Re: Why not fuck off and sort out Brexit instead
Yeah, I'm just surprised that she has not banned the sale of Lidl carrier bags while she's at it.
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Yeah, I'm just surprised that she has not banned the sale of Lidl carrier bags while she's at it.
Nice idea. An Indian DevOps doll perhaps? "Your S3 bucket is perfectly safe with me"
Me too. Then again iOS always seems faster on initial update, it is later on Apple load so much crap into it that it starts to slow down ... and then it's time for another update.
By the way, Addison Lee might want to update their iOS app to 64 bit.
They might well be paying major-league digital agencies to run their digital services and devops, but those companies are mostly offshoring everything in order to maximise profits. The end result is that you get a contractor in Bangalore who "knows something about DevOps" and thus you end up with this situation.
Sadly this will not be the last case, has certainly not been the first and I daresay that there have been much worse (and kept hidden) cases than this which have resulted in data loss, user hijacking and fully compromised company security.
"Ofcom to crack down on telcos' handling of nuisance callers"
And earlier on today it was all about how BT/EE have officially launched their legal challenge against Ofcom's spectrum proposals.
@Ofcom: you need a good PR man (James Henderson is available I hear) to explain to you how to package good news in order to deflect the bad news that you are trying to block. Press releases several hours later don't quite do it.
Ah, the Daily Mail. The only CMS with an 'Added Hatred To All People' plugin.
Came here with the same intention. Forgot it as the post was so damn well written and I (almost) spilled my Horlicks .. well .. glass of Margaux.
Thank you very much Verity for a damn good laugh.
You forgot to add that each iPhone X is lovingly caressed by Tim Cook and Jonny iVe before being packed.
"75% of 102 people agreed"
Actually it would more likely be "153 out of 204 people agreed" but that statistic looks like a a lot of people disagreed.
We know the government’s commitment to growing the UK’s digital economy:
1) Tax everyone higher
2) Increase IR35 by another 20%
3) Make sure you can not offshore software development (bloody furriners stealing our Romanian contractors' jobs).
3) If a company is a success, we'll tax it some more.
4) If that company STILL is successful: Can I have a board job once I have fucked up the British economy?
Yeah, run a Ponzi scheme for a few hundred million and you go to jail. Run a Ponzi scheme for an major economic power [stop laughing] and they give you a title.
There can be absolutely no bad
Word word that could be said about her. She has proven herself to be Excel excellent at every opportunity and we are very much looking forward to her joining our Teams teams. We can assure taxpayers that the Outlook outlook for them and for thieving scum HMRC is indeed bright.
By the way. The film featuring hovercraft is Die Another Day, not Tomorrow Never Dies, and they are Osprey 5 MKII hovercraft.
Would this council be Lambeth? Was called to rescue a very impressive Drupal 7 clusterf*ck some years ago which used the Color [sic] module to do exactly that - change environment theme colours. This was a council that also failed to comprehend what SSL is, as all their forms were unprotected.
Even more real men just look at the headers .. curl
In the UK the judge panics and hides his stash of kiddy porn.
And not forgetting that Apple, very quietly I might add, just removed App functionality from iTunes. From now on you have to download apps directly onto your phone. I presume that this is to help those poor unfortunate mobile networks ...
Is the reason why they cost so much because each iPhoneX comes with a particle of Steve Jobs' ashes?
iOS WiFi pickup is awful.
Scenario: Travel from one stop to another on London Piccadilly line. At each stop a (relatively) cheap Honor Android phone Wifi is connecting as the train enters the station. iPhone frequently fails to connect at all.
Replacement Screens and AppleCare
Apple charge £119 per annum for AppleCare for an iPhone and then charge £25 per screen replacement .. on the presumption that you will only require one screen change per annum. The normal 'non warranty' screen replacement is £136, which means that you are probably better off not taking out AppleCare.
iOS usage and features
Try detailing every single iOS trick and feature on your own website for once. Stop making every single feature have to be 'discovered' as if by magic by MacWorld or any other fanboy websites.
iCloud Synchronisation with Windows
Yes, some people really do own a Windows computer AND an iPhone. Once they have got over the shock perhaps Apple might do something in iCloud like tell people, "Oh, by the way Two Factor Auth does not work with Windows, so your contacts and calendar might not be in sync on Outlook"
I could go on and on ad nauseam.
