Monthly Archives: May 2015

Travelling

Above is a picture of the UK weather. Fortunately it cleared up later. This will be a brief post as I am travelling. The next few will be similarly short, but I will endeavour not to break the chain. Over … Continue reading

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The first of a few brief posts

As I am travelling, visiting relatives, my next few posts are going to be brief. I’ve flown to Singapore for two days and then on to London. In a day or two we go on to Ireland, which I have … Continue reading

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Sinistralism

At one time banks and post offices used to tie down the pen that they provided for people to sign things, such as cheques, with a piece of string or chain to prevent customers from stealing the pens. These days … Continue reading

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Speed

View image | gettyimages.com (Posted late again! Whoops!) Every time I write my 1,000 words it is a challenge but sometimes it is more of a challenge. As I’ve said before, sometimes I know roughly what I want to include, … Continue reading

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Documentation

Documentation. The “D word” to programmers. In an ideal world programs would document themselves, but this is not an ideal world, though some programmers have attempted to write programs to automatically document program for them. I wonder what the documentation … Continue reading

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Philosophy and Science

View image | gettyimages.com Philosophy can be described, not altogether accurately, as the things that science can’t address. With the modern urge to compartmentalise things, we designate some problems as philosophy and science, and conveniently ignore the fuzzy boundary between … Continue reading

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