Category: Technology

writing, gaming, creating

E is for Explosive

Conceived and patented by the prolific inventor Arthur Paul Pedrick, the Internally Explosive Nail is a display of lateral thinking that pervades Pedrick’s work. Whereas so many people mutter “I could have done that” after the event, here is a man who charges forward and seizes the moment. In 2000, I published this article as…
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April 6, 2016 0

Help Desk by Default

I think the moral of this story might be that if you know a little about something, you may become the everything for those who don’t. The phrase of relevance might be “in the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king.” I was struggling for something to write, but then, this morning, the…
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November 4, 2015 0

Factory Default GO!

Last week I completely forgot the encryption password for my smartphone. Since the big hoo-ha last year where just about everyone seemed to have got hacked in some way or another (or was it a virus?), I have been changing all my passwords with steady regularity. Nothing with a password stays the same for very…
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October 26, 2015 0

Harder, Faster

Using QTC (quantum tunnelling composite) in the buttons for lifts and pedestrian crossings could finally lead to rewards for those insistent individuals who push again and again in the hope that the lights might change faster or the lift might arrive quicker.

February 9, 2010 0