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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 reduces my vocabulary to four letter words — 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. Yay, I've joined the SpaceFace / MyBook revolution.

  • 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 (eats up 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 (laps 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 (laps up less than a minute)

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

  • No software left on this site overnight

    · 138 words (devours less than a minute)

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

  • Password=password

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

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