Online Poker Media Coverage About Security and Hand Histories

In recent days, PartyPoker has announced a misguided plan to remove player access to downloadable hand histories in their online poker games. † Hand histories are fundamental to the trust that players place in online poker sites. Time and time again, hand histories have been essential in protecting players against cheating – cheating by both other players and by the site itself. It is very … Continue reading Online Poker Media Coverage About Security and Hand Histories

Westminster has no right to legislate for the Isle of Man

I had an article published online at conservativehome.com: Despite the obvious moral illegitimacy of one parliament making laws for another people, there is today a group of Westminster MPs who appear to recognise no such constraint on their power. Led by Andrew Mitchell and Margaret Hodge, these neo-colonialists are seeking to change company regulation in the Crown Dependencies of the Isle of Man and Channel … Continue reading Westminster has no right to legislate for the Isle of Man

Daylight Saving Might Harm Children and Make People Poorer

This article by Alex Tabarrok is eye-opening: The school day starts at more or less the same clock-hour everywhere in India but children go to bed later in places where the sun sets later. Thus, children in the west get less sleep than children in the east and this shows up in their education levels and later even in their wages! -Alex Tabarrok It’s a compelling argument … Continue reading Daylight Saving Might Harm Children and Make People Poorer

UE Boom 2 Speakers Now at Lowest Price on Amazon

The UE Boom 2 speakers are great speakers – you can connect a bunch of them together. With the 3rd edition coming out in the next few months, it seems that Amazon is trying to sell their remaining inventory of 2nd edition speakers at the lowest prices I’ve seen, down to £69 now available here. The larger, Megaboom, speaker (which is better, because it’s louder!) … Continue reading UE Boom 2 Speakers Now at Lowest Price on Amazon