The Great Crypto Diversion
Infosec

The Great Crypto Diversion

Following the Westminster attack in London, Britain’s home secretary, Amber Rudd, scapegoated social networks and end-to-end encryption communications. Is it possible her government has a messy domestic political issue that it’s trying to avoid discussing? Unclear grasp of the realities of…

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Aurora Borealis over Dundee
Photography

Aurora Borealis over Dundee

A funny thing happened recently on the way to Dundee. It was night, and I was taking the high road out of town, toward Strathkinness, when I saw a man standing with a tripod in a farm field. I slowed…

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The Streets of Paris
Paris

The Streets of Paris

Recently I got to go to Paris for work. It was the first time I’d been there in five years, somehow, which seems crazy given how close it is, how I lived there for two years, and how I can still speak…

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Life after dust
St Andrews

Life after dust

Kudos to Fuji UK, they turned around my under-warranty x100t in just one week, measured by the day I sent it off, to the day that I had it back in my hands. More importantly, there are no more dust spots on…

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Let’s get aerial
Photography

Let’s get aerial

Flying from Edinburgh to Newark provided excellent opportunities to spy on Newfoundland and Quebec from the air. All photographed with an iPhone and edited using Snapseed. Fun combo.

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