DRM, digital rights management, is the term used to describe attempts to control the use and ownership of digital media post-purchase. I think that this is a pretty poor practice, and will detail some reasons why.
In the wake of Data Collection getting some discussion in the media, and greater scrutiny by governmental bodies, I felt that there was perhaps too much focus on Facebook, and that something that Google has been doing has just skirted past everyone’s minds.
Recently there was a spate of good weather, and given that one of the hot days fell on a weekend I decided to take the time to enjoy one of the few days of warmth Scotland will see during the year. Given I had recently serviced my bike, I wanted to take it for a ride all around the town I live in, Glenrothes, Fife.
I’ve read two novels now, translated to English from Japanese, that seem to form a very strange genre, or perhaps its better described as a unique way of telling the story. The best thing I can think to call them are generational stories. Here are my thoughts.
In the process of making a new mod for Vivaldi, I thought I might document some of the steps I went through, to show one way you can make a mod. I’ll follow how I made my “Site Security Info Favicon” mod.
I spent 3 days in Iceland after Christmas and before the new year. Here are some of my thoughts on this trip. tl;dr Iceland is a fantastic place to have a holiday, though it can get very cold.
Install the mod in this blog post to get rid of the EV site owner name in Vivaldi. It’s not quite as useful as you might initially think.
You may have different opinions on what exactly is the best phone charging strategy. I’m not a super heavy user of my phone, and I like to see just how long I can get my battery to last on a single charge. But in doing some experimenting, I found some things I consider a little odd in the latest version of Android (8.0.0).
Part One of the Book of Dust is a great new story from Phillip Pullman, and well worth the wait.
Origin – The latest in Dan Brown’s Langdon series. I’ve got some thoughts about this one, and overall, I think it’s worth a read if you followed the series so far, and a good story even if you haven’t.
This blog post aims to explain how to run Vivaldi through WSL – the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Provides a walk-through for the Ubuntu and OpenSUSE distributions.