Category: But Also

Dec 20

It’s a hard drive over 60 years

A 5MB IBM Hard Disk 1956 vs 128GB Micro SD XC Card 2017

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Aug 23

Basic needs

After Maslow -updated for modern life

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Sep 27

Dear Europcar – Ich wollen ein automiete

Dear Europcar Ich wollen ein automiete. Do you know about the internet? It is a global network of billions of computers that connects people and business around the world and you can use search to find what you want. One of the useful things about the Internet is that you can use it for shopping. …

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May 12

The effect of earthquakes on unreinforced masonry and adobe low cost housing

My third year university thesis was entitled “the effect of earthquakes on unreinforced masonry and adobe low cost housing”. After computer simulations and a modelling an earthquake on a one tenth size building frame, basically the conclusion was: – they fall down. It doesn’t take an engineering degree to see that the effect of two …

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Feb 14

How can HMRC have missed this?

After all the revelations about alleged tax evasion at HSBC’s Swiss Private Bank came a further shocking disclosure. The whistle-blower at the centre of the scandal, Herve Falciani, offered information on bank account holders in Switzerland to HM Revenue and Customs and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 2008. How can they have missed it? …

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Jan 19

The Financial Crisis explained

And for a further explanation see http://youtu.be/mzJmTCYmo9g

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Jan 12

The Story of Johnny Head-in-Phone

A modern cautionary tale As he walked his dogs each day It was always Johnny’s way To be looking at his phone And the current playing tune; But what just before him lay, In his way, Johnny never thought about; So that every one cried out “Look at Johnny, all alone, Little Johnny Head-In-Phone!” This …

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Dec 13

Be a Star this Christmas

This is my niece Rebecca. In March last year, in the middle of her studies to become a doctor, she found out she had a brain tumour. By watching her video, you’ll see that she was one of the lucky ones. Find out more at http://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/raising-funds/be-a-star-this-christmas

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Feb 14

The Bank that likes to say “Woof”

“If you want a friend on Wall Street, get a dog,” quipped Gordon Gekko, the cold-hearted protagonist of the film “Wall Street”. Now it seems that if you want a bank on the High street, then get a dog. Metro Bank “understand how important man’s best friend is to our dog-loving customers so we actively …

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Mar 03

No WFH? WTF?

    Will banning working from home stop the decline of Yahoo!? Surely not? See this leading article from the Ecomomist.

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