Category Archives: Personal

Making time

I picked up Happiness by design, The Organised Mind, Birth of a Theorem, and Periodic Tales a few months ago. To make time I have started getting up an hour earlier. For the most part its been great (with the exception of … Continue reading

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Secure Android Development, project preparation, a cold and a new year

It’s been a mixed start to the new year. Watching what I eat for the rest of January, damn you Christmas. Back at work after three weeks off, achieved nothing and left by eleven. My ego got the better of … Continue reading

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Unexpected footnotes

I am reading “Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class” by Owen Jones. Borrowed from my local library, a previous borrower has made their own addendum. It reads “keep them out of mischief“. There are lots of these. Some reinforce … Continue reading

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Infinity Crate (November)

November’s Infinity Crate arrived this morning. It’s the best of the monthly subscription boxes I’ve received.   Captain America t-shirt is a nice design. War Machine Pop to go with the other Marvel. The Walking Dead cushion cover is a … Continue reading

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Retro fun with the Nintendo Classic Mini

The Nintendo Classic Mini is available, at £49, mine arrived Thursday. A well thought out, well made, fun device. Straight forward setup – plug in and select a language. Only one controller but it comes with HDMI and a USB. … Continue reading

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Going dark

Apologies for the lack of posts in the last few months, I’m studying hard approaching the end of a BSc (Hons).

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Word 2013 stopped saving

Wasted a good chunk of last night and today farting around with Microsoft Office 2013 after it decided to crash every time I saved. No idea what caused it, other than that it started after I had pasted some Python code … Continue reading

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Nexus 7 screen not coming on

My Google Nexus 7 had a weird fault earlier, its screen wouldn’t come on – just what you need before a nine hour flight. I tried a reset – it appeared to be caught in a loop with some static displayed … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

I’m at home with my family this year but lots of friends are not. My thoughts are with them and their family – I hope they have some time to themselves and a little peace. So whatever your faith or … Continue reading

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Paranorman

Took the family to see ParaNorman the other night. I really enjoyed it (then again I love this sort of movie) – if you liked Coraline it’s along the same lines (its by the same people). Its always a bit … Continue reading

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