GDPR: saving the world through pop-ups and privacy notices

I’d really like to thank the EU for giving millions the world over so much unpaid work to do in getting ready for GDPR, the new data protection rules. These have resulted in every goddamn website you visit presenting you with yet more popups asking you to confirm you don’t think you’re as stupid as … Read moreGDPR: saving the world through pop-ups and privacy notices

2011 iMac: goodbye to an old, reliable friend

2011 iMac 27-inch

Looks like my iMac is dead. I’ve yet to call it but my diagnosis is a faulty graphics card – expensive to replace, can’t be done outside a repair shop, not worth it with a seven-year-old machine. Hard drives and RAM are okay, I’ve checked. I’ll try a completely fresh install of the operating system … Read more2011 iMac: goodbye to an old, reliable friend