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Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 14 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have, to put it mildly, mellowed.

I'm not a believer in brushing the past under the carpet. I've written some offensive rubbish on here in the past: deleting it and pretending it never happened doesn't change that. I hope that stumbling across something that's 14 years old won't offend anyone anew, because I hope that people can understand that what I thought and felt and wrote about then is probably very different to what I think and feel and wrote about now. It's a relic of an (albeit recent) bygone era.

So, given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views may well have changed in the last 14 years. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find utterly cringeworthy today.
  • This post might use words or language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate, offensive, embarrassing, or all three.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken, and embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

For those unfamiliar with blogging (what I do on this site) as a concept, then check out this marvellous Cheat Sheet from silicon.com, which will fill you in a bit, and even explain how to enter the ‘blogosphere’ yourself.

This 320th post was filed under: Headliner.

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Some random old posts

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Respond carefully to this abhorrent attack / July 2005, 3 minutes long

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Michael Crichton: Airframe / March 2005, 1 minute long


Comments and responses

Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)


by sjhoward

Comment posted at 15:11 on 23rd August 2006.

I’ve just noticed today that in some previous overhaul of the site or other, the link on this post seems to have disappeared. I suspect that it should be linked to this silicon.com Cheat Sheet, but I’m not 100% certain.


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