All text is my own content and so it is the copyright of Lincoln Phipps per the following licenses. All images are either mine or I have the rights to use the images.

Default license unless otherwise notified in writing for the text:

Creative Commons Licence
Personal blog of Lincoln Phipps by Lincoln Phipps is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. You attribute this text by indicating that it is by Lincoln Phipps and providing a clickable, indexable and followable hyperlink either back to my article or to my site root. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at


Commercial licenses:

Licenses for commercial or similar reproduction of articles on your own site, or if you require me to provide contributed articles for your own publications, can be obtained by contacting the Life Sign Press web site on


Satire and Freedom of speech:

As long as you don’t copy-pasta my whole articles and as long as you link back here as per the license then you can make as much fun of my posts as you like on your own web site and I’m not going to complain about copyright but please can you at least make your criticism literate even if you’re going to be angry and acerbic else I won’t understand what you’re trying to say.

If you copy-pasta my content or commit blasphemy against what I hold dear (e.g. GNU/Linux, Perl, AMD processors and Nothing) then I may get upset and I might even write a blog post or Tweet or add something to my Facebook wall. I will not be invading embassies, blowing stuff up, rioting and killing like theists when they get upset about what they read. When did that ever become right ?


My web sites uses session cookies and settings cookies. I have implemented the EU-wide cookie compliance rules so you can refuse to accept any cookies I send you from my web site. Personal data I collect is administered by Open Mutual Limited.