* Posts by LTT

2 posts • joined 3 May 2017

Car trouble: Keyless and lockless is no match for brainless


Me, too!

Alistair: as a techie myself who is often flummoxed by tech -- always to the smug satisfaction of my wife, who prefers when TVs used rotary dials to change channels -- it's very heartening to know that I'm in good company.

I think it's pathetic that I have to ask my phone how to operate something that should be simple and straightforward to use. And I'm convinced that the Google Assistant software on my phone has more smarts than the imbeciles who design these accursed products that resist all attempts at usability.

It's Russian hackers, FBI and Wikileaks wot won it – Hillary Clinton on her devastating election loss


A complex election boiled down to its essence

The 2016 election was a true race to the bottom. The question in the minds of most voters was not, "Who would make a better president?", but, "Who do I hate LESS?" In the end, slightly more voters -- in more counties that mattered -- decided they hated the idea of President Trump a little less than they hated the idea of President Hillary.


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