Commented on Competition Time!
Testing the SCORPION STARE network on Her Majesty's pigeons while supplying sound effects (to wit: "pew pew!" noises) is in keeping neither with the Service's traditions nor the maturity one expects of a man of your age and experience....
Commented on Why I want Bitcoin to die in a fire
The best snarky name I've read for BtC is "Dunning-Krugerrands"....
Commented on Lies, damned lies, and popular beliefs
How can one best encourage the media to not lie without also giving the government power to silence media for simply disagreeing or posting embarrassing secrets?...
Commented on Crib Sheet: Halting State
Primus, because it'd involve spending money. Secundus, because we 'merkins have a serious allergy to getting our taxes raised even when it's a good idea. Tertius, because those are maintained by the government and there's a political movement you may...
Commented on Crib Sheet: Glasshouse
That's a shame about a sequel; Glasshouse is my favorite non-Laundry novel of yours....
Commented on The last refuge of scoundrels
Perhaps they can have survivors of HMS Coventry reenact their singing "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" after she was sunk....