* Posts by KillStuffMount

4 posts • joined 20 Dec 2018

Hold horror stories: Chief, we've got a f*cking idiot on line 1. Oh, you heard all that


Re: Hold button - The glue that makes IT work

Our workplace phones record what you say while on hold. Everyone learns very quickly to use the mute button (which does work), even if a call is on hold.

Belt and braces :)

El Reg talks to PornHub sister biz AgeID – and an indie pornographer – about age verification


Re: Strumming that retro vibe...

Bah, how to feel old. Had to explain to a lad in work why I was giggling quietly to myself, this generation that's grown up with pr0n on tap will now have to learn about the joy of a lucky hedgerow find. By the time he was just starting to feel the sap rising, I was on to University and as I put it "chasing the real thing".

Him: "no more hedges for you then?"

Me: "Nope, just bushes".

Human StarCraft II e-athletes crushed by neural net ace – DeepMind's AlphaStar


Re: professional

Entertainment sells. If you have an audience, you can make money off it by selling advertising/tickets and so on, which means prize money.

Half the world enjoys watching 22 men kick an inflated sheep's bladder around a rectangle of grass for 90 minutes at a time, there's quite the industry built up around that too :)

A few reasons why cops haven't immediately shot down London Gatwick airport drone menace


Why haven't they thought of.....

Trampolines, big men and women with sodding enormous hammers. Think of the hilarity.

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