* Posts by Tikimon

127 posts • joined 3 Nov 2009

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Apple Watch is like an invasive weed says Gartner

Tikimon
Devil

Apple adoption in our workplace - Manager Bling Effect, not features

Apple products did not invade my workplace because of their game-changing features. They did so because our non-technical managers saw other companies' managers using shiny Apple tablets and phones. Their desire to have one too was purely visceral, based on bling and shiny, not features.

It backfired for Apple in the long run. Itunes bugs and lock-in drove them all insane, and were a large part of the decision to select Galaxy S4s for company-issue. Having had Apple devices themselves, the managers didn't want to inflict them on our staff. Price was not a factor, our IT shop is well funded.

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Bulgaria nixes 'metadata' law, Paraguay delays

Tikimon
Facepalm

Shameful to be shown up by BULGARIA!!!

We are ALL at the mercy of our governments, over which we have diddly-shite control. That's the fact, and none of us should bash the others about it because our own country is doing it too.

With that said, it still hurts very much to see my own country, ONCE a beacon of freedom, helping lead the charge to an authoritarian police state. Bulgaria just did the right thing, where the US government is racing to destroy the last vestige of privacy and individual rights we have.

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REVEALED: TEN MEEELLION pinched passwords and usernames

Tikimon
Angel

Good passwords CAN be easy!

I train my users to create 12+ character passwords based on easy to recall sentences, often movie quotes. Use first one or two characters of each word, capital at the start, add punctuation at the end. The user does not have to remember the actual password, but types it in as they run through the sentence. It lets low-skilled users reliably use passwords like Tharthedryolofo! Find THAT in a dictionary!

Tharthedryoulofo! comes from THese ARen't THe DRoids YOu're LOoking FOr

or Drandikewe13 - DRunk ANd DIsorderly KEy WEst 13 (for 2013)

Yes, good passwords CAN be easy to create and recall, IF you use a good system. This one's working a charm for our users, but I'm sure there are others. Anyone?

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Now Samsung's spying smart TVs insert ADS in YOUR OWN movies

Tikimon
FAIL

Things labeled "smart" usually are not

I see the word "smart' as a huge red flag for tech devices. It means some combination of:

Spying - unwanted, unacceptable, crappy business model

Predictive behavior - wrong every time, see above on spying

Front door for hackers

Front door for government surveillance

Nothing smart about any of that, unless you're a government, hacker, or advertiser.

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Jeb Bush, the man who may lead the US in 2016, dumps Floridians' private data on the web

Tikimon
Facepalm

Voting market stifled for lack of choice

It's the same everywhere. Hollywood can't think of anything new or creative, so they remake the same movies, work the same franchises over and over. It's a safer bet to make money on X-Men VII than try something new, right?

Same with the political parties. Why chance a new candidate when you can roll out a Bush or Clinton again? They try the same old hacks again (John McCain or Kerry) as if nobody better has come along in 20 years.

THIS DOES NOT MEAN WE THE PEOPLE WANT THEM. Please respect that neither side of the pond has ANY real choice in who "governs" our countries. The parties pick them, they make sure of that.

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Tiger Moth: Old school flying without all those pesky flaps, brakes and instruments

Tikimon
Happy

Lost my virginity to a Tiger Moth

Hey, as first times go, it was more fun and less stressful than the other thing. I had someone experienced to handle technique (lol) and I got to simply enjoy the flight!

My first flight was in 1974 in a Tiger Moth at an airshow. Twenty years later I made it back for another go, but that plane had crashed the year before and I didn't get to ride it again. You keep a special place in your heart for your first time, I will never forget that yellow bird!

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Plane crash blamed on in-flight SELFIES

Tikimon
Unhappy

Image date/time or call time compared to crash time?

If anyone was taking pictures to cause the crash, they would find pictures with a file date and time matching the crash time within a minute or so. They specifically talked about shots taken on takeoff, but not on landing, where are the fatal shots of landing? Shots taken hours or days earlier mean NOTHING. They did not say the pilot was on a call at the time of the crash. So how can they blame it on the pilot using a phone?

A month ago the missus and I had up to four devices running at once in a Cessna 170 (hired tour). It didn't interfere with the pilot at all, nor cause him to crash later that night. Hundreds of selfies are taken from private aircraft daily, but it's not raining airplanes.

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GRUNTY CHIMPS 'blend in among locals' after moving to Scotland

Tikimon
Devil

Resistance is futile!

