Archive for: October, 2007
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 30/10/2007 | 2514 views
It does look like a massive lack of interest on the part of the government here. There's an interesting blog on the topic here by Richard Clayton who was a specialist adviser to the committee. So he knows his stuff!
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 30/10/2007 | 2325 views
Had it not been for Vista, I'd probably still be on a Windows platform at home, rather than taking the plunge and getting a Mac back in August. It seemed a good time to switch with the Intel-based hardware offering the same performance levels as the PC counterpart and an OS based on Unix. I wasn't expecting it to be easy, but strangely it w...
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 26/10/2007 | 2424 views
Just listened to the example pump and dump MP3 mentioned on Finextra. I've heard some rubbish MP3s in my time. Hey - I've created some, but surely no one is going to fall for this? This sounds like a dalek that's had a few too many gin and tonics. There is probably scope here for a slick celebrity sound-alike voiceover atop some fashion...
Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 25/10/2007 | 2112 views
Interesting story in The Register that seems to show that Windows update has been installing a resource-hogging item on machines. Yes - even more resource hogging than Windows normally is. So if your XP machine seems to grind to a shuddering halt - perhaps this is why? As you can imagine, long suffering sys admin types are not best pleased.
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Peter Roberts - UCL - London | 24/10/2007 | 2513 views | 1 comment
The "cash still king" story on Finextra caught my eye. Something about all this talk of replacing cash has been bothering me. It's all very well the banks trumpeting that you can use various contactless payment cards in the Starbucks of the world. I don't like the coffee in Starbucks. And I don't want to buy something in WH Sm...
24 Oct, 2007
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 2543 views
Group: Going green
19 Oct, 2007
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 1801 views
17 Oct, 2007
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 1716 views | 2 comments
16 Oct, 2007
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 1088 views
16 Oct, 2007
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 1695 views
12 Oct, 2007
Peter Roberts - UCL - London 2773 views
Group: After hours