* Posts by okand

8 posts • joined 11 Jul 2016

There is no perceived IT generation gap: Young people really are thick


From what I've heard Daim/Dime was the main reason Kraft/Mondelez wanted to buy Marabou.

What the @#$%&!? Microsoft bans nudity, swearing in Skype, emails, Office 365 docs


If I also had to actually use the office365 instance I manage for a customer we would be shutdown immediately.

My PC is broken, said user typing in white on a white background


"sent emails aren't saved"

The folder was set to sorting alphabetically by recipients name.

Secret weekend office bonk came within inch of killing sysadmin


Re: fibre or fiber

It depends on if you're talking about networking or storage.

Scotiabank internet whizzkids screw up their HTTPS security certs


Are people still trained to just click past certificate warnings?

Fresh cotton underpants fix series of mysterious mainframe crashes


Re: Don't give me no static ...

I tend to generate static electricity when I go to get coffee or go to the bathroom. When sitting down again and touching my laptop made out of metal with a grounded charger I usually feel a chock. If I go for my phone while it's connected to the laptop instead the chock is usually stronger for some reason.

Reg man 0: Japanese electronic toilet 1


Re: Translation

Not to mention the red square on the stop button.

I suppose these days with digital media that you don't need to rewind it's possible to forget the meaning of that one though...

Linus Torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments


I wonder if Linus has ever actually tried LSD...

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