Blog

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Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter and Google+ diluted the realtime pool.

Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people having a midlife crisis isn't Like-worthy — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. Txt spk iz da bom.

N.B. The views expressed herein are not my own: they have been carefully shaped by a barrage of mainstream media propaganda and fill-in-the-blanks guesswork. Also, I'm prone to lying for the sake of entertainment.

  • Proof of irrelevance

    · 961 words (wastes about 5 mins)

    You know those signs “You don’t have to be mad to work here… but it helps”? Those are in every room at the European Court of Justice. Nowhere else would someone float the idea of a ‘Right to be forgotten’ Internet law and have it taken seriously.

  • Top-level domain name madness

    · 277 words (eats up about 2 mins)

    Dot-ninja, dot-guru, dot-news… every month there’s a new set of domain names to choose from. But are the choices that sensible?

  • BitCoin and the 51% attack vector

    · 459 words (eats up about 3 mins)

    BitCoin has had a rough introduction to the world, and the latest threats will test its staying power. Hold course, keep her steady…

  • The smoking PC: lessons in dust and fans

    · 839 words (eats up about 4 mins)

    In twenty years of building and maintaining computer systems I’ve never seen this level of damage due to heat. The devil is in the dust, it seems.

  • Yahoo email now with sponsored spam

    [6 comments] · 402 words (wastes about 2 mins)

    People logging into Yahoo’s email accounts (like rocketmail) may have noticed a rather nasty-looking advert directly in their inbox. Oh dear, Yahoo, oh dear.

  • All my friends are virtual

    [1 comment] · 277 words (eats up about 2 mins)

    When it comes to being artistic, I’m a rank amateur. But posting random poetry for no other reason than because I can is where I excel.