306 posts • joined 6 Sep 2007
more than 2/3rds of banks sill on it &/or 2000
i shit you not if you could see what old carp your bank is using you'd go back to hiding money !!!
The fact the writer doesn't investigate is why companies fed it cheaper to pay up to almost 100% per year original server cost just to get custom one-off patch support from MSFT. That's the cash cow disaster being outsourced to the lowest cost country to provide marginal programmers to have at someone's code they have no idea about the original MSFT monkeys intentions...
I want some shirts
like Dr Matt Taylor's shirts !!!
Awesome to have geekiness dressed so well and fabulous to have one of arisetta's leaders feeling comfortable and not being a suited & booted PR monkey!!!
oh happy funking days, I just renewed my contract with O2. I would give BT a roll of bum wipe unless it was on a poo stick...
Why is the car off in all pictures?
Nice surprise to see an analogue article vs. fully digital, from another Caterham owner. We've had ours more than 12 years and it's been (literally) all over Europe and the world (USA and Oz). Never missed a beat, and with the R500 engine you can look for 0-60 times nearer 3.2 sec. We've only made 3 mods in all the years -- intercom that plugs into music, 12v outlet and a Rallye computer.
We've done most all the interesting islands in Europe, been to Rome a few times, done the major passes in Austrla, Switzerland (including the scary morning we foolishly overtook a snowplow) and gone across the US's Rocky Mountains and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Other than that, it's the most fun you can have in a car with your clothes on! Or as another friend says, In Space no one can hear you scream, in a Se7en, no one can smell your bottom :):)
Slough is a shit hole, cannot blame them for moving.....
But we all know that Amazon and Google doesn't actually do any business in the UK.
All smoke and mirrors?
Que Pasa Feck
How about Telefonica and their child-telcos JUST DELIVER A RELIABLE signal?
This stuff is frilly nonsense -- might work with the dumb 'mercans but not here.
We see through your plan!
Re: Time to put a bullet to Auntie's head
In the last month I've moved something like 140GB UP from my home network -> VPN over Virgin to my US employers' VPN gateway. In the same time I've downloaded something like 220GB DOWN to my home network in a similar style.
I'm sharing VMDK's with co-workers whilst we work on a project so all transmissions and data transferred are fully encrypted.
The time is coming that the only difference of 1940's German government and the BBC is that it is 2014.
Time to put a bullet to Auntie's head
I use a VPN all bloody day - my company requires it so we can get into our corporate network.
By Auntie's definition I must be a Pirate.
Argh me Bucko's, I'm taking what I'm given because I'm working for a living!
Sod off Auntie Storm Troopers!
When does the book burning and brain implants start?
Clearly with this kind of oversight, ahem, slight of hand, we will shortly be burning all books then turning ourselves in at retention centres for brain monitor implants.
Could I have my implant in Scotland please?
Virgin's DNS had its Cherry popped a LONG time ago
We've been on Virgin for 4+ years and it took 15 seconds to realize their DNS is #epicfail fsck'd.
We use a variety of open DNS, plus known good DNS servers and never ever rely on Virgin's DNS. The fact their router does is immaterial as all of our home hosts have hard coded DNS entries so we can avoid Virgin's DNS fsckery.
Greenpeace = Fucktards!
OK, so let's burn coal, which has SO2 and CaSO4 pollutants, pollutes the groundwater, air, everything else, or bring in Russian Gas and burn it.
Well done fucktards, another Ozone hole will be appearing and we'll name if Greenpeace!
Do you have a SPF record in your DNS?
Symantec and others look at billions of spams daily and the major component is NOT solely the IP address but the sender reputation AND the content as a component plus the IP.
Their SW devices are very smart and there is a reason that they're top of the leagues due to the number of honeypots they run and SPF records are a way to get your reputation back up if you're not using them.
A SPF record in your DNS is dead simple to add:
Domain.com. 3600 IN TXT "v=spf1 mx ip4:126.96.36.199 a:mx.hosts.com a:sending.host.com ?all"
I'll leave it to you to change the above, update your DNS serial number and let that run a few days.
