* Posts by decentralised

16 publicly visible posts • joined 17 Jun 2021

Cigna sued for using software to deny healthcare insurance claims


Re: Very weird

"Except told that if I drove my licence and car insurance would be invalid."

Sorry. That's a hard thing to deal with. Hope you have the help you need.

Twitter name and blue bird logo to be 'blowtorched' off company branding


It's a nothing-burger.

Zuck's platform is still called "Facebook" by everyone, not "Meta".

I think most people will still call musk's cess-pit "Twitter".

OpenAI pulls AI text detector due to it being a bit crap


Re: What do you think comes next after an Almightily Capitalised CyberSpace Venture*


Indeed, this looks like a damn nasty minefield. Especially with our universal propensity of "cost-cutting".

Aliens crash landed on Earth – and Uncle Sam is covering it up, this guy tells Congress


Yes please. Now would the visitors kindly remove the misogynists, racists, religious bigots, authoritarians, anti-science, and AGW deniers who are killing our home and our people.

Maxar Technologies: The eye in the sky tracking invasion of Ukraine


Re: Eye in the sky until blinded


James Webb Telescope launch delayed again, this time by weather


It wasn't weather - NORAD instructed them that Santa has the right-of-way ........... sail before steam.

But the best Xmas gift ever, now the two weeks (?) of terror!

Gov.UK taskforce publishes post-Brexit wish-list: 'TIGRR' pounces on GDPR, metric measures


Re: Grenfell and red-tape

You are right, but the current UK government doesn't work for it's citizens. It works for it's donors - business and industry.


Re: Christ , they walk amongst us...

"It's not the Pig, it's the one that feeds it."

And their highly-skilled department of disinformation, misinformation, manipulation and black propaganda - Murdoch et. al.


Re: The UK political sphere has been so overtaken by Brexit

The temptation to respond in kind must be strong.


Re: 'Net zero'

Eclectic Man

'Net zero'

Article spotted today re; battery recycling ..



Re: GDPR _ Smart meter

Have been a luddite and held on to existing meter. Love the tech but hate the batards inevitably abusing it. Yeh compulsory smart meter eventually. Am too old to go off-grid ;>(


Port regs.

Deregulating ports - are they not already dangerous enough?

Suppose it's worth losing a few peasants to get goods moving quicker.


Re: Christ , they walk amongst us...

Requires more than a mere upvote, expresses my total despair.

Your spacesuit ran into a problem and needs to restart


Re: There Are Three Things

I suppose you wouldn't mind looking like a big dick if it meant survival.

Three million job cuts coming at Indian services giants by next year, says Bank of America


Re: Who cares ?

You may be correct. Perhaps I hope so.

I have felt sad, however, to see India's democracy (however corrupt or imperfect) appear to slide into authoritarianism.

On reflection, that seems to be global.


Re: More and more profit for less and less people

Part of a greater syndrome, innit, and some people think we may have already passed the "tipping point".