Adventures in Windows Firewall Whitelisting
Why I’m banning all unknown connections out of my PC, and some of the tools that help: the Windows Firewall Notifier and Windows Firewall Control.
Crippled e-books are worthless
My university issued this notice during exam time – A time when students are most in need of revision material: A number of eBooks are in high demand at the […]
Computer Gripes: 2020 Edition
2 Decades after the millennium and we still have yet to perfect the art of the computer operating system user experience. Here’s some of the problems I’ve faced this year. Some of them are problems that have existed for as long as the computers themselves, and some are new that I’ve only experienced recently. All of them are a nuisance.
Bundle Giveaway Archive
A giveaway of the various game activation codes I’ve received over the years. Browse for one (1) you like and leave a comment if you want it.
Hillwalks around Perth
I share some photos I took on some recent weekend trips to hill walks around the Perth area.
The Credential Stuffing Threat is Real
After recently reviewing my privacy settings for Microsoft, I noticed something that was both alarming and reassuring.
Research papers are not easy to read
Research papers are not easy to read. There are loads of ways we could improve them. Here’s a few.
A petition to #BanDRM
I have started a petition to Ban DRM. It has been published today, and I would welcome everyone to sign it.
Virtual Conferencing at UKICER
I recently attended UKICER. This year the conference was entirely online. This was a new experience for me, I’ve written up what I thought about it.