Category Archives: computing

Ada Lovelace Day: Emily Short

Ada Lovelace day is “an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science.” by blogging about a woman in technology. Unfortunately, it’s also a day when I’m getting over a bad case of the … Continue reading

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Tories, ‘hacking’, Twitter and #cashgordon – Look, I Just ‘Hacked’ Mark Reckons’ Site Lib Dem Voice!

ETA: Actually Mark doesn’t use the Lib Dem Blogs RSS feed – just features the RSS feeds of various Lib Dems, under a ‘lib dem blogs’ header, so I thought he did. Feel free to substitute in the name of … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 13/03/10

Apologies for the radio silence for the last few days (Tilt, I’ll try to get that track to you at some point…) but I’ve been suffering from exhaustion – not just tiredness, but proper unable-to-function-in-any-coherent-way, barely-able-to-stand,unable-to-focus-the-eyes exhaustion – for the … Continue reading

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The iPad

So… let me get this straight… You can only run programs that Apple has authorised. It comes with 16G (woo! A whole 16 gigabytes!) flash memory. (You know, that really good kind of memory where if you write to it … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 29/10/09

Just a few quick links today… Ubuntu has released its latest version today, Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala”. Ubuntu isn’t my GNU/Linux distribution of choice, but it is far and away the best for people who’ve had little previous experience with … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 12/10/09

Just a few quick links today: An app for (ptui!) iPhone that splits the universe for you. Terence Eden suggests we should mutualise the post office. Rick Veitch draws Harvey Pekar as Darkseid. Peter Watts wonders what the drug companies … Continue reading

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Copyright, Copywrong and Copyleft Part 2 – “Let The Artist Decide?”

I’ve got several other posts planned out – one on Darkseid, one on the Beatles, a new playlist, and so forth, but I’ve spent most of today reading the new Pratchett (not a masterpiece like Nation, but solidly entertaining and … Continue reading

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