This week I’ve been on a bit of a de-cluttering blitz, starting with my desk. It wasn’t too bad, but I had built up a small pile of random tech, magazines and bits of paper that have now all been filed away. I’m posting this so I remember what my desk is meant to look […]
I’ve just installed the latest version of Foresight on my spare laptop, so I thought I’d investigate the package manager, conary, which is something I’ve never used before, but which looks like it could be as useful as apt and urpmi. It’s really quite simple. To update to the latest version of all installed packages, […]
I was going to wait to review this until Sunday, but as I’ve listened to it a fair few times over the last 24 hours I thought it was worth sharing. Window Sills by The Wind Whistles – They think they sound like the Violent Femmes and the Lemonheads. Other people compare them with The […]
We have decided that trying to get to Birmingham airport for 4:30am from our house is non-viable, so we’re staying in a hotel near the airport tomorrow night. We then fly to Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, and will be largely uncontactable until the evening of Wednesday 27th (or more reasonably some […]
Wi-Fi detector shirt. An interesting idea, but I don’t think I’d actually want to wear one.
Doctor Who is back on 5th April.
For anyone who has ever worked on a helpdesk, let me introduce George. We all know George, although some of us may know him by a different name. Read and enjoy.