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Re: The largest act of fraud or vandalism in history?

May 8th, 2020, 9:18 am

See where Dame Deirdre Hine places the blame, fair;y and squarely on Government

https://www.ft.com/content/1e390ac6-7e2 ... c06edeef84


She did, however, warn about Sage putting too much weight on the “academic scientific viewpoint — the modelling activity — to the exclusion of views from those involved in operational epidemiology”, such as public health experts and people in the clinical front line. She also urged the government to make sure its response was flexible because future pandemics would not spread evenly but would be concentrated in certain “hotspots”. This argued against a single response.

When you repeatedly get bombarded by Boris on "world-class scientists' It begins to feel like Marc Anthony's speech in Julius Caeser when he repeatedly says "Brutus is an honourable man?. Too many WWII analogies for my liking, You are only as good as your next project.

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Re: The largest act of fraud or vandalism in history?

May 8th, 2020, 9:35 am

The Newsnight reporter was Deborah Cohen who seems to be trying to understand what's really going on.

Paul, less mud slinging, per favore. It's unbecoming.
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Re: The largest act of fraud or vandalism in history?

May 9th, 2020, 2:15 pm

Alright then, I downloaded the revamped Imperial Covid C code, built the project and got it running in console mode (it uses GDI which I haven't used since 1992 ... it is deprecated big time and is impossible to find GDI drivers),

I will write up a precise and detailed report in the coming days (BTW I have written code  on projects large and small since 1972).

It is going to be a very rough ride; fasten seatbelts. BTW the Microsoft/Github code is still C running under Visual Studio. 

Even this new ported code is not fit for purpose
Even this new ported code is not fit for purpose

Watch this space.

Reminds me of the quote from Local Hero

“My parents were Hungarian immigrants. They took the name MacIntyre 'cause they thought it sounded more American!”
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Re: The largest act of fraud or vandalism in history?

November 29th, 2020, 4:07 pm

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Re: The largest act of fraud or vandalism in history?

April 6th, 2021, 5:52 pm

This one is up there

https://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/02/busi ... index.html

The Bank of England knowingly helped to sell looted Nazi gold from occupied Czechoslovakia months before the outbreak of World War II, according to experts.
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Re: The largest act of fraud or vandalism in history?

April 6th, 2021, 7:24 pm

Not the largest I've seen but certainly enough for two.
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Now I've got "Weebles wobble but they don't fall down" going through my head:

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That's awesome!! (at last friends! I mean you have been waiting to learn what follows for ages) The Weebles were called Bidibules here in France. I had the amazing airplane shown in this TV commercial when I was a kid (but soon you get married and you die). Recently someone started again to produce Bidibules.
 
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Re: The largest act of fraud or vandalism in history?

April 6th, 2021, 7:31 pm

In NL they were Easter Bunnies.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=q26NF7KfaSU
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Re: The largest act of fraud or vandalism in history?

April 6th, 2021, 8:31 pm

In NL they were Easter Bunnies.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=q26NF7KfaSU


La Danse des Canards, here. Epic.