* Posts by egeria

11 posts • joined 6 May 2013

Hacker House shoved under UK Parliament's spotlight following Boris Johnson funding allegs

egeria
Black Helicopters

Re: "an offshore company"

According to Companies House the registered office was changed yesterday from 9 Bollin Mews Prestbury Macclesfield SK10 4DP England to 107-111 Fleet Street London EC4A 2AB. I'm guessing journalists were turning up to sleepy-looking 9 Bollin Mews. 107 Fleet St is probably a law firm. https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/09678695/filing-history

Vatican sets up dedicated exorcism training course

egeria
Devil

Because many of us would like to employ an in-house exorcist to rid our data centres of the evil within.

Oracle issues emergency patch for Java on Windows

egeria

Re: Out, damned spot! Out, I say!

Oracle apps demand it.

How long does it take an NHS doctor to turn on a computer?

egeria

And your point is?

Next up the consultant who thought the cd-rom caddy was a coffee cup holder.

Not sure I am getting the point of this story that happened a number of years ago and could equally be applied to a whole range of hard-pressed professionals for whom IT is an enabler not an end in itself.

Flaky Flickr's pic upload faulty for weeks, fume fed-up photographers

egeria

Thanks for the update

I struggled with upload problems in August. I even pasted http headers identifying the non-responsive servers and so on I haven't tried since so I guess still not worth it. (Unfotunately I am a paying customer and in UK and on Linux, which apparently is not supported, not even using Firefox.)

Did GCHQ illegally spy on you? Now you can find out – from this page

egeria

Re: I don't think so!

Like Facebook, you mean?

Oxford Uni unearths 800-year-old document to seize domain names

egeria
Holmes

European Arab Business & Fellowship thing

"As things stand, the websites are still up, but they will shortly be handed over to the University of Oxford, which will presumably add them to the long list of domain names it holds and does nothing with in an effort to stop people profiting from its name."

Can't really see a problem with that.

I also note that the same outfit runs http://www.eu-arabstates.co.uk/

Presumably when they've finished with Greece, the EU can raise a case with WIPO...

Want to be a better CIO? Get a twenty-something to show you the ropes

egeria
Holmes

Re: So good, it's bad

Yep, the under-30s know what's trending on FB whereas the over-40s know what's trending on Gartner... (and possibly just as worthless).

Confirmed by cockup: New iPhones will be named 5S and 5C

egeria
Stop

iPhone 404

Linked web page now reads HTTP 错误 404 - 文件或目录未找到。Which doesn't require Google Translate.

Mozilla links Gmail with Persona for email-based single sign-on

egeria
FAIL

improper usage of API

Error

Please close this window and try again.

Action: error in https://webmaker.org

Now: Fri, 09 Aug 2013 16:11:00 GMT

improper usage of API: Error: Could not get IdP Verification Info

3D printer spits out CYBORG EAR... but where will you PUT it?

egeria
Angel

Ear on arm

Reminds me of Stelarc's Ear on Arm (engineering an Internet organ), http://stelarc.org/?catID=20242

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