If you look behind the rosey headlines of "Zuckerberg donates 99% of worth to charity" you might realise that not everything is quite as it seems. In fact, this is possibly a distraction technique on par with Ocean's E…

Insist on doing everything through "channels". Never permit shortcuts to be taken in order to expedite decisions. Haggle over precise wordings of communications, minutes, resolutions. Advocate "caution". Be "reasona…

Reading an article discussing providing back-door access to encryption standards for Government monitoring use made me think ... exactly what does this protect us against? If this becomes law the days of open and fre…

So it turns out the Apple SuperDrive isn't actually all that super... the laser mechanism fails just as well as any non-Super drive. Once you've pulled the drive out of your Mac Pro you'll find it's most likely a Sony …

Turns out that I'm mandated to use such tools as Mercurial and Python... however not all is lost! The Python Tools for Visual Studio brings IntelliSense, accurate breakpointing, great colouring and other such 21s…

After several versions of ducking, diving, dodging and ducking Microsoft are finally EOL'ing the hideous spaghetti mess that is MAPI: http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2015/05/05/exchange-server-2016-archi…