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Hello old friend

Today on my commute home from work, I struck up a conversation with the man sitting next to me because he was using a very special pocket computer. That made me smile. Continue reading

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Progress Quest: an incredible role-playing adventure game

Progress Quest is a great little game and, although the game-play can feel a bit one-sided, it’s still offering a surprising amount of variation. Continue reading

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Use a mantra for your password

I use LastPass and thoroughly enjoy the automatic login for everything. Recently I decided to change my ingenious yet well-worn master password. But what new password would be good? Continue reading

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You do have backups … right?

Photos are among the most important data we have because they are potentially irreplaceable. Other files can be just as valuable. How do we keep them safe? Continue reading

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Ubuntu Linux: reducing CPU load caused by compiz

I’ve long had a problem on my Ubuntu computer that compiz would always use a lot of CPU power, even when the computer wasn’t doing anything, even when no programs had been started. Here’s the solution! Continue reading

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