* Posts by Diez66

6 posts • joined 20 Apr 2018

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


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


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


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!


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


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.


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


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

D = Do-oh!

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