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Peter RobertsUCL - London

Test your backup strategy - pour wine into your computer

20 December 2007  |  3328 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Don't try this at home. I'm sure there is a branch of mathematics or psychology than can adequately explain why disastrous events seem to occur more frequently than you might expect. So - the toast will seemingly always fall buttered side down - into the cat litter tray - and the full glass of wine when knocked will always follow a perfect traject...

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Changes to site - comments on blogs

17 December 2007  |  2429 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It's encouraging to see folk posting in greater numbers up here with some interesting topics. In order to give a more accurate impression of how the interaction is going, we've changed the way comments are counted. From now on - any comments you make on your own blog aren't included in the total. Thus when you're scanning the listings - you'll be ...

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Peter RobertsUCL - London

What's the oddest location for a bank machine you've seen?

12 December 2007  |  3282 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you take a look at these photos of Tate Modern you'll notice the flooring in the Turbine Hall is in a shocking state. They should get that fixed. But wait - look at the photo on the top right - wh...

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Peter Roberts
Peter RobertsUCL - London

Why would I need to go into a bank?

07 December 2007  |  1837 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A lot of talk about branches and so on of late so I thought I'd wade in (knowing absolutely nothing on the topic) as a mere user. My parents switched to First Direct a few years ago when their bank ...

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Peter RobertsUCL - London

Work out your carbon footprint with Google

07 December 2007  |  3469 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There's a curious installation in Trafalgar Square here in swinging London at the moment. No - not that rubbish statue on the fourth plinth - no this one looks like a small house (1 Carbon Drive) but ...

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