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David White
Works at Netriver Systems Limited
Attended University of Surrey
Lived in Weymouth, Dorset
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If anyone out there is taking note of what I'd like for Christmas ...
 
Interested in having a more intelligent drone? With the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk attach it to a drone, plug it into the power source and flight controller and voila! You’ve transformed your drone into an intelligent robot! Learn more --> http://ubunt.eu/zQa7Xs
Parrot collaborates with Canonical to launch the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk, a new development kit for the creation of autonomous and obstacle avoidance drones and robots. Powered by Ubuntu and ROS (Robot Operating System), it gives developers a familiar environment to prototype solutions such as autonomous driving, 3D mapping, or simply using the on board stereo camera and sensors for data gathering. Just attach the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk to a drone, plug...
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Time to upgrade! 
 
Joomla! releases version 3.5 with 34 new features, including email notifications, support for PHP7 and a highly requested drag and drop image tool.

https://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/5654-joomla-3-5-is-here.html
Release announcement for the Joomla! 3.5.0 release
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It seemed not long ago that Microsoft struggled to kill Explorer 6. Now they've got the hang of it. 
 
Microsoft's support for Internet Explorer versions 8-10 ends today.
Microsoft is killing support for those older browsers as of January 12. Your alternatives include upgrading to IE 11, switching to a rival browser or jumping to Windows 10 to get the Edge browser.
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JoomlaDay UK is back in February! It's a one day event and not at all expensive. 
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Nicely done graphics. 
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Watch out for the link at the end! If you want to try out Wily go to the source at ubuntu.com, it's not a good idea to download an OS from a 3rd party site. 
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+Silviu Stahie  Download sites have a difficult history, I hope +Softpedia manages to steer clear the the problems.
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For those who are struggling to get +AngularJS 2.0 working with +Django CSRF, the fruit of a few hours of head-banging.
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Now this is something worth sharing with the world. Professional video training is coming for Joomla!
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One for all you star wars fans! 
 
A loving family
LRT: I'm crying from the effort of not bursting out laughing at my desk @skywalkertwink. S.I. Rosenbaum. 5m5 minutes ago. S.I. Rosenbaum @sirosenbaum. @skywalkertwink SHRIEK. Phariss @home :( · 4m4 minutes ago. Phariss @home :( @PhallofPhariss. @skywalkertwink @designcoyote they took my family ...
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I'm going, anybody else attending? 
 
JoomlaDay UK is back on the 13th February 2016 - Will you be there?

http://www.joomla-day.uk/
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Joomla 3.5 is in Beta but already Joomla 3.6 is being developed with the forthcoming Joomla 4 in view.

This is a great presentation from +Chris Davenport on the service layer that will be glueing Joomla together in the future.
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If you have a Joomla website it is important to update it asap! 
 
CRITICAL JOOMLA SECURITY UPDATE
In case you hadn't heard, there's an important Joomla patch coming at 2pm UTC .. don't forget to update your sites! #Joomla #jupdate #keepcalmandpatchjoomla
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Data and web technology, in particular video streaming , digital broadcast metadata, mapping, web graphics tech, etc.
Employment
  • Netriver Systems Limited
    Web systems, 2007 - present
    Director
  • BBC R&D
    Interactive TV R&D, 1995 - 2000
    R&D Engineer
  • NDS Group
    Systems Architect, 2000 - 2007
    Systems Architect
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Weymouth, Dorset
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A Christian with multifarious interests including broadcast / web technology, farming and all things media
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My background is in digital TV technology. I was part of the launch of terrestrial digital in the UK whilst working for BBC R&D, defining the specs and building the data streaming systems.I then went on to work for NDS specialising in data delivery for TV apps and EPGs. I am now independent. I have several patents to my name including the IPR behind Prism video streaming.
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Beautiful wife and four(!) children. Several patents to my name . Saved by Jesus.
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  • University of Surrey
    Electronic and Electrical Engineering, 1991 - 1995
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