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Email is still relevant

This is expanded from a slide I wrote a couple of years ago in a dagen@ifi talk for Oslo University about what I do at FastMail.  I answered the assertion “email is dead, social networking is the future” with the … Continue reading

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The three types of data

I’ve used this taxonomy of data to help shape my thinking for many years now. One of the things that frustrates me the most about Linux is the dotfile madness and caches spread throughout $HOME. Modern Windows is getting much … Continue reading

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SSL – not easy to get right

I’ve been ignoring blogging here for a long time – it’s time to write something! Customer Support One of my roles is providing technical support for queries related to my areas of the system which can’t be resolved by our … Continue reading

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So what would a zen master do?

Mostly, not be in this situation.  Unfortunately, I often find myself in the situation of trying to figure out how to do something with a piece of software, and the official documentation isn’t up to scratch. Sometimes the only useful … Continue reading

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