* Posts by Diez66

6 posts • joined 20 Apr 2018

Amazon Alexa outage: Voice-activated devices are down in UK and beyond

Diez66

Someone/thing that does not listen to me

Felt like a normal day, sad.

It's a phone with a peel, but you'll have to wait a bit more for retro Nokia

Diez66

Want one, well I did.

RAZR, awesome physical design, it was the only phone I actually, all but , lusted for.

As you say, once you got it, the way you accessed its limited functions were a wee bit disappointing.

Still, I always loved the feel, the way it looked, it was wow! at the time.

Open plan offices flop – you talk less, IM more, if forced to flee a cubicle

Diez66

Open Plan, Me?

I was the noisy one, not using hands free but constantly chatting and basically quite noisy.

My boss did point this out.

My response was, "Well you knew what I was like and You! put me in an open plan office".

Not sure this make me a good guy?

I hate and hated open plan offices, I also know what I was like and knew I would bog it up.

I used to be a technical trainer, thank god for closed training rooms where my chat and banter seemed to be just right.

Brit regulator pats self on back over nuisance call reduction: It's just 4 billion now!

Diez66

TPS, I re-register every now and then.

This seems to work well, very, very few calls and if I start to get some, I re-register and they seem to stop again, works for me.

Sysadmin unplugged wrong server, ran away, hoped nobody noticed

Diez66

In the developed world?

In Spain, and a lot of Europe, the plug and cable are in a straight line, tug the cable, pull the plug.

Sweet.

We get other things right, maybe?

Friend of mine did accidentally hit a big red mushroom on the wall that shut a whole test and development lab down, we went down the beer hall and never spoke of it again., Well until today.

Nest bricks Revolv home automation hubs, because evolution

Diez66

Re: "Is the era of internet-of-things bringing an end to the concept of ownership?"

D = Do-oh!

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