* Posts by sambaynham

13 posts • joined 21 Apr 2017

Naked women cleaning biz smashes patriarchy by introducing naked bloke gardening service


Re: Careful with that hedge trimmer...

In Australia, Wasps are the least of your problems. Bitten in your gentleman's area by one of their spiders would be a nasty way to go.

Japanese cyber security minister 'doesn't know what a USB stick is'


Re: That's nothing

Ha! I'm pinching that, Alister!

Raspberry Pi supremo Eben Upton talks to The Reg about Pi PoE woes


It;'s a bummer, but...

...isn't it refreshing to see an admission of a technical defect that's that honest and transparent?

No need to code your webpage yourself, says Microsoft – draw it and our AI will do the rest


Re: Hilarious

Let's hope! I'm a Web Developer, and I've built my career on repairing the mistakes of fools. AI fools or meat fools, makes no difference to me.

US websites block netizens in Europe: Why are they ghosting EU? It's not you, it's GDPR


It's alright. Needs more <marquee> tags. And maybe a horrible tiling animated gif.


I like to imagine all the tech recruiters currently being ignored to death in my inbox going "I'm melting, I'm meeeeeeeelting!"

Bwah ha ha.

Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign


Re: Intel Inside...

Me too! Ryzen Ryzen, La la la!

Brace yourselves, fanboys. Winter is coming. And the iPhone X can't handle the cold


Re: But..

Incorrect. If it doesn't work, it's because you're not believing hard enough.

Look out, Pepe: Martha Lane Fox has a plan


I propose a new technology!

CAPTGOA - Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Goodthinkers and Oldthinkers Apart.

Let's make the coppers wear cameras! That'll make the ba... Oh. No sodding difference


Re: nonsense

...you are Amber Rudd, and I claim my £5

SpaceX releases Pythonesque video of rocket failures


I'm going to use some of these:

"It's not a bug on the live site, it's an unscheduled programmer performance evaluation."

Everyone loves programming in Python! You disagree? But it's the fastest growing, says Stack Overflow


Re: My thoughts on this ...

I hope my own personal efforts have contributed to this in some small way. Why? Well, because whenever I'm asked 'My lad/lass is interested in programmng, what language should they learn first?', I always answer : 'Python. It'll teach them good indenting habits.'

So far as I'm concerned, being a good n00b language is nothing to be ashamed of. I cut my teeth on PHP, but I wish it'd been Python.

Farewell Unity, you challenged desktop Linux. Oh well, here's Ubuntu 17.04


Re: My thoughts on this ...

I'm going in the opposite direction. I started out as a Windows-only teenager. Then moved to linux, and loved the simple UI of the Ubuntus (Unity was a jump, but I learned at least to tolerate it).

But the older I get, the more I like the CLI. I think it's because I have more demands on my time. So when I want to do something on my computer, I want to do PRECISELY that thing, right-the-heck-now. I don't want to be suggested at or wizarded.

I'm 32 and I don't have a house, still less a lawn, but if I did I'd be telling you damn kids to get off it. Fortunately, I live in the North, so there are always clouds to shout at.

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