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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 waste their lives telling each other about their shockingly tedious days makes me long for a 'Shut up' button — 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. Who says I'm late to the social party?

  • Rootkit ramblings

    · 671 words (kills about 3 mins)

    Given the media furore these days, you’d think that aside from porn there was nothing but phishing, scams, viruses, trojans, worms and malware on the Interweb. Actually, there’s something far worse than these amateurish exploits.

  • Trial of convenience

    · 690 words (devours about 4 mins)

    It’s 2010 and the world looks set to be party to a Nazi-style People’s Court show trial of Julian Assange from WikiLeaks. Have things really changed in seventy years?

  • Choosing a brilliant password

    [3 comments] · 522 words (vacuums up about 3 mins)

    Plenty of people tell you how not to choose a password and give terrible advice; few tell you how to do it properly. Let me thread you through the minefield.

  • The smell of failure

    · 69 words (kills less than a minute)

    A little knowledge is not enough when it comes to electronics.

  • No software left on this site overnight

    · 138 words (laps up less than a minute)

    Don’t break in. Please. There’s nothing here, honest.

  • Password=password

    [3 comments] · 124 words (kills less than a minute)

    Always choose a good password. ‘123456’ ought to do it.