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Sunday 30 April 2006
by Wulf
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Password Security

An article on password security caught my eye this morning. The main argument is that systems that require you to change your password on a regular basis are less secure than ones where you can keep the same password indefinitely. … Continue reading

Saturday 29 April 2006
by Wulf
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Distorted World

Via a link on Dave’s blog, I’ve found a site called Worldmapper. It takes a map of the world and then distorts the size of the countries to reflect various statistics, such as current or project population. Fascinating! Tags: maps, … Continue reading

Friday 28 April 2006
by Wulf
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Another ‘Teeth Gig

Last night was another Upstairs event hosted by my band, The Elusive Teeth. Later today I’ll listen to the minidisc recording – we ran this one straight off the mixer desk, so I’ll be interested to hear how it comes … Continue reading

Thursday 27 April 2006
by Wulf
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Board, Not Bored

As if I wasn’t already busy enough in my job as webmaster at The Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust, I’ve recently taken on further duties as part of a team providing administrative support to the Trust Board. My hope is that … Continue reading

Wednesday 26 April 2006
by Wulf
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Google Maps for Europe

Discussions in the Geotagging group on Flickr have made me aware that Google now provides street level mapping across Europe. I haven’t investigated the full extent of the coverage but it’s enough that I can get a close-up satellite view … Continue reading

Tuesday 25 April 2006
by Wulf
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Don’t Vote By Not Voting

Steve, on his Deep Calls to Deep blog, was posting about some research he has done into the manifesto of the British Nationalist Party. While I think there are many things about the character of Britain that are worth preserving … Continue reading

Monday 24 April 2006
by Wulf
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Nostalgia

Here’s a poem by Billy Collins that I came across a few months ago on Hugo Schwyzer’s blog. I love the way it skips through time, remembering how we’ve always been a people who tend to fondly remember our past: … Continue reading