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Monday 27 November 2017
by Wulf
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Black and White

I don’t know the origin of this image, found in SecurityNow podcast show notes, but as someone with a bit of experience in using computers, dating back into (small numbers) of decades, I found this rather amusing. YMMV.  

Wednesday 8 November 2017
by Wulf
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Downloadkill

Downloadkill sounds to me like either a (probably schlocky) sci fi novel or a (probably equally schlocky) metal band. However, it turns out to be a phrase used in South Korea to refer to the suicides resulting from the malignant … Continue reading

Thursday 26 October 2017
by Wulf
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Flash Fill

Flash Fill is a wonderfully clever trick that has been available in Microsoft Excel for Windows since Office 2013. It helps split or combine data that has a simple structure. For example if you had a list of forenames and … Continue reading

Wednesday 4 October 2017
by Wulf
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Hello Trello

I’ve been aware of online ‘organising board’ service Trello for several years now but haven’t dug into it too deeply as I’ve had a home-brewed system bubbling along, involving Inkscape and a diagram of jobs I’m doing, jobs I ought … Continue reading