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The World Needs Editors To Protect It From Mary

One minute you’re publishing honest gadget reviews in your blog and the next thing you know, an immature kid finds fault with your language.

Kid has a point though. If you write stuff like this, you might be in need of an editor:

With more than a decade of experience in manufacturing pointing devices under their belt, … Read full post →

Wherein Mary Bashes Blog, Sets Challenge, and Warns About Possible Death

Since school started last month, Operation: Torture Calee has been on autopilot. (Good job, Professors! Carry on.) This gives me more time to work on the more important things in life. The ones that make my life difficult. For example, right now I will do the following in less than 200 words:

Make fun of this … Read full post →

Mary Corrects Grammar, Gets $200 Donated to EFF

Last year I was doing my usual creepy thing: reading blogs and emailing random site owners whenever I see a typo/factual/any error in their website. It’s such a weird habit with no chance of return (no one ever replies or corrects the errors) that I don’t remember any of the people I pestered. Except for … Read full post →

Mary tut-tuts at Tuts+ Hacking

Tuts+ was hacked this week. Basically, the hacker/s gained access to the Tuts+ database and were able to steal members’ email addresses and unencrypted passwords.

What makes the Tuts+ news very disappointing is not that they were hacked, but that they stored unencrypted (read: plain text) passwords in their database. That’s like locking your car but … Read full post →

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