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I bought a wifi enabled kettle in 2014. It works very well as a kettle (It’s fairly fast, you can specify a range of temperatures, it’s easy to clean and hasn’t fallen apart yet) and less well as a wifi

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A crowd of people dressed in fantasy costumes line a procession led by a woman in venician-style robes wearing a crown of flowers.

The biggest LARP that I attend is Profound Decisions‘ Empire campaign. Empire is a massive system, not only in terms of the size of the events – well over a thousand people – but also in that the background literature

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Last night I dreamed an apocalypse. The dying weeks of a world gone mad, played out in spotlights of real-time in the way only a dream or high budget TV show could do, where various of my communities had packed

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Streaming attempt #2, I’m building a new TSW character and streaming my way through the game…

Work First weeks at work are generally a bit chaotic, new accounts, new processes, new people. This combined with a few other complexities (We had a Virgin Engineer around to fix the fact that every so often my ping times

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So this week I’ve been mostly avoiding doing anything at all. I took a week off between jobs, because I needed to reset my head a bit, I needed some holiday, and I had a small pile of admin to

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I’ve been, in the past, a firm distruster of ad blocking software. I still am, to a large extent. I don’t trust any company whose finance model is based on inserting exceptions for advertisers they like. But I installed Ghostery,

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It’s just over a year since the last experiment with making Porter resulted in an “over lively” beer that fountained over the top a bit. Over the last couple of months, I decided to retry this experiment. I bought a

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Three parts: 1) Who are Cloudflare, 2) What Happened, 3) What Do You Need To Do? 1) Cloudflare is a service that large websites – including my former employer – use as a first-bastion protection against hackers. Basically you point

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