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

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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No, The Pope Didn’t Compare Trans People To Nuclear Weapons

(I posted this on Facebook as just a normal rant, but a few people wanted to share it, and couldn’t because I lock my FB to friends only. I’ve copy-pasted it here for those people, but be warned that it’s … Continue reading

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An Annoyed Rant On The Beck/Beyonce Thing

I’m seeing a lot of people sharing things about how Beck deserved the Grammy more than Beyonce. I’m not a fan of either, and I’ve never heard either album, so I don’t have an opinion on which album deserved to … Continue reading

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I Hate It When I’m Right

A few months back, a lot of prison reform organisations and charities (all very worthy organisations, and some of which I give regular donations to) decided to start campaigning against a ban on books being sent to prisoners through the … Continue reading

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On Privilege and When You Should Shut Up

This is going to be a confused mess. I’ve not actually had an uninterrupted night’s sleep — even by my own standards where “a night’s sleep” means five hours if I’m lucky — in eleven days, so I’m in a … Continue reading

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