* Posts by pordzio

5 publicly visible posts • joined 15 Dec 2011

BOFH: Password HELL. For you, mate, not for me


Re: "I rarely get cold calls"

If You're spinning up this VM fill it up with zip bombs and goat porn :D

Downloads for Windows 10 November big-bang build axed by Microsoft


Re: Business as usual then?

Seeing as they essentially fired their entire testing department..

Apple, Samsung blast away in patent case closing arguments


Re: too easily shocked

The original iPhone had no App Store, or applications for that matter, until mid-08, when iPhone 3G with iOS 2.0 and AppStore was released and the original iPhone received iOS 2.0 update. At that time I and, I believe many other people, didn't believe it will be that successful.

And ease of use - my aunt, whom you may consider a typical "Jane Public" sold her iPhone 3G a week after she bought it. Main reasons? "1. Nothing can be done without connecting to the bloody iTunes first! 2. It can't send and receive MMS!" (to which I replied: <<Impossible!>> Even the cheapest phones could at least receive MMS messages) She bought a non-smart Nokia 6030 and was so happy with it, that she still keeps it in her drawer "Just in case..."

BOFH: Shove your project managementry up your mailbox!


Re: How do these people sleep at night?

If I recall correctly, it was named here "The tech-word buffer" or something like that - overflow the buffer and the brain resets, meaning, you read a really complcated tech text and sleep like a baby in no time.

The moment a computer crash nearly caused my car crash


Well, I know of at least one car, that is lethal in dangerous situations, Namely, tme Merc A-class (older ones):


There's also a link in the comments to the whole test this clip comes from.