* Posts by Akko

5 posts • joined 19 Mar 2018

Fast food, slow user – techie tears hair out over crashed drive-thru till


Re: Do you want fries with that?

The "food" I've ordered, of course

You know that silly fear about Alexa recording everything and leaking it online? It just happened


Re: And that....

While I've never seen a reason to own an Alexa (or any Google or Apple alternative), I might be tempted to buy an Amazon Hig Hurtenflurst. Just for the heck of it. It only *happens* to be the best home assistant on the market.

Boffins build a 2D 'quantum walk' that's not a computer, but could still blow them away


The problem of how to get research grant money?

Get the FTP outta here, says Firefox


Re: pardon, me ignorant

"The change will permit access to FTP resources in hyperlinks or when an FTP server’s address is entered into Firefox’s address bar, but the browser will no longer allow FTP resources to be summoned using the HTML src attribute."

Do you use the HTML src attribute for that? If not, nothing changes for you. If yes, why the hell?

Hello, Spotify? Are you on? Perils and pratfalls of own-brand hardware


Re: I want a standalone player again

If you can do without a display, there's the mighty (https://bemighty.com/) which basically does exactly what you describe. Pretty much an iPod Shuffle for Spotify.


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