Posts Tagged ‘Computers’

Humans can learn a lot from computers. Computers, since they operate by logical processes and don’t question things, will process nonsensical, input data and produce nonsensical, output. In computer science they have an acronym for this, GIGO. It stands for “Garbage In, Garbage Out”. When you think about it, lots of things work this way. […]


Cracked it!

27Aug16

When I discovered a three inch long crack in my car’s windscreen, I was angry at first, then I realised that crack contained the secret to eternal life. The crack can’t be repaired, I need a new windscreen. It’s the latest part that needs replacing. I’ve had the car for about a year and a […]


When my laptop died a couple of years ago, I lost loads of important stuff. It was a wake-up call, now I don’t store ANYTHING on any of my computers. I only ever save stuff to Google Drive, the cloud storage system. Next time any of my computers crash or is destroyed, at home or […]


Webshite

22Jun15

Websites should not load anything until they load EVERYTHING. I’ve lost count of the times when I’ve clicked on a link on a site that hasn’t fully loaded and have ended up clicking the wrong thing. It’s because, in the microsecond between deciding to click and actually clicking, the website loads up a bit more […]


Word of Mouse

21May14

I can’t understand why someone who works nine feet away from you in an open-plan office will lean over and say “I’ve just sent you an email”. Does office etiquette dictate that TALKING is to be kept to a bare minimum? I don’t know that much about working in an office because until I got […]


Computer software doesn’t work. It never has, it always goes wrong. The scary thing is, no one really knows why or how to fix it. Turning your computer off and back on again isn’t the same as fixing it. That creates the illusion of repaired. Re-booting it makes the problem go away but how can […]


Dirty Windows

13Jan14

I’ve had enough of Windows computers. Every time I buy a new one, it comes with a different operating system that doesn’t work properly with the programs I ran on the computer it replaced. There’s a constant threat of viruses, spyware & malware. The terror of being wiped out by a virus is used to make […]