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Tom Morris
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Or: why I write personal blog posts, why it's okay, and why you shouldn't care about your “personal brand”. Recently, I was having dinner with friends and after Melinda told me about a press junket she'd been invited on as a result of her blog, I joked and said something like: “So, ...
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Dears im  A tourist guide And Social worker from gilgit pakistan dear im living in the  gilgit baltistan very remot  areas where the litracy rate is 1 persent and peoples r very poor so please kindly if u ll suport us to make schools first aid post in there areas peoples pray for u urs abdul wakeel
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Wrote a blog post about having a strange chat with an anti-gay-marriage protester.
I spent this afternoon talking to a man who doesn't think gay people actually exist, but does think we should also not be able to get married. For some reason, London's anti gay marriage folk decided ...
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Thank you for at least attempting dialog…
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I've written a few posts for this blog that Varnent runs even though I do have a certain reticence of the word "queer".
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A little guide on how to organise hack days, something a bunch of us London geek types have been working on recently. ;-)
So you’re organising a hack day or hackathon? Here are some basic requirements to make your event a success, and avoid the common pitfalls that could otherwise ruin it. If you cannot provide any of th...
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It actually seems to work. It's not totally accurate, with some people reporting that it is ±5% accurate. Still, even inaccurate, the point is if you basically turn exercise into grinding in RPGs. ;-)
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A joyous Tom Scott joke that I may have assisted with.
Cash for Access: Britain's most trusted way to influence government policy.
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Some thinky bloggery. Enjoy.
Greta Christina's piece on atheism and sensuality is fab, well worth reading. And I agree with it a lot. My atheism has always been very cerebral: my realisation that I did not believe in God was fair...
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My latest Wikinews story with photos and so on. Go enjoy.
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Found this while out and about today. It really needs to be destroyed utterly.
I present the new worst thing in the world today: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council have decided to make it so when you buy a parking ticket in one of their many monstrous concrete car parks, the...
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Had a similar experience with a parking machine in Sheffield yesterday (different voice, but same message).
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My take on the Brendan Eich, Prop 8. thing.

The one key take-away line I'm proud of is: "When the suicides stop and the violence stops, maybe we’ll talk about how the homophobes are the victims too."
Yesterday, it was revealed that JavaScript creator and Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich gave ,000 to the Proposition 8 campaign. Go read the Hacker News post. My response was very simple:...
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Oh... just read your blog post. Maybe I was too quick with the gun, but I didn't really see sarcasm there.
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America’s most trusted encyclopedia, Conservapedia, have decided to launch a new wiki-based semantic data project named Conservadata. The new project will make right-wing soundbites available in...
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Hang on, what, you're posting this on Google Plus? You must be an evil liberal...
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A fun little blog post about why sexism in the geek community isn't just a women's problem, it's a problem for everybody.
There’s been a load of drama about the Boston API Jam. See Hacker News and The Guardian for more. Let’s remember what Boston API Jam’s advertising said. As one of the features of the event, they liste...
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Programmer (Ruby, Scala, Java, Python), Wikipedia admin, general geeky person, atheist, gay and proud; usually disappointed by humanity.
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  • Heythrop College
    2013
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