* Posts by Bob McBobface

8 posts • joined 24 Apr 2021

Hooking up to Starlink might be pricier than you thought

Bob McBobface

depends on the neighbour

Depends on the relationships.

our neighbour in a rural location is an absolute ar5e. hence i refused permission for not only data, but power and any other utility i could block....

and no amount of money could convince me otherwise.

Fibre broadband uptake in UK lags behind OECD countries

Bob McBobface

Come on starlink

Just signed up for MuskNet. 11km from an exchange with the "slowest" connection the installer had ever seen, fibre has been in "planning" for 5 years at open reach, and barely get 4 let alone 5g.

You'd think it was the outer hebrides not teesside...

Tonga takes to radio, satellite, motorboat comms to restore communications after massive volcano blast and tsunami

Bob McBobface

Paging Musk

would seem ideal opportunity for some PR by airdropping starlink receivers and some solar panels.

just a thought.

The year ahead in technology fail: You knew they were bad, now they're going to prove it

Bob McBobface

Re: Splitting up...

You can get those, expensive though. Eventually they take the house and half your pension

Hole blasted in Guntrader: UK firearms sales website's CRM database breached, 111,000 users' info spilled online

Bob McBobface

Cue confirmation bias all round....

There are plenty and sufficient laws for the regulation of gun ownership... but.

Anti gun lobby will rant about those that ignore/circumvent/aren't enforced

Gun owners will point out that they are required to jump through many many hoops to legally enjoy their pastime.

No-one will change their point of view.

....and repeat...

Watchdog slaps down Three's claims to be building the UK's 'fastest 5G network' – again

Bob McBobface

shocked i tell you

that advertising is amoral propaganda

who knew?

Europe mulls anonymous crypto-wallet ban, rules to make transfers more traceable

Bob McBobface

will no-one think of the kiddies?

The beast is hungry and wants its cut.

British IT teacher gets three-year ban after boozing with students at strip club during school trip to Costa Rica

Bob McBobface

Teaching done right

Good effort, proper life skills teaching. We were battered regularly by teachers and were forced to drink in the saloon bar of the pub at lunchtimes as the staff were in the other... good times...

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