Re: Too late for me
That's a good start, at least!
4363 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009
That's a good start, at least!
But I do know now that he's an idiot.
"Security researcher... "almost had a heart attack" when he walked into a McDonald's "
Tip: Stay away from McD's to avoid cardiovascular problems.
Nah- DevOps, shurely?!?
True, but without the Emperor's New Clothes*.
Far too simple.
While it looks nice, it's another expensive (capex, so acceptable) way to replace expensive skilled cablemonkeys (opex, so unacceptable) with cheap unskilled cablemonkeys.
More cash freed up for the yacht fund! trebles all round!
Big Sack 'o' Dung?
"I've seen a LOT of rockets never make it out of Powerpoint."
Any rocket designed in Powerpoint should never get out.
A Microsoft TARDIS?
Oh, just No.
"How long until science enters the realm of 'indistinguishable from magic' for most people?"
At least 15-20 years...ago.
Sad, isn't it.
Microsoft thinks Timecube is also viable.
"...bottom of the range windows PC's"
As opposed to -??? windows PCs?
"Do any cars attempt to rely on wifi?"
Er, Google street view?
"Nowadays, everything suffers from systemd syndrome. "
I prefer this. With big brass knobs on.
The epitaph of the early 2000s.
"One would think the high end vehicles would get the "better" systems."
But not the better drivers, eh? Think about it.
"Sherlock, I guess he used a letter knife instead."
Or the long letter tweezers loved by the Stazi, to unroll and extract without opening the envelope...
No need- the joke is in the OS!
In other news shop doorways, alleys and telephone boxes take over from toilets at weekends.
- or just add more new ones.
" Facebook isn't the loser here."
But maybe Africa is the winner?
"arrayAllEngines.Start(); // Start the engine in the middle of stage 1"
Windows in spacecraft. And I thought Alien was a horror story!
Aha- fixed now.
1.44Mb, 3.5 in, shurely?
"I wish I could have upvoted you more for your post. Spot on!"
Particularly for this bit:-
"...we went to the moon when we paid taxes and we cannot even contemplate it today..."
It sucks your bandwidth while it gradually sorts itself out;
Then it does it again, many more times to update others at your expense, not MS's.
How sociable* of them...
* Socialist, to USAuans, I suppose...
...according to the chairman of the US National Transportation Safety Board.
"Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible." -- Lord Kelvin, President, Royal Society, 1895
And he was quite bright, they say.
+1 Internet, plus another for spelling and using 'peddle' correctly!
The double decker bus is a unit of Wait, usually.
Then three turn up at once, like quarks. Strange, that.
It's all firmishware. Some more firm than others...
And Win10- in the article- which is another kettle of... something.
"...would you fly on an Airbus that was being run by a Pi?"
Rather than one that was run by Windows, yes.
"So what?" Leading British scientist Dr Quatermass was quoted as saying. "The chances of anything... Oh I say! Look at that...!"
Excel- that bit.
"A big H. I hope that's ok with you, Hplasm..."
Indeed, you are correct, and I stand in the corner, having failed to proofread. :(
Thumb up for truth, and to represent my fat-fingers.
On the downside, the CPU is running at 1Mhz now.
"Is that the irritating one that uses "summit" as a verb?"
Yep- and isn't even a Yorkshire lass!
Contact "I'm a mountain guide and a Surface user" from the TV ad.
Yeah... and statistics.
Things have to match...
Aimed? As in running them over?
"I can download films 10 times faster than I can watch them."
Yeah? I bet you have a 405 line b/w TV too... that would save d/l bandwidth alright...
"From a grumpy ex-alcoholic. :-P"
From the Preachy-Ex brigade...
"Where did you want to go today?"
At last- an update that does something useful!
Is The Microsoft Broken Icon?
Or perhaps a Curl(!)y Poo, with flies...
There's a reason for this icon, you see... ---->
No friends? Buy virtual ones...
"Look how popular we are!"
Aiee! Access 10?
"...the expense of creating, testing and debugging their own versions."
Well one out of three is something...
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