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People have been asking me what happened when I didn’t show up to give my talk on the Web Animations API at Smashing Oxford. Here I’m…
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GPS is vulnerable to spoofing attacks. Here’s how we can defend these important navigation signals
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No Facebook, when you spam w/"advertise your Page" & I click "don't want to see this", problem is not with the page
No @facebook, when you spam w/"advertise your Page" & I click "don't want to see this", problem is not with the page. Embedded image. 7:34 am - 8 Aug 2016. Reply to @c_boyle. Home · Sign up · Log in · Search · About. More like this; Less like this; Cancel. Not on Twitter?
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Don’t campaign for the least bad realistic Brexit. Demand what Leavers promised, although it’s impossible.
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There's been a bunch of coverage of this attack on Microsoft's Secure Boot implementation, a lot of which has been somewhat confused or misleading. Here's my understanding of the situation. Windows RT devices were shipped without the ability to disable Secure Boot. Secure Boot is the root of ...
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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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Aviation Herald (AVH) Reader – Android Apps on Google Play
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Stay up to date with the latest in aviation when on the move. Please note that this is merely a reader for the excellent content provided by

Hedge funder buys rights to drug used by AIDS patients and raises price ...
www.independent.co.uk

A hedge fund trader is at the centre of mounting controversy after the pharmaceutical company he bought raised overnight the cost of a life-

​UN human rights chief compares UK tabloids to ‘Nazi’ propaganda
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UK tabloids like the Murdoch-owned Sun that compared immigrants to ‘cockroaches’ recall the dark days of the Nazi media attacking those they

The art of cruelty: why the Conservative attack on disabled people harms...
www.newstatesman.com

No sick person responds to their diagnosis by thinking, “I can scam taxpayers for £73 a week!”

The deficit is a smokescreen for a Tory attack on the state, former civi...
www.independent.co.uk

The Conservatives’ argument that spending cuts need to be made to reduce government debt is a “smokescreen” for their real mission to shrink

Signal Boost - GG attacks SXSW panels on online safety, harassment, and VR.
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Via Arthur Chu and with permission: As you may know, the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin uses a crowdsourced approval method fo

No, I don't trust your conference without a Code of Conduct
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The UX twitter streams are buzzing again this week regarding safety at conferences. And once again there are those who say we need better co

Oracle CSO Rant Against Security Experts - Schneier on Security
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Oracle CSO Rant Against Security Experts. Oracle's CSO Mary Ann Davidson wrote a blog post ranting against security experts finding vulnerab

Windows 10 automatically spies on your children and sends you a dossier ...
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Kirk writes, "This weekend we upgraded my 14-year-old son's laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 10. Today I got a creepy-ass email from Microso

Officials deporting migrants by nationality 'to fill chartered planes' |...
www.theguardian.com

Home Office selecting migrants for deportation so it can fill flights to specific countries, including many who have active legal claims, in

That time the Internet sent a SWAT team to my mom's house
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When I set out to research the out-of-control harassment problem in gamer culture, I never dreamed my mother would be caught up in the middl

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million cars after Jeep hack - BBC News
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Car giant Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles in the US after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked.

Angry misogynist murders women at showing of film by feminist comedian; ...
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Police in Lafayette, Louisiana are evidently struggling to understand why the outspokenly misogynistic, racist and anti-Semitic John Russell

A 'Golden Key' for Encryption Is Mythical Nonsense
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A backdoor to encryption, even if euphemistically rebranded as a “front door” or a “golden key,” is by definition a vulnerability.

Chicago Investigator Fired For Finding Cops At Fault In Deadly Police Br...
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The City of Chicago just fired an investigator after he determined that police were at fault in several fatal shootings. Lorenzo Davis, 65,

Facebook Builds A Rough Road Back For Those Booted By Its “Real Name” Po...
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Process hell and faceless bureaucracy may await those locked out of their accounts — even when they use their legal names.

Data errors implicated innocent people - watchdog - BBC News
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People were wrongly implicated in paedophile investigations because of botched attempts to access data, a communications watchdog says.

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Good range of ice creams and cakes, v tasty. Less crowded than G&D's, and they do a good pancake too.
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Great little cinema for less mainstream films. They have G&D's ice cream, and tea in proper mugs.
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Good food, and host to Oxford Geek Nights, a free evening of talks every few months.
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Doors to smoking areas not kept properly closed, making this place unsuitable for those with a smoke allergy.
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Tasty, relatively fast, friendly, helpful. Chocolate milkshake and unlimited salad are nice.
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