Category Archives: Science and Technology

Computers

The figures quoted in both the Register article and the Topcoder page are both a bit misleading and confusing but what it appears to show is that Harvard Medical School paid a full time member of staff $120,000 over a … Continue reading

Posted in Computers | Tagged , | Comments Off on Computers

Photo Stitching

It’s not uncommon whilst being on holiday to find yourself at the top of some building or perched on the side of a hill somewhere looking out over a beautiful view. Wanting to capture the moment, you take a few … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Photo Stitching

The travelling Playbook

I sang the praises of my Playbook tablet on here just after I purchased it about 4 months ago and I’m still finding it very useful as a sofa based browsing device. In a few weeks time however Miss C … Continue reading

Posted in Gadgets | Tagged , | Comments Off on The travelling Playbook

Science and Technology

Scientists resurrect Ice Age plant. Next up, Mammoths.

Posted in Science and Technology | Tagged | Comments Off on Science and Technology

Gadgets

A year or so back I began to seriously consider purchasing a tablet. Not because everyone else was getting one or I wanted a new shiny toy to play with (although who doesn’t like a shiny new toy) but because … Continue reading

Posted in Gadgets | Tagged | Comments Off on Gadgets

Technology

Apparently it is fairly common for iOS App developers to steal your address book. “I did a quick survey of 15 developers of popular iOS apps, and 13 of them told me they have a contacts database with millons of … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , | Comments Off on Technology

Technology

Lytro, a consumer level plenoptic camera. The idea is that rather than focus the shot and then take a picture, the picture taken with a Lytro holds all the information needed to focus the image at any given point in … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged | Comments Off on Technology

‘Fixing’ an Asus HD5770

It seems all I ever blog about in detail lately are stories about my computer. Still, this could be vaguely useful information for someone so I thought I may as well tell the tale. It was a few months back … Continue reading

Posted in Computers | Tagged , | Comments Off on ‘Fixing’ an Asus HD5770

Upgrade time

I’d been contemplating a few upgrades to my PC for quite some time and one of the central things to the upgrade my CPU. Whilst my trusty Core 2 Duo had served me well for almost 5 years (and still … Continue reading

Posted in Computers, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Upgrade time

Technology

Not many weeks after work pick HP at the new supplier of all our desktop PCs and laptops for the next I’m not sure how many years, they go an make it pretty clear that they want out of the … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , | Comments Off on Technology