Month: August 2016

iTWire – No highs, no lows: Linus Torvalds on 25 years of Linux

On August 25, Linux creator Linus Torvalds will be in a plane somewhere between Canada and the United States as his handiwork, which has completely changed the world of computing, marks its 25th birthday.

Nikki Hamblin awarded rare Olympic medal following touching show of sportsmanship 

Remember my previous post? It’s great seeing this happening – when people don’t care about winning and more about the race and finishing. I’ve said this before. It’s not about winning (fuck you, Piers Morgan). It’s not about getting first place, or even in the…

Olympic runner helps competitor to her feet after heartbreaking fall

It isn’t always about winning. Unless you’re Piers Morgan… Source: Olympic runner helps competitor to her feet after heartbreaking fall And this isn’t the first time a runner was helped over the finish line. In 1992, Derek Redmond busted his hamstring mid-way and his…

Abra

If you have played the original Pokemon games, you’ll know Abra was a headache to catch, using Teleport to escape at its first opportunity. The only way to stop this was to either catch him on your first go, or use a skill that…

Tower of London

The Tower of London. A great tourist attraction. Great history…. and a bloody Magikarp nest. Still can’t complain, picked up a couple of Dratinis here (not enough to call it a Dratini nest) and also picked up the infamous Pikachu. Pikachu is the only…

No, 900 million Android devices are not at risk from the ‘Quadrooter’ monster | Computerworld

You’ve probably seen articles inducing panic around the number of android devices vulnerable to this Quadrooter bug. But read through the below first.     Another day, another overblown Android security scare. Who’s ready for a reality check? Source: No, 900 million Android devices…

Olympian slams Piers Morgan’s trolling tweet about medals

“You win or you lose. Gold is all that matters,” he said. Just can’t get excited by Silver & Bronze medals. You win or you lose. Gold is all that matters. #Olympics2016 — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 10, 2016 His comment didn’t go well…

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