Tag Archives: Technology

Tangled Wireless

A few years ago, living in South Africa, I had a wireless router putt-putting away on a 1Mb broadband connection. (Narrow broadband, I know, but that’s not important right now.) The only things that connected to the router were two … Continue reading

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Cycle-mapping

It started off as simple conversation – a mention of a trip a few years ago, and a throw-away comment along the lines of “Hmmm, I wouldn’t mind doing that…” It quickly got a life of its own, and soon … Continue reading

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Modern Reminiscences

Do you have a computer game that you played when you were a kid, that you still think back to every now and then? Perhaps something that you really struggled though, but eventually beat, giving you a sense of great … Continue reading

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Spreadsheets of the Night

I’ve been working with some spreadsheets at the office lately. These aren’t your simple, solitary spreadsheets which are content to sit in a corner of your hard drive and do their thing on their own. They’re not even the sort … Continue reading

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Getting the most from Online Shopping

This is a story of unrequited postage. But first a little bit of background, for those unfamiliar with the UK postal system. Post codes here are rather complex, and go down to street level. Unlike in South Africa, where a … Continue reading

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Technodroid

I wouldn’t have thought I’d have been writing an article on cellphone technology in this space, but here goes. The reason is that I have a spanking little Android phone in my grubby little paws and, to be honest, I … Continue reading

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