- My Name is Tom, or Errant. I write about geeky things, politics, and life in general and politic. My current day job is in computer security but I have been known to program in my spare time.
Tag Archives: rants
Apparently, musician Nigel Kennedy needs to use Cannabis to do his job. “I can’t do this job without it, I need it to relax.” This is not true. He is being charged in Germany for use/possession the drug. But Kennedy is conjuring up a vision … Continue reading
Jet and passenger plane nearly collide over London, reported the BBC. What’s wrong with this article (apart from the fact that if it wasn’t London it wouldn’t be front page news)? The story is as mundane as they come; last … Continue reading
Earlier, in a rather dramatic post, Wired declared that “The Web is Dead, Long Live the Internet“. Which is a pretty amusing bandwagon for them to be on in the first place. It would be fun to rip the article itself … Continue reading
So piracy is back in the news this week with the US government’s proposed “Joint Strategic Plan to combat intellectual property theft“. Cue the typical hand waving and ranting from both sides of the orchard. I always hate times like this … Continue reading