* Posts by rbarrie

5 posts • joined 30 Oct 2017

Tim Apple. Larry Oracle. Ginni Layoffs: It works so why the heck not?


Maybe Trump reads scifi?

In his 1956/57 tale "The Stars My Destination", Alfred Bester wholly embraced conflating corporation names with their ship master. The UK side of the pond may know the tale better as "Tiger! Tiger!" Poor Alfred, how was he to know 60+ years ago that Roebuck wouldn't make it to the 24th Century? Will Apple?

Do not adjust your set, er, browser: This is our new page-one design


/me nods sagely

But what does Dabbs think?

Smoking jacket clad, I await his assessment in my study.

What if tech moguls brewed real ale?



Starting from fresh

Why are we disappointed with the best streaming media box on the market?


I agree with the writer that something like

"Or if the Roku could remember where you left off. Or if it knew you were a San Francisco Giants fan and popped up a message noting that the game will start in 20 minutes with a simple click through to live coverage."

would be really cool. But, would we still be talking about US$99 device?

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