* Posts by Billius

6 publicly visible posts • joined 30 May 2018

Geekbench stats show Apple Silicon MacBook Air trouncing pricey 16-inch MacBook Pro


Re: Unsurprising results

>it's the amazing work we've been expecting when a company gets the best people and gives them a gigantic pile of money to work with.

I dunno, when you take that approach you always have the distinct possibility of getting people with egos trying to take a project in their direction and people pissing money away with very little to show for it.

Ever used VFEmail? No? Well, chances are you never will now: Hackers wipe servers, backups in 'catastrophic' attack


I don't think any state actor is dumb enought to think taking down a tiny player is going to end encrypted email...

However, they might have wanted to permanently yeet something that was on those servers.

Techie finds himself telling caller there is no safe depth of water for operating computers


Re: "...it's a ticking time bomb"

HPs (at least the Elite books, maybe more) had a design under the keyboard to channel spilt fluids out the bottom, avoiding the major components.

This was when they were Thicc though, so now everything is about slim and lite, it might be different.

Former headteacher fined £700 after dumping old pupil data on server at new school


Re: Puzzling

My guess would be that he wanted to compare metrics between the schools, maybe so he could go on to say that under his rule, the school's grades, attendance, etc improved when he arrived.

IBM memo to staff: Our CEO Ginni is visiting so please 'act normally!'


Re: "Act normally! Ginni and the team are here to see what Austin is really like."

"I Don't Like Arse-Lickers"

He's missing out.

Telstra said its 7-incher was really an 11-incher, left customers frustrated, unsatisfied


Re: It's like the American sandwich shop Subway.

It was 12, but Jared said "Bleh, 12?! Can't we go lower" and they settled at 11 and maybe 10.5 once ina while...