Here’s a rather good webcomic from the ever-reliable xkcd.com: Actually, it’s a very pressing concern – how does one keep track (securely) of the passwords that protect our many accounts round the web? Not quite so sure about Google, though!
Image via CrunchBase I’ve been trying to overhaul my reprint collection* and bibliography, using the Mendeley Research Networks system. Access to many journals comes via Elsevier’s ScienceDirect, which has been down for most of yesterday “for scheduled maintenance”. At the… Continue reading →
The UK ISP TalkTalk was recently spotted shadowing its customers’ tracks around the internet. The excellent NoDPI.org has a comprehensive summary of why this is illegal (TalkTalk becomes StalkStalk). Interestingly the man in charge, despite claiming to have deleted all… Continue reading →
A story that surfaced in TalkTalk forums a while back, and more recently in the Phoenix Broadband Advisory Community and the No DPI forums has now come to the attention of The Register (TalkTalk turns StalkStalk to build malware blocker). … Continue reading →
The New Humanist blog is one of many web sites reporting on a fracas involving criticism via Twitter of Scientology (Welsh councillor in trouble for calling Scientology “stupid” on Twitter ). The synopsis of this story is that When Cardiff… Continue reading →