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Wordfence reivew

TLDR: I tried the free version, I like it.

Amongst other things I do in my day job, I administer a WordPress site. We had a security audit and one of the findings was that our site was misconfigured to show a different failure message for a login when the …

The right to repair

Self Repair Manifesto The Self Repari Manifesto by iFixit

Recently a mate of mine blogged about how Macbooks can only be repaired by apple technicians. This is a story that sort of passed me by but it's becoming increasing common.

I wouldn't have got into IT or learnt anywhere near as much as …

My predictions about autonomous vehicles

No one can predict the future, so I'm going to try. Maybe it will be fun to come back to this post in 10 years and see how laughably wrong I was.

Traffic will become less hectic, not more

CGP Grey posted a great video The Simple Solution to Traffic …

The internet reaction threshold

Internet Reaction Threshold

I've noticed a lot of the sites I hang out on are getting more an more vitriolic, there are lots of theories about why this is and I'd like to add the Internet Reaction Threshold to the mix.

Say someone posts a controversial video to YouTube. I like one by …

What is yak shaving?

I know things like the Jargon File exist, but I'm having fun writing this.

There is a gif from Malcolm in the Middle that's been floating around the internet for years that explains Yak Shaving better than I ever could.

Yak Shaving

It's basically when you need a series of often trivial …

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