Category: Misc

December 7, 2013 / Misc

I recently looked at the website of the manufacturer of my telescope, Guan Sheng Optical, better known as GSO. I love the juxtaposition of their tag line, “Always Top Quality,…

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July 9, 2013 / Misc
December 1, 2010 / Misc

Today, the BBC published a story about the future of broadband, and specifically, 1 gigabit internet. This isn’t actually so futuristic. It’s not a home connection, but my PC at…

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October 16, 2010 / Misc
October 6, 2010 / Misc

For those that don’t know, I work on a university campus. I graduated from the same university a few years ago. Back in June, there was a series of graduation…

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August 1, 2010 / Misc

If there’s one phrase I hate, it’s any phrase starting with “I’m just…”. Worse yet, “But I’m just…”. It particularly annoys me how many people think that using a phrase…

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June 11, 2010 / Misc
May 11, 2010 / Misc

Seems like O2 is down this evening. It must be a fairly widespread problem since loads of people have posted about it on Facebook and Twitter. I searched for information…

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April 29, 2010 / Misc

I bought a BluRay-ROM drive for my media PC this week, and so I decided to bump-start my collection of BluRays. I dredged through the bargain movies at Play.com and…

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April 18, 2010 / Misc

I was just considering the possibility of visiting a friend in Utrecht. With the flights currently grounded, I thought it might be a nice idea to get the Eurostar or…

Read the PostIt's a long way to… Utrecht