* Posts by Sharik

4 posts • joined 25 Jan 2019

Hey, I wrote this neat little program for you guys called the IMAC User Notification Tool

Sharik
Happy

Further creative acronym deployment

A university computing department I worked in had the same love of acronyms - SAD (Systems Analysis & Design) and DAD (Database Analysis & Design), for example. I was delighted to get a module on Critical & Real-time Application Programming past a validation board.

Finally in the UK: Apollo 11 lands... in a cinema near you

Sharik

Re: Awesome video

Superb film. And I'm glad it wasn't just me imagining it was Asimov in the VIP shot.

You don't need a PhD to phish a Brit university: Nonprofit claims 100% hit rate is easy peasy

Sharik

Well that explains one thing

Well that would explain the rash of clearly phishing emails that 'came from' our VC a while ago asking us to 'click on the button below to arrange a meeting'. It caused a certain amount of speculation here in the computing department about whether it was central IT or another department that had cocked up.

The Apple Mac is 35 years old. Behold the beige box of the future

Sharik
Happy

Never mind its other capabilities, the Apple Mac played Risk. Or at least that was what most of the ones in my university's shiny new Mac Lab spent their time doing.

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