Archive: April 2010

The story of Flash on the iPhone is interesting. I don’t want flash on my iPhone, to be honest, and I don’t want it for all the reasons Steve Jobs said in his essay yesterday. Firefox is a lot more

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…[I]mmigration minister Meg Hillier tells voters in Dagenham, […]. “We fingerprint anyone who comes in for over six months. Foreigners now have to carry special national identity cards.” [Guardian Opinion, Apr 26th] We treat immigrants like criminals, and then we

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It’s a quarter to two. My sleep pattern can take quite a beating if it has to, providing it averages out to more than six hours a night over a couple of weeks. In fact, I can stay awake for

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“Good morning” “Ah. Good morning, Fiscal responsibility. I was wondering if you’d be visiting me”. “May I ask you a question in its simple, most basic form?” “You may”. “What in the name of currency is that?” “It is a

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I have an iPhone. I didn’t get a first version iPhone, partly because I wasn’t convinced. I got a 3G one once they came out, and it’s a thing I require now. I have gone somewhat beyond the first stage

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Easter weekend, as I said, I was at a LARP Event. At that event, there was a central plot point of a volcano that could erupt at any moment, causing chaos and confusion. Since the event, I have been communicating,

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I am entirely normal. I mean, apart from the hanging around on the internet, Larp, computer games, geekdom, occasional discussions on world domination, I’m a normal person. Straight white male, aged 18-35. I suffer from mild, annoying, middle class live

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One of the things I dislike about our country’s governmental system is the way that electing a competent MP is detrimental to the local representation. I would like to think that the people we elect into power are able to

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The first company I ever coded for had a CVS server on a redhat box under my desk. I learnt roughly how CVS worked, and mostly how good it was for tracking changes, and how horrible I found the merge

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I am back from Maelstrom. The weather was horrid. The fact that the longest event of the year – four days, Friday to Monday, rather than the Friday to Sunday of most events – ends up being both the first

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