digital Utopia

July 2010 Monthly Archives

Suit

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To go with my new boots I bought a new suit. I measured myself and my chest, waist, and hip sizes indicated that I was a small, but at the upper limit of the height range. To be on the safe side I opted for medium and awaited delivery. When it arrived I tried it […]

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Shoes

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I followed the online guide to calculating my shoe size and ordered a pair online. I was concerned I was being over generous with slack space. I needn’t of bothered if anything, they are too tight – less than half a cm gap between my big toe and the tip of the shoe. Also the […]

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Ninja!

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My ‘Big Shuriken’ arrived yesterday. The installation was painless if a little fiddly. The large overhang of the heatsink and its proximity to the PSU made attaching the locking mechanism difficult and the same for the fan headers. However the proof is in the pudding. Running Handbrake with the stock cooler would cause my machine […]

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Technical?

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From a job description on my daily subscription: “You will be working with ambiguous technical requirements”. They can’t be that technical if they are ambiguous, nor can they be requirements if you can’t discern what the requirements are due to their ambiguity.

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Location, location, location

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I cannot now live without my HTC Desire but it is no means perfect. One of the most annoying things is the weather widget that is displayed on your home screen. It detects that I am currently in Stockton-on-Tees but shows no weather for here. Enter the app and do a search for Stockton and […]

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Emprex keyboard

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I bought an Emprex keyboard with track ball to replace the brown bread Keysonic. My first thoughts is the keyboard is nice but the track ball is horrible. Also the lack of scroll wheel is frustrating.

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Apologies

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My apologies for lack of updates. A project I am on is currently sinking for a multitude of reasons, some of which I want to write about, but not when I am doing 10 hour days to regain the missing weeks of time.

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