Hmm, Actually it looks more like 2 knives being sharpened up. No doubt inspired by "What happens to developers when they dare to question their project manager"
Does that mean we should be using Basecamp instead?
I'm waiting for the iPhoneXIT
(actually I am waiting for the fanboy downvotes now)
Mr Pratchett would be proud of you sir.
LOL! Definite + for that one!
That job is MINE already I tell thee!
1) I have experience of working on the dark side (Capita freelancer for 3 months some years ago)
2) I have extensive knowledge of how to plummet the depths of GDS.
3) I know how to price up an MoD contract ("I know we quoted £40m but costs .. you know how it is .. £4Bn ok?")
4) I can cost-margin a webpage: "Under construction" page mate? A snip at £23.8m with £200k off*
* Yes really - data.gov Acquia Marina Drupal theme holding page, 1 logo plus some text for £23.8m billable cost.
Let's face it, if you were picking up stray transmission of The X Factor or Keeping up with the Kardashians wouldn't you stick a metaphorical "idiots live here" tag on your Guide to the Galaxy?
UK public body gets it right for once. I am amazed that they got someone in who knows about ICO guidelines and data security.
Perhaps TalkTalk or even Equifax might want to ask TfL who the contractor is?
I would be more worried about the on-board Kaspersky AV software ...
They just get a better class of porn.
When in doubt: uninstall and go back to Slack. I get bewildered now by the Skype/Teams/Lync combo where they all try to get you to install their chat client for conferencing and you just end up using a telephone.
Presumably it was going to be called " 'Strine" then.
Obviously forgot to build a (fire)wall ..
And obviously drug dealing as well. There is a definite subliminal message there that arrests were made in Portland, Oregon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Austin. I hope they get all the Poppas.
Once the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution Act has been read it will undoubtedly move up to the SENile Association of Tax Evaders and then it will be sent to the WHy am I this signing this shiTE when I sHould be on the golf cOUrSE?
"What's David Cameron doing these days?"
Sitting at home, licking his wounds as per
doctor's Rupert Murdoch's orders.
1) Must have own drone
2) Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of LOHAN
3) Should not burst into uncontrollable fits of laughter when a minister mentions the "British Space Exploration Programme".
If I pirate a copy of Ubuntu 17.10 ... am I a budgie smuggler?
"Well if it is an alien communication beacon or propulsion system, they've fucked up. I imagine they have cooked themselves with it quite nicely, along with everything else in their galaxy."
You have obviously never been to a Hotblack Desato gig then.
It's all because of this bloody planet that keeps wanting to leave the Empire. They sent their chief negotiator D'dvd Dvi|es to try and blackmail the Emperor so it has been necessary to teach the planet 'a lesson'.
D'dvd Dvi|es: "I didn't know we had an extra moon"
Imperial negotiator: "That's no moon"
Those would include the 'normal' 12 hour days x 6 day weeks, double security checks, low wages, working environments that make McDonalds look benevolent, anti-suicide precautions (but only to prevent depressed workers falling into the machinery) and so on.
"Paris Hilton has announced she will back an Initial Coin Offering venture."
Does she actually understand that? Icon .. well, you have to don't you?
Don't forget that London mostly voted to remain in Europe. Naughty, naughty London: no fibre for you. Second richest area on the planet (Holland Park) and average broadband speeds are 4mbit max..
Or more like "You let Dougal do a funeral?"
How could this possibly end up not costing them more than the amount 'raised'?
You missed the government calculations for "Amount Saved". It works something like this:
Year 1 savings: -100%
Year 2 savings: -99%
Year 3 savings: -98%
Year 4 savings following Capita review and increase in contract value as 3% saved: -150%
Year 5: General Election year so Amount Saved revised to "100% saved"
(BTW, this really does happen)
W.H.Auden summed this up in just 2 lines:
When he laughed, respectable senators burst with laughter,
And when he cried the little children died in the streets.
Curiously appropriate with Donald Trump.
"Remember when good products didn't need a "mission"?"
Now you just stick the adjective 'smart' in front of anything. I am quite thankful that they did not progress to level 2 and use 'intelligent'
VyprVPN does it all for you for under $50 per annum.
Oh dear, The Wheel of Time was one of the HBO considerations for a Game of Thrones replacement until Sony snapped it up. I suppose one should be thankful that at least the books are finished, and even then only just.
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