57 posts • joined 25 May 2013
You have to be joking. They can't supply a decent terrestrial service and they are put in charge of Satellites. Must be the cheapest quote
Re: Don't underestimate the power of lobby groups
Don't forget that labour tried to introduce an Internet filter (remember Conroy?) and only the fact that ISP's refused to implement it, it would have gone ahead. Don't show your political bias by forgetting to mention this. Both political parties have their loony christian lobby groups.
Re: VPN + RDP?
Probably the same way you connect to the remote PC when the network has failed
If they don't defend their trademark, they lose it. The developer should have done his research first. Unfortunately this is what the world has come to, like it or not. Blame the big companies for this state of affairs, they started it.
Letting others retransmit the data could result in confusion and potentially loss of life and/or property. The Newspapers and online news sources would then have a field day with this about how the government doesn't understand open data.
You can't have it both ways.
And so he should. Journalists are paid to write stories from information they are given. He gave the journalist enough information to write the story. He shouldn't have to spoon feed them or bow and curtsy to them. The world doesn't owe journalists a living, they after all, should be just reporting facts.
Re: In my company
The other thing you could do is to get the non IT staff to sit with IT so they understand what IT do. I guarantee that after a few days they will disappear back to their offices, never to be heard from again.
Re: Even when the end-users might have some control...
That may very well be true, but if there is an issue with something with an IC chip in it, guess who has to fix it. I'll give you a clue, its not the users or the Business that insisted they couldn't operate without it.
I work for a charity that runs a business for hosting conferences as one of its sidelines. They want to "computerise the whole thing". IT was told this is the system we will be using. We were then asked to cost what was needed. When we came back with a cost of $30,000 the business was shocked. This included the software and licences for two people to use it. It didn't include any work to integrate it with our financial system, training for end users and maintenance. Its not web based, and we need to buy two PCs for it as they don't support Macs
This is what happens when people think they know what they want. We have been told to install it and support it.
Re: I don't get it
What and work on Apple in an enterprise. Thats a laugh and only a fanboy would suggest it. Apple has already proven, through their actions around maintenance and repairs that they have no clue about enterprise grade service and they are quickly cutting out their resellers, who are looking to supplement their income with Windows boxes.
Apple wants to control the entire IT landscape.
Re: numbers need adjustment...?
Compaq haven't existed for over 10 years. I call BS
Re: I don't get it
I think its because I can go to the local computer store and buy a good enough Windows laptop that I already know how to use and I can use all of my old software on it, for about $500, against a Mac laptop that I pay significantly more for and none of my old software works on it.
I know they can run Windows on it in Bootcamp or as a virtual machine, but that makes it messy to use, costs more to set up and they can't be bothered.
Vodafone has the shittiest network in Australia, forever dropping out, lack of coverage etc. When customers complained about the said network, Vodafones response was buy an updated phone, it will work better, we promise
Isn't it Interesting
That reporting in the media still has that air of desperation and hysteria, so they are able to sell more papers or online adds. Really makes you think that nothing in the media business has changed in 13 years
No, what I was trying to say was don't accuse Microsoft of trying to manipulate markets when Apple has been caught doing the same thing and Google has been caught manipulating search results for their own benefit.
I've used ipads, Microsoft tablets and Android tablets. They all have their area of suckiness
I really don't give a fuck what you use.
They can say it sucks without ever having seen or used one because they are IT Gods. and so everything they say must be true
Re: It has come to this
The sneering derision come from ifans and fandroids. These people are fucktards who think that no-one else is allowed on their patch. They themselves can't play nicely as they sue each other into oblivion about rounded corners swipe to unlock. If they are the future of computing, god help us all.
Grow up little boy, competition is good for everybody, even from companies that have tried to manipulate markets to their own benefit (I'm looking at you Apple) and squeeze the opposition out.
And yet, here we are, trying to limit how they do their job and then complaining how ineffective they are at doing it
Re: In other words
I think you don't understand what the article says. Labour was the party that wanted to implement a "Great Firewall of Australia". Luckily there was so much noise that they had to run away and hide the idea.
