This is a quick overview of PGP Encryption and how to use it yourself! Bulk surveillance violates everyone’s fundamental human rights, it makes free speech risky. This guide will explain what email encryption is (using a commonly known standard called PGP) and will teach you how to use a free tool called mailvelope. Remember, even…Read more PGP Encryption and why should you care?
I am currently in the land of the Free. We've flown 14 hours to have a holiday in Washington DC and New York City with the family. It is amazing... I've never been in this part of the US before and it is everything popular media promised us it would be. Washington DC has amazing…Read more Pokémon Go and Reality
You know when you do research on something and you suddenly take a personal interest in it. That happened to me with Atena's case. I've worked at Amnesty for 8 years now, and been involved as an activist for a few more than that... so I've seen a lot of cases come and go. In…Read more #AtenaFarghadani Released!
Coasting down the wave of good kudos from my post on IITP Techblog, where I was applauded for being positive about all this 'gender stuff', comes this gem via the Guardian. Go on, go check it out and come on back when you're done. So, let me enlighten you, dear reader, as to why it's…Read more Enough already!
There are just so many articles written about women and tech. We admit that there is a gender gap in hiring, a gender gap in pay and a gender gap in management. We look at the stats and lament at the numbers of girls choosing to start a STEM based degree, and then lament again…Read more Unconscious Bias
Certain parts of the internet has been buzzing today because someone called ProudGamer8 tweeted at Richard Dawkins about Ahmed Mohamed and Dawkins is resolutely standing his ground. In case you've missed it all, Ahmed is a 14 year old kid who was arrested for possessing what looked like dodgy electronics. He took it to school,…Read more #IStandWithAhmed and *that* clock
Thanks to my friend @discoknitter I found myself nodding emphatically as I read this article. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, @abioborne for writing down the exact thoughts I have had for a while. Before I continue, I would like to acknowledge that I speak from a position of privilege. I recognise that I am…Read more Parenting