Trusted Security Firm Announces Your Wireless Keyboard May Be Betraying Your Secrets

There’s a devious hack out that could be compromising the security of your wireless keyboard. This technique called ‘Keysniffer’ allows hackers to access your wireless keyboards from as far as 250 feet away, so that they can either record your keystrokes or even silently type keystrokes using your keyboard, Wired reports. In other words, they […]

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Can We Talk About that Paralympics Ad?


British Broadcaster Channel 4 (which has the broadcasting rights for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio) recently released their trailer for the games and it’s getting a lot of positive attention.

Here it is

Here’s a version audio described by Australian comedian Adam Hills

I’ve actually been trying to write this piece for several days and have been having difficulty. Not because I don’t know how I feel about this ad but because I don’t know how to articulate it. I’m still not sure that I do. I have found that when I criticize the media representation of disabled people. I am often accused of criticizing the disabled people in that media.

I want to make it clear that this is not what I’m trying to do. I am trying to talk about the implications of how disabled people and their accomplishments are framed and disseminated for a majority nondisabled audience.

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I speak for pain


I speak for pain. I do. The whole purpose of this blog (aside from the occasional general musings and rantings on life) is to give a voice to chronic pain. It began three years ago because I was frustrated and needed to find a less physical outlet for my energy and now, instead of using the blog to find a life less physical, the blog has become that life.


But not everyone wants to put their every pain related thought in writing, so I speak for my pain and I speak for others. I speak, shout, cry and rant about pain, and I like to think that most of the time, I do an okay job of it.

The thing I’m not very good at is using that voice to challenge the medical system we seem to be stuck in. I don’t challenge my GP who dismisses me with antidepressants…

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