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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 writing #incomprehensible #twaddle u n me l8r lol @knickerlicker 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. Txt spk iz da bom.

  • Down with negative logic in programming

    · 699 words (vacuums up about 4 mins)

    I’m on the warpath against any programmers that employ negative logic in their code. Desist from never supplying positive assertions. Right now.

  • Sorting out the Windows trash

    · 759 words (kills about 4 mins)

    Why is the Windows trash can called a Recycle Bin? You don’t take the contents, melt it down and make something else out of it.

  • Learning the drill

    · 1077 words (wastes about 5 mins)

    I admit I suck at DIY. But it’s not through lack of trying, it’s lack of training. And sometimes a serious lack of common sense.

  • The smoking PC: lessons in dust and fans

    · 839 words (laps 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

    [8 comments] · 402 words (sucks up 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.

  • Mobile devices make it easy to hack passwords

    [2 comments] · 905 words (munches about 5 mins)

    If you use your mobile phone or tablet for any kind of Internet application that requires authentication — Facebook, Twitter or online banking, for example — you’re setting yourself up to get hacked.