Author Archives: John Robson

Western leaders indecisive in face of ISIS threat

So we’re off to Iraq, or back to Iraq, after all. My my. Nothing quite like geopolitics to drive home Philip K. Dick’s dictum “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, it doesn’t go away.”
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Naked truth about cybersecurity

Remember that kerfuffle when someone hacked the online naked photos of some gorgeous famous women? Oh, you do. Very interesting from the point of view of cybersecurity. I thought so myself.
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Madely in the morning, September 15

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Madely in the morning, September 8

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Buzzwords, bafflegab and BS

The problem of unspeech in politics seems to be getting worse. Politicians have gone from misrepresenting reality to flatly ignoring it.
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