Apple Computers. The renegades, the designers, the pirates, the company that “Thinks Different“, fighting big blue and bringing research projects to market. Fighting a world of desktop computer monopolies, leading the smart phone market and defining the tablet. And now struggling to differentiate themselves from all the other mass market software providers – really? In my series on returning to Linux and the Enlightenment desktop … Continue reading Apple… Where are you?
The office kitchen chat last week was about Charlie Brooker’s recent TV programme “How Video Games Changed the World“. The finale of the show (spoiler!) was to include twitter as the latest game to have had a significant impact on the world. In the fashion that I expect he intended people started debating the validity of this but it was only a couple of seconds … Continue reading The social networking game
Actually our Burns supper went very well. Michelle managed to feed 12 people and we fitted them into the dining room too. Unfortunately someone found the speed controls for the trains inside the dining table… A couple of fast corners later and see what happened… Thankfully everyone survived Continue reading Dinner was a train crash – literally!
“hope and inspiration appear from behind the clouds” – Helen MacLeod Continue reading Hope
Very impressed by the capabilities of the Writr theme for WordPress. I would like to specify my own colours but I’m not keen on paying $30 to WordPress.com to enable that feature… Continue reading Playing with the Writr theme
In trying to return to blogging I realised that the tools have moved on but my own blogging software had not – it was time to move away from another side project that would not be much missed. The blog portion of XSM (my CMS) did a good job of meeting the standards back in the day so I at least had an RSS feed from … Continue reading Importing a blog to WordPress.com (or Blogger)