Monthly Archives: September 2010

Windows Live Essentials 2011

So the final version of Windows Live Essentials was released today. I see from this blog post by Chris Jones that apparently 95% of the bugs that were present in the beta version have been addressed by this final release. … Continue reading

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The Other Shoe Drops

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll be aware that I recently moved across to hosting it on Blogger after more than five years of it being hosted on Microsoft’s Windows Live Spaces. I made the move in June when … Continue reading

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Baroness Warnock, Please Check Your Facts

The latest issue of Hew Humanist has an interview with Mary Warnock, a redoubtable campaigner on moral ethics and member of the House of Lords. The interview no doubt was prompted by the publication of her new book: Dishonest to … Continue reading

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This Is Charity?

I’m not a charitable person, not in the sense of the act of giving to charity, but in the sense that I have a heartfelt distrust of celebrities and those who say how wonderful they are. So I almost missed … Continue reading

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Dog Training

I’m currently enrolled with Watson in a series of dog training courses. We’ve got an exam coming up in November, whereby I have to convince an independent examiner that Watson is well-behaved and obeys me. I can’t say that I’m … Continue reading

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René is Missing

Jan Chipchase photographs a “missing” notice taped to a lamppost in New York. While it might be genuine, I suspect it’s more likely to be a viral Ad campaign for the tiresome René Lacoste brand of clothing…

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Moving Forward

Two news items that seem to reinforce each other. The first is Jan Chipchase’s presentation on the Ideas Economy. Key point: Within a few years time, in any part of the world where there is a cellular data connection you’ll … Continue reading

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