• The Death Star Problem

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… TL;DR The Death Star was destroyed by a single catastrophic vulnerability Modern, centralised internet communications are [more...]
  • Setting Up Encrypted Email on OSX

    It has recently come to my attention that strong cryptography, while readily available (and free) is not straightforward to use for most people. Someone really ought to build [more...]
  • Pretty Good Privacy

    Internet security is a pretty big deal these days. In the age of Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, the scope and scale of surveillance by government agencies is staggering, and [more...]

iPad Thoughts

Friday, June 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

As many of you have probably guessed from some of my recent status updates, I have purchased an Apple iPad 2. This transaction took place during my last trip to New York [more...]

Image Perception and Frame Rates

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 // 2 Comments

A while back, I wrote a little article on screen resolution which hopefully enlightened readers on what it actually means, and demystified the world behind the jargon, which [more...]

App Store Trigger App-y

Monday, October 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

I love my iPhone (can you tell?). Having owned my iPhone now for nearly a month, I can finally comment with some validity about the rest of my favourite apps. These are apps that take longer [more...]

Favourite iPhone Apps

Monday, September 20, 2010 // 1 Comment

About two weeks ago, I received a long-awaited package in the mail - my new iPhone 4. My previous phone was the original iPhone, purchasedin September 2007 about two months after its initial release [more...]

Musings on Torrents

Monday, May 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

File exchange on a distributed network Torrents are wonderful things. For those who are unfamiliar (and it is entirely possible to be unfamiliar yet still be a regular user), [more...]