@SimonJ: Probably because he likes to troll rather than do anything productive.
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Google announcing their android wearables preview. Of course the videos look wonderful, but I don't think they were open enough about faked images and interactions.
There are lots of interesting things that could be done with this kind of technology; I'm quite keen on GPS functionality, myself.
And where are Microsoft, I'd like to know. Once again they seem late to the party although we do know they're working in this area. Any response from MSR?
@Richard.Hein: We try to use PlayTo to stream to our TV, and that also sucks because you can only set it up from the desktop PC which is in another room. I have resorted to using my Surface RT to remote to my desktop, to click PlayTo to view recorded TV on the TV in front of us. Not exactly slick. Even then PlayTo often refuses to register our TV (sounds like the same problem as with Xbox which makes me think its Windows 8 and not the TV or xBox).
@MasterPi: I think the phrases are fairly similar, but the slowness of posting and the randomness of the number of posts makes me think they use a tool to generate the content, but post manually.
Obviously I could be horrifically wrong, it's just the impression I get.
@exoteric: Well, if you're in a USA time zone, we tend to have dealt with all the spam before you wake up. Today there was a period of two or three hours where the Coffee House was unusable because of many pages of spam from one spammer -- it was too much for me to take on while I was at work. If there was a batch delete, I would probably have been able to handle it in a couple of minutes which is fine where I work.
If I wasn't at work, I'm bloody-minded enough to keep plugging away until the spammer gives up.
@MasterPi: I don't think captcha will work -- I think these posters are real people; they're not fast enough for bots, they usually only post once a minute.
But batch deletion for non-MS mods would go a LONG way ...
I deleted two or three pages earlier as well. The ones you saw were the ones done while I was in a meeting. I don't have time at work to individually delete (three mouse clicks and web wait time) that many posts. We need a 'temporary' ban feature and a 'bulk spam delete' function.