* Posts by pwillems

6 posts • joined 14 Nov 2011

HP slaps dress code on R&D geeks: Bin that T-shirt, put on this tie

pwillems

Yet another HR graduate coming up with junk rules to justify his paycheck...

When I see a coder wearing shirt and tie, all I think is that he's another modestly skilled type who couldn't cut it in the arena with the talented coders.

Organic food: Pricey, not particularly healthy, won't save you from cancer

pwillems

"However, it’s unlikely that this finding is going to do much to dissuade the faithful that the benefits of organics have been over-sold"

And in that one statement, the author nailed it. Carry on folks, do whatever rocks your boat.

Google wearables: A solution looking for a rich nerd

pwillems

Re: battery life

Look like Agent Smith from the matrix eh?

Hmmm... I can work with that.

pwillems

Re: What's the big deal with charging every day?

Is this discussions not kind of beside the point? You wear it on the wrist and it can give the time, but the similarities with a watch stop there. A smart watch is a kiosk for your smart phone. A small convenient interface to get basic operations done without having to boot up the real computer. I certainly do believe it has it's place.

You can not compare this to a Casio watch and complaining that it will need to be recharged more often than a G-Shock makes no sense. It is in no way related to a G-Shock other than being a similar size and replicating the G-Shock's one basic function.

Fisher-Price in hot seat: iPad bouncy chair lets APPLE BABYSIT tots – parents

pwillems

Just one question

Has anyone patented the idea of one of these in adult sizes yet?

Bloke gets wedding tackle trapped in ring

pwillems

What a load of bollocks.

Seriously?

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