There is a risk, when observing other animals, that we will interpret their behavior through human values. We are right to be cautious about that. However, it has been taken far too far. Researchers resist ANY hint that an animal is doing something comparable to a human behavior.

This is pure hubris, based on the fallacy that we are not animals and are totally different from Them. We are not in fact special or different in any way, only in the degree of expression of certain behaviors.

Of course the chimps can learn to use the local vernacular! They don't simply vocalize at random because they're "aroused", how stupid. They want to communicate, and have learned what is the most effective locally.

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Google gets my data, I get search and email and that. Help help, I'm being REPRESSED!

Tikimon
FAIL

Straight Purchase is still a valid business model!

This is utter BS. For most of my life I have purchased goods and services, which were then mine. The company was paid in cash, the trade was made. Nobody will convince me that "spy on your every move and tell whomever we want about it but don't charge Cash" is a better way to pay for services or goods. That's an asinine business model and frankly insulting to customers.

Claims that we're FINE with the data rape are BS as well. I and many many others refuse to use Facebook at all on privacy and creepiness grounds. I know plenty of Google refuseniks as well. Millions of gullible users do not represent the whole population.

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I'll get my coat – there's a dusty one flying off Comet 67P

Tikimon
Joke

Re: "A gaggle of astroboffins ... "

Well, if they're the usual bunch of old crows, can we say "a murder of astroboffins"?

OK, please nobody report me for making terrorist threats for using the word "murder" in a sentence including humans? I have a ton of patching and updates lined up, and those FBI interrogations really derail a workday.

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Oi, Aussie sports fans! Take that selfie stick and stick it

Tikimon

World's most expensive club - ouch

"Just why selfie sticks are a menace at the tennis hasn't been explained..."

A smartphone on a stick is an expensive club. I don't think I want people waving them over my head, thanks. Sporting venues have limited possible blunt weapons for a long time, witness the popularity of foam hands and such. Hard to brain someone with foam!

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Apple wants your fingerprints in the cloud

Tikimon
FAIL

Holy Grail for Big Data and government spying

This is the gold standard for data grabs. You can change your name, get a new face, use a fake SSN, it won't matter. Hard to fake your fingerprint and (barring accidents or defacement) it will never change. Big Data has been wanting a unique ID for each of us, and this is the Holy Grail.

And how long until our beloved governments require us to use it? To sign up for phone service? Buy airline tickets? Establish credit? Gotta make sure you're really you, yanno. Just sayin'.

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LIFELESS BEAGLE on MARS: A British TRIUMPH!

Tikimon
Happy

Science, where failure or success aren't so distinct

It's a partial triumph, tempered by a partial failure. They're right to celebrate the parts that worked.

The mission failed, but not totally. That little thing is sitting right where it was supposed to be, mostly intact, and that's an awesome achievement. Many systems and methods were validated knowing that Beagle made it, even if it broke on landing and couldn't do it's ground work. A TOTAL failure would have missed the planet or smashed itself to bits too small to see.

Science lets one learn from mistakes, they're sometimes more informative then when everything went according to plan. Too many of you seem to think that nothing short of total success makes a project worth it. Always better to do an Opportunity, but space is a harsh environment. Given how often our CARS need repair even without the cold and radiation, give the space probes a break!

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UFOs in the '50s skies? CIA admits: 'IT WAS US'

Tikimon
Devil

Attitude is everything about UFO "controversies"

Sensible attitude: "Hey, what's that light in the sky? I don't know what it is. Might be a new aircraft or something." No news coverage? No problem, it was only a light in the sky.

UFO Conspiracy Lover: "Hey, what's that light in the sky? IT MUST BE AN ALIEN SPACESHIP!" No news coverage? Obviously, there's a cover up!

The former need no CIA explanation. The latter will never accept ANY explanation, because they want it to be space aliens and don't care about the boring old truth. A century ago it was fairies, before that succubi and demons. Some folks just don't WANT the truth.

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FCC: A few (680,000) net neutrality comments lost in 'XML gaffe'

Tikimon

Form letters save me time being ignored!

I used to write considered messages for this sort of thing. I "participated in the political process" many times by calling or writing my "representative". I always got the same response: FORM LETTERS that did not address what I said.

So now I send form letters. My comment is reduced to a tick in a database field, why waste my time composing an elegant message nobody important will read?

