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Scouting & Guiding Technology

To GPL or Not To GPL

I’ve been working on a reasonably exciting project of late. Sort of an extension in the work i’ve been doing for various Scouting events using Wordpress over the years. I’ve been building a booking system. Not just any booking system, this is a purpose for the event booking system, i’m hoping to expand into a fully fledged […]

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Technology

Shut Up Mr Crow

Trawling the Internet while waiting for something to install led me to this http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/10/25/leaked_doc_discusses_new_techs/ article on the register about TFL wanting to trial driver less automated trains on the Tube. As usual it seems when TFL change the colour of the soap or the wind blows in the wrong direction, Bob Crow General Secretary of the RMT is up […]

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Technology

Moving Cargo By Road Is Dead,

It’s just nobody’s told the road haulage association. Eventually the oil will run out , there is no escaping that single fact.  It’s not a renewable resource and we might as well face the fact.  But there is a transport solution for moving cargo and it’s … The railways Yep, some companies are already doing it but […]

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Technology

Orange – The Mobile Operator Without A Clue?

Sometime around the summer of 1999 I joined the then fledgling mobile operator Orange and got a Nokia 3210. The phone was great the service was nothing but exceptional. Over the years I had all sorts of combinations of pricing plans and handsets. One could say I’ve paid my dues with the company as over […]

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Lifeblog Technology

Homebrew iPod Dock

When I picked up my iPod classic the friday before gangshow the first thing I thought after unboxing it and loading it with tunage is what a fab dock the box would make. Today this widget arrived from sparkfun which means I can access every pin in the dock connector.