Tag: <span>Microsoft</span>

Windows 10 upgrade prevents guy from checking out of hotel

I don’t know what’s more stupid, the IT’s at the hotel disabling Windows Update so this doesn’t happen, or Microsoft for not thinking of all the doom and gloom people have to put up with when having to deal with their pushy OS. “My hotel can’t check me out because …

I’m not sure this is how Microsoft wanted to advertise their latest OS

One of the many reasons I’ve held off from upgrading to Windows 10 is the fact that I don’t have control over when updates occur. Some say that it isn’t so bad, but clearly they haven’t been in the middle of something when it decides that it wants to restart. …

How the internet corrupted an AI

Apparently while I was minding my own business today Microsoft released an AI on twitter targeted at teens, young adults etc as an experiment. After not even a full 24 hours they had to shut the bot down after it became a racist, sexist asshat. The last thing it uttered …

Microsoft surprised me with an unexpected update

So I pretty much spent most of my day today relaxing on the couch playing some FPS games, streaming from my desktop. Well, after I decided I was done I wandered back to my desk to find that my system is ready to install Windows Updates! Which is really bizarre …

Because when you think of GDC, you think of erotic schoolgirl dancers.

Microsoft’s timing couldn’t be better. 😛 Hours after hosting a “women in gaming” luncheon at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Microsoft threw a party with scantily clad dancers in school girl outfits. It wasn’t a good look, and the company has since apologized. Of course they did pull …

Microsoft wants to make an Upgradable Console

I thought I’d be done talking about the latest Microsoft hooplah that’s been taking place, but the other day not long after talking about Microsoft’s attempt to get everyone to go over to their UWP platform I read an article that forced my head to hit my solid oak desk. …