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The Shock of the New: The Register redesign update 4

Tikimon
Unhappy

LOSE THE EFFING BILLBOARD PICTURES ALREADY

This is a TECH NEWS site. We are not bleating sheeple flocking to singing dancing websites with BIIIIG PICTURES for the reading-challenged.

Fire your marketing types or whomever decided that:

A. A perfectly good website needed to be mucked about with because change is good even if it SUCKS.

B. Created and approved the changes made. They are horrible, and please only fluffy marketing types who try to justify their jobs by changing that which does not need it. How many weeks of reader spleen do you need to face the bleeding obvious?

Oh, and SINGLE PAGE OPTION!!!

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Edu-apps may be STALKING YOUR KIDS, feds warn

Tikimon
Devil

Why think ONLY of the children?

Hey, can we stop pretending that what's bad for kids is not bad for adults? I don't want to be tracked and sold either, but it seems to be fine if I'm over 18.

How about we stop this BS for EVERYONE?

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Careful - your helmet might get squashed by a VOLVO

Tikimon

Same problems on a motorcycle...

I wear screaming hi-viz yellow and have lights all over my motorcycle, drive like everyone I see is trying to kill me. I've STILL had close calls from cars because the driver was not paying attention. Be serious! Cars and trucks are much larger than bikes or motos yet people slam into them daily. Granted that bikers et. al. should not camouflage themselves in traffic, but visibility is not the answer when drivers are being stupid.

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Vulture 2 design hero describes epic 'hobby' project

Tikimon

Did I miss the flight testing?

Maybe I missed an article somewhere, but has the aircraft had an actual airborne flight test? It's a beauty, but most planes tend to have a few surprises when you first take them up. Granted that a rocket-fired test is improbable, but it could be dropped from altitude for a glide test. Unless it already has, lol...

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El Reg Redesign - leave your comment here.

Tikimon
Unhappy

Get rid of the pictures! They add NOTHING!

I just looked at an article about Space-X and you have a huge image from the movie "Space Cowboys" wasting space and bandwidth. Wot the hell do Tommy Lee Jones and Clint Eastwood have to do with Space-X?

HORRIBLE DESIGN! Go back to the old one or TRY AGAIN! This feel-good picture-heavy whitespace hell is not what a tech site needs!

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Tikimon
FAIL

SINGLE PAGE VIEW please!

Jeebus, I hate having to load the same article five different times, then click back page by page looking for a particular bit.

PLEASE give me back some way of viewing as a single page! Otherwise, knowing I'll need to click for each paragraph (exaggeration yes) I won't bother with an article at all.

WHAT was wrong with the OLD site? It worked fine for me!

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Singapore startup does an Uber on tech support

Tikimon
Happy

It's a decent model for extra cash

I used to do freelance auto repair, before engines became so computerized. I charged less than the pro shops, so the customer felt like they got a sweet deal. I converted free time to cash, not losing 30% to taxes. All work guaranteed, plenty of repeat business and referrals.

I've done the same with computer service. If I can't charge something reasonable to do it, I tell them so. Some of my clients have paid half the value of a laptop to fix it because they liked it, or simply for the reassurance that Someone Nice Is Taking Care Of It. Others won't, they buy a new one. My customers get a good deal, I get free cash, everyone wins.

I don't have to work for $100 an hour, sign me up!

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American bacon cured with AR-15 assault rifle

Tikimon
Happy

The danger of Small Sample Sizes!

Come on Lester, you should know better. Never make assertions based on a small sample!

The US of A is a huge and variegated place. There is almost NOTHING you can reliably call "American" as in "to represent America". There are significant local and regional variants of everything - dress, speech, politics, and certainly cuisine. My family alone will serve you several notably different versions of cornbread, as only one example.

Next time you eat out, please establish the proper context, such as "Today I had This Nosh at This Place and it was Like This." Full stop. Don't generalize 350 million diverse people to say "AMERICANS ALL DO THIS CRAZY THING, AMAZING ENNIT?"

And if you drop by Atlanta, come try my cornbread!

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Download alert: Nearly ALL top 100 Android, iOS paid apps hacked

Tikimon
Devil

Does it really matter?

Consider the state of an un-hacked phone. Carrier and partner-sponsored spyware on it, Google or Apple watching and selling you out, every cop on the planet slurping your phone and data traffic. Partner agreements swapping and selling your most personal information to all and sundry.

