We Am Disappointed With You’re Grammar

“The greater part of the world’s troubles are due to questions of grammar.”
Michel de Montaigne

if you're losing, correct their grammarGrammar is a powerful thing. It is so important to the internet that hoards of crusaders patrol it every day, monitoring for and punishing grammatical transgressions. Bryan Henderson has achieved hero status with some, and villain status with others, for his efforts at cleaning up Wikipedia’s language. Friend or foe, he’s influential and others are following his lead. And when Weird Al joins in then it becomes a cause.

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Say What You Mean

No StarbucksEncryption has been in the news quite a lot lately for obvious reasons. Crypto is good, and we applaud all technology that provides privacy by default. However, we have been growing increasingly concerned that people are coming to think of secret communications as something that can only be done with electronic communication.

Wouldn’t it be great if there were a way to talk that provides some of the benefits of encryption, but doesn’t require anything more than the ability to speak and to hear? Well, there is! There are lots of them. In fact you probably encounter them every day without noticing, because the communication isn’t meant for you.

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