#MuseTech17 @cawston I wonder how the psychological diff. between transparent and opaque donation boxes is affected by “opaque” contactless?
First Day At BiCon
Yesterday, of course, was our first “full day” at BiCon, and it made the difference in terms of feeling welcome and “at home.” Claire and I went to a couple of welcome-y workshops: Start Here! and Getting To Know You! The timetable’s pretty well organised because despite there being up to 6 activities on at […]
Wanted: Tech Support Wingman For Student Skills Competition Owing to a change in career plans by the previous position holder, a vacancy has opened for a Tech Support Wingmanf for the 2007 Student Skills Competition. The successful applicant will ideally be a confident computer user and a good communicator, and be comfortable with working in […]
UK drinkers look at alcohol guidelines, laugh, and have another beer
You will be shocked to hear that, according to a new report in the journal Addiction, the UK government’s drinking guidelines are incompatible with the UK’s drinking habits. Solving the problem might lie in a counterintuitive update: accepting the reality of binge drinking… ArsTechnica
The Software Engineers Behind My Alarm Clock
[this post was lost during a server failure on Sunday 11th July 2004; it was partially recovered on 21st March 2012] They must die. My alarm clock has an interesting featurette. The design is, on the hole, like many similar mains-powered radio alarm clocks. It has a button for “Time Set”, and one for “Alarm […]