Ok, now you're hacked. What's really different?

Smartphones: hacked from the factory.

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MYSTERY Russian satellite: ORBITAL WEAPON? Sat GOBBLER? What?

Tikimon

Pizza delivery!

Hi there! Sorry I'm a little late, I lost an engine on takeoff and we had to go for the secondary orbit. That'll be $12,345,678.95 please. Oh, thanks for the tip! Have a good one, we'll see you next week!

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MEN: For pity's sake SLEEP with LOTS of WOMEN - and avoid Prostate Cancer

Tikimon

Possible viral connection?

Let's assume that the conclusion is valid, the difference exists, and that the gender-ratios hold up to scrutiny. The prostate has no idea who or what you're shagging, or if you're alone. If we ignore possible signaling hormones (possible, but no evidence), what could be causing this effect? Extra pounding has been proposed already. If that's the case, a correlation with pegging should be noted (when someone finally asks).

But what about a viral transfer of some kind? Viral activity has been implicated in many cancers. It's not beyond reason that men who tend to play around with men might be more exposed to a certain virus than those only chasing women. I'm NOT implying any connection to HIV! However, the chosen sexual behavior does tend to separate these loose populations of people.

Juts a thought to explore. Gosh, I hope "menage a une" is preventative!

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Happy 2nd birthday, Windows 8 and Surface: Anatomy of a disaster

Tikimon
Devil

Our users just want to get their work done

They don't want to have to relearn Windows and Office every few years to suit some hare-brained business plan.

"Office 2007 removed the pull-down menus... replaced them with a fat toolbar called a ribbon.. Despite some grumbles, sales had been fine and users adjusted."

WRONG, you moron! Thanks to Office lock-in, users were stuck with an Office they would rather not have had and still hate the Ribbon to this day. Proficiency dropped and stayed down, as once-common functions were obscured and busy users gave up looking.

Would anyone buy a car where the manufacturer could periodically rearrange your controls and dashboard to suit itself? Hell, no you would not. Learn to drive again every three years? Bazmeg!

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City council thinks what we're all thinking: 'Comcast is terrible – and NOT welcome here'

Tikimon
Pint

Hey, original city names are tough...

I admit, I never saw a city named after an existing one that had any similarity to the "original". The ones labeled "New Something" seem ludicrous after they've been around a century or so.

But what alternatives? Naming after a person, but most names are pretty common. Naming after natural features also produces repeats as well.

If there were people already living there before the current population took over, you can borrow their names for things. I live in an area full of musical sounding Native American names, like Kennesaw, Allatoona, Nantahala, Oconee, and so on.

Which would probably sound to the natives like "New York", lol...

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Lies, damn pies and obesity statistics: We're NOT a nation of fatties

Tikimon

True, but looking at wrong metrics!

This debate and proposed solutions all measure the wrong things. Weight and BMI are useless. What we need is a measure of FITNESS, and nobody has an easy metric to collect for that one.

Fat is energy storage and does not equate directly to fitness. Very fit people can carry extra fat without problems, just as skinny people can be unfit. BMI is worse than useless - it says my lean, hard mountain biker body is borderline obese.

We need to use some measure of FITNESS, which would tell a more true story. This would require a treadmill test or something, much harder to obtain. BMI and weight are easy to acquire and slot into a database, so they keep being used in spite of their unsuitability for the task.

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Getting to the BOTTOM of the great office seating debate

Tikimon
Happy

I bought my own chair, best $150 ever spent

I spend more time in my seat at work than anywhere else on the planet. I realized that my arse and back deserved far better than the cheap task chair my company provided. I found a comfy leather chair with multiple adjustment points and it changed my life! The extra comfort and custom fit really makes the day better.

DON'T WAIT! Spring a few bucks for a good chair for yourself, it's totally worth it. Over the life of the chair so far, mine works out to about $5.00/month. That's 1/20th of what I pay for my smartphone.

It's pretty cool too that an IT geek has a nicer chair than the CEO, lol...

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Bloat-free, unlocked Moto X to be dubbed 'Pure Edition', says report

Tikimon
Thumb Up

Option to disable cr-apps is decent compromise

My new S5 droid came with much bloatware on it, and my lip curled to snarl nastily as I stared at them all. And then I saw it... the option to disable any individual app I wanted. Now Facebook, et. al. are gray and silent, no spying or battery drain. I can actually disable necessary services, oops. I also like the "close all" feature to shut down recently used apps.

