Nothing a real user would use...
1110 posts • joined 2 Jul 2007
Hubble Space Telescope restored to service: No repeat of those missing messages, but here's a software patch anyway
It's fake ooze, don't fall for fake ooze: Alien fossils found on Mars might just be simple chemistry, uni pair warn
Remember SoftRAM 95? Compression app claimed to double memory in Windows but actually did nothing at all
Zuckerberg wants to create a make-believe world in which you can hide from all the damage Facebook has done
I remember our department getting a PC for the first time.
They immediately played flight sim and a racing game on it. The games were pirated right away of course
Everyone was shown this machine playing the Flight Sim as if it was it's most important job.
I soon found out it did little else.
As a BBC Micro user I couldn't understand the fuss made of this weak, hard to use £1000+ computer!
Linus Torvalds tells kernel list poster to 'SHUT THE HELL UP' for saying COVID-19 vaccines create 'new humanoid race'
Google says its artificial intelligence is faster and better than humans at laying out chips for artificial intelligence
Fastly 'fesses up to breaking the internet with an 'an undiscovered software bug' triggered by a customer
Days Gone PC: Melting pot of open-world influences makes for one of the more immersive zombie slayers out there
Arm has another 'most powerful CPU to date' – this time, the 64-bit-only Cortex-X2 for laptops and smartphones
iFixit publishes teardown of M1 iMac, shows that making a determination of repairability is still hard
Apple announces lossless HD audio at no extra cost, then Amazon Music does too. The ball is now in Spotify's court
British IT teacher gets three-year ban after boozing with students at strip club during school trip to Costa Rica
Scottish National Party members found among list of names signed up to rival Alba Party after website whoopsie
The Audacity of it all: Version 3.0 of open-source audio fave boasts new file format, 160+ bug fixes
Huge if true: If you show people articles saying that Firefox is faster than Chrome, they'll believe it
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Gummy bears as a unit of measure? The Reg Standards Soviet will not stand for this sort of silliness
Does Samsung want you to buy new phones? Asking 'cos Galaxies now get four years of security updates
Healthy 32-year-old offered COVID-19 vaccine because doctors had him down as 6.2cm tall with BMI of 28,000
Nurserycam horror show: 'Secure' daycare video monitoring product beamed DVR admin creds to all users
I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can do that: Microsoft unveils Custom Neural Voice – synthetic, but human-sounding speech
ZIP folders were originally a Microsoft engineer's side hustle until bosses figured out he worked for Microsoft
It's Leo all over again.
When Leo came out, they'd develop a business system by understanding how it worked and make a bespoke system.
Naturally businesses caught onto this and started to develop systems that were bog standard and quoted low prices that caused the client to accept software that wasn't made for them and their business suffered.
History is doomed to repeat itself if you're ignoring it....