Forgetting To Think

22 Apr 2023

My wife asked me if we should watch a movie called The Menu recently, and I Googled "Should I watch The Menu?". After we watched it she asked me what I thought, and I Googled "The Menu reviews". She laughed and said "I'm not asking Google, I'm asking...

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Being Honest

02 Jul 2022

Are you an honest person? Be honest. I think most people would automatically answer yes. Not being honest is a bad thing. To lie is to deceive somebody intentionally and that’s not us. No, you must be thinking of somebody else. The reality is that...

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We should draw more

23 May 2022

If you work in tech you’ll likely have to deal with complexity. Ageing codebases, new technologies, scaling up, every step of the way seems to involve wrangling complexity. It’s one thing to get your head around something tricky, but it’s something...

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SYN Flood Denial of Service Attack

20 Feb 2022

Last week I performed a Denial of Service attack against my Raspberry Pi. I used something called a SYN flood attack because it's a really simple and fun way to learn about TCP. Before we go any further I need to just point out that you can get...

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10 Years In Tech

03 Jan 2022

2022 marks the year I will have been in the tech industry for 10(!) years. There have been a lot of changes in that time, both in my life and the tech world, and now feels like an appropriate time to share my thoughts on the past, present, and future...

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