Someone may actually be listening to us, I wasn't expecting to be given such control over the partnerware. It's a good balance between partner deals and user experience. With the bloatware tamed, I'm loving this thing, where I was always playing process wack-a-mole on my old Moto.

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Tim Cook: I'm NOT worried about CRAP iPad sales. It's just a 'speedbump'

Tikimon

Re: No worries

Don't forget the neckband-mounted wearables!! (colloquially known as the iSlave collar)

Quadruple sales!!!

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Tikimon

The single FAIL point for most business plans...

...is how they expect us to buy their New Shiny Thing (or "upgrade" software) just because they made it. Auto makers did this for years, expecting us to trade in and buy new forever.

For most people, if it's working for them, they won't replace it, whatever it is. Amazes me that business types so ardently ignore this fact.

Also, notice what rotten cars they made during the Planned Obsolescence years? Might this apply to tablets and such? After all, if you're expected to replace it in two years, why bother making it rock-solid good? Just sayin'...

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REGULAR FISTING is GOOD for your HEALTH, says respected surveyor

Tikimon
Devil

Beware the Ultra-Macho Fist!

Traditional hand-grabs give one the opportunity to crush the other party's fingers to show what a STRONG, MANLY handshake one has. I suppose if you want to do that with a fist you simply punch the other party as hard as you can?

Shakes and bumps are so impersonal. French cheek kissing, FTW!

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Feature-phones aren't dead, Moto – oldsters still need them

Tikimon

Nicely avoids random UI changes!

Seniors (and I'm not far behind) got used to devices that did a certain function and kept doing it.One learns how to use the thing and then it's all gravy.Smartphones change all the bloody time, usually for no good reason.

Handset makers and carriers think nothing of the constant learning curve they inflict on their users. Well, the users don't think much of them, and that's going to keep feature phones alive forever.

Example: Our users have Exchange e-mail on their phones. We enforce password changes, so the phone has to be regularly updated. A recent Android update moved the Exchange password setting from FOUR menu levels deep to EIGHT levels deep. Yep, a common corporate setting got worse, not better.

Smartphones are terrible in a lot of ways. Feature phones will die when fax machines do, lol...

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WTF is NET NEUTRALITY, anyway? And how can we make everything better?

Tikimon
FAIL

Will that be hanging or drowning, sir?

There IS no ISP competition! Crap Service A or B, how is that a choice? People leave them constantly! It does no good, since they only go to another crap ISP that someone else just fired, and the average number of subscribers does not significantly change.

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New secure OS will put Tails between NSA's legs

Tikimon
Devil

Which Guy out of thousands...?

Crackable or not, this is worth doing!

Let's assume the Feds note everyone who downloads Tor et. al and puts them on the Naughty list. You become one of thousands of people in Guy Fawkes masks. They would have to "remove the mask" from each of us, one by one, finding Nothing Much again and again. Right now it's easy to link us together and everything about us with a few clicks. The harder it gets, the less they will examine any one of us.

Where's the Fawkes mask icon when you need it?

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Smartwatch sales off to a very slow start

Tikimon
Meh

Another solution in search of a problem

Sales are low simply because nobody really wants one. Done! What's so hard to understand? They won't sell until they offer enough usefulness for a good price.

Smartphone screens are barely large enough for most tasks already (which also drives tablet usage). The tiny screen of a smartwatch is horrible for most of what people use tablets and smartphones for. Try navigating with one, watching a video, reading a full-page document. The so-called convenience of having it glommed to your arm isn't worth the things you lose in that tiny form factor.

It's typical of tech companies these days. Wow, we invented something to make us rich! Why isn't everyone buying it? It's the future, you HAVE to buy it even if the old skull widgets still work fine! Gah...

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Spy-happy Condoleezza Rice joins Dropbox board as privacy adviser

Tikimon
Devil

Gives it all away in her own words

"we are having a great national conversation and debate about exactly how to manage privacy concerns".

No debate about total unwarranted surveillance of US citizens. No, only about how to MANAGE PRIVACY CONCERNS. In her own words, they're only concerned with how to make us worry less about having our privacy raped away.

Yeah, great choice. "Special Counsel on Minimizing Public Reaction to Privacy Violations".

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Google hands over $1.4m for unmarked Street View cars in Italy

Tikimon

Re: Google cars are obviously recognizable!?

