The next phrase on my silly rant list is “world famous”. no clue what is trying to be sold to me here when I read such a lofty claim
Start of a new mini series of harmless rants focused around words/phrases that have crept into our lives that have lost their original punch.
Now on my 6th week of isolation (self after a trip to Scotland, then forced isolation), I have discovered a few things about myself.
Sure there are services that offer this already, but if Uber can make this truly accessible, for people to earn an extra dollars in their free time, this could be … Continue Reading Uber Works – car no longer required
“We basically compete in an ecosphere that’s got five entities in it,” Smith said, adding: “There is UPS. There is DHL. There is a US Postal Service. And now increasingly … Continue Reading FedEx CEO finally admits Amazon is a real competitor
Interesting to see who is consuming the global bandwidth with this study. Buried deep in this report is how Google represents 17%. Worldwide, these are the top 10 applications … Continue Reading Netflix Loses No. 1 Spot as Bandwidth User for 2019
Audi has teased the world at this years Frankfurt show, and by george, it looks fantastic. Changes of anything like this getting near production is next to zero, but … Continue Reading Audi unveils Mars rover-looking electric off-roader
Anything you pump into your body, that let’s face it isn’t water, is going to have side effects – death being one of the harsher ones. The new e-cigarettes was … Continue Reading Hands up who didn’t see this coming? FDA warns Juul for marketing e-cigs as safe
It is ridiculous that this is still happening in this day’n’age. We are not making it at all harder for the would-be hackers. Researchers have found serious security vulnerabilities in … Continue Reading Over half a million active GPS trackers have ‘123456’ as default password
This week I played with the Pomodoro time management technique to see if it would improve throughput. Results are encouraging.
My top 2018 list of TV drama’s.
This year, I kept track via an IMDB list of all my viewing output, rating each one out of 10, as and when I watched it. While I tagged over … Continue Reading My Top 2018 Movies
Amazon has closed the gap between Lambda and processing events directly from SQS, opening up a world of possibilities.
After a few weeks of usage, learn what makes this Psion revival a wonderful addition to the Android smartphone world
As we become more beholden to companies to keep our smart devices functioning long after purchase date, I propose 3 guidelines to address this imbalance and risk.
There is no more browser war. We’ve already traded our data and privacy which yields us unable to fight in the war. Like our music, movies and photos, our browsing has fallen, the powerful internet corporation’s have quietly taken another scalp.