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The latest in anti-spamming—I never knew until reading this New York Times article that there was a name for those distorted letters and numbers that you often have to identify to join a website or leave a comment on a blog (and it’s a great acronym). As the article explains, the arms race between spammers and anti-spammers has led the latter to develop alternatives. None of them, however, appear to get round the old free porn loophole.

Strange Maps—Marginal Revolution linked to this unusual blog, which is something of a timesink. But the Postcode Map of the United Kingdom might…

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