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Lubetkin and Lasdun in the east end. #modernism #SocialHousing
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+Kevin Gibson No thank you; Most enjoyable and learned a few things.
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Wonderful news!
 
Red Dwarf Series XI and XII Announced!
As the entire population of the world obsesses over the birth of a baby in London, 3 million light years away in a substantial space vessel belonging to the Jupiter Mining Corporation, 4 hopeless smegheads prepare for more adventures.
Red Dwarf Series XI and XII
Recording starts late October 2015.
12 new episodes.
Broadcast on Dave in the UK, and no doubt on many other channels globally.
Shed loads of Smeg Ups
Original cast (they couldn't get anyone decent to do it)
Original writer (Doug-Chief of Comedy Police-Naylor)
About 18 kilos of rubber, 12 H's, a lot of hair extensions, sequins, Vindaloo and a new smeg hammer.
#deepjoy  
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Now just don't smeg it up!
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Wandering around yesterday, I stumbled upon this little group of classic cars parked outside the Royal Horticultural Hall.
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Far better parking than the other Ferrari I saw yesterday +Paul Gray​​. That was literally about 5' from the kerb by Westminster Cathedral.
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The more geeky among you may recognise the significance of this pub.
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Ha !
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More from my visit to the Centre for Computing History. Acorn systems 1 and 3, Science of Cambridge (Sinclair) Mk 14, Acorn Atoms, Archimedes and a lot of BBC Micros.
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It does indeed +Andrew Bates​. I'd never seen a black one before.
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BBC Master/Laserdisc player "Doomsday Machine". Sadly the laserdisc itself is a literal example of bit rot!
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I don't think the school ever shelled out for the system. It was in the school library for some time and then one day it was gone!

We were able to book time on it and I was one of the few nerdy dweebs that would sit on it for hours.

Good times.
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Sunny day. Random 10 mile wander in south and east London.
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Something like that😇
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A little East End wander, looking at some of the area's more notable examples of public housing.

Keeling House. The most famous of three "cluster blocks" in the area. Designed by Denys Lasdun and completed in 1957.

James Hammett House. Berthold Lubetkin, 1957. One of two identical Y shaped blocks on the Dorset Estate. Similar to the better known Bevin Court in Finsbury.

Sivill House. Another Lubetkin design, also forming part of the Dorset Estate. 1962.
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Networking woes.

I spent a large part of yesterday trying to work out why NFS was unusably show on a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10, only to realise that it wasn't just NFS.

After much messing with configuration files and no improvement in performance, I was close to throwing the computer out of the window. Then I found an old forum thread for a different Ethernet chip set that mentioned some cards not being reset by a reboot alone. Sure enough a full power off (removal of the mains lead) resulted in working Ethernet.
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Still working , +Paul Gray​!
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Early Christmas present for myself. It's 1983 again +Steve Evans 
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Ah... I just went and opened the antistatic box of old bits, where I thought the EEPROMs were (was going to post a pic), and the cupboard is bare! Nothing! Nada! I had loads... So I must have put them somewhere... Else.. Oh dear..

I even checked the draw of the eraser... Mystified!
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Dear O2,

What part of do not send me texts do you not understand?
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Sometimes when I unsubscribe to an email list, I get this email that, paraphrased, is  "Just so you know, you've been unsubscribed from our awesome list.  If this was a mistake, like if you forwarded one of our awesome deals to a friend who unsubscribed FOR you, you can click THIS BIGASS LINK RIGHT HERE to go back and fix this terrible, terrible mistake."  Totally missing the irony that they sent this in, you know.  Email.
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Somewhat newer than the Doomsday Machine and somewhat rarer too. The RISC PC 2 "Phoebe"
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It's the real deal +Dani Mukusha. On display at the Centre for Computing History in Cambridge.
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Introduction
Work: Train Driver for Southern, based at Redhill.
Play: Linux, electronics, vintage synths and more.

