Category Archives: Science and Technology

Technology in HE

I was vaguely watching a live chat on the Guardian website on Friday regarding the impact of new technology on academic research, curious about what their ideas and opinions would be. Whilst the majority of the discussion related to other … Continue reading

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New laptop

Miss C’s laptop has been on it’s last legs for a while and despite my advanced technical knowledge (“Just whack the screen…… see, working again now”) it needed to be replaced. Whilst I know a fair bit about computers I … Continue reading

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New and Shiny

Six months ago my computer monitor started flickering with what I presume is a dodgy backlight. I’m not one to rush in to things though so I put off buying a replacement whilst I looked at the options and finally … Continue reading

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Internet

Now that I’m a homeowner with a mortgage to pay (and many DIY costs recently like the £35 worth of door handles yesterday) I’ve subscribed to the RSS feed from HotUKDeals in an effort to try and save a few … Continue reading

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Computers

Just one page from a Toms Hardware article on gaming that I found particularly interesting on the use of

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Windows 7 VHD booting

I have to admit that one of my favourite features of Windows 7 is the ability to install and run it from a VHD file (Virtual Hard Disk file). Having the entire operating system in one file is just very … Continue reading

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Gadget recommendation

I bought Miss C a new mp3 player for Christmas. I was only after something small and relatively cheap so following a bit of research I went for a Sansa Clip+. As the player features a memory card slot, rather … Continue reading

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Technology

Mouseless – a computer mouse without the mouse. Seems a little laggy at the moment and probably not as precise but looks interesting.

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Science

I read this article today and was introduced to Baclofen for the first time. For those that don’t want to read the whole article, there appears to be strong anecdotal evidence that Baclofen can ‘cure’ most people of alcoholism and … Continue reading

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Internet

Hitler parodies removed from youtube for copyright violation. Hitler not happy but is already planning ways around it. Like you couldn’t see that coming…. 😉

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