Cops in Tennessee routinely steal cash from citizens . They are ordered to do so and in some cases their salary is paid from the cash that they take. So they have a good reason to imagine that any large sum of money is drug money and take it.
David Frum wrote an insightful article [...]
Since my last SE Linux in Debian status report  there have been some significant changes.
Last year I reported that the policy wasn’t very usable, on the 18th of January I uploaded version 2:2.20110726-2 of the policy packages that fixes many bugs. The policy should now be usable by most people for desktop [...]
A few weeks ago I went on my first cruise, from Sydney to Melbourne on the Dawn Princess. VacationsToGo.com (a discount cruise/resort web site) has a review of the Dawn Princess , they give it 4 stars out of a possible 6. The 6 star ships seem to have discount rates in excess of $500 [...]
I’ve got some performance problems with a mail server that’s using DRBD so I’ve done some benchmark tests to try and improve things. I used Postal for testing delivery to an LMTP server . The version of Postal I released a few days ago had a bug that made LMTP not work, I’ll release a [...]
Fenella Wagener wrote an article for the Herald Sun about an Autistic girl who won the “best personality” award from the controversial new Australian children’s beauty pageant . The girl’s mother is complaining that an Autistic girl shouldn’t win a prize for personality and is critizing the pageant organisers.
A beauty contest involves queuing, being [...]
Don Marti wrote an amusing post about the lack of standards for Android phones and the fact that the iPhone has a better accessory market as a result .
I’d like to see some Android phones get standardised in a similar manner to the PC. The big thing about the IBM PC compatible market was [...]