Category Archives: Techietalk

You know you’re a geek when…

To be a geek is something of a badge of honour these days. It used to be the case that to be categorised in that way was something of a slur, bringing into question your social abilities, stature and ability … Continue reading

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Going mobile

I’m a workstation sort of person – I like to have an area set aside, with all the essential tools that I’m going to need, where I can spend my working hours in an environment that is conducive to what … Continue reading

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The light fantastic

ALM… Three letters that some people will instantly recognise and many will not at all. Ancient Lyre Music? Nope; Amazing Legs Miss? Er, no; Alarmingly Large Muscles? Afraid not; Accessible Latex Merchant? I don’t think so!; Advanced Lighting Model? Yay! … Continue reading

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Dem Bones

The wait is over and Linden Lab have finally released Bento into the wild. If you’ve no idea what Bento is and are wondering why on earth the Lindens should want to introduce lunchbox functionality into SL, then I have … Continue reading

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Efficiency vs utility

I spend a fair bit of time every week on trains, often travelling familiar routes and journeys. As a traveller, one fills the time with whatever diversions suggest themselves, and for me this will often lead to me looking up … Continue reading

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Lo-fidelity

At first, I thought it was just me becoming grumpy and old, but then again, thinking back to when I was younger, I’m starting to question my own assumption. The thought crossed my mind as I was sat, waiting for … Continue reading

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Tech Support

Word of advice. When your computer crashes for the sixth time in an hour, for the same random but inexplicable and untraceable reason that has intermittently occurred for over three years, but no matter what you try, refuses to go … Continue reading

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Silent assassin

There’s an insidious trend within the world of software development, touted as a means of making the end user’s life easier whilst ensuring that products are always at peak performance, but which I’m afraid I disagree with at the most … Continue reading

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Tap, tap, tappity tap tap tap

That was the guy sat next to me on the bench at the station this morning. His feet, drumming away on the platform surface as if possessed by the spirit of an enraged Flamenco dancer on speed, or perhaps the … Continue reading

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Salted hash

If today’s title made you drool then you are either: a) In need of medical attention, or b) Far too much of a nerd to be reading this blog. If today’s title made you go “huh?”, then I shall provide the following explanation, … Continue reading

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