The Tridactyl Keypress Security Bug

July 2, 2019

What follows is a wordier write-up of Tridactyl’s first real brush with (in)security from my personal perspective. If you’re purely interested in the mitigations, head to the GitHub repository—or just update Tridactyl to version 1.16.1 or 1.14.13 by going to about:addons in Firefox, right-clicking Tridactyl’s listing, and clicking “Find Updates”. Once it has downloaded (it will look like it’s hanging—it isn’t), restart Firefox and you’re done. At the time of writing, about 60% of users have a patched version. Read more

Remotely Working

September 11, 2018

I really love the freedom that remote working gives me. I can work whenever and wherever the feeling takes me. However, I often need to run complex simulations that take a lot of grunt. I don’t want to lug a heavy laptop around with me all day, so my desk at work is usefully employed to provide a desktop computer. Read more


July 7, 2017

Hi! I’m a Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Manchester working with complex networks. My supervisor, Dr Eva Navarro-L√≥pez, and I are investigating the topology of complex networks. I am at the School of Computer Science Centre for Doctoral Training. I previously studied Theoretical Physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy, also at the University of Manchester. As part of that degree I worked with Ksenia Grozdova under Sue Astley on a project on measuring mammographic density using computer vision techniques. Read more

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