Transcript of Edward Snowden's Testimony to EU

Edward Snowden recently provided testimony to the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) committee as part of its inquiry on electronic mass surveillance of EU citizens. There's better analysis and comment elsewhere but I thought it's important enough to be available in a readable plain text format, rather than a PDF. Source pdf available at http://www.europarl.europa.eu/document/activities/cont/201403/20140307ATT80674/20140307ATT80674EN.pdf Markdown available here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/11192828/edward
- Transcript of Edward Snowden's Testimony to EU

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(Re)Starting a blog with Ghost

I like to ramble on as much as the next person, but up till now it's mostly been offline. To save my wife from hearing me talk about programming and tax law I'm making like it's 2004 and (re)starting a blog. Properly this time. Like with actual content and everything. Discovering Ghost For past blogging attempts I've used Wordpress (easy) and Jekyll (hackable) and neither were much fun. As a developer I want something that's easy and hackable and
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Test driving Prestashop with Behat, Mink and Selenium - Step by step

Whilst I don't do so much PHP development nowdays, I've been watching the current rennaissance with interest. PHP is taking note of trends being pushed by the Rails world with "clean and classy" frameworks such as Laravel and best practice manifestos like PHP the right way coming to light. This is all good news for the web because better quality code (whatever language it's written in) raises the bar all round. That said, there still seems to be a lack
- Test driving Prestashop with Behat, Mink and Selenium - Step by step

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Migrating customers from Prestashop to Magento

There’s always debate about which ecommerce platform is harder/better/faster/stronger, and from experience of Prestashop and Magento I can say they’re both really good for different types of shops. For Forsyths, I developed a Prestashop solution for their Sheet Music department whilst I was working there and it’s been great so far but… When picking a solution it really pays to do some forward planning and in this case, Prestashop can’t scale up to
- Migrating customers from Prestashop to Magento

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