Boy I feel so much better now...
"From now on, Redmond staff won't probe the email inboxes of its customers, but will outsource the job to law enforcement."
Yeah, so the Gestapo in the USA will now be purposely going through your hotmail just as we'd suspected they were. Take a serious look at their statement for a moment kids. They're NOT saying an outside law firm or their law firm, but law enforcement.
Yes that's right, the same goons that Snowden exposed.
End of days for hotmail.
Same shite, different name
We are MUGS as TV license rape payers who have lost any sense of the spirit that made this nation fight back against oppressive regimes. We did it in WW I and WW II and we need to do it now to all these cash sucking, ineffective, useless luvvie led outsourcing orgs.
It has categorically cost us treble or more EVERY TIME, and we keep funding them like mugs.
it is time to declare an end,
I've had 12 bosses in last 9years
And I've had multiple instances of the 10 subhuman examples you've shown, and an 11th.
The EX-Management consultant
This piece of shite typically shows up from high-price consulting firms after (seemingly) getting the dirt on some douchbag in your upper management. Inept at everything, quick to blame/fire/explode in fits of anger, this piece of shite will either lead to HR firing him, or HR trying to keep all his employees from resigning. This particular cretin is easily identifiable by the trail of tears, disillusionment at staff meetings, and the staff behaving as if "daddy will beat me real bad if I say anything" cowering in the corner.
Wow, watch me fucking ignore your previous Time Capsule Backups
Like a bad wave that flips back on the surfer, Mavericks completely ignored our Time Capsule with almost a year of backups and won't backup to it after the upgrade.
So I'm sitting here archiving 2 years of backups so I can ZAP the sparsebundle image on my TC so I can then re-enable the TC to start backups again.
No Russians were harmed....
Clearly with the Anti-Gay, Anti-Rock, Anti-almost-anything era the Russians are now in, these won't be needed as everyone will be blinded beforehand...
Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy
What to do with £100M you ask!
Easy-as: Pay off the BBC management (should be good to cover 5-6 of them) and don't replace.
Then lower TV license fees to 1994 levels.
You've missed one very important factor -- the C-level approver...
Interesting article I can certainly identify with having been both a vendor and a customer.
You failed to add "Who does our CIO/COO/CFO/CEO play golf / sports with".
TIme after time decisions on purchases are swayed by the C-level exec's out of hours relationship OVER their own teams' recommendations. One cannot stop the practise nor control the variables if that person who ultimately signs the PO isn't on-board, you're screwed.
So would this be the same Greenie arseholes?
That won't allow rural phone cabinets, which can deliver broadband?
The same idiots that doesn't like telephone poles carrying broadband/POTS?
The same morons that moan like Aunt Clara on Sunday when they cannot get 3G coverage, 30Mbps to their local exchanges?
These people are walking talking Epic Fail's.
Evi was also very important to USENIX association
You guys missed an important part if her contributions!!
Evi worked with several key folks in USENIX, the UNIX association for many years and made significant contributions there as well.
The worlds a little worse of losing Evi.
Fair winds to her going out in something she truly loved doing...
Barely Believable Crap
The morons ruIning the BBC, extracting a facist amount of my hard earned so their luvvies can fuck something else up. After all, the digital fuck up wasting £400M, the £200M golden parachute game, and now a fucked up 3-D (Duh, Dumbass, DIckhead) game is on hold.
First, the UK has just finished a 6 year march to all-Digital terrestrial TV. Everyone's had to either buy a new TV/LED/LCD/whatever, or a converter box at significant cost.
3-D still hasn't stabilised on a format and consumers figured that out early on.
They did't advertise the freaking 3-D so no one knew it was available.
The little grey media dwarf Murdoch's satellite company can't handle more capacity and neutered the BBC signal.
