Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pretty Good Privacy

If you visit the contact page of our website, you’ll see an odd thing called a PGP public key. Being only mildly paranoid in a different business a few decades ago I occasionally used to have to send encrypted emails.

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Visitors And Lever Locks

The UK is unusual in that many doors still have lever locks. Elsewhere they are much less common. One result of this is that UK locksmiths and burglars have a much tougher time, as long as people actually use their

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Doorbells And Mobile Phones

After an exhaustive and statistically rigorous process (staring at the ceiling and pondering), it seems to me that: half the doorbells in London no longer work; two-thirds of women don’t pick up calls and one-third of men don’t pick up

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