* Posts by alexlawriewood

8 publicly visible posts • joined 22 Nov 2016

Log right in, the water's fine, whispers Microsoft as it adds autofill to Authenticator app


Re: KeePass

+1 for KeePass. I use my Nextcloud to host my database, and then Mac and Android clients for it. Works very nicely. KeePassX (the Android one) has a nice facility for synching with various remote sources.

Solving a big, yellow IT problem: If it's not wearing hi-vis, I don't trust it


Re: Was it Diggerland?

+1 for Diggerland. Went to the Devon one a year or two, girlfriend enjoyed it almost as much.

VMware to stop describing hardware as ‘male’ and ‘female’ in new terminology guide


Re: I find it offensive...

I was surprised to find that Excel does exactly this with its function names. My girlfriend's (Belgian Dutch) version of Office calls 'ERFC.PRECISE' 'FOUT.COMPLEMENT.NAUWKEURIG', for example.

Well bork me sideways: A railway ticket machine lies down for a little Windoze


The phenomenal Antwerp Central station, for example. Even more impressive since they recently added all the underground track levels.

Germany is helping the UK develop its COVID-19 contact-tracing app, says ambassador


For what it's worth, the line comes from a song from the mid-19th century calling for a united Germany as opposed to the many small confederated states. Parts of it are the German national anthem now. Think it's fine to quote it with a pun.


Dutch spies helped Britain's GCHQ break Argentine crypto during Falklands War


Re: Great name, great beer

If you're here, I can highly recommend it with the dark Westmalle, Carolus, or even Chimay (in increasing order of richness!).

Man the harpoons: The KRACK-en reawakens in updated WPA2 attack


Re: Mayo

No, the Dutch have some sugary white thing called frietsaus. Mayonnaise and good beer are here ;)

Trial date set for Brit police 'copter coppers over spying-on-doggers claims

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Hover coppers in todger spotter chopper bother

That's all.