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Iain Thomas
Works at Norfolk County Council ICT Shared Services
Attended University of Warwick
Lives in Norwich
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Went to Upton yesterday, took some photos.
And lets try sharing from Google+ directly rather than Google Photos..
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I suppose at least it's different, rather than another case of bugs on the website...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32704043
A 48-year-old man has described the moment insects started falling out of the ceiling at Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Norwich on Wednesday.
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Oh dear, someone at NCC hasn't read http://www.ukcalling.info/industry ...
0871 numbers need to be advertised with their service charge spelled out now.
Tut tut tut.
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I sense a CentraStage component to run
reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\GWX /v DisableGWX /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
on a bunch of machines one really doesn't want Windows 10 just turning up on before testing has happened...
Would've been happier if this was included in the original documentation of the update.
Let's see if I can remember to do this on Monday...
How to Remove, Block and Prevent "Get Windows 10" Application for Enterprise Environments. In the Enterprise environment, it is important to maintain control over your devices, while the "Get Windows 10" app is a great component for the home environment to help reserve and upgrade your Windows ...
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Gah, Saturday looks Very Not Good. Sitting in front of an air conditioner sounds pretty appealing.
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Seems odd that Ford placed the button to turn off the ESP closer to the steering wheel than the buttons for the heated windows.
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That's a glitch on the photo. The real button is pristine.
Like I said, a fwd diesel auto isn't really suited to hoonig around in a cloud of tyre smoke.
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Can't help but wonder; did this person really never pass their test, or another case of the DVLA losing entitlements?
A driver stopped by motorway police had been driving on a provisional licence for more than 40 years.
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Some patching for the apple fans, eh +Tim Hills​...
Still, nothing to worry about if backups are all up to date...
Apple is warning users of its latest Macbook Pro about an issue with the laptop that may cause data corruption.
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Have always said ICT stuff is psychosensitive.
Particularly printers.
Always print sufficiently early that one has time to fish out a backup printer and print there.
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While struggling to spot the IT angle (assuming theregister is still supposed to be an IT news organisation), one wonders; is this seaweed vegetable enough for vegetarians?
And any better than quorn?
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Where'd the rain go? :-(
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The Google apps aren't quite as overbloated as the Microsoft ones, but still bigger than the old QuickOffice...
Suddenly my 16GiB phone is looking small... :-(
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Introduction
Just another overweight, somewhat pedantic tech.
Education
  • University of Warwick
    Computer Science, 1998 - 2001
  • Sharnbrook Upper School and Community Collage
    1993 - 1998
  • Goldington Middle School
    1989 - 1993
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ICT Technician
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  • Norfolk County Council ICT Shared Services
    ICT Technician, 2004 - present
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