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Previously on "State of the Market"

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  • hobnob
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post
    Wondering, hoping that this Microsoft outage will help kickstart IT.
    Just to clarify, there were 2 problems on Friday: a brief Azure outage (due to Microsoft), then a huge outage on Windows machines (due to Crowdstrike).

    The fix for the Crowdstrike issue involves booting up the Windows machine (server or client) in safe mode, then deleting a file. That means that you either need local access or remote access via an iLO/iDRAC card. In practical terms, that means that there's a benefit to people who can work on-site rather than remotely, and there would be a similar issue in most ransomware scenarios.

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  • SchumiStars
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    Wondering, hoping that this Microsoft outage will help kickstart IT.

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  • SchumiStars
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    Originally posted by WTFH View Post
    Was contacted about a role this morning, the same role I've been contacted about several times over the last 15 years. Initially the client secured resources directly, I considered it but turned them down as it would have been a long daily commute to the centre of London. Then they outsourced to Mrs Sunak, and the role allegedly became more and more remote. Each time they have tweaked the spec very slightly, and promise mostly remote working, but I know the client wants someone onsite, while the implementation/support company want someone with knowledge to fix their bad design, document how it should be done, then train them before being pushed. It could have been a very interesting gig, but not for me.
    Doesn't sound bad TBH, got the details please?

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  • sadkingbilly
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    Originally posted by sadkingbilly View Post
    once again, Mod favouritism.

    modreply 'when it's noticed/reported it gets acted upon'
    aye, - right!
    Last edited by sadkingbilly; Yesterday, 11:52.

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  • WTFH
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    Was contacted about a role this morning, the same role I've been contacted about several times over the last 15 years. Initially the client secured resources directly, I considered it but turned them down as it would have been a long daily commute to the centre of London. Then they outsourced to Mrs Sunak, and the role allegedly became more and more remote. Each time they have tweaked the spec very slightly, and promise mostly remote working, but I know the client wants someone onsite, while the implementation/support company want someone with knowledge to fix their bad design, document how it should be done, then train them before being pushed. It could have been a very interesting gig, but not for me.

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  • sadkingbilly
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    once again, Mod favouritism.

    <mod snip>when it's noticed/reported it gets acted upon</modsnip>

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  • northernladuk
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    Originally posted by dsc View Post

    The feck, those are £10k a pop?
    Not if he stole them they weren't.
    Last edited by northernladuk; 19 July 2024, 12:59.

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  • dsc
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post



    I only have 2 bikes. Both are Dogma F's.
    The feck, those are £10k a pop?

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  • agentzero
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post



    I only have 2 bikes. Both are Dogma F's.
    Don't drive a ferrari to deliver take away meals. There are lots of second hand commuter hybrid bikes on ebay and gumtree now. Get one of those if you're going to progress with a temporary delivery job.

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  • sadkingbilly
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    I love cyclists! - MAMIL's- yum!
    couldn't eat a whole one though.

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  • SchumiStars
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    Originally posted by PCTNN View Post
    I just re-watched it. All good but I wouldn't do it on that bike. Position is too aggressive, the box was all but parallel to the ground. I'd either do it on a nice flat bar bike with relaxed geometry or I'd get one of those front rack and put the box on it.
    I only have 2 bikes. Both are Dogma F's.

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  • Fraidycat
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    <mod snip> no winking in the profs

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  • Unix
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    Originally posted by SchumiStars View Post



    Thanks. Just watched it. He did 10hrs Fri night, Sat am, 10hrs, ~50miles, £135.00. I might just register and have a go. Does look like fun TBH.




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    £135? I get that going to the toilet on ClientCo's dime.

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  • PCTNN
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    I just re-watched it. All good but I wouldn't do it on that bike. Position is too aggressive, the box was all but parallel to the ground. I'd either do it on a nice flat bar bike with relaxed geometry or I'd get one of those front rack and put the box on it.

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  • SchumiStars
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    Originally posted by PCTNN View Post
    Great, so you already have a bike and the necessary accessories.

    Initial cost = 0

    You can make money from the start with deliveroo and just eat.

    I remember seeing a GCN youtube video where one of the presenters did exactly that and showed clearly how much money he made by doing food deliveries.
    Thanks. Just watched it. He did 10hrs Fri night, Sat am, 10hrs, ~50miles, £135.00. I might just register and have a go. Does look like fun TBH.




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