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NASA saves Kepler space 'scope by turning it off and on again

The Kepler space telescope is back in action after a tense couple of weeks for NASA engineers. On April 8 the space agency reported that Kepler was stuck in emergency mode, which not only made stellar observations impossible but also burns through the telescope's limited fuel reserves at a prodigious rate. In a couple of days …
Iain Thomson, 22 Apr 2016
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Countdown contestant pays homage to IT Crowd's Moss

In one of the world’s greatest self-referential in-jokes, Countdown contestant Danny Davies has worn a T-shirt commemorating the appearance of Maurice Moss on Countdown in an episode of The IT Crowd. Youtube Video Davies appeared on the show wearing a T-shirt that said “Good morning, that’s a nice TNETENNBA” in homage to Moss …

You 'posted' a 'letter' with Outlook... No, NO, that's the MONITOR

Something for the Weekend, Sir? “Sorry to bother you. Are you busy?” Instinctively, I look at my watch. Here we go. Bet you he’s going to ask me to fix something trivial. “Don’t worry, Bill,” I reply. “What’s up?” “The computer web isn’t working.” Ah bless, the guy’s long past retirement age but still hangs in there. In fact, he’s a bit of an …
IT Crowd. Source: Channel 4 / 2entertain

Fancy knocking off early? Just run our fake computer crash 'virus', say admen

A jokey US ad agency recruitment campaign encouraged users to stage fake computer crashes so that they might be able to ditch work early. The Happy Hour virus from Colorado admen TDA_Boulder came with a series of screensavers that allowed users to claim they were unable to work because their machines had gone wrong, creating a …
John Leyden, 29 Nov 2013
IT Crowd. Source: Channel 4 / 2entertain

Have you tried turning it off and on again - oh, you did: IT Crowd RETURNS

Cult sitcom the IT Crowd will return to Blighty's televisions in just two weeks, according to the show's Twitter feed. Fans of the British comedy show, featuring four downtrodden and socially inept IT workers in the basement of Reynholm Industries, will be delighted to hear the news that the one-off special episode – trailed …
Gareth Corfield, 12 Sep 2013

IT Crowd thesp eyes giant hot-air-filled FLYING SCROTUM

Actor Chris O'Dowd is backing an audacious plan to constuct an enormous flying 'nad sack - an "impossible to ignore" hot-air-filled scrotum designed to "combat the ignorance of testicular cancer". Here's The IT Crowd man himself giving the background to the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign's "Skyballs": As you can see, the …
Lester Haines, 25 Jul 2013
The Register breaking news

The IT Crowd returns to Channel 4 for a final episode

Cult comedy the IT Crowd is set to return to our screens for one last hurrah, with filming for a final episode understood to start in weeks. According to comic book website Bleeding Cool, the script was written last year and the cast are about to assemble to film one last 40-minute show. IT Crowd creator Graham Linehan …
Jasper Hamill, 10 May 2013
IT Crowd. Source: Channel 4 / 2entertain

Girl Geek Dinner lady: The IT Crowd is putting schoolgirls off tech

Sexism in The IT Crowd and other TV shows that chronicle of life in the tech industry is preventing women from considering a career in IT, said Sarah Lamb of women-in-tech-group Girl Geek Dinners. Jen from the IT Crowd The IT Crowd's Jen: Not an inspirational role model The portrayal of IT workers as sexist and women as …
Anna Leach, 14 Jun 2012
The Register breaking news

Linehan turns IT Crowd off but NOT on again

Fans of Channel 4 sitcom IT Crowd will be crying into their customised motherboards this morning after the show's mastermind confirmed it won't be returning for a fifth series after all. Graham Linehan had said in May 2010 that he was working on another run of the programme, which brought the ridiculed-but-actually-extremely- …
Kelly Fiveash, 24 Oct 2011
The Register breaking news

IT Crowd gets fifth series run

Readers rejoice, the IT Crowd is to return with a fifth series of the popular Channel 4 sitcom. IT Crowd creator Graham Linehan confirmed to reporters at a Bafta screening of the upcoming fourth series last night that a fifth instalment of the show had already been commissioned. The über “turn it off and on again” IT support …
Kelly Fiveash, 26 May 2010

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