* Posts by dwyermic

11 publicly visible posts • joined 18 Apr 2018

Police allege 'evil twin' of in-flight Wi-Fi used to steal passenger's credentials


Airline revenge

Hopefully, the airline will put his name on its banned list, and pass the name to all other airlines. They should be able to match his name to the booking and payment details.

Ring dinged for $5.6M after, among other claims, rogue insider spied on 'pretty girls'


Where did they get this Term / Condition?

From the Horizon PO contract?

What are our top picks from the vast world of retro tech? Let's find out


Re: Lotus Notes is still being developed

I thought we were only up to Notes/Domino 14 - when did 15 come out?

Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, and Lenovo sign up for $42 billion scheme to make kit in India


Re: M$ training the APS ?

Looks like it could lead to another Robodebt, or maybe more than one.

Chinese defence boffins ponder microwaving Starlink satellites to stop surveillance


Maybe the West can use microwave transmitters to blind Chines balloons?

Ad banned for suggesting London black cabs have properties that prevent the spread of coronavirus


Re: Supermarket parking

Years ago, I lived in a remote town in western Australia, and used to own and drive a Mini Moke there. I hardly ever cleaned the exterior body and left it dusty and dirty. I never had a problem with people parking right next to it. Wish I still had it.

Microsoft? More like: My software goes off... Azure AD, Outlook, Office.com, Teams, Authenticator, etc block unlucky folks from logging in



Have a read of Robert Harris's book "The Second Sleep". It's set in a period where all human information and knowledge has been lost because of something that went wrong with "the cloud".

Cloud = Complete Loss of User Data.

Brexit border-line issues: Would you want to still be 'testing' software designed to stop Kent becoming a massive lorry park come 31 December?


Re: So little time and so many disasters

Please, oh please, take Tony Abbott. We want him to be an ex-Oz. Take him and keep him.

His record of achievement?

1. Stuffing up the NBN (National Broadband Network) here by leaving it on copper cable in the ground.

2. Being booted out as PM by his own party after only 2 years in the job.

3. Overseeing a free trade deal with China that is now in jeopardy.

ITAM Forum asks software giants to stop browbeating customers onto their clouds with threats of licence audits


Re: Stop 'forced' migration to the Cloud?

CLOUD = Complete Loss Of User Data

(from the Hitler Rant Parody series)

Vengeful sacked IT bod destroyed ex-employer's AWS cloud accounts. Now he'll spent rest of 2019 in the clink


CLOUD definition

An oldie but goodie, and how apt. I got it from one of the Hitler rant parodies.

CLOUD = Complete Loss Of User Data

Productivity knocks: I've got 99 Slacks, but my work's not done



I've had so many productivity apps that have been foisted on me by IT, that I didn't have any time for any real work. EG Office, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Yammer, Skype, Agile Central, InfoPath, etc etc