* Posts by Efer Brick

238 publicly visible posts • joined 5 Jun 2018


When Google cost cutting goes molecular: Staples, sticky tape, and PC sweating

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Re: "Google will no longer provide staples and sticky tape at print stations in offices"

Izal steal that one...

Brit newspaper giant fills space with AI-assisted articles

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Re: Coffee is good for you, coffee is bad for you

Coffee, sex, chocolate & booze! Today is a good day to die!

More victims of fake crypto investor scam speak to The Register

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yep, no one is immune.

Too bad, contractors: UK government reverses decision to axe IR35 tax reform

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Re: Screw them

Normally, the "bonus" (often guaranteed) is the pay. (At least it was when I worked at Merrily Lynch)

Boffins grow human brain cells to play Pong

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They can fight it out with


Arm job cuts hit UK harder than global rationalization

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Everybody lies.

said somebody

Google says there's no Waze forward, carpool app axed

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Re: Oh phew

https://www.sygic.com/ looks cook, need to pay for it though.

Rows, columns, and the search for a database that can do everything

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Re: Snowflake has declined the opportunity to take part in this article.

bunch of melts!

Microsoft: You own the best software keyboard there is. Please let us buy it

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In the last couple of weeks

I have attached my resume for your reference and hope to hear from you soon as I am currently working on the techno gym kit for the rest of the week but I will be back from the ancestral lands and I will be back from the ancestral lands and the rest of the week but will be back from Tuesday morning for the rest I will be back

LIDAR in iPhones is not about better photos – it's about the future of low-cost augmented reality

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Hany for when at the House of Commons

Amazon internal chat app that censored talk of unions and ethics may 'never launch at all'

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Well not now it wont*

Amzn has a bad enough name.

*Well, it might

Capgemini wins contract to look after legacy HMRC Aspire tech

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At least it wasn't Infosys.

UK Home Office dangles £20m for national gun licence database system

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Re: Vendors will have to move fast?

Nice one McGraw, now stop horsing around!

UK.gov threatens to make adults give credit card details for access to Facebook or TikTok

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Re: Dead Cat

hurling? Is that a winter olympics event?

Super-rare wooden Apple 1 hand built by Jobs and Wozniak goes to auction

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Or will it run BigSurly?

Surrey County Council faces £700k additional SAP support fees as £30m Unit4 ERP set to miss go-live target

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Don't pay the ransom - that's the current advice, right?

Cheeky chappy rides horse around London filling station, singing: 'I don't need petrol 'cos he runs on carrots'

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I'm sure it's a lovely horse


Years of development, millions of lines of code, and Android can't even run a toilet

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Can't have your "cake" and eat it.

So they say.

RIP Sir Clive Sinclair: British home computer trailblazer dies aged 81

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Reincarnated as Elon Musk ?

Someone messing with the timeline?

Clive ahead of his time :-(

GSMA and Euro-telcos argue for exemptions from big tech tax crackdown laws

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In a recent survey...

100% of respondents said other people skills pay more tax.

Tired: What3Words. Wired: A clone location-tracking service based on FOUR words – and they are all extremely rude

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Sofa King good

Activist raided by police after downloading London property firm's 'confidential' meeting minutes from Google Search

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Great publicity for the campaign though

Let's see how far it goes.

Woman sues McDonald's for $14 after cheeseburger ad did exactly what it's designed to

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Fast food...

Clue is in the name

Tesla battery fire finally flamed out after four-day conflagration

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Re: How can we dance when our Earth is turning?

That's when you've downed a few too many tinnies!

What is your greatest weakness? The definitive list of the many kinds of interviewer you will meet in Hell

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Has anyone ever said Kryptonite ?

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Why do you want to work here?

Said the HR bot.

I don't.

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Re: A couple of funny ones I can remember hearing from mates

Brilliant !!

Very similar to

Q: "How do the warp engines work?"

A: "Very well"

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Re: That Meme

Humorous take from mock the week.



Facebook pulls plug on mind-reading neural interface that restored a user's speech

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Thinks "must have a w@nk"

Facebook : "wanna buy sex toys?"

That time a startup tried to hire me just to push clients' products in job interviews

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"Fronking "

Think someone has just coined the verb for this behaviour pattern.

Realizing this is getting out of hand, Coq mulls new name for programming language

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Re: Calcule Un Nouveau Théorème.

You can't

Calendly’s new logo perceived as either bog-standard or kind of crappy

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Feeling flush, with the money in the bank

Whatever you've been doing during lockdown, you better stop it right now

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Blas for me, blas for you.

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or "Lift flatulence " ?

It's the UK contractor tax factor: IR35 outsiders gaining leverage in skills market, survey finds

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Gravity sucks, so does IR35 ;-)

AWS Free Tier, where's your spending limit? 'I thought I deleted everything but I have been charged $200'

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Re: AWS - Automated Wallet Slimming?

Slurping ?

American insurance giant CNA reportedly pays $40m to ransomware crooks

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Re: $40m to the extortionists

They're insured. Whilst embarrassing, it's a small amount to CNA.

But yeah, the'll not want it to happen again.

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Definitely in the wrong game

Open-source JavaScript project Babel 'running out of money' after employing paid maintainers, sponsors pull out

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Charidee shop


WTH are NFTs? Here is the token, there is the Beeple....

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Re: Raising funds idea

yeah but you'll miss the cranks that have good ideas

A keyboard? How quaint: Logitech and Baidu link arms to make an AI-enabled, voice-transcribing mouse

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?Hello, computer

who doesn't love a gif --- https://giphy.com/gifs/reactionseditor-reaction-3o7btVRbshbbaC8Ygg

You put Marmite where? Google unveils its latest AI wizardry: A cake made of Maltesers and the pungent black tar

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Sounds better than

Marmite and Cheese hot cross buns

What happens when back-flipping futuristic robot technology meets capitalism? Yeah, it’s warehouse work

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Bezos and (Call me)-Kenneth

"Made" for each other

Ministry of Defence tells contractors not to answer certain UK census questions over security fears

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That's forward thinking

Provisions for data loss built right in

Facebook uses one billion Instagram photos to build massive object-recognition AI that partly trained itself

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Or not?

SpaceX small print on Starlink insists no Earth government has authority or sovereignty over Martian activities

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But, how much BTC per unit of oxygen?

Fancy a £130k director of technology role with the UK's Ministry of Justice? All you need to do is 'fix the basics'

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Fantastic opportunity for someone

To funnel cash to their corporate pals, BoJo style.

Ring, Ring, why don't you give me a call? Amazon-owned doorbells aren’t answering after large-scale outage

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You're new here, right?

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Re: Online only? That's the idea...

You're onto something, I think you should knock on some doors and see who answers