* Posts by Dahhah6o

6 posts • joined 18 Jul 2014

Now you've read about the bonkers world of Elizabeth Holmes, own some Theranos history: Upstart's IT gear for sale


Re: Look who was on the board of directors!

I was very impressed with what I was reading about Theranos, up until I read the list of the membership of the BoD. When I saw it was populated by political & military people, instead of *medical* experts, I knew something smelled fishy.

From Red Planet to deep into the red: Suicidal extrovert magnet Mars One finally implodes


"It's dead, Jim."

Apple hardware priced so high that no one wants to buy it? It's 1983 all over again


"Imagine that. Apple deliberately building a finite lifespan into its machines."

Well, this was showing an obvious influence from a movie released the year prior: Blade Runner

It's 2019, the year Blade Runner takes place: I can has flying cars?


Re: measure the subject's empathy response to questions

Term: Polygraph.

Definition: A relic of 20th century witchcraft repurposed as a stage prop in interrogations.

Microsoft's Windows 10 nagware goes FULL SCREEN in final push


[Robert Downey voice]

"Everybody knows you never go full screen."

Own a Cisco modem or wireless gateway? It might be owned by someone else, too


Has no one read the DOCSIS specifications?

These are DOCSIS devices. DOCSIS was designed from the beginning for the CPE device to be managed by the provider, and *unmanageable* by the customer. This applies to all DOCSIS devices, not just Cisco. Firmware upgrades are initiated by the provider when the device is booted. So there is nothing a customer can do but wait for the provider to push out the updated firmware.

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