* Posts by Locomotion69

8 posts • joined 28 Aug 2014

Are you writing code for ambient computing? No? Don't even know? Ch-uh. Google's 'write once, run anywhere' Flutter is all over it


Great solution!

But what is the problem it does should solve ?

14 sailors die aboard Russian cable spy, er, ocean research nuke sub after fire breaks out


Re: Nightmarish stuff

For those on the continent: Submarine "Tonijn" is on display at the navy museum in Den Helder, Netherlands.


Complex automation won't make fleshbags obsolete, not when the end result is this dumb


That is exactly why planes fly themselves - but professional pilots are still there in order to take control if anything goes wrong.

That is also the same reason why self driving cars is an ultimate dump idea as there will be a lot "underaverage" skilled drivers behind the wheel when things go out of control.

IoT worm can hack Philips Hue lightbulbs, spread across cities


We are screwed

The concept is good as a concept, but every implementation so far proves to be bad. Even worse, nothing will change until someone actually exploits a massive hack and shuts down an entire city/traffic network/airport/hospital/... Once we figure out that securing will be a. extremely expensive, b. make IoT devices going offline all the time thus crippling it functionality and c. does not provide 100% security we are forced to accept to be pwned every now and then.

Microsoft offers Linux certification. Do not adjust your set. This is not an error


The end is near

Windows 11 = Linux core with WinXP desktop windowmanager.

New edition of Windows 10 turns security nightmares into reality

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Actually this makes sense. Now you can test before you deploy. Consider the unlikely event of an update being so crap that it makes your thingy unable to boot. I mean, this has never happened before and, oh wait....

Google spins up 'FREE, unlimited' cloud photo storage 4 years before ad giant nixes it


Re: I pay nothing too.

Same here. And this "service" is something I am definitely not going to use anyway.

Pay to play: The hidden cost of software defined everything


Options extra?

Go buy a car. Basic price may seem OK, but the option list is enormous, and so is the total price at the end of the quotation :(

Nothing new. Happens everywhere.


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