Dan, Ruth, JTA and the kids go to Lichfield and it's great, perhaps mostly because they never get to go…
Can Dan make an even-worse "date of birth" field than those spinner ones?
Geese seem to work their way all over our language. Dan looks at the etymology of some goosey terminology.
Parcel Delivery Scammers Could Try Harder
Dan dissects SMS parcel fraud scams and suggests four ways in which tomorrow's fraudsters might be smarter and more-dangerous than…
Automatticians seem to really believe in their creed. Is Dan's employer a cult? Let's try to work it out...
Getting Twitter Avatars (without the Twitter API)
Twitter's API sucks so hard that Dan resorts to screen-scraping for avatar images rather than bothering to use it "properly".
Ireland and the UK Aren't In The Same Timezone!
Dan is surprised to find that Ireland isn't actually in the same timezone as the UK, and looks into how…
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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