People with dash cams don't post the footage online in a universally-searchable form. Google does.

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Silicon Valley wage collusion case will go to court

Tikimon
Big Brother

How the nice guys have fallen...

It's interesting to me that these are all companies I used to really like. They made great products to meet pressing needs, made my life happier. That was then.

Now they make mediocre products designed to lock down their customers and prevent competition. In their incredible hubris, they decided they could stifle competition for good employees too. I doubt it happens, but I hope they're each fined billions. Arrogant bastards.

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GSMA: EU net neutrality reforms are the enemy of business

Tikimon
Devil

Innovative business model!

Come on folks, stop ripping the poor telcos. They've found a brilliant business model to pursue!

Sell internet access. Brag about high speeds and streaming movies to sell contracts. Then complain about how customers are actually using the service and institute bandwidth limits and data caps. Meanwhile, demand money from those who produce the content (it's not the telcos) which made the internet access worth having in the first place.

Eventually, they hope to charge us for internet service without having to actually deliver anything. They will also charge the content providers for the right to have their content offered to - but not delivered to - customers. Money rolling in from all directions, and they can simply disconnect the cable and fire their support staff to save even more money.

Doesn't it sound like that's where they want to go? Making good on promises is so troublesome, much easier to break them...

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Seattle pops a cap in Uber and Lyft: Rideshare bizs get 150-driver limit

Tikimon

Pure protectionism, folks

"The question I have for the hotels is this: are you also OK with..." COMPETITION?

No, none of the existing business models want competition. They want to have their income stream nice and safe without pesky upstarts stealing their business and forcing their prices down. It's what they buy politicians for. Any mouthings about insurance and taxes are just "think of the children!" distraction. The cab companies want the disruptive startup crushed.

Here in Georgia, we only recently struck down laws against ordering wine online. That was some local protectionism for the alcohol distributors, took years to get rid of. They're all the same.

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Apple, Symantec, other tech heavies challenge anti-gay legislation

Tikimon
Devil

Meh, these always backfire anyway...

Incredibly stupid bill, no doubt.

I'm not worried though. These kinds of laws tend to injure few if any people in meaningful ways. What they DO is allow non-bigots to identify religiously oppressive businesses to deny custom (and profit) to. The first business to use such a law will probably be shamed online so quick they issue frantic apologies within hours of the rotten publicity. It always happens like that.

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Make cyberwar a no-no equal to nukes, bio, and chemical attacks, says RSA headman

Tikimon
Unhappy

Nukes are hard, Cyberwar is easy - no comparison!

Leaving aside the fact that governments are going to run roughshod over their citizens' rights for power no matter what we want...

It's still quite difficult to make nukes or bioweapons. One needs serious specialty equipment and a nice lab somewhere. Any a-hole can knock together cyberweapons on a decent-spec home computer. Anti-nuke-proliferation tactics simply won't apply to cyber attacks. Totally different class of threat and availability.

Back to governments giving us some privacy and freedom... what the hell would they do THAT for? They want total access and control, they don't care about you or me. Yes, I'm calling him naive...

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Google warns Glass wearers: Quit being 'CREEPY GLASSHOLES'

Tikimon

Glass is Google's Eye O' Sauron

You're all missing the obvious., Glass is Google's wandering spy eye to gather all the info on everything and sell it. It's creepy for anyone but the wearer.

I don't want a Google Eye pointed at me either. I would be MUCH cooler about a device that's not tied to a private spy agency that believes I have no right to privacy of any kind.

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Upstart Postmates surfs $16m valley funding on backs of 'slave' couriers

Tikimon

Sounds familiar

Sounds like not much has changed since I was a courier in 1990 (Washington, DC). Too many drivers, not enough work, no benefits, expendable and treated that way. After a month of breaking even, I quit. I did much better delivering pizza, which paid the bills nicely. Also drove half the miles, never had to scrape for parking in busy streets, etc.

I laughed like crazy over their breathless "changing the world" line. It's a bottom feeder courier job, what's new about those?

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Renault unveils mini-SUV equipped with a QUADCOPTER DRONE

Tikimon

The Mach 5 revisited!

Wow, am I the only one who remembers? Speed Racer's car had a remote-controlled drone almost 50 years ago. Granted that it was only a cartoon, but this ain't a new concept. That was my favorite feature of the Mach 5... but not in the real world! Recipe for disaster in the hands of the public.

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