Great Moments in Computer Programming

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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by Tdarcos » Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:15 am

In the previous screed, one section reads
And that simply allows the provisioning and management of the people involved, it does not guarantee you get quality work or that some managers aren't incompetents or bastards. (If you've ever worked for a boss that was a bastard you know it.)
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And that simply allows the provisioning and management of the people involved, it does not guarantee you get quality work or that some managers aren't incompetents or bastards. (If you've ever worked for a boss that was either or both, you know it.)
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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by AArdvark » Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:32 pm

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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:42 am

I wish I could express the fucking rage I have at Atom and sublimeText for introducing this dumb shit where - to change settings like keybindings - you have to do it BY editing a text file. What a bunch of fucking assholes, Christ I hope this trend dies.
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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:08 am

I get paid twice a month and pay bills then. I usually throw a lot of purchases on my credit card for the points.

I love having 10 minutes to have my bank and CC sites up before they log me off. It's like spinning fucking plates. Why can't there be an option that lets me say it's a personal computer? And make it ... two hours? Why is a shared computer not only the fucking default for EVERY SYSTEM EVERYWHERE, but there's no concept of a personal computer?

Why did IBM call their computers the IBM Public Computer back in the day? They started this!

Fucking webshit assholes.
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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:05 am

I have been trying to buy a Kindle Unlimited subscription for my mom for two days. In both cases, Amazon has:

1) Locked my account
2) Reverted my recent change so I go back to my zombieworld account, which I no longer want to use
3) Invalidated my password

All because I want to give them free money.

I cannot give over the amazing stupidity of the average piece of web garbage. Jesus Christ. It really is something when I find 4 or 5 bugs in other people's garbage before I go to work.
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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by RealNC » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:25 am

Those "futurists" always talk about the approaching singularity. IMO the singularity is the point where all the complexity and abstractions of modern software will implode and everything becomes a huge, big bug where nothing works anymore so we return to the 80s.

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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by AArdvark » Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:41 am

My wife was complaining because her W10 machine at the bank keeps on blue screening for NO reason. This is while waiting on customers who want their welfare checks cashed NOW. They's be a liquor sto across the street and they caint be waitnin fo no computer to be all bootnin back up.

Sorry, that went bad in a hurry, but she gets called all manner of names because of the failures of Windows 10 and I hate it.

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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by Jizaboz » Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:50 am

AArdvark wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:41 am
My wife was complaining because her W10 machine at the bank keeps on blue screening for NO reason. This is while waiting on customers who want their welfare checks cashed NOW. They's be a liquor sto across the street and they caint be waitnin fo no computer to be all bootnin back up.

Sorry, that went bad in a hurry, but she gets called all manner of names because of the failures of Windows 10 and I hate it.

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I may get a bit TDarcos here as I am not a Windows 10 user yet, but that sounds more like a hardware issue. I had a Windows machine that would bluescreen and reboot and random that drove me crazy until I finally pulled one of the RAM sticks out to swap and it never did it again. Bad RAM!

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Re: Great Moments in Computer Programming

Post by AArdvark » Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:31 am

Huh, well..I'll mention it but it'll take the corporation years to come out and troubleshoot the computers. If it can't be fixed by the remote IT-guy-takes-over-your-machine method then it probably wont get fixed.

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