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Tag Archives: Rants
Why does Sky One advertising grind my gears? Because it does everything it could to grind my gears. Set start times in the middle of advert breaks – make sure I turn over for a good few minutes worth. Good … Continue reading
Bought my kid a new 3DS for his birthday, the device is great but the process to transfer between old and new is poorly documented. The device came with a pre-installed copy of Majora’s Mask. Except, inexplicably, transferring data from … Continue reading
Just saw a loan advert – 49.5% APR! Jesus Christ, how is that legal? I’ve always found it odd that those who most need a loan get the worst rate while those who don’t get the best.
Saw this on Twitter and the sheer inhumanity appalled me, so I screen grabbed it in case it’s removed. I don’t read any of his rags and after his companies previous antics, I wonder why others do.
Wasted a good chunk of last night and today farting around with Microsoft Office 2013 after it decided to crash every time I saved. No idea what caused it, other than that it started after I had pasted some Python code … Continue reading
From Sourceforge’s blog (emphasis mine): Thanks to DevShare, we are now able to offer a bundle program that is fully compliant with Google’s strictest policies. This includes a solid compliance process for both open source applications and third party offerings. The … Continue reading
I’ve studied six computing modules at the Open University, participating in their forums and even moderating one (TU100). I feel that there is a tendency to criticise computing modules that I haven’t noticed on mathematics modules. Unfortunately students are often not … Continue reading
I meant to post this on Wednesday but I’d managed to blank it from my mind. I can’t even be bothered to review it when Meredith Woerner does such a good job. What a disappointing movie.
Have I? Yes and no.