High Speed Internet?

Over the winter I’ve changed my daily commute from the motorbike to the car, and I now get to listen to radio on the way to and from work. In the last few weeks I’ve been subjected to adverts about ‘super-fast broadband’, and I’m getting pretty sick of the ads saying how great everything is.

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It’s all about the money

Let’s give a quick background to this if you didn’t read my previous post…. A few years back I was a die-hard motorcyclist who had a daily commute into London’s E1.  After being hit by a taxi, and coming off the worst for it, the bike was a right-off, I bruised my ribs, twisted my

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Shock at yet more CIA interrogation tactics are documented.

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

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Standards – good or bad ?

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.

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Do you want fries with that?

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

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Idiot taxi driver outside the M25

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

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