Tag: technology

 

Stupidity of the Rock order!

Another Rockian’s email account is hacked.. and spewing porn adverts at me. Well I guess it’s not just a Rockian thing. Dohtishness and laziness flourishess outside of the Rock too. Everybody goes “Oooooh.. but I had a really strong password” and in my mind I say “Bollocks!!”. The guidance fromRead More

Hardlinks: save hard disk space.

This is a good IT tip for people who want to save hard disk space, in situations when you have a large file that needs to be in two (or more) folders. Normally if you duplicate a file to another folder in Windows you will use double the space usedRead More

Exploiting the ‘dummy’ market

The ‘dummy market’ is about exploiting people who don’t know, don’t think and don’t explore options – for whatever reasons. They find life is too complicated, too short, and everything is too much effort. They want it now and they don’t want to think too much about it. They’re unableRead More

The Robobasket effect.

I had mentioned this application some time ago. I’ve now got the hang of it after some experimentation and I share the tricks here. You can use this application to sort all your files. Picasa will not do this stuff. However, Picasa becomes easier and more efficient to use afterRead More

Scientist may eat shorts on TV!

Over the last week there has been excitement in the media about the speed of light barrier being broken by speeding neutrinos. This in essence means that the laws of physics as written/discovered by Einstein may have to be re-written. A neutrino is a very tiny particle with a veryRead More

Skype hotline

Q: What exactly is Skype? A: It’s a piece of software that functions as a telephone, on a computer. Q: What is software? A: Software is a computer programme or more commonly known these days as an ‘application’. Q: What’s a computer? A: It’s usually an electronic device that processesRead More

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