This makes me unhappy. My new-ish laptop battery is no longer recognised by the laptop, so it can’t be charged.

I will continue to abbreviate Domain Name System Security Extensions (commonly referred to as DNSSEC) to "DNSSEX" and I will not be convinced to change.

Why the frank is Google pushing *this* into their browser?

I want to say this will be the irritation of the day, but it's only 10 AM, so there's everything still to play for.

Windows Documentation:
"Although scripts are extremely useful, even essential, they can be used to spread malicious code. To keep your computer secure, the default Windows PowerShell execution policy, Restricted, does not permit you to run scripts."

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when apple decided to simplify the new iphone by combining all the ports into one single port, they reinvented the cloaca

Overheard: "I have the correct opinion. There's my opnion, and there's wrong."

Today I am chopping one leg off've oauth2's 3-legged auth to make some kind of wobbly monster.

What happens is I uninstall this?

This is going to be like that time when I typed Google into Google and broke the internet.

Wearing a motion capture suit to a job interview with a view to digitally replacing myself with Andy Serkis

Pretty sure this is why Google Chrome is now hiding most of the URL

Just so I remember for the future;

Even though Adobe warn people off installing or using Flash, Windows 10 installs Adobe Flash player, then keeps downloading updates for it, and the only way to stop this is to download, separately, the Adobe Flash uninstaller package.

I assume around December Windows will automatically uninstall Flash.

Watching old Glastonbury performances has taught me that I am the kind of person who will shout 'focus!' at the TV.

I'm sorry Samsung Pay can erase what now?!?

I'm sure that the intention here is to protect the user, but really, no you may not do that.

Pretty sure the android permission system is built against this kind of behaviour, too.

Are they perhaps getting elevated privileges on Samsung handsets?

Having an innuendo-littered-typo kind of day

So far we've seen...

$ git ass -A

and

$ dicker-compose up -d

... And typing them verbatim on a phone is really hard, too.

Can anybody help me understand why streaming audio services are worth ¤9.99 - ¤14.99/month, but streaming video services are only worth ¤4.99 - ¤7.99/month?

I think that streaming video services are technologically more difficult and expensive to deliver, so why is audio-only valued higher?

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if more than 2.5 people find this funny i will vectorise and make it available for anyone to use
im such a sad nerd

5 minutes before heading home: terrible showstopping bug in a test deployment.

"I'll save that for monday"

1 hour later: the solution just crawls into my brain.

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