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Petabytes of Backup

One of my favourite haunts as a bibliophile has been archive.org. Some of the finest works, many of them rare and out of print are found on The Archive.The big news today is that they have decided to host a backup in Canada. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38157530...

Sauron’s Security

If Shelob’s cave in Cirith Ungol was properly guarded, could Frodo destroy the ring? And in the first place, Sauron downplayed this vulnerability and trusted Shelob would stop intruders. What Sauron needed was an...