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Tried. Won't try again.
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Installed it on my iPhone last week (after a couple of attempts, only to find that the one person I wanted to communicate with on BBM is getting an iPhone next week. Sign of the times. 
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I think I've just found the source of my atheism, some 24 years ago:

Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Dr. Barron, I cannot, I will not impose a set of commandments on these people. To do so violates the very essence of the Prime Directive! 
Dr. Barron: Like it or not, we have rekindled the Mintakans' belief in the Overseer. 
Commander William T. Riker: And are you saying that this belief will eventually become a religion? 
Dr. Barron: It's inevitable. And without guidance, that religion could degenerate into inquisitions, holy wars, chaos. 
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Horrifying. Dr. Barron, your report describes how rational these people are. Millennia ago, they abandoned their belief in the supernatural. Now you are asking me to sabotage that achievement, to send them back into the dark ages of superstition and ignorance and fear? NO! 

- from Star Trek:TNG  Season 3 "Watching the Watchers"
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This is what I looked like when I first became a dad.  Yes, I looked about 12.
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I still think you look 12. <3
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#RorschachDoodle I see... Groucho Marx...obviously!
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Some interesting stuff about teaching kids to program.
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It seems that Google+ Photos via Drive recognise DNG files.  This opens up all kinds of backup ideas.  How much is a TB or Google storage again?

#photography  
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Today Wired Threat Level were kind enough to share their poorly formatted OPML file.  I've added their subscriptions to mine and tidied it up a bit. Lots of juicy and sometime repetitive infosec news for your news reader of choice.
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Google will hold all the keys so they can encrypt and decrypt on your behalf.  So what exactly is the point in this?
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Oh well. I was posting a reply when an update to G+ interrupted it and the post was lost. It was probably too long and it was not all that flattering. So Google censors were probably watching... :-). Anyway, I did write that one use case would be disposal of end of useful life storage. Beyond that, if privacy is your goal, only you should hold the private keyes.
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Ops Engineer
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Information Security, Linux Systems Administration, Mobile Technologies, Product, Project and Process Management.
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  • Ops Engineer
    Swrve, 2013 - present
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    Ops Manager, 2004 - 2013
  • Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, BBC
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Technologist, Photographer, Insomniac. @elliottucker
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I’m Elliot Tucker, Linux Sys Admin and Dev Ops guy.

I'm a bit of a lazy photographer, and don't get out nearly enough. I even use the excuse of having a bad back to not bring a camera everywhere. However I'm told that when I do, I can take the odd good pic, anything from landscapes to social documentary.

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