* Posts by fordie

9 posts • joined 17 May 2010

♬ Finland, Finland, Finland, the country for new cloud DCs ♬

fordie

I for one…

appreciate the use of Monty Python songs in headlines

Apple moving to scrubbed up London's Battersea Power Station

fordie

Re: Am I the Only One...

Have you never seen "Tim Cook: for the love of dogs" on ITV?

Conviction by computer: Ministry of Justice wants defendants to plead guilty online

fordie

Sounds like a obvious extension of the work that MoJ Digital did with "Make a plea". https://www.gov.uk/government/news/digital-make-a-plea-system-means-people-can-choose-where-and-when-they-plead

Reducing the need for people to attend court when they're bang to rights seems like a no brainer to me. Also, fewer trees will have to die

Barclaycard axes bonking payments bracelet

fordie

Interested to see what they do next

I ordered a bPay as the idea of bonking for a coffee or tube ride was pretty appealing. However, the girth of the band really put me off & I never used it.

I don't have dinky wrists, but boy that thing is huge! The mini card embedded in it made it pretty inflexible. If they bring out a smaller one then I'll give it a whirl.

That said, as a fanboi I'm hoping Uncle Timmy sorts out Apple Pay in the UK soon, then I can bonk with my phone or watch.

fordie

Interested to see what they do next…

I ordered a bPay as the idea of bonking for a coffee or tube ride was pretty appealing. However, the girth of the band really put me off & I never used it.

I don't have dinky wrists, but boy that thing is huge! The mini card embedded in it made it pretty inflexible. If they bring out a smaller one then I'll give it a whirl.

That said, as a fanboi I'm hoping Uncle Timmy sorts out Apple Pay in the UK soon, then I can bonk with my phone or watch.

Lloyds, First Direct websites hit by payday outages

fordie
FAIL

It's not just those two...

NatWest were down for a while this morning too. I had Service Unavailable errors for about half an hour

Stupid bankers

W3C tackles HTML5 confusion with, um, more confusion

fordie
WTF?

An overarching term is a good idea

But using HTML5 to mean the HTML spec & everything else is just muddying the waters. I prefer Bruce Lawson's suggestion New Exciting Web Technologies (NEWT) Mainly because it's tongue in cheek.

TwitPic-nicking Mail nicked

fordie
Unhappy

and another one

My mate Clive has also fallen foul of the photo snaffling hacks of the Fail: http://cliveflint.wordpress.com/2010/05/25/daily-mail-uses-my-photo-without-permission/

Grow-lamps roast Yorkshire dope farmer in his sleep

fordie
Coat

38 Degrees?

So that's where the lobby group got their name from. 38degrees.org.uk

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