Category Archives: Techietalk

The coal man cometh…

“But on us both did haggish age steal on. And wore us out of act!” – Yep, going all cultural today and quoting Shakespeare at you – ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’, according to the Bard, but is that really true? Just … Continue reading

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Off Grid

It was Douglas Adams who coined the phrase, ‘the long, dark teatime of the soul’ – that interminable, soulless void that occurs around about late Sunday afternoon, when lunch is done and frustrated desperation sets in. It’s a feeling that … Continue reading

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Fifty shades of grey

Second life, indeed IT in general, can be a pain in the rear end. You can happily get along with it for months at a time with no problems at all, then – for no apparent reason – it all … Continue reading

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Animated discussion

Well, that was unexpected! I like to think that I’m pretty much clued up when it comes to all things SL, so I’m a little put out to find that on this particular occasion my finger has quite definitely not … Continue reading

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Computer says ‘No’

Well, that’s one of my questions about Sansar answered…. s. x Dreams aren’t what they used to be Some things sat by so carelessly Smile like you mean it Smile like you mean it The Killers – Smile Like You … Continue reading

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USBroken

Technology is a wonderful thing… When it works. When it doesn’t, it’s a pain in the bum! I tend to be rather impatient when tech doesn’t do what it’s designed to do; I’m not so bothered if it all goes … Continue reading

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In a spin

I’m no good at maths – never have been, no matter how hard I try. In desperation, trying to get me through my school exams, my parents even resorted to arranging additional tutoring – I passed, but only barely. It’s … Continue reading

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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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