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Blau SIM in Japan

Was rather surprised to find that my venerable unlocked Vodafone branded Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (shipped in 2008!) with a German Blau.de SIM *now* works in Japan. 162 more words

Techno Babble

GPGMail Beta for 10.10

You can get it here:


For some reason that’s the best link i can find…

I’ve only had it installed for a couple of days and stability isn’t terrible (one or two related crashes i think…) Up until that point i’d be living out of the services menu, which isn’t bad until you need to deal with attachments, and need other command line tools to decode / extract mime parts. 31 more words

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Technology. Is. The. Devil.

I will start by saying that this is simply my personal opinion, so suck it up.

I have become disillusioned with publishers and so-called industry experts who continuously claim that writers need to embrace every new technology. 494 more words

Writing Insights

Building the GPGTools Mail Bundle

The usual dance. You upgrade an OS X release and your Mail.app plugins get disabled. As they are working with unpublished APIs this isn’t in the least bit surprising. 316 more words

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Why is binary so important to computers?

Awhile ago an acquaintance came to me and said,”Hey, you’re a computer guy. Can you tell me why binary is important to computers in a way that won’t put me to sleep?” 198 more words


Encrypt the Internet?!

Over at Wired they’re blistering their lips again:

The Heartbleed bug crushed our faith in the secure web, but a world without the encryption software that Heartbleed exploited would be even worse.

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BitTorrent Sync

Since the cloud has been seeded with poison (see what i did there…) i’ve been deleting accounts and try to move away from centralised services. One of the things that has been done away with is Dropbox. 479 more words

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