I got a telephone call on my mobile the other day from my phone service provider, Telstra. It was a robot calling. It told me immediately that this was not a telemarketing call, that my mobile phone bill was some $157 overdue, and that if I did not sort out it right now, I was toast. It then invited me to embark of a series of telesteps which were quite impossible, since I was in a busy street at the time and just about to go into a meeting. Being a robot, its understanding of the situation was very limited. So I hung up. Big mistake. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2013
Obviously it would be better, at 4 o’clock in the morning, to be fast asleep. But we do not always get what we want, and playing Patience is soothing enough, in its way.
I have now won getting on for 1,000 times without loss, thanks to the Undo feature: if you lose, you can rewind again and again until you win. Apparently there is just one FreeCell deal which is impossible Continue reading