Microsoft to buy AI and speech technology firm Nuance for $16bn

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/apr/12/microsoft-to-buy-ai-and-speech-technology-firm-nuance-for-16bn

Pretty sure it wouldn’t cost 16 billion to sort Windows 10 out.

But suuuure just buy everything – we don’t mind the fact you can’t be fucked fixing the very foundation of your business anymore!

Downing Street rewrote 'independent' report on race, experts claim

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/apr/11/downing-street-rewrote-independent-report-on-race-experts-claim

Yes, of course. Anything that tries to suggest Britain is mostly not racist is a WICKED LIE!!! The Guardian is here to make sure we um…..stay fully racist. Cos that’s what leftie newspapers are there for, you know….

My Embarrassing PC Past #1

Did I really used to have this thing and think it was cool?? 😂

Okay the case lights running down the sides (built in) were extremely fucking nice, but what muppet leaves a beige DVD-Rom drive in there?!! I also think I lacked the rather basic ability back then (2004) to remove the A: drive. Although it actually could have been more that I was certain I would still at some point need to access the contents of my many floppy disks that I still had back then.