Sorry About Computer

New decade, new nonsense

Volkswagen caused a delay in locating an abducted 2-year-old inside a stolen car because the vehicle's GPS subscription had expired. The detective explained the situation, but VW wouldn't budge.

This is the innovation that capitalism offers.

"Give us $150 or the kid gets it!"

— Fifty Shades of Whey (@davenewworld_2) February 28, 2023

"C/C++ is not a real language and it pisses me off when they don't separate them"

dear sibling in Christ half of the people training for C++ explicitly went to C shops and sold it as "you only have to make a few small changes and then incrementally improve"

you made the C/C++

— Björkus "Fix It Or Die Trying" Dorkus (@__phantomderp) February 21, 2023

My new favorite thing - Bing's new ChatGPT bot argues with a user, gaslights them about the current year being 2022, says their phone might have a virus, and says "You have not been a good user"

Why? Because the person asked where Avatar 2 is showing nearby

— Jon Uleis (@MovingToTheSun) February 13, 2023

In ‘sentences that would make your nan’s head explode’: I can’t update my car because I live on a hill

— Clare Eliza (@clare_eliza) January 29, 2023

Outer Wilds

I spent all night convinced that my MacBook Air had a hardware failure—random text entry, clicking led to weird behavior, etc. I read console logs, booted into safe mode, performed hardware diagnostics. It turns out my cat was sitting on the wireless keyboard in the other room.

— Jeremy Gibbs (@jeremy_gibbs) January 24, 2023

CNET added this gigantic correction to one of its AI-generated articles after we reached out with some questions about its accuracy 🫠

— Jon Christian (@Jon_Christian) January 17, 2023

Apple's tech support chat service won't let me upload an HEIC photo that I took with my iPhone.

— Simson Garfinkel (@xchatty) January 16, 2023

I own an Apple TV.

I own not a single other Apple device. Not one.

Every time I start the Apple TV I get this prompt now. @Apple what do you expect me to do about this?

— chris (@hugelgupf) January 16, 2023

if I had a nickel every time somebody leaked classified documents on War Thunder forums I would have 4 nickels (it’s the F-16 this time around)

— Tanker Lesbian Elize/Standing with Ukraine 💙💛 (@Tankgorl) January 16, 2023

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