* Posts by zumbruk

6 publicly visible posts • joined 25 Aug 2015

This page is currency unavailable... Travelex scrubs UK homepage, kills services, knackers other sites amid 'software virus' infection


Re: I remember Travelex

So buy your coffee/FX somewhere else.

Clutching at its Perl 6, developer community ponders language name with less baggage


Re: Why exactly is Perl any worse than Python?

Most of the final couple of decades of my career. (I'm retired, and still writing perl).

Das blinkenlights are back thanks to RPi revival of the PDP-11


My PiDP11 arrived a couple of days ago. The Raspi shipped this morning. I am excited and terrified in equal measure (I am useless at building electronics "stuff").

The Gemini pocket PC is shipping and we've got one. This is what it's like


Re: How

A "wrist-jobbie"? Really?

The new, new Psion is getting near production. Here's what it looks like



I too have used the serial connector on a 5MX to program routers, and a PIX firewall.

Cortana Android beta goes public


Re: John Brunner Quote

Are there any? Although "Stand on Zanzibar" (source of the "Supposed to be automatic ..." quote) is one of my favourite reads.

(And presumably source of the firm "Iron Mountain's" name.)