Posts tagged with ‘plumber’

Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

May 26, 2016

The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting.  https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its […]

Jeremy Paxman continuously Flabbergasted

June 3, 2009

Harriet Harman For the last week or so, the highly paid Paxman has become obviously annoyed at the continuous devious behaviour from every politician he’s interviewed.  They all say “we understand the public’s anguish” – but, as Paxman notes, they do fuck all about it.  As many have noted, if you go into a shop and […]

Peter Hook Meets the Plumber, the Astronomer, and Crawling Chaos

February 14, 2009

a.k.a.   How Internet Sites strip out Content for Their Own Purposes These are called feed harvesters or content scrapers amongst other terms and exist solely to copy other people’s content for the purpose of serving adverts, charging folks for getting good hit rates, hosting malware… etc I came across one while checking a Google […]

SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors

January 13, 2009

2009 CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors The US Department of “Homeland” “Security” has helped line up a list of common programming errors for all of us to watch out for! This is nice, but misleading in that it’s not really the US or a homeland that is affected by these lapses, is it?  […]

Oledb32.dll and IE7 – it’s getting Massively Worse!

December 16, 2008

In a follow-up to my earlier post, this problem is now going mainstream news.  See; Internet Explorer security alert Another wave of attacks target Internet Explorer Apparently, 10,000 websites have now been hacked and are ready and waiting (like conger eels in a hole or praying mantises on a twig), to nick all the personal […]