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New project: a dance a day

Starting tomorrow, A Dance A Day will, as its name suggests, feature a new dance tune every day, mostly taken from the English country dance tradition.

Turn and face the strange

I’ve made some changes around here, and they impact how both you and I interact with this blog. Firstly, I added asides, which are untitled posts in the main stream. I think of them as something like Daring Fireball’s Linked List. I used to tweet links that interest me, but once I’ve put a link […]

The Software Leviathan

Thomas Hobbes viewed society as a meta-person, a gigantic creature whose parts were human and which was in the service of those humans. Left to their own devices, people would not work well together as their notion of individualism and search for personal gain leads directly to conflict: strong government is needed to instil a […]

Where am I going with this?

I recently asked how people would describe this Secure Mac Programming blog were they trying to tell someone else they should read it. Of all the answers, the one that most succinctly sums up the trouble with the old name is from Alan: @secboffin Not Just Secure, Not Just Mac, Not Just Programming. I’m probably […]