* Posts by stratcat

9 posts • joined 24 Jan 2013

'We think autonomous coding is a very real thing' – GitHub CEO imagines a future without programmers



I trained on ADW and also Texas Instruments' IEF about 25 years ago. There are multiple reasons that these never truly caught on. (To be fair, they also run on OS/2 at the time which never caught on either).

Atlassian kills God, rebrands as a mountain, a structurally unsound 'A' or a high five


I was looking forward to replacing Hipchat...

... but now all my work t-shirts are out of date.

First world problems :)

New plastic banknote plans now upsetting environmental campaigners


Re: One fairly serious alternative is ...


Which if you're old enough to remember a certain book, is actually made from tigers.

Testing times: Can your crypto-code survive the Google gauntlet?



... where the freight trains run down the middle of the main street.

(There's probably an analogy there with some tech companies)

I've spent a fair bit of time there over the years; not the world's most exciting place other than the train line and the mountain. The new bakery is good though.

IBM Australia didn't stress-test #censusfail router and blocked password resets


copy running-config startup-config.

There. I fixed it.

Australia: your real comms minister is George Brandis


Curse you, El Reg!

I'd almost forgotten about Helen Coonan until I read this article.


What goes up, Musk comedown: Falcon rocket failed to strut its stuff


Inanimate carbon rod - not so much the hero this time.

El Reg preps relaunch of Cash’n’Carrion online merchandise emporium


Re: Tees and mugs?

Re - Reg Condoms suggestion:

Actually a great suggestion for Reg merchandise... in reference to Alistair Dabbs' column, these would of course have "Something for the weekend, Sir?" written on them.

Telstra bets on a software future


Solution 6. Sausage software. T-Box. Telstra's Blackberry Portal. The early years of Sensis (I'm being nice).

Telstra and app development? Really???

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