As a significant part of the country is the Little Grey Dwarf's Sky Satellite, or Beardie's Virgin Media you could only get 3-D for free on BBC for a few shows here and there.
Could it be, prostitution?
Win 8 sucks more than a trainload of hookers heading to the docks in Amsterdam when the ships come in.
Serves them right for all their carp advertising too.
Load NetBSD or FreeBSD or gawd forbid Scumlaris for Intel for a better experience.
Quit polluting the planet with hair gel you moppet!
If you are going to scream, yell, moan, present and expect compliance on your initiative, you should quite wearing petroleum based products in your hair and just get a hair cut and be done.
You're walking around with chemicals seething out of your hair polluting my air.
I can't hear you, is that a Q-tip
So the Borg have not fixed their OS issues, but have this new trick.
I must have my wary ears blocked with Redmond Wax.
Where's the Q-Tip when you need it?
Hey MSFT, we don't care!!!
Windows 8 is what is lining the waste treatment plant near the M40 in Slough.
It is brown, yucky, smells/looks bad and is devoid of use.
Get a real O/S -- no one wants your fondleslabs w/o one -- even Android rocks vs. Windows 8.
The funts are still loose in the asylum!!
Almost all of you reading this who work in banks, insurance companies and other large institutions have an even bigger time bomb you need to sort than XP.
That is continued use of Windows NT and Windows 2000, still evident on your networks when we run network scans. That combined with a high number of cash points running OS/2 are a bigger scandal coming than the press is aware of.
There was a song, I can't recall the band "One, two three lock band" and it appears many are members.
PS> Why the nuclear cloud icon -- because this is going to explode badly in folks' faces soon as the HW dies.
I had a ruby last night
and my iRing is burning like mad as it was a vindaloo…..
Re: Why not...
OpenDNS only showcases more VM problems and adds more delays into a flaky service. Been there, drank the bong water trying to get around perhaps the worst ISP DNS ever delivered.
"BBC Vision is a good start, the next step is to abolish….
The BBC as a whole needs to go away and be the commercial provider they are in all but the truest sense of the word.
It is nothing more than a fascist conspiracy to continue to rip off us with yet another stealth tax, and if we all just quit paying, they'll have to reduce the gazillions of idiots back down to a manageable number of useful staff.
Reducing the number of repeats, and imports and just produce basic TV & Radio.
Is is DOUBLE your PLEASURE day
Abode also released a slew of updates for Air, Flash etc….so in total hundreds of MB's of patches to install.
Time to go to the pub me thinks...
YUCK -- I had to use Windows 8 and I didn't like it!
We visited our son last weekend and I had to help him with his new computer win 8.
Never has an OS made me swear more, more loudly, made me more want to vomit than this ebola virus on a machine. I also had violent spells of diarrhoea afterwards and will be seeking compensation for counselling.
What a /dev/fucked OS it is..
Re: Not the only filtering offender
O2 personal mobile blocks any site with alcohol on it, so I can't get to CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) without paying & getting a £2 charge/refund to verify my identity even though I have a monthly direct-debit account on my personal phone.
Yet with my work O2 mobile, I can go to the same site.
So the filtering is far more widespread than anyone wants to own up to.
The two channels should be, since we're paying for them
Followed by Discovery Channel (since they rake it in like mad, you'd think they'd show repeats to get folks to Pay-TV to get mroe)
Fook me, you mean there's NOT Zombies already deployed?
You've obviously never been to Hillingdon Hospital or High Wycombe Hospital.
Their Zombie count is almost 100%
I rather fucking drink my Java than use it!
Turned it off last week a day before the press got a clue on everything in our house. Not a problem reported at all, thus validating the extreme uselessness of even having it installed anymore!
Get over the Met Dear
The Met is no different that the Bullshit Blasting Corp and their so-called forecasts can be replaced in seconds and save us gazillions:
1) Rock on string dry, it's dry outside
2) Rock on string wet, it's raining outside
3) Rock on string white, it's snowing outside
4) Rock on string @ 90 degrees, it's breezy outside
Frankly, it's time to sack the lot and pass the savings back to more worthy causes, like feeding OAP's, heating OAP's homes, or buying crack -n- hookers for our MP's and their second homes!
