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It's much to early in the morning. You stumble blearily out of bed and put on the hot water for a nice cup of tea, or perhaps flip on the percolator to brew some coffee. Unfortunately, your morning beverage is laced with a poisonous chemical that keeps the crop from being eaten by insects--an…
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Our economic debate is conducted in terms of household budgets - a handbag economy. But the economy isn't a handbag, and this "debate" closes down real alternatives to the neoliberal consensus. 
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Immigration to Britain has not increased unemployment or reduced wages, a major new study has concluded.
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We have been fucked by the federation and syndication of our content. I miss comment threads, and I miss blogging. The age of transitory content, of content discovery, has happened, and it turns ou...
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We can’t ignore the composition of the Unicode Consortium’s members, directors, and officers -- the people who define the everyday writing systems of all languages across the globe.
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The women of Yarl’s Wood detention centre have done nothing wrong. So why are we locking them up?
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Software Engineer
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7 years' commercial experience in C++, Java, Perl, networking, Linux; also proficient in Python, C, JavaScript, Ruby, web development.
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Software engineer based in Oxford
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I can usually be found writing code, dancing to gothy bleep, or performing in Lashings.

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Ported Simon Tatham's Puzzles to Android: 100k downloads. :-)
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Oxford, UK
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Cambridge, UK - Coventry, UK - Winchester, UK - Crawley Down, UK - Basingstoke, UK
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Schneier on Security: The Democratization of Cyberattack
www.schneier.com

The Democratization of Cyberattack. The thing about infrastructure is that everyone uses it. If it's secure, it's secure for everyone. And i

Quick hit: Wikipedia begins purging feminist editors
geekfeminism.org

It's never been clearer that neutral point of view is a joke. The Arbitration Committee (ArbCom) is the highest user-run body on Wikipedia,

Here's A Photo Of Something That Can't Be Photographed
io9.com

This seems like a normal, if blurry photograph of an object — a regular old cat stencil. The catch is, however, that the photons that hit th

Ghost in the Whitewash
geekfeminism.org

Entertainment media is buzzing with news that a Ghost In The Shell remake may be coming soon to a theater near you, and Scarlett Johansson h

Iain Duncan Smith's portrait made from photos of people who died for bei...
tompride.wordpress.com

(satire?) Click on image to enlarge: His victims: Edward Jacques: Graham Shawcross: David Coupe: David Groves: Trevor Drakard: David Clapson

UK trans people banned from voting unless they provide previous name
www.gaystarnews.com

The UK government have been accused of being 'blind' to the needs of the trans community

From Gaza to the UK: mental health isn't just a medical problem, it's po...
www.opendemocracy.net

We have to interchange ‘mental illness’ with words like ‘suffering’, and emphasise political action alongside psychological intervention.

Facer Watch Face
market.android.com

Think It, Make It, Wear It with Facer.Don’t be fooled by our competitors! Facer is the absolute best Watch Face Maker for Android Wear. Face

Parable of the Polygons
ncase.me

A playable post on how harmless choices can make a harmful world.

Motorola Nexus 6
www.engadget.com

For a moment the page changes, the default "out of stock" message replaced by an estimated shipping date. Quickly, you move your cursor acro

BBC News - Labour's Dennis Skinner blasts UKIP's Mark Reckless in Commons
www.bbc.co.uk

Veteran Labour MP Dennis Skinner turns on UKIP's new MP, Mark Reckless, just moments after he is sworn into the Commons.

Inside the Weird Brains of Real-Time Translators
gizmodo.com

The world's most powerful computers can't perform accurate real-time translation. Yet interpreters do it with ease. Geoff Watts meets the ne

Transgender Day of Remembrance Reminds Society That Trans Lives Are Valu...
www.huffingtonpost.com

In the face of pervasive discrimination, harassment, and violence, Transgender Day of Remembrance is a way for us to show that trans lives a

Report: Uber Can Track Any Customer Using Its 'God View' Tool
gizmodo.com

Uber changed its privacy policy yesterday, but even that may not cover its back this time. Because its top New York executive, Josh Mohrer,

Lest we forget: the 306 'cowards' we executed in the first world war | W...
www.theguardian.com

The piper had not finished his lament yesterday when the dragon's roar of London's traffic drowned out the unofficial Cenotaph service for t

Verizon Injecting Perma-Cookies to Track Mobile Customers, Bypassing Pri...
www.eff.org

Verizon users might want to start looking for another provider. In an effort to better serve advertisers, Verizon Wireless has been silently

Refused service because one of us "in fancy dress" (stage makeup). During #edfringe. Seriously?
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Great pizzas :-)
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Good range of food, but quite slow to serve it to our large group.
Food: Very GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Quality, quantity, and price all good, and the best garlic bread I've tasted. Delivery a bit slower than estimated, but this was peak time on a bank holiday Monday.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Food: Very GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago