First Ring Daily 504: Communicating and Logging In Is Hard

Posted on November 6, 2018 by Brad Sams in First Ring Daily, Podcasts with 13 Comments

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul gets angry at an airport, Brad sits in silence, and will 1809 show up today?

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13 responses to “First Ring Daily 504: Communicating and Logging In Is Hard”

  1. truerock2

    Airline boarding attendant story...

    So why do people do bad, low quality work?

    It's a personality thing that is partly a genetic predisposition.

    I have 2 son's - both highly intelligent...

    One is a laid back and doesn't take things very seriously - a live and let live kind of guy.

    The other son is hyper-focused and highly demanding of himself and other people.

    I wouldn't say that one is better oriented than the other.

    They are just different.

    But, if you are trying to deliver high quality, highly reliable information system technology, you do not want my "laid back" son any where close to your product. He would be great at fulfilling some business roles - just don't let him have anything whatsoever to do with delivery of the product.

    Now take Thurrott. I don't necesarily agree with some of the things he says - but, if I were to put together a delivery team... Thurrott has the personality I would want to be on that team.

  2. dsharp75

    Paul, you have never been more right. Be happy to be that guy, here, I'm that guy. Slightly less effective than you, but proud to be that guy. You're awesome for this.

  3. madthinus

    Paul was on ?

  4. remc86007

    Why does Paul keep mentioning the dual GPUs in the computer when he is comparing CPU benchmarks? I know he's a consumer/software guy, not a hardcore hardware guy, but come on. The NUC is not that impressive. It performs exactly the same as any other modern quad core hitting the same clocks.

  5. ErichK

    Paul, I'm starting to think Microsoft *doesn't* know what's wrong with 1809... :-(

  6. baskinrobbin

    Which Huawei Mate 20 did you order? I'm interested in what you think about it.

  7. endoftheroad

    Really liked your airport story. I am occasionally that guy as well. You wondered why you were the only one to complain. Let me just say airlines consider the on boarding call “the cattle call”. Nuff said.

  8. Lewk

    This is one of my favourite First Ring Daily's lol

  9. Chris_Kez

    The airport story cracked me up :)