* Posts by Cinderellaphant

24 posts • joined 11 Mar 2021

'IwlIj jachjaj! Incoming LibreOffice 7.3 to support Klingon and Interslavic


Re: Wait, No Ferengi?

Yes but remember rule of acquisition #286:

why pay for development when you can mooch off open source ?


Wait, No Ferengi?

The Federation and Hoo-mans believing themselves so righteous and enlightened choose to implement Kingon while ignoring Ferengi? I am appalled.

Netgear router flaws exploitable with authentication ... like the default creds on Netgear's website


Lizzie Borden bought a Mac

Learned to code and

Hack Hack Hack

Alan Turing hacked the enigma machine way before RS232 was developed.

Hacking has been around since the Stone Age when some caveman took a Maypole, sharpened one end and javelined a wooly mammoth.

eBay cyberstalking victims sue internet tat bazaar over former staff members' campaign of harassment


Music please

Please add an API that streams the soundtrack from ‘The Godfather’ to give the reader a more immersive multi media effect while the article is being read.

Microsoft reveals pay-to-Ping plan for advanced Azure availability testing


Ever heard of Open NMS

If some IT people were Eskimoes they would be paying for ice. It doesn’t cease to amaze me how people pay for stuff that’s free either out of laziness or lack on knowledge.

IT for service providers biz Kaseya defers decision about SaaS restoration following supply chain attack


Re: Surely they are finished as a company?

Ppl are desensitized about crypto hacks by now. They will probably read as far as the headline unless they are in IT.

AWS launches BugBust contest: Help fix a $100m problem for a $12 tshirt


There’s one born every minute

Just when I though the user led support forums giving free tech Support on behalf of multi billion dollar corporations was a masterstroke, they one-upped by getting top talent to work for almost nothing based on pulling at their egos. Absolutely genius. I see why you make the bucks.

Containers make life easier for the software vendors you buy from, and that's why they'll win


Re: Take a step back

Not if software feudalists have their way

Windows 11: Meet the new OS, same as the old OS (or close enough)


Yes! And when you buy a pro version to use in a domain in a business, WTH no IT want to see Minecraft, Xbox etc in the start menu!

UK financial watchdog dithers over £680k refund from Google (in ad credits, mind you) for running anti-fraud ads


Re: Is Google blamed for the existence of online scams?

That’s because bank robbers prefer Porsche, Mercedes and Aston Martin

Your spacesuit ran into a problem and needs to restart


Re: Actually

Oh, and the sound of Windows XP shutting down..



The worst things are to hear is Sigourney weaver asking you to remain very still...

Or having to ask HAL to open the cargo bay doors.

Or Houston telling you to hang on because someone accidentally flipped on ludicrous speed.

McDonald's AI drive-thru bot accused of breaking biometrics privacy law


Success Rate

85% success rate of getting my order right, seriously?

Me: hello I would like Two Mcflurries, a cheeseburger and a Sprite.

MD: I understood Two hundred Forty Cheeseburgers and fries, is that correct?

Me: wait, what?

MD: that will be $228.77 please drive through

It’s like a Turing test drive thru if you don’t know who’s taking the order

Sold: €15k invisible sculpture that's a must-see for art lovers


Ars Gratia Arts

Yes it is art, but only up to the point where it’s sold at a grossly overvalued price. At that point it stops being art and it becomes a marketing plot. Just ask banksy.



If that’s art, the F must be silent.

Wyoming powers ahead with Bill Gates-backed sodium-cooled nuclear generation plant



Wait... this means Wyoming really exists?

Tesla owners win legal fight after software update crippled older Model S batteries


Rerun Rust? Row Ray. UUUh uh!!

We would have gotten away with it too if it wasn’t for you meddling Norwegian kids


Skip EVs

I think I am going to skip the whole EV thing and wait for either a fusion reactor or warp core

Words to strike fear into admins' hearts: One in five workers consider themselves 'digital experts' these days


Medical Expert

I can totally relate. Web MD has made me an expert in all things medical. I am even thinking about firing my doctor and canceling my insurance.

As Linux 5.12 released, Linus Torvalds warns next version will probably be rather large


Re: Is it still not finished?

You made sales force what it is today despite not being able to write clear sentences using proper grammar?

UK's National Cyber Security Centre recommends password generation idea suggested by El Reg commenter


Crap. My password is already handed.dawn.short

Four women, including TV star, thought they were investing in a software business. It was a scam. Now the perp's going to jail


Had a family?

Wait what? He had a family AND dated and conned 4 women AND his daughters still went up to bat for him? I’m glad the judge did not fall for the PTSD story


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