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I read an interesting article today about IQ (Intelligence Quotient). It seems that people with a high IQ (>120) are just as capable of making poor judgement calls as those without. So, high IQ !≡ Smart.

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The Dorabella Cipher: Intro presented some basic information on the cipher and my introduction to it. This post will cover the initial analysis that I undertook, so that you essentially follow in my footsteps.

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Following on from recent posts about plagiarism and the risk of viral infection when you try to investigate possible acts of the same, here’s another episode in the same saga.

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This is a very simple and IME effective free tool available from Steve Gibson of Gibson Research (GRC). Steve’s the guy behind SpinRite and he has some very useful resources on his site. Well worth the visit, IMHO.

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OK, I’ll admit it, I was trying to be a smartass and find a way to create a sequence of déjà vu, déjà lu, déjà bu… with a final entry that had something to do with plagiarism and ends in -u. It didn’t work out, obviously, but there’s a cautionary tale to follow anyway.

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…but erasing it altogether. Staff at Pennsylvania’s Lower Merion School District did something absolutely unforgiveable recently, and they should not be allowed to get away with it.

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More properly known as the Internet Archive, it’s a very useful resource.

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