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EMF Camp 2014!

A little west of Bletchley, Electromagnetic Field Camp 2014 kicked off today. Hackers and Makers from around the globe converged on bright, breezy, hay-threshed fields set in the gently undulating countryside south of Milton Keynes. We arrived just after ten … Continue reading

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#Tech/#Dev: #GoogleGlass, #DC #ComicBooks: #Stormwatch V.1

Google Glass Development: I suddenly got fired up about code this morning and decided to have a go at cooking something up for Google Glass, or at least trying to anyhow. At this very moment, in fact, I am downloading … Continue reading

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TechieTalk: Dog and Bone: #Ubuntu #Edge Dead + Developing Apps for #FirefoxOS #Smartphones

And… (several months later) we’re back… The Independent Daily where this column originally appeared may have gone bust, but TechieTalk lives!* So the Ubuntu smartphone kickstarter failed to reach its target of $32 million dollars. Big whoop. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Our #Christmas Tree!

Mum standing proudly next to our ecologically-sound living Christmas tree adopted from the Mauritian Forestry Ministry for about £6.  It might be small, but it’s ours. And then there’s my permanently displayed, ecologically unsound plastic tree. The first photo was … Continue reading

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.tek: #Apple Maps #App Vs #Google #Maps for IOS: You Both Still Suck! #tech

I downloaded and tested the new Google Maps for IOS against Apple’s own Maps app and, guess what?  (Ironic fanfare etc…), they both still suck.  Mightily.  Of course, presumably unlike my richer and fatter (metaphorically speaking guys- don’t get your … Continue reading

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.tek: #QC/#Testing of #Gadgets Awful: #Amazon #Apple #Microsoft #Surface #tech #rant @apple @microsoft @amazon

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite – Problems with an unevenly lighted display.  Reported at CNet and Techcrunch. IOS 6 and 6.0.1 – WiFi-connection problems, though honestly WiFi problems have been a free feature of my iPad2 and iPhone 4S since IOS 4.3.3.  … Continue reading

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Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse: #OMG 7000 Visitors! #Nerds #Geeks #Otaku #SciFi #Tech

Thank you, thank you, I’m not worthy etc… But keep visiting… or else!

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.tek: Unreasonable Employer Expectations #jobs #coding #tech

I found the following e-mail from a UK IT recruitment agency in my inbox this morning- Dear Roy, GIS Developer 6 Months Bristol £300- £350 Per Day A recent restructure in a major UK project has meant that a Bristol … Continue reading

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#UK #TV Channel 5's Gadget Show Reboot: Where Is Everyone?

I caught a few episodes of the new season of Channel 5’s The Gadget Show (now known as The Gadget Show: World Tour).  The radical reboot has meant that Otis Deley, Suzi Perry and Jon Bentley are out.  Although I am … Continue reading

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TechieTalk July 2012 #tech #gadgets #apple #microsoft @bbc @guardian @wired @cnet @god

Mon 02-Jul-2012 Play DOS Games and Try Ubuntu Mon 09-Jul-2012 A Week in Technology ACTA and the Higgs Boson Mon 16-Jul-2012 Rage Against The Mundane: Smartphones Mon 23-Jul-2012 Learn To Write Computer Programs Mon 30-Jul-2012 High Tech Startups and Entrepreneurship … Continue reading

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.tek: Incredible #Tech Predictions: #Google, #Twitter, #Microsoft, #Ubuntu Face Disaster!

After getting annoyed at having my Tweets cut off towards the end of the Olympics Opening, I’ve been thinking about how internet services and apps have been changing at an exponential rate; evolution with the speedo stuck on a zillion … Continue reading

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Latest Nerdery: Prototype 2, Mass Effect 3, Tiger Woods, Samsung S3, Snow White and Avoiding Work

Mon 07-May-2012 Xbox 360: Star Wars Special Edition Mon 14-May-2012 Video Games News Mon 21-May-2012 Superphones, Money and Evil Queens Mon 28-May-2012 An Office Workers Guide To Avoiding Work More stories about Gadgets, Video Games, Consoles, Computers, Apple, PC, Linux, … Continue reading

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.tek: Infotech 2011 Attended: Nice Girls, But No Bargains and a Bit Boring

I finally got back from Infotech 2011 a few minutes ago.  Preliminary impressions were that of most small trade fairs; nice girls and a bit boring.  Well, I was expecting elephants and dancing-girls, so I suppose that my expectations may … Continue reading

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.tek: Machine Emotion? Why?

What Are Emotions? What are emotions for humans? The potted version, according to psychologists, are that emotions are either an evaluation system to help us make judgements that are of value to us (see 1, 2), or a response to a … Continue reading

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