digital Utopia

July 2007 Monthly Archives

Did you remember the milk?

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Recently (in the past couple of weeks) I’ve started using Remember The Milk as I have been seeing it on and off on LifeHacker. I went at it zealously at first (as I usually do with these things) and imported all my tasks from work and home. However now the rosy blush has ended and […]

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F1

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Yesterday I wanted to know what time the Forumula One Grand Prix was on. So I fired up the Radio Times website and searched for F1. No results. So I looked for Formula One. Nothing. Formula 1. Again zip. So I did a manual search, and there it was: F1: European Grand Prix listed at […]

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Readability scores

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Found a link via LifeHacker to test your website readability scores. I already use BullFighter on my Word Documents (in particular my CV) so I was intrigued by how my website would fare. Juicy Studios’ Readability Test doesn’t only test your site for the Flesch Reading Ease score it also includes the Flesch-Kincaid grade level […]

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Bloody repeats

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If I see the program about “Manuel, the worlds fattest person” one more time, I will probably kill someone. I must have seen the program start about 15 times now – it is always on UK Home and Health (or is it Discovery Science) that Mrs Bear watches.

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Open Source Software

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Okay this is a rant. Feel free to come back when I have written something slightly more constructive. One of my many projects I have on the go needs a C++ SVG library. So I do a search for C++ SVG libraries, of which there are several. However most of them either require GTK+ or […]

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Ringing the changes

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Been merging code bases at work, from several forks to one. I was hoping to get this done after we install TFS but my boss wants it done before we do our final check in to PVCS 5.3, which is his prerogative. It falls to me, however, to perform the merge, and I am doing […]

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