invasive vs inconvenient security

The recent news from the UK gives us an example of invasive security. Preventing passengers carrying on any hand luggage (even wallets) and frisking all of them is the type of treatment you expect for criminals and visitors to maximum security prisons. It’s not what you expect for people who are involved in routine (or […]

Security

the waste of closed lists

As I mentioned in my first post the amount of effort I’m prepared to invest in posting to a small group of people is limited. I don’t think that I am the only person with this opinion. I also believe that the number of people who refuse to post to open lists is quite small, […]

big and cheap USB flash devices

It’s often the case with technology that serious changes occur at a particular price or performance point in development. Something has small use until it can be developed to a certain combination of low price and high performance that everyone demands. I believe that USB flash devices are going to be used for many interesting […]

Misc Computer

wasted votes

In a mailing list to which I subscribe there is currently a discussion on US politics with the inevitable discussion of wasted votes. As I don’t want to waste my writing on this topic on a closed list I’m posting to my blog. There is ongoing discussion on the topic of wasted votes. As a […]

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