A few years ago I worked in the East end of London (E1). My daily commute was via my trusty stead of a BMW K75s. Not the fastest bike around and far from the prettiest, but with over 65 mpg average on my daily commute it was the ideal commuter bike, until a black cab
Shock was hardly the word for it when sources stated the latest suspects the CIA had questioned were not known terrorists or even suspected terrorists. Apparently, some ‘crossed wires’ were being blamed for the fact that individuals had been targeted due to the way they dress. The tell-tail black boots, red suit trimmed with white
Back in the early days of the automobile there were no standards to follow, pretty much every maker did their own thing. The ‘modern’ layout of foot controls – clutch, brake, accelerator was some way ‘down the road’ which meant drivers had to relearn habits every-time they went from one type of car to another.
For the last few months I’ve been doing some VoIP phone systems and networking at a couple of clients. It suddenly occurred to me just how much the IT industry could learn from the likes of McDonald’s. If we think back to when McDonald’s first hit our shores they brought with them a whole new
Now we’re pretty much expecting the ‘poor behavior’ of taxi drivers inside London. Their strong belief that they are ‘gods among mere mortals’ when it comes to the roads, but it seems they are now ‘spreading their wings and moving into the suburbs. Now, bare in might at the time this was shot, I wasn’t on
For a few years now I’ve worked with various phone systems. OK I never got involved the old analogue systems, but ISDN systems started the merger of computer and phone system together, I remember voice mail on an ISDN based system running on a desktop which used OS/2 as the operating system, so I sort of
In the ‘modern’ Western world the idea of racism is frowned upon, in stark contrast to the 18th and 19th centuries when the Western world was developing their own strong national identities, which it then promoted, with the belief that their culture was better than others. Of course back then this wasn’t referred to as