Everyone is writing Bayesian spam filters. This is my effort. So far it seems to work OK, but no proper statistics yet.
Dubya has declared a ``Sanctity of Human Life'' day. Has this man no self-awareness at all?
I had the misfortune to listen to Any Questions on the radio today. It's truly horrifying that a random selection of second-rate politicians can easily be provoked into demanding that asylum seekers be rounded up and put into -- let's not beat about the bush here -- concentration camps while awaiting `security screening'... and that the audience put up with this and even applauded it.
As so often, the Tories are to blame, but why is it that our supposedly liberal government is pandering to this shite I cannot understand. I suppose the real answer is that they're not at all liberal; in fact, they're just as reactionary and racist as the other lot, but of course they get to dress up their offensive views in some sort of crazy amalgam of working-class consciousness and Hampstead intellectualism which somehow justifies dismantling what remains of the post-1945 settlement while from time to time dropping bombs on people with whom they disagree.
It's got cold again. Is now the moment to start advocating my plan for an enormous Truman Show style dome to enclose Cambridge and give it a more amenable climate?