Author: haiku

Speaks little and then only in tech haikus

How the senior should not appear

Despite what you may have seen on the streets, the following combinations DO NOT go together: ~ A nose ring and bifocals. ~ Spiked hair and bald spots. ~ A pierced tongue and dentures. ~ Miniskirts and support hose. ~…

Superannuated sex machines

When I heard that two British age pensioners … https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/12/14/british-pensioner-suspected-smuggling-2m-cocaine-cruise-rushed/ … had been arrested in Lisbon for attempting to smuggle $3.5 million worth of cocaine on a Caribbean cruise ship last week, it was a reminder that the Hoary Hooligan…

Jan Smuts

Written by Peter Dickens Reference: The Sunday Times Sian Griffiths, Education Editor August 5 2018, 12:01am, The Sunday Times “Cambridge students topple bust of Britain’s wartime ally Jan Smuts” Are you aware that Jan Smuts provided South Africa’s gold reserves…

Those damn unintended consequences of real life …

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180930/22364640754/did-france-just-make-it-effectively-impossible-to-use-twitter.shtml https://yro.slashdot.org/story/18/10/02/2143248/the-rise-of-netflix-competitors-has-pushed-consumers-back-toward-piracy OZ’s convict history still a problem: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/03/digi_members_fight_oz_cryptowar/ Good news: every script-kiddie can be an AI expert: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/02/fastai_python/

Me buy an Apple watch ???

I’m serious 🙂 A few months back a friend – a spry 87 year old who lives alone – took a tumble in his kitchen one Sunday morning, breaking his hip bone and leaving him unable to move. Fortunately one…