Category Archives: Technology

Science applied and made active

applications

Just watched a presentation that I found very enlightening: http://blogs.msdn.com/jensenh/archive/2008/03/12/the-story-of-the-ribbon.aspx At work we have Office 2003 and at home I only use Koffice or OpenOffice.org but I find how they got to the new ribbon in Office 207 quite interesting, … Continue reading

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making our records last

I think it would be good if human knowledge and accounts of events were added to glass bottles by engraving or have stored in form by raised lettering, code or pictures. These will last longer than paper or film. Bottles … Continue reading

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plenty of Books

I have been reading a fair few books. The Machine that Changed the World – How Lean Production Revolutionized the Global Car Wars which I wanted to read after being fascinated by what I learned when I read Lean Thinking. … Continue reading

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making the same mistakes with IT changes

I have been reading a book called: ‘Plundering the public sector – How New Labour are letting consultants run off with 70 billion of our money’ by David Criag and Richard Brooks which I find very worth reading especially for … Continue reading

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mapping futures

2 weeks ago a street mapping party used Infoseed as a base, to go out and record GPS traces to add to Open Street Map. I like this project creating more open distributable free information. I have not got a … Continue reading

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Broadband in the UK

Recently a few friends have asked my advice on which service provider to go for when getting Broadband internet connection. I have a page on my homepage concerning internet access in the UK, but I did look further into the … Continue reading

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