Month: November 2016

  • HTTPS The Sky

    Oh hey would you look at that, I’ve got HTTPS now. Why? HTTPS is faster HTTPS keeps communications secure. This should be more normalised, particularly with laws like in the UK and Australia allowing governments to snoop on web history and metadata. Hey, the green padlock is legit, ok?

  • Thinking about house prices

    Since Time is Money – money representing a token of value for the time you spend doing something – in theory you should be able to substitute either one for the other, right? Like, if you had all the time in the world, you could in theory make the thing you’re buying instead of paying […]

  • Navel gazing

    Wow, wait, I’ve been writing on this blog for nearly 11 years now…  The thought came to me while fiddling with the sidebar images. If you’ve not noticed, there’s a rotating roster of images that changes with each refresh. Some are more readable than others. Some are my own images, some are from Unsplash, which […]

  • The Role of Shame in Politics

    And so at long last, we reach US Election Day 2016, when a reckoning has finally come for the American political system – the candidates perfectly set up as the establishment facing the insurgents, the know-nothing Donald Trump squaring off against the know-it-all Hillary Clinton. How did we get like this? How did we get […]