* Posts by File Not Found

9 posts • joined 5 Mar 2018

London's Metropolitan Police arrest Julian Assange

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Re: final straw?

Have a look at Andrew O’Hagan’s piece in the London Review of Books, March 2014 - comprehensive and revealing and definitive.

Turn me up some: Smart speaker outfit Sonos blasted in complaint to UK privacy watchdog

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In effect they do - I use one of their Play5s (8 years old now) via line-in as a dumb speaker for my cinemainashed, with the advantage that I can wirelessly connect a stereo pair....On the whole I agree that hifi it’s not, but the system works well and is handily mobile, and their customer support for occasionally challenged elderly nontech users is brilliant, even if their PR/dataslurp dept is obviously industry standard.

Click here to see the New Zealand livestream mass-murder vid! This is the internet Facebook, YouTube, Twitter built!

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Quite right

Thanks for a good, solid, straightforward argument that sets it out simply. Just get this done, Fb and the rest of you....

Marriott's Starwood hotels mega-hack: Half a BILLION guests' deets exposed over 4 years

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Out in the wild

MFA which relies on a steady cellphone signal - not available out here in rural Suffolk UK, and already causing some gritting of the teeth, as these little details seem to escape MFA activists. Just sayin.

In Windows 10 Update land, nobody can hear you scream

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Re: Gross Negligence at it's finest

Fair enough. Only problem I have with this attitude is that I can’t actually remember when I last actually paid for a MSft product - 10 years ago? 15? So demanding damages etc seems a little over the top. You get what you pay for.....

Spent your week box-ticking? It can't be as bad as the folk at this firm

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Re: “were quoted a ridiculous price and told it would take four months”.

Well invented!

We need to talk, Brit Parliamentary committee tells Mark Zuckerberg

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Worst case is that Zuck does actually appear, allowing the pompous knownothings on the Ctee to make the same fools of themselves as they usually do.

Here is how Google handles Right To Be Forgotten requests

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Re: Billed hourly rate

...and then there’s Jackie Mason - ‘They used to use rats here in California for medical research. Now we use use lawyers - there’s more of them, and the emotional engagement is less..’

Ex-Google recruiter: I was fired for opposing hiring caps on white, Asian male nerds

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Re: Political correctness BS

It turns out that the best way to avoid unconscious bias (if your firm is big enough) is to hire in groups of ten or so - this apparently helps your subconscious take the ‘risk’ that a new hire from a less familiar background won’t fit in with the existing team.

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