Web dawn. Part 1
The borough had finally embraced 'The Internet' and wanted a website. The IT dept had meetings, established protocols and promptly rammed up against politics. The web was to be run from the comms department, by a web team, overseen by comms and IT had to be happy to support. No way was IT going to be allowed to run the council . . .
On the ward, off the ward
Deja-vu or total recall?
I've seen so many film sequences of people going to emergency theatre. The camera must be on the bed facing upwards at about 70 degrees. All that is visible is the overhead lights of the corridors, lifts and rooms as we speed through them to the operating theatre.
But this is not a film, this is real and it's . . .
Big and little - is there really this much keyboard geeking in the world?
Serious keyboard geeking ahead - and why not, the keyboard is one of the most important interfaces/inputs to your computer. So best get it right and ramp up the enjoyment level.
When I first started using computers most of the keyboards I used were IBM Model "M" or similar and they were a joy to type on - more like a typewriter than . . .
Mostly good. Some bad...
I've been fooling around with a Raspberry Pi since the original Model A with just 256MiB RAM was first produced in February 2012, upgrading to the Model B (700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S single-core with ARMv6 CPU, 512MiB RAM) when it was produced.
I missed the B+ for some reason. Not through cost. These little marvels sell for under . . .
On the farthest shore
You don't see many of these in the UK.
But there aren't many places in the UK like this either...
And this one has mail.
Answers on a postcard please (joking)
Catch of your heart
Here two hearts and souls
met and were forever entwined
And with the deftest and
lightest catch of her heart,
She saves him from oblivion,
And takes him to heaven
I have developed a feeling of impermanence, like I am living in a bubble and it is ready to burst. I want this feeling to change.
For the last two and a half years in recovery I have spent a lot of time learning to live in the now. What is past is past and I've been dealing with it, and I try not to think too far ahead, at least not to . . .