Re: Science? Tish!
Which is much better than the off-with-the-pixies labour party who wanted everyone to believe that the world was going to hell in a handbasket and they borrowed money to fund their donations to other countries. For christs sake, they couldn't even decide who the fuck they wanted to lead them and then they called all of the labour politicians back to Canberra (at taxpayers expense) to hold what was a laughable election for a leader.
At least the two Labour PM's had the sense to resign from parliament, eventually. One was labelled the worst Prime Minister ever (she set the female movement back 50 years) and the other one was a standing joke, even amongst his own party. He was worse than a sheila when he announced his resignation yesterday. All showmanship and no substance. Talk about cry me a river. He was a person who divided the party and was only interested in how he could advance his own career at the expense of others.
Labour lost the election because people were sick of the infighting, lack of policies, and the lack of general direction. They handled the minority government badly and allowed minor parties too much say in the running of the countries
Labour lost the election, get over it and stop moaning.
Fuck Adobe and their shit software. It took a security breach on their own network to wake them up. The sooner they disappear the better off we will all be
Re: We can all agree that
Rubbish, no-one should be forced into Open Source. It should be good enough that people see it as a better option than its competitors.
Sounds like a lot of sales speak, something Linux has avoided until now
Re: Jumping the gun more than just a little bit.
And now we understand why education is failing abysmally in Australia
You forgot your <sarcasm>. tag. Some people here will think you're serious
Re: <3 Apple innovation
That part I have no issue with. Its all the crowing from the fanbois about how great Apple are for giving away for free what is essentially a service pack, something that Linux and Windows users have gotten for free for years.
When the next version of OSX comes out, people will be charged money for it.
Re: “talking through her hat”
I agree and I used to be a volunteer
Re: @Andy Prough
and IOS and OSX
Inapp purchases has raised its ugly head. It will be interesting to see what the capabilities of the "free software" is and what you will have to pay for extra functionality
Good, I hope its soon. Assange is nothing but a self serving, self promoting git
Microsoft doesn;t charge for service packs, Apple does
In 1882 Australia, then a lowly and rough-house colony, defeated the motherland England at cricket. Wags in Blighty published a fake death notice for English cricket, declaring its Ashes would be taken to Australia for burial. The idea caught on and the two nations have competed for The Ashes ever since.
And the Poms have been sooking about losing that game ever since
Re: Rupert will save us all !!
Remember the filtering debacle the Labor government tried to foist on us. Their version would probably require we submit to their filtering because they own it. Remember it was "to protect the children"
Re: has anyone actually USED a Surface?
except for ipads and apple gear
The best thing to Come out of the election
Is that Assange didn't get a seat. He is a self serving egotistical moron who believes that everyone's private information (except his) is fair game. He wants the whole world to be run as he would like it. We just got rid of one egotistical moron in government. We don't need to replace him with another.
Re: LNP policy
Stop chanting slogans. They make you appear stupid and uninformed, while not adding anything meaningful to the conversation. Name some things that the Research Organisation have produced to bolster your argument.
Didn't think so
The issue with the NBN is that the government controls the company that will run it. We have a company at the moment that people loathe, that was once owned by the government and then privatised, except that the government still has a 51% share in it and still can't run the fucking company properly.
Remember the Internet filter, the Government will use the NBN as a lever to get it in place finally (can you say NSA). Let private enterprise build the NBN equivalent
unticked the wrong box
Re: Dream list by dreamers
They just did, and they won
Re: Grey importing??
don't threaten us like that or we'll continue sending Neighbors and Prisoner
And how is this different from many of the other apps on there that give you the app for free but charge you to use the backend services
I think AI will reach its potential when the soccer robots fall over after a collision, grab their ankle and roll around on the ground. We will then know that it has reached the intelligence of a Division 1 soccer player, which is probably around the 10 year old mark.
Re: Yesterday was more important
Whats a duck doing running that fast
Why not keep this investment in US jobs
Re: Sounds like -
and other bs artists
Or a good scotch
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