I have been surprised to find that some people who are in technology fields don't have a clear grasp on the difference between RAM and "disk" storage. Or perhaps more accurately these days, "Direct Access Storage Devices." I've eventually become accustomed to it from ordinary folks, but PC World?

An anonymous reader sent in this one, explaining "Yep. According to PC World Starfield will require 125 GB of available RAM so you'll need at least 128 GB or more RAM installed to play. The Steam page correctly list the item as Storage: 125 GB available space so this is completely on PC World. To add insult to injury the post is titled Bethesda’s Starfield PC system requirements: An SSD is mandatory so you'd expect at the very least to get the storage requirements right. Rush to print, trip and fall flat on your face. Thanks for the WTF, PC World!"



Child prodigy Colin C. puzzled "I'm really not sure how I created files seven years before I was born; maybe I'm just precocious."



Poet Paweł Szymański lamented that he can't squeeze the word about into a haiku, reciting
"Haiku writers hate
When people use this one
Very simple trick"



Time Lord Neil G. declares AWS knows how to do chronological sorting. "This really made it easy to find the Load Balancer that got created yesterday..."



Convalescing Adam R. thinks that bad math is an insurance WTF. "My bill said I owed $146.66 as of 7/5, with one insurance claim still pending. Now as I go to pay the bill, they claim I owe $238.77, but clearly something doesn't add up here: the math still says I should owe $146.66 from these numbers. I *presume* this is because the insurance claim settled during the interim, and they updated the balance, but not the charges." I can tell you, bad math is not even the beginning of insurance WTFs.



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