10 Year Blogiversary

Today marks 10 years of this blog! This is post number 151 My output has lowered in recent times, for a variety of reasons but it’s something I still enjoy doing, however often that may be. When I first started the whole main idea was just for myself. A personal knowledgebase if you will, as

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Hello World June 2016.0

How are we almost halfway through the year?! Just realised I haven’t written anything since the end of January. This wasn’t intentional! It’s been a particularly manic start to the year and something I learnt long ago is that sometimes you have to stop doing one thing if you want to doing something else. But

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The Martian–Movie

A movie review! Whatever next… One of my favourites books I read last year finally has arrived on the big screen so I was very excited to go see it last night. ** Note this will be a little “spoilery”  – the book was released in 2011 though! It would also take a seriously sadistic

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Linx 8 Tablet

I was recently fortunate enough to win a Linx 8 tablet in a competition the Microsoft UK partner team were running. Up until this point my tablet of choice was an original Surface RT. Unfortunately, in recent months I’ve used that tablet more and more just for Office. It’s immensely useful for OneNote and Outlook

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The Difference Engine–Help Needed!

Way back in 2011 I wrote about the Difference Engine. It’s a simple but effective way of adding captions to live performances created by Coventry based Talking Birds. In short, a laptop runs the software and over a local wireless network it allows any device with a web browser to view subtitles. i.e your mobile

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