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Disqus can go fuck itself

November 7, 2013

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Moment of rage here. For those unaware, Disqus is a commenting system you can add to your site instead of rolling your own. I used to be a fan – instead of creating a new account for every blog you wanted to comment on you could log in with an existing twitter/facebook/google account. And then […]

Cycle Lanes (mini rant)

June 20, 2012

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I don’t know who designs cycle lanes. But one thing is for sure: they aren’t cyclists. This thought struck me as I waited on the “cycle path”, conveniently situated in the middle of a double lane of traffic, waiting for a gap in the roaring wall death coming from the two lanes either side of […]

Why I hate LaTeX [Rant warning]

June 13, 2012

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I hate latex. And when i say that, i really mean hate. It makes me rant and rave and foam at the mouth in anger. Where to begin – it just ridiculous I don’t even know where to start. So let’s start with my experience with latex. Let me be up front: have have never […]

Facebook’s Biggest Un-Secret: Your apps are watching you!

May 13, 2011

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So – it turns out Facebook is hiring PR firms to highlight Google’s privacy violations “for the common good” – and not at all to draw attention away from its own practices (Pot, meet kettle, as they say.) So now seems a good time to flag an issue that’s been nagging me since I started […]

Unwatchable.

November 27, 2010

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I like the daily show. If nothing else its a relief to know that there is at least some sanity left in America. But sometimes I just can’t bear to watch. Why? Because of Fox “News”. If you’ve never seen the Daily Show, you should know they frequently show clips from Fox “News” for the […]

Rant: pointless sales numbers.

November 22, 2010

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Short rant: why are people obsessed with game console sales numbers? I’ve been seeing this ever since i decided to go to console games: people are fucking obsessed with the console sales numbers. Every month there’s an article, and I’ve had enough. I mean i can see how this may be of interest to developers […]

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHH

October 26, 2009

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WHY DO NONE OF THESE COMPUTERS EVER FUCKING WORK? IT'S A TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY FOR FUCKS SAKE! IT'S REASON FOR EXISTING IS TO FUCKING MAKE ALL THIS SHIT! BUT THEY CAN'T EVEN SORT OUT A FUCKING ONLINE LIBRARY. To the extent that even the page "how to log in from outside the uni" DOESN'T FUCKING WORK […]