went vegan a couple of months back which...

    The mrs went vegan a couple of months back which has made me 90% vegan as it's too much hassle to cook two dinners. There are some really good alternatives now - for example sainsburys do a mince...
  21. jeremy **** must be crying knowing there are...

    jeremy **** must be crying knowing there are health services doing so much worse than his :cry3::cry3:
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    Grenfell Tower fire: Block acquired for survivors...

    Grenfell Tower fire: Block acquired for survivors - BBC News

    JLL | Kensington High Street, London, w14

    over 100m in total by the looks. probably would have been cheaper to have fitted...
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    send in the pine martens...

    send in the pine martens
    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/30/how-to-eradicate-grey-squirrels-without-firing-a-shot-pine-martens
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    current clientco could have saved £50k in agency...

    current clientco could have saved £50k in agency fees going direct. might have got a better candidate too :emb



    every time I renew a contract it occurs to me how much the agent is doing to earn...
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    I mentioned insurance just to express how the...

    I mentioned insurance just to express how the consumer market has been disrupted but that there still remains a use for an intermediary at the upper end of the market.

    I just wanted to gather...
  26. mini banana

    well i finally got back most of my money including the dodgy VAT deductions.
    :banana:
    after I'd spent ages getting together my witness statement and bundle of supporting evidence they failed to...
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    It is designed for filling high volume low skill...

    It is designed for filling high volume low skill positions (eg xmas cover at supermarkets) and it does this very well. They find many of their clients are actually agencies without enough people on...
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    so you'd need to be able to apply filters on...

    so you'd need to be able to apply filters on matches. what else?
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    for short term engagements with defined...

    for short term engagements with defined objectives, I've heard it works pretty well
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    Found - recruitment app

    A friend of mine is working for a startup which is getting a lot of traction downunder developing an app which is pretty much the tinder of the recruitment process. A company posts jobs and people...
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    In plain english it isn't a threat and actually...

    In plain english it isn't a threat and actually makes some sense but obviously there is a lot to read between the lines which requires a back story i don't know

    when my parents divorced my father...
  32. Thread: Question

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    Pavement lights guide 'smartphone zombies' - BBC...

    Pavement lights guide 'smartphone zombies' - BBC News

    that would be great, especially if it sent lemmings straight under trucks
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    Property of the day

    Who would have thought you could get a whole house in Chelsea for £600k?
    1 bedroom detached house for sale in Britten Street, SW3, SW3
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    But why wait until you die? Why not use what you...

    But why wait until you die? Why not use what you have accumulated in your lifetime to do something meaningful with/for your descendants today?

    And dependents? Assuming you live to 60 how would...
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    I'd like to see inheritance tax hiked further: -...

    I'd like to see inheritance tax hiked further:
    - More incentive to spend what you have rather than take it to the grave
    - Levels the playing field for future generations
  36. Isolationism works both ways. If you're going to...

    Isolationism works both ways. If you're going to tax imports, other countries are going to tax your exports. You want to make sure that for every additional car you make for a domestic market, you...
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    queenie only did 177 in 2015/16 as opposed to 196...

    queenie only did 177 in 2015/16 as opposed to 196 the year before.

    Queen steps down as patron of children's charities - BBC News

    i did 225.5 but probably didn't invoice quite as much
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    the tweet or Nigel?

    the tweet or Nigel?
  39. Blue touch paper lit. Standing back.

    Blue touch paper lit. Standing back.
  40. I know! It sounds shocking but actually still...

    I know! It sounds shocking but actually still quite a bit less than OneFineStay and a few others who take 50% + VAT
    If they did the service they were supposed to (marketing, welcoming, cleaning,...
  41. Only problem is that they never actually issued a...

    Only problem is that they never actually issued a VAT invoice - if they would then I would have actually had a VAT registration number which obviously wouldn't have been theirs. All I have is an...
  42. Having so much fun with this.. In the end I...

    Having so much fun with this..

    In the end I decided to let the agent save face and run out the existing bookings and took the flat back in April. Bit of a cop out but I thought it would be...
  43. Thread: So Slack

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    It's in use within the dev team at current...

    It's in use within the dev team at current clientco. It works pretty well, although it'll never be google wave (still mourning).
  44. ex-pats surely?

    ex-pats surely?
  45. I should say that it is pretty clear exactly how...

    I should say that it is pretty clear exactly how much weight that guarantee will carry
  46. With a bit of a nudge they have remembered that...

    With a bit of a nudge they have remembered that they did indeed move a booking across from another flat but failed to log it. I haven't told them what dates I rumbled them on so will be interested to...
  47. Agreed. I'm well aware that they are in a...

    Agreed. I'm well aware that they are in a position to squeeze out of this so I'm aiming for an amicable parting of ways. Of course, once there is nothing else owed to me by them I will be seeking to...
  48. this seems to be what i need right now, only it's...

    this seems to be what i need right now, only it's not available yet

    http://www.getmonkeynow.com/

    it's a given that we are not going to continue with this agent but the experience has raised so...
  49. We are booked out for a few weeks so we'd be...

    We are booked out for a few weeks so we'd be waiting a while. Interestingly there was a gap in the calendar a few days back and sure enough there were guests in the flat. I didn't want to disturb...
  50. I like the idea of this. Problem is we have a...

    I like the idea of this. Problem is we have a shared front door (with intercom) and then our own front door. Do you know if there is any smart lock product that would interface with the intercom...
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