I'm a huge fan of multifactor authentication. If you're using it, you're probably familiar with using an app on your phone (or receiving a text or email) in addition to a username and password when logging in to a service like your email, social network, or a bank. If you're not using it then,https://danq.me/2018/12/10/second-factor-safety-net/
Our eldest, 4, started school this year and this week saw her first parents' evening. This provided an opportunity for we, her parents, to "come out" to her teacher about our slightly-unconventional relationship structure. And everything was fine, which is nice.
I'm sure the first fewhttps://danq.me/2018/12/07/poly-parents-evening/
Hot on the tail of Pong, I wanted to share another mini-project I've developed for the Bodleian: this year's digital advent calendar:
As each door is opened, a different part of a (distinctly-Bodleian/Oxford) winter scene unfolds, complete with an array of fascinating characters connectedhttps://danq.me/2018/12/05/advent2018/
Microsoft engineers have been spotted committing code to Chromium, the backend of Google Chrome and many other web browsers. This, among other things, has lead to speculation that Microsoft's browser, Edge, might be planned to switch from its current rendering engine (EdgeHTML) to Blinkhttps://danq.me/2018/12/04/edge-chromium/
Fri, Nov. 30th, 2018, 10:53 am
Yesterday was World Digital Preservation Day (and Pong's 46th birthday), so I reimplemented Pong for the video wall at the Bodleian Libraries.
Full story, pics, and source code: https://danq.me/2018/11/30/pong/
For the last 11½ years, my (bloody stupid) surname has caused me all kinds of trouble. Never enough to justify changing it again, but at least a little. But for the first time, this month, it's actually gotten me a measurable financial benefit...
Read on: https://danq.me/2018/11/13/equifax/
Follow along with Dan's LIVE weblogging of Challenge Robin II, watching Ruth's brother's effort to follow a trail of clues that'll lead him far from the familiar terriority of London...https://danq.me/2018/11/09/challenge-robin-2/
Unless they happened to bump into each other at QParty, the first time Ruth and JTA met my school friend Gary was at my dad's funeral. Gary had seen mention of the death in the local paper and came to the wake. About 30 seconds later, Gary and I were reminiscing, exchanging anecdotes about ourhttps://danq.me/2018/10/30/scgary/