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Arduino Libraries uploaded to Github

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Installing MySQL Server as a Docker image

For my PhD project I have elected to deploy a Mysql server to store data, but I don’t want to install it directly on my Mac. Various reasons for this but mainly as I need to be able remove it … Continue reading

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ErrorDocument pages and Sandvox

An iritating problem with Sandvox is that is doesn’t appear to allow a page to be setup with absolute references pointing at the local site. This causes a problem when create DocumentError pages for Apache, because the current references for … Continue reading

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Limited Ed. Millenium Falcon

I wandered into the LEGO shop at Disney Springs and they’ve got a limited edition Millennium Falcon (LEGO part code 75192) for $799.99. It is like rocking horse droppings and considerably more expensive in the Uk. I asked one of … Continue reading

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Erwin Schodinger did/didn’t live here 1940 – 1956

I was taking a walk along a riverside path heading toward St Pancras in London and spotted this plaque. I was definately there …

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Open Source Intelligence: Resources for Searching and Analysing Online Information

After some complaints about the release of the sixth edition with little or no notice, I received a number of strong recommendations so purchased the book. It is mostly reference material, I will updating this posting once I delve more … Continue reading

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Ready Player One

This book was recommended by a work colleague and it is an awsome read. It took me back on a nostalgic trip to my experiences with computers games in the 1980’s and on. For those who have been around a … Continue reading

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Beyond Top Secret U

This is a facinating book, by Lt. Cmdr. Ewen Montagu who worked for British Inteligence during the second world war. He was involved in many covert activities notably; The Double Cross System, where the British ran all the spies that … Continue reading

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Mastering Bitcoin 2nd Edn

This book was recommended by a colleague, as I was looking to get a better understanding of the interactions with the Bitcoin blockchain. This book specifically as I have been advised that Andreas Antonopoulos ‘wrote the BIBLE for Bitcoin for … Continue reading

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China may be using the sea to hide submarines

Who knew ?

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