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Comment Re: WTF? (Score 1) 309 309

Well hang on now. In the period when English as a language come into existence, there was no known distinction between these 2 concepts. Later on the scientific boffins started to call "mass" one of the concepts, and "weight" the other, but this never filtered through to common usage. I would say in common English therefore, mass=weight they are interchangeable. Only if you are in scientific circles do they become different. It's not a mistake, it's language. The scientists don't get to redefine language unless everyone agrees with it.

Comment Apple = Buggy (Score 4, Insightful) 360 360

I'm not even using Apple Music and the update wiped out all the music on my iPhone. This was a long standing bug with IOS when the iPhone 6 came out, and I thought they'd finally nixed it a few months ago, but no now it's back. Meanwhile my iMac is at Apple for 10 days because of their failed 3TB iMac hardware, Argh, so I can't even synch it back on. Apple's quality has really dropped the last couple of years.

Comment Re:IP to Phone Number (Score 1) 35 35

If this ended up violating someone the subject of a domestic violence order or something, they could be sued for some serious money. I know a woman whose details were accidentally revealed to her ex by a company, and they had to give her $10,000 even though no actual harm came of it. Now if harm HAD come of it, should could have got some serious cash.

In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain. -- Pliny the Elder