Category Archives: Thank You Sir May I Have Another

Tales that just make you want to scream and other humiliating kicks to the crotch.

Lousy Software Policies of Microsoft Windows 10

By | January 28, 2021

Been a long time since I had Windows as a primary OS on any machine I cared about. I had forgotten Microsoft’s lousy software policies. Nobody could really forget the lousy software or why <ALT><CTRL><DEL> became ingrained in the mind of generations. You can forget the really bad design when you only let Windows run… Read More »

Linux Distros That Suck at Multiple Hard Drives

By | January 27, 2021

Some Linux distros really suck at dealing with multiple hard drives. Too many “maintainers” only have a laptop. Background You need a wee bit of background before we jump in. Hopefully you can see the featured image. Recently picked up this Lenovo M93p ThinkCentre from eBay. I specifically bought an M93p instead of M83 because… Read More »

Iowa Caucus 2020 – AGILE’s Third Mega-Failure

By | February 5, 2020

Because AGILE allows companies to commit SOX accounting fraud companies are adopting it in droves. Because it is yet another name for hacking on the fly without a plan kids, not professionals, kids, love it. No. Getting paid to do something doesn’t make you a professional. Winning $20 shooting hoops in the park does not… Read More »

Thank You For Your Future Abandonware

By | January 25, 2020

Few things honk me off quite as much as abandonware, especially when something good is abandoned. Microsoft could abandon everything they make and I would not care, none of it is a quality product. Other things really hurt. You are reading this because there was yet another Qt question on the Qt mailing list from… Read More »

When Competition Isn’t a Good Thing

By | January 6, 2020

Competition. Culturally we’ve all been told it’s a good thing. It drives down prices and makes life more affordable for consumers. The dirty little secret is it always drives down quality and safety. In many cases it makes both non-existent. This doesn’t matter so much when it is a T-shirt from Walmart that doesn’t survive… Read More »