I'm sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that. HAL’s cold, if polite, refusal to open the pod bay doors in 2001: A Space Odyssey has become a defining warning about putting too much trust in artificial intelligence, as per this article -particularly if you work in space.
There is no excuse as to why I haven't already learned other than I am not an American - they learn in school - and I am extremely impatient...I start to go through the motions then revert to three-finger spider mode when I'm in a hurry.
Also I am shocked it's been ELEVEN MONTHS! since I last blogged here. I do have
other blogs outlets for rage but I need one exclusively for tech stuff, linux etc. I also need to put my smartsizing stuff here - or another page? Or start a 'proper' WordPress blog; but I'm put off by how much WordPress relies on paid plugins. So here Im writing straight into HTML - I guess the WYSIWYG editor is only available for paid plans?
Yes I know this page is a mess. Yes I know the CSS is all over the place. It's a long time since I've handcoded straight onto an html text doc. Yes it should be like riding a bike but it's really not; it's really like one of those use-it-or-lose-it type deals...Yesterday for instance U spent longer than I care to admit trying to work out why an image wouldn't display before finally discovering it was the wrong kind of quotes. Instead of " I had copied some code which used ” (look closely) and Neocities didn't like it.
LXLE installed OK on my old 2009 MacBookPro and runs OK but the screen brightness, keyboard backlightand volume keys do not work - except curiously the mute button works. Also NordVPN was interminably difficult to install which was odd because I've installed it plenty of times on Ubuntu-based systems. There are supposed to be fixes for this but I might go back and see if I can get Manjaro Mate working on this thing.
If you want to get ahead get a milkman!
Privacy? What privacy? Who cares about privacy?
Talking to the police and... other wastes of time
No Time To Die? Live and let Bond die
Paperless office? Pah! I have a paperless kitchen!
Crisis? What crisis?
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