41 posts • joined Monday 7th January 2008 15:22 GMT
Whilst issues like this shouldn't really happen, and when they do the solution should be quick in coming, I'd be interested to get an idea on how many people are having trouble. My wife's phone was updated on the day the update was released with no issues. It wasn't until during the update I became aware of people having trouble, so was a bit nervous, but as I said no issues here.
We've been here before
This has been gone over more times than I can count on here (and that's at least ten (I tend not to take my socks off in the office)) How do we get more women into tech the same way you get anyone else into any other sector. Pay good money, don't discriminate, accept that the industry/office/team needs to have some flexibility so that people can more easily fit their personal and work lives into the 24 hours of the day.
From a more IT centric view how about each of us takes a little bit of responsibility and stop using terms like "lovely ladies", "bimbo", "eye candy", etc. when having these discussions both online and offline? How about we call out our colleagues and friends who continue to assess the women in (and coming into) the industry for such practices? I'm not saying make a big scene, but let them know that you don't think its right in the way you think is best. Maybe, if each of us takes a little bit of responsibility we can make things better as a whole?
Maybe it would help if we all imagined working as the only male in an otherwise all female department? If we were honest with ourselves how would we be described if it was only in terms of "eye candy"?
In the spirit of honesty, I'm not saying I'm perfect, I'm not saying I don't like looking and good looking women, I'm not saying I have always treated everyone I met with utmost respect, I have caught myself being a right arse some times. However when I do catch myself doing things I wouldn't like to be on the end of I apologise to the person involved and try not to make the same mistake again.
Wholesale change isn't going to happen overnight, but we work in IT, incremental change is meant to be something we are good at.
Bravo Trevor, bravo.
The Prenda defence should be interesting.
I can see Steele now, "But judge just because its the same IP doesn't mean it was me, you can't identify a user from an IP... No wait you can... Oh shit you can't. "
Re: This is not a joke?
Their April fools was loaded on JBoss 5, it only just finished starting up.
Re: If you have any interest at all in the subject...
I really hope that story is true, it has brightened my day no end.
Soldier 1: "I dunno what the Fuhrer is on about, this war stuff is easy, we never see any enemies".
Soldier 2: "Probably running scared from us!"
Soldier 1: "Yeah that's it! Haha".
Solder 2: "Ah well, guess it is time to send in today's report"
So were they for the scrap heap or not?
The last paragraph has thrown me here. Were these things going into the bin, or being given to a third party for refurbishing? The last paragraph obviously indicates the refurbishing but the rest of the article makes it sound like they were destined for the bin. The story plays a little differently depending on which is the case.
Hang on, Hang on
Guns do have other uses than shooting people! You could club someone do death with one for example, HA got you there you filthy lefties.
Not much of a deal is it?
With a minimum 18 month subscription to The Times at £17.33 working out at £361.94 including tablet cost, unless you were already planning on both buying a Nexus and subscribing anyway, I can't see it pulling in too many punters.
It certainly has options for handling paywalls, however I don't actually have any accounts with paywalled sites so can't actively test it. But as I say it certainly gives you the option to provide login details for sites that need them.
I've been using this for a little while now and I love it. I've got the Android client, the iOS client, and the Chrome extension so I can save to my Pocket from any of my devices and read from them as well. If you don't have it (or similar app) get it.
One of the main uses for me is actually when I'm catching up on twitter, if someone links to something that looks interesting, then into my Pocket it goes.
Those prices converted to GBP
Core i7-2677M at 1.8GHz (GBP£200.42)
Core i7-2637M at 1.7GHz (GBP£182.72)
Core i5-2557M at 1.7GHz (GBP£158.08)
Core i7-2657M at 1.6GHz (GBP£200.42)
Core i7-2617M at 1.5GHz (GBP£182.72)
Core i5-2537M at 1.8GHz (GBP£163.81)
Converted using xe.com/ucc
It'll all end in tears
Drag and drop software development will only take you so far. It will end in tears the same way as most if not all of its ilk.
This kind of thing is just about acceptable for prototyping beyond that...
You just have to take your hat off to the man's work. Outstanding.
Not nearly enough flame bait in there, I was really looking forward to today's ire filled comments section.
Your source was worried enough about being identified for you not to name them, but you narrow the field down to a single store... that seems a tad harsh. As for the glasses there is a part of me that wants them as they look like they could be very cool and may actually make 3D worthwhile. The other sensible part of me says not a chance I have better things to spend £800 on.
Are there any benefits to the consumer on this one?
When did Big Business *stop* thinking reaming people was an acceptable business model?
If only they would make their roll out plans for Infinity clear.
Sweep under the carpet?
If they have, surely the government will have to actually do something about data security. No more half hearted measures, no more letting companies off with pitiful fines (if any), and proper hard hitting penalty clauses in contracts with companies who are being given our data by the government.
Thanks for that. My cabinet is indeed mentioned, sadly it is not in any phase at this point :(
Which cabinets though?
How on earth do you find out when your cabinet is going to get the fibre though? My local exchange(Glasgow Halfway) has been enabled for a long time and FTTC is "available in some areas" but I can't find out which areas have it or when those that don't, are going to get it.
Must have missed that bit in the newspapers
I didn't realise the 7/7 attackers actually raced through the tube system firing at the trains using a cannon mounted on some kind of jeep.
I really should pay more attention.
That just cost me 10 minutes, but well worth it.
Unfortunately the new client appears to be just as buggy as the old one.
Whenever I try to "see more comments" on a thread thats larger than say 4 comments it throws an every helpful error of "-1,null".
Their touch website is much better.
I hate the war on piracy
I hate it, and you know why? No, you don't and you don't care either but I'll tell you anyway. I hate it because every time there is a damn story about one side or the other it descends into some kind of bitch fight. Piracy is theft, plain and simple, the record companies are big bunch of bastards, plain and simple. People should not be pirating and the record companies should be adapting their business model to the digital era, which began a long damn time ago. CATCH UP YOU BUNCH OF EXECUTIVE IDIOTS. However the best way to get this message across is to both not pay to see/listen to the products and also not to pirate it. From the executives point of view it merely shows demand for their product and they should keep doing what they are doing. I'm not saying its logical viewpoint just the one I believe they have. If no one buys their product, and no one is pirating it, then who can they blame for the lack of sales? Its the only way they are going to stop seeing every pirate copy as a lost sale, when they realise that sales will be lost regardless.
I'm using a motorola L6 and have done for 1-2 years now. The only reason I still have it is supreme laziness. The software on it is absolutly crap, if I let software that dodgy out of the door in my job I would be fired.
Like almost everyone else on this thread I feel it's a shame that MS could do this. I bought a mx laser mouse and keyboard to go with it about a year ago and I think I'm going to go buy a spare of both before something nasty happens. It's the most comfortable keyboard and mouse I've ever owned. I also need to go find out if logitech do a bluetooth ps3 keyboard before MS come in and destroy it if it exists.
O god, couldn't this have got announced closer to pay day?
Clarkson in doing something useful shocker!
Could this be the first time he has done something useful? There will be people out there who believed him the first time round, people who were unaware of what could be done with what they thought of as innocuous data. These people will be feeling slightly differently now.
I also think he has hit upon a proper punishment for the management level culprits.