Monday 27 November 2017
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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 6 September 2017
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I must apologise but did you know that if you say ‘gullible’ slowly it sounds like ‘oranges’? There, no matter how hard you tried to resist, you’ve probably got that thought wormed into your brain and it will come back … Continue reading
Monday 8 May 2017
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Until I got it to remember the proper spelling, my phone kept wanting to ‘correct’ my name to ‘wild’, so today’s XKCD cartoon tickled me:
Tuesday 25 October 2016
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Geek humour day: How to Save the Princess in 8 Programming Languages. If you understand that there are 10 types of people in the world, you will probably grok this.
Tuesday 20 September 2016
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I had a meeting down in town this morning, which provided an opportunity to visit Oxford Central Library on the way back. I took a quick stroll around the shelves – it is only my second visit to the present, … Continue reading
Thursday 4 August 2016
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Calvin – the six year old boy from Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes strip cartoons – is funny and endearing; a (fairly) innocent child who likes to think of himself as cynical and cool but whose most endearing characteristic is … Continue reading
Tuesday 23 June 2015
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Here is the perfect website for all my colleagues who work with statistics: Spurious Correlations.