* Posts by apolodoro

9 posts • joined 1 Oct 2015

Microsoft decrees that all high-school IT teachers were wrong: Double spaces now flagged as typos in Word


Re: Two spaces?

Is your tab 4 spaces or 8 spaces?

Sorry, Elon, your Tesla roadster won't orbit for billions of years


Re: Douglas may have been right

He's up there spending a few years dead for tax purposes.

How fast is a piece of string? Boffin shoots ADSL signal down twine


To dust off an old chesnut

Can you tell the difference between this and a Monster cable?

Google adds planets and moons to Maps, but puts bits in the wrong places


Re: Bugger

They should have been able to figure out that they made a wrong turn when the wind really picked up and the car started to smell like ammonia.

BOFH: Halon is not a rad new vape flavour


Re: The BOfH hippocratic oath

I thought it was, "First, do harm."

Psst. Need some spy-on-employees tech? Ask Oriium


Straight out of the BOFH toolkit

This sounds like the sort of user re-education tool that the BOFH would use. All it needs now is a way to edit a user's mail and browser history.

Don't want to vote for Clinton or Trump? How about this woman who says Wi-Fi melts kids' brains?


Re: Now That Bernie is Out....

He does not have a hidden agenda because he has no agenda. He is the model of the politician who will say anything to get elected.

Google patents robotic 'mobile delivery receptacle'


Re: Would a...

As long as you train the dog not to mark your packages.

Woman makes app that lets people rate and review you, Yelp-style. Now SHE'S upset people are 'reviewing' her


Re: What was the business model here?

The business model is blackmail. They have to allow users to add others arbitrarily. Without this option, there is no one to rate. Once these accounts are created, person being rated has to join the site to claim the account and make sure that they can contest negative reviews. All these people are then shown all sorts of ads.


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