I was pointed at, The Norwegian trial with Internet voting: results and challenges by an attendee at 31C3. The summary states there is no evidence that it increases turnout and concludes, Continue reading “More research on e-voting”
For ex-students of St. Nicholas Grammar School, Northwood, its coeducational twin, St. Mary’s and their successor Haydon Comprehensive, I have found the following four reunion resources; Continue reading “SNOBs, a pseudo disintermediation page”
When installing NWN2 today, I discovered, it’s best to do so from my GOG copy. The alternative would be to use one of my DVD sources, however the GOG copy comes with the extra games and most importantly the patches downloaded. The patch server has gone and so installing from disk does not work so well, by which I mean the game cannot be patched.
Some mods are best installed before a game starts, see Zhjaeve Unveiled.
Just checking out how to use WordPress’s emoticons. Continue reading “WordPress and Smilies”
I got distracted during a debate on Google and their regulatory need to delete out-dated and irrelevant entries in their search index. How big is google in Europe? Continue reading “Google’s Market Share”
Der Spiegel reports on Three & Vodafone’s blocking of the Chaos Computer Club, with the headline, “British Porn Filter blocks the CCC web site.” This page is a Google Translate version in English as I cannot find their English language report. It refers to the open rights group’s http://blocked.org.uk site which documents the blocks. Continue reading “Der Spiegel and the internet blocking of the CCC”
I have installed one of the power managers on my Android phones, and when it reaches a v. low level of battery it offers me the option of entering “super saver” state. This turns off a number of rather useful services, most importantly the master sync service Continue reading “Android’s Master Sync switch”
I have been using Vote it up on my blog for a couple of years, although no-one else has, I think I received one vote that wasn’t me and they also commented. I noticed during the Autumn of 2014 that it seemed a bit broken. So I had a little look and decided to replace it. Continue reading “More wordpress voting plugins”