This month, Dan's in love with Syncthing, software that keeps his household's data where it needs to be.
Santander to Accept Homemade Deeds Poll
Santander are one of two banks who've been a thorn in Dan's side since he started helping people to change…
Rebuilding a Windows box with Chocolatey
As often happens when he moves house, Dan broke a PC. But thanks to package manager Chocolatey, he was able…
Break Into . Us (lock puzzle game)
Some people, when faced with a puzzle, try to solve it. Dan tries to recreate it. That's how he wrote…
Buying Another House
By the weekend, Dan hopes to have moved house. Again, but perhaps for the last time?
Sour Grapes... a Murder Mystery in Lockdown
Dan doesn't let lockdown get in the way of hosting a murder mystery party, with thanks to the power of…
Future Challenges for Remote Working
As more and more companies (especially tech companies) talk about retaining a remote-work culture after the coronavirus crisis, Dan considers…
Dan Q’s been blogging since the 1990s, mostly about his life, technology, programming, relationships, hacking, and games.
He lives in Oxford, UK with his partner and her husband in a polyamorous V-shaped thingy, and their two children. Until he finds something that rhymes better, he describes himself as a magician Automattician on a geoposition-mission.
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