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Over last weekend I attended the Lavecon event just outside Northampton. This event came out of the fan response to the development and release of Elite: Dangerous from Frontier Developments and st...
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Eek! Be afraid. Be very afraid.
 
I didn’t think #TTIP could get any scarier, but then I spoke to the EU official in charge of it - http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/i-didn-t-think-ttip-could-get-any-scarier-but-then-i-spoke-to-the-eu-official-in-charge-of-it-a6690591.html
I was recently granted a rare glimpse behind the official façade of the EU when I met with its Trade Commissioner in her Brussels office. I was there to discuss the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the controversial treaty currently under negotiation between the EU and the USA.
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Having been interested in the railways since the mid-1970s it was with some interest I saw an article on the BBC News web site today about the replacement of the old "Inter-City 125", or "High Spee...
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"Geek out!" at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.

Come along on Saturday. I'll be helping out, as will two of my BBC Micros.

http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/geek-2/
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Emulating a Sun.
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A week ago, after completing the installation of a Raspberry Pi into an old Sun CDROM drive external enclosure, I posted a picture of the en

On the Origin of Technological Civilisation.
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Mostly Harmless Book
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Mostly Harmless - an Elite: Dangerous novel by Kate Russell

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Surprisingly I managed to image the PANSTARRS comet this evening even though I was looking in the wrong place!...

Openindiana: How could the developers go so wrong?
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Well, today I’ve been playing with OpenIndiana, the OpenSolaris derivative created after Oracle killed off its ancestor. Well, to say that I

Planets a-hoy! The benefits of getting up early. | Irregular Meanderings
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It was an early start, 4:30am to be precise, but that's the only time when you can catch anything really photogenic in the sky from my back

Department of Earth Sciences | The social media portal for the Universit...
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Surviving the stigma: The under cover geek. | Irregular Meanderings
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A recent experience has made me aware at how much pressure I feel about hiding my geekiness and how I've gained over the years mental de

Musings on Internet dating. | Irregular Meanderings
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Having tried Internet dating for some time and getting absolutely nowhere it was interesting to read about some research done in the USA int