* Posts by rtharrison

14 posts • joined 28 Jun 2019

0ops. 1,OOO-plus parking fine refunds ordered after drivers typed 'O' instead of '0'

rtharrison

Re: Old school solution

I cross my z's (zed) too. That comes from my A level pure mathematics days. Stops confusion when you are writing equations fast and a 'z' could look like a '2'.

Unexpected risks of using Apple ID: 'Sign in with Apple' will be blocked for Epic Games

rtharrison

Re: Bad decision

RTFA!

"Epic said in an update to users that: “Apple will no longer allow users to sign into Epic Games accounts using 'Sign In with Apple' as soon as September 11, 2020,” and urged its users to update the email address on their Epic account and to set an Epic Games password, so they will still be able to log in."

Done from Apple's end.

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

rtharrison

Re: Whatever will I do

...or Clitheroe, or Penistone.

Surprise! That £339 world's first 'anti-5G' protection device is just a £5 USB drive with a nice sticker on it

rtharrison

What about weather satellites?

rtharrison

Re: the 5G Bioshield is nothing more than a £5 USB key

A PSA from big Clive.

5G death beams are rubbish for killing your foes.

rtharrison
Pint

Re: If it weren't for the fact

Does it come with a $£1000 stand too? What about ergonomic casters?

Icon because it's Friday.

Forget tabs – the new war is commas versus spaces: Web heads urged by browser devs to embrace modern CSS

rtharrison
Devil

Re: WTF

> >>We have no access to one third of the colors in most modern monitors.

> But....I'm not sure why I care about this?

We can visualise all the Unicorn vomit with this new format.

rtharrison

Re: "Get used to the modern"

Obviously you would change all the metric stuff to imperial.

Iran military manages to keep a straight face while waggling miracle widget that 'can detect coronavirus from 100m away'

rtharrison
Go

Re: Hmmmm...prior art?

My immediate thought too when I saw it.

Quick someone tell the Iranian Revolutionary Guard that to get best effects they will need to use 2 of them, one in each hand.

South American nations open fire on ICANN for 'illegal and unjust' sale of .amazon to zillionaire Jeff Bezos

rtharrison

Pfft! I've filed an application with ICANN for the gTLD .ICANN

Amazingly that isn't registered according to the list on the ICANN site.

https://data.iana.org/TLD/tlds-alpha-by-domain.txt

Google to bury indicator for Extended Validation certs in Chrome because users barely took notice

rtharrison

PEBKAC!

Satellites with lasers and machine guns coming! China's new plans? Trump's Space Force? Nope, the French

rtharrison

Re: lightspeed

Just don't point the Lazy Gun at the sun. You never know what it will decide to do. :)

Equifax to world+dog: If we give you this $700m, can you pleeeeease stop suing us about that mega-hack thing?

rtharrison
Joke

Is there a betting pool on how long it takes for the database of claims to be pwned?

BOFH: What's Near Field Implementation? Oh, you'll see. Turn left here

rtharrison

Obligatory: https://xkcd.com/627/

I have it pinned to the wall next to me.

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