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Comment: I have the same problem (Score 1) 464

by digitig (#48724527) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Are Progressive Glasses a Mistake For Computer Users?
I have the same problem. After going back to the opticians a few times, the solution I ended with was progressives that are great for long and middle distance (so good for driving and using the screen) but no use for reading or close-up work. For close-up I take my glasses off and hold the book/work a bit closer than I would have to with properly corrected vision.

Comment: Re:Only bad for pulling untrusted content. (Score 1) 148

by digitig (#48632441) Attached to: Critical Git Security Vulnerability Announced
I agree that no content from a public repo can be trusted, but at the moment I only use Git to pull from trusted private repos (which is probably a significant use case for people who are using Git in the workplace). That means yes, I need to update my Git client, but I don't need to sweat that I might already have been compromised by this vulnerability.

Comment: Re: Why do they even have a Starbucks? (Score 3, Funny) 242

by digitig (#48015909) Attached to: At CIA Starbucks, Even the Baristas Are Covert
My defence against Americans criticising British coffee always used to be that the worst coffee I ever had was in a cafe in St. Petes, FLA. Then I had a coffee in a Starbucks at London Heathrow, and I was forced to concede to Americans that the worst coffee I ever had was indeed in Britain. :(

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