Job well done!
It would be far easier for RIM...
To rename themselves $tarbuck$, Gargle or Yodafone and just avoid taxes altogether.
I'll get me coat..
Enjoy the rampant rule breaking this will allow
So there will be no compliance archiving on the network, IM, etc and all dodgy dealings will simply move to this communications channel.
Enjoy the resulting clusterfuck of financial misuse, fraud and criminal activity this will cause.
Just run iOS 6.0.1
And you'll have NO battery at all, and no data allowance left either.
Damn you iPhone, you've sucked horribly badly at both this time!
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4310494?start=1635&tstart=0 110 glorious pages of Epic Apple Fail.
Cruddy place to work, what else are the inbreeds to do?
Just go onto Gawker and search for "Life-at-Walmart" to see what a soul-sucking company they really are.
The PR folks would have sued to get the stories down if they were untrue, so grab a bottle of absinthe and have a read!
Customers have a bigger worry than this
All the crappy adverts with Inane Dolt in them do nothing for their image. Our PS has always done that, I don't really care - but I'm seriously fucked off with no broadband upgrade even though they're selling 100mbps on my road (and can't deliver it)!.
Their network engineers are laughing behind the scenes as the real debacle is which cost centre will pay for upgrading all the remote cabinets. Turns out the take up rate on their HD cable has been so high that 1st and 2nd generation remote cabinets is more than a year behind.
What you as the punter, ahem mug, ahem customer see is that Broadband AND Video are on the same local switch. This is why we've just received out FIFTH in 10 months delay to 100Mbs letter & email. Virgin has to upgrade to latest generation cabinets so that video can buffer and 100Mbps can be delivered.
Until then, committee by committee and team meeting by team beating is happening on many levels one would suspect. "Flubber Hub Crap Sub-Committee" and "Home Less not-so-Broadband Sub-Committee" meetings with plenty of tea and biscuits but no action will continue.
I'm at the end of my 18 month contract on Virgin, and seriously considering my next move. Our problem is where we live in Area 31 (usually known to their engineers as Area 51) is right on the edge of BT's POTS and we're unclear if they've upgraded FTTC or not.
But Stiffs.com is still alive!!!
Kurt Cobain -- still dead.
Michael Hutchence -- still dead.
Idiod ruInning Aussie Broadband, still alive.
SCAM, RIpoff, Useless idea, Twits!
As a member of the wider community commenting on this FARCE of abject stupidity in the Nominet game, this is a SCAM, will NOT secure anything, but will RAISE money for the registrar.
Country codes, E.G. .co. .fr .ie are the area international standards bodies. Internet naming is built from direction of ICANN and why the heck Nominet has come up with this idiotic idea we do not know.
We DO know you should comment against it, or chaos will ensue.
Just STFU and go back into whatever cave you came from. The world is not India, nor the US, but if something has worked for 40+ years, just STFU and live with it.
Damnit I hate crap like this.
would it work on parliamentary people?
if we tag all MP's could we put some of them in the bin?
He really felt the heat for the crime the next AM!
I'll get me coat….
Tell the Aussie to Go Fuck Himself
They can't even deliver broadband, or Medal winning athletes thus they can GFTS.
Useless shte SW Udate
The bloody thing has been crashing, locking up, acting like a prostitute in Amsterdam giving BJ's on a Friday night it's so up & down.
We're in Area that fscked last week with te upgrade, and nothing's fucking worked right since. Calling their Tandoori Helpless Desk the home phone over their network keeps dropping the line.
I guess the fucktards are real proud of the new UI it's got. I coud care less, they've taken our 2 year old reliable line and screwed it up.
Oh the Tandoori Helpless Desk tried to give me 3 days credit. That was last Friday and the damn thing is still acting like Paris.
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