* Posts by daviduk

16 posts • joined 3 Aug 2011

Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies at 68

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The Level 9 game was great fun - and an inspired way to turn the books to computer games.

Really shocked - enjoyed the books a lot, and will definitely be re-reading them, and her other stories as a tribute.

Council to chuck £28m wad at schools' ICT supplier

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Meaty Pi-Man...

That's enough to buy a lot of RasPi's :(

World's Raspberry Pi supply jammed in factory blunder

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Surely Pi-Day should be 22/7 ? :)

Raspberry Pi signs big-name sellers

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Re: Re: Element14

Hmmm - does seem to be a connection with ST according to the "may-or-may-not-be-accurate" Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_Computers#Final_restructuring_and_Element_14_Ltd_.281998.E2.80.932000.29

Either way, it's quite a nice semi-connection

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Element14

Element 14 is mentioned as being a re-seller... funnily enough there was a company called Element 14 that was spun-off from Acorn Computers... related?

Rather apt if this is correct :)

Doctor Who girl Amy Pond axed in 'heartbreaking' exit

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The Doctor kept calling him Mr Pond... however their daughter also has a water related surname...

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Which means he's losing his In Laws as well...

UK.gov to build child army of software coders

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Schools need to adopt the Raspberry Pi with a couple of useful languages: ARM code, Cobol (yuck) being towards the top of the list.

Psst, kid... Wanna learn how to hack?

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Wonder if this little beauty would be capable of emulating some of the classic computer platforms as well - which of course gives scope for another market for it :)

(And also an excuse to play Elite as well :))

Neutrinos still FASTER THAN LIGHT in second test

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a thought...

... has this been approved by the Chinese government?

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reminds me...

... of the premis from the book TimeScape ...

Doctor Who and the Unsatisfactory Five Hole Tape Punch

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Wrong Cybermen

The Cybermen with the gold problems came from Mondos - not Rose's parallel earth.

Inside WD's flooded Thai factory

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Unhappy

Crock

And don't forget the crocodiles they have roaming as well!

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Unhappy

Crock

Wonder if the crocodiles have reached the factory yet?

Zero day bug threatens many WordPress sites

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Stop

unfortunately

These find scripts dont take into account it being named however

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