Also known as gibbet - Ingress Resistance and gslug - blog and various geeky forums.
Education
  • Merstham First
    1984 - 1988
  • Furzfield
    1988 - 1992
  • The Warwick School
    1992 - 1996
  • Reigate College
    1996 - 1998
  • University of Exeter
    1998 - 1999
  • London Guildhall University
    1999 - 2002
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Vintage Synth Explorer
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Nerd Club: Keypad membrane manufacture
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Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary
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The Doctor Who doodle started life as a request from a huge fan at Google. It seemed daunting- 11 Doctor's, 50 years of adventures, countles

Hangouts (replaces Talk)
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Hello World – Google Maps
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Discover the world with Google Maps. Experience Street View, 3D Mapping, turn-by-turn directions, indoor maps and more across your devices.

End Piracy, Not Liberty – Google
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Millions of Americans oppose SOPA and PIPA because these bills would censor the Internet and slow economic growth in the U.S.. Two bills bef

Google+
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Real-life sharing rethought for the web, wherever you are. Google+ for mobile makes sharing the right things with the right people a lot sim

Angry Birds Rio - Apps on Android Market
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The most exciting of avian adventures continues! What happens when everybody's favourite fierce fowl get caged and shipped to Rio? They get

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Adorabelle, turning portals and fields BLUE for Ingress Resistance London. Contact me via this page if you play!

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EXTREMELY powerful tool. Backup ALL apps, Market links, remove bloatware & MORE! ☆Over 2.7 million users, 23+ languages! ☆Needs ROOT, fo

Housing Prototypes: Pullman Court
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HeatSeekers
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Keeping the London sky blue.

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Ubuntu for Eyewear | Ubuntu
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Usher in a new era of facial productivity. Miniaturisation has come a long way. Back in the sixties, computers filled whole rooms. By the ei

nebulatronix Circle Sequencer - "rotate" WORKING!
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My customized MIDIbox 808 sequencer, called the "nebulatronix Circle Sequencer". The enclosure isn't ready yet. Sounds are from Ultrabeat. T

There is Room in the Sky (Live C64 SID vs Elektron Machinedrum vs Yamaha...
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Rainy sunday old-school live session :-) The chip-style argpeggios are produced by eight C64 SID soundchips (8580) which are enclosed in a b

A small and intimate venue close to Old Street. Due to it's size it is unlikely to attract well known acts, but it does attract interesting ones. Warning: The PA speakers in front of the stage are VERY loud!
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Possibly my least favourite music venue. It is just too big and completely lacking in atmosphere. The security staff are among the most unpleasant and power crazed that I have come across. Despite this, I would go again in order to see a band that interested me.
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The idea of a museum of domestic interiors may seem mundane, but is in fact rather fascinating. Various rooms chart the development of the English home through the ages. It is particularly worth visiting around Christmas, when the rooms are adorned with period festive decorations. The museum itself is of architectural interest, being housed in a superb set of Georgian Almshouses. Since the opening of the East London Line, the museum is much easier to get to!
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Despite it's impressive makeover a few years ago, Peter Jones retains the feel of an old fashioned department store - not that there is anything wrong with that. The most important historical features were retained in this refurbishment. The range of products is impressive and the staff friendly and helpful. The cafeteria on the top floor sells a range of good food and is reasonably priced.
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Greenwich Park is situated on a steeply sloping site, rising from Greenwich itself towards Blackheath. At the foot of the hill is located the Queen's House and National Maritime Museum and at the top, the former Royal Observatory. As well as the historic buildings and the museums within them, the park provides spectacular views over central London and Docklands.
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One of London's less well known parks, but also one of the best. It is a lot smaller than some of the other parks, but size isn't everything. The park is divided into various different areas and includes woodland, various sculptures and other artworks and the remains of Holland House. The giant chess set is a wonderful feature, as are the peacocks that roam the area.
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Good selection of cakes and teas. Friendly staff and quaint decor. Only open as a cafe at weekends. During the week, they cater for pre-booked parties.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
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