Tag Archives: well that’s what *I* think

A Simple Thought on the US Election

I have seen a lot of people, over the last few weeks, putting the blame on various different factors for Hillary Clinton’s loss. “It was the FBI!”, “It was BernieBros!”, “It was Putin!”, “It was Jill Stein!”, “it was fake … Continue reading

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On Structures

My apologies if this is not wonderfully coherent — my blood pressure has been ridiculously high for a couple of weeks, and has made me aphasic, so all the writing I’ve been doing has involved endless hunts for words that … Continue reading

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A thought, on countries and country

Listening to Johnny Cash at the moment, I’m reminded of a thought I’ve had a few times, which is that one of the odd differences between Britain and America is that for all British people like to think of themselves … Continue reading

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The Problem With Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is, in principle, a good thing. It means that when accessing an online account, one has to have both an object and a password. “A thing you know, and a thing you own”. This is great — for … Continue reading

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I Hate Life-Advice Memes

I saw someone (who I generally rather like, so naming no names) retweet this earlier: That’s four circles, saying “You Love It”, “You Get Paid For It”, “The World Needs It”, and “You Are Great At It”. The tweet said … Continue reading

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