Deep Pockets

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So apparently the new EU Tech Chef suggested this. More info can be found in this Dutch article. If ever there was an example of someone just parroting corporations while no doubt receiving certain ‘benefits’, this is it.

Backdoor Insecurity

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Seems like this is a week of computer related shenanigans. Last week some yahoo who is apparently the director of the FBI declared he wants to mandate backdoors for the government. This kind of thinking requires a special kind of stupid that is honestly quite baffling. You might be wondering what’s so bad about something… Read more »

Zwarte Piet

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Let’s get political and talk about a Dutch tradition known as Sinterklaas en Zwarte Piet. Sinterklaas is an old Dutch tradition in which an old saint shows up and gives gifts to kids. He is aided by his helpers known as Zwarte Pieten. You’ll note Iot translating their names into English. When I was a… Read more »

Hollywood Math

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According to the creators of The Expendables 3, the leaking of their movie on the internet has cost them 250 million euros. And they’re going to take measures. One can only wonder what sort of Hollywood Math goes on over there. The problem is that the math doesn’t hold up any way you look at… Read more »