Tom H schreef op 11-10-2016 22:36:
Absolutely. I'd switch on the update thingy for them to click OK for
their systems to be updated.
Here is a quick baffling picture on the topic of automatic updates.
This guy spent 11 hours getting his WiFi kettle to work. Then when it
worked, his internet-of-things Lights prompted for an updated, and
subsequently stopped working. (While the update was running). His house
was without lights.
They were eating dinner in the dark because the lights were updating
I mean. Don't we think that craze needs to stop? Soon we won't get out
of the door to work because the lock is updating itself and won't
respond in the meantime. But Microsoft Windows is already doing this and
my own system (Kubuntu 16.04) also tells me I require a reboot when it
is absolutely not the case (I even have my kernel on hold).
'Hello,' said the elevator sweetly, 'I am to be your elevator for this
trip to the floor of your choice. I have been designed by the Sirius
Cybernetics Corporation to take you, the visitor to the /Hitch Hiker's
Guide to the Galaxy/, into these their offices. (...)
'Yeah,' said Zaphod, stepping into it, 'what else do you do besides
'I go up,' said the elevator, 'or down.'
'Good,' said Zaphod. 'We're going up.'
'Or down,' the elevator reminded him.
'Yeah, OK, up please.'
There was a moment of silence.
'Down's very nice,' suggested the elevator hopefully.
'May I ask you,' enquired the elevator in its sweetest, most reasonable
voice, 'if you've considered all the possibilities that down might offer
Not unnaturally, many elevators imbued with intelligence and
precognition became terribly frustrated with the mindless business of
going up and down, up and down, experimented briefly with the notion of
going sideways, as a sort of existential protest, demanded participation
in the decision-making process and finally took to squatting in
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