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Home, at last

Today was the big move back to Farnham.  Well, for me and Day-z at least.  Mirinda wasn’t that keen given the house still resembles a building site.  She was also a bit concerned that I’d not be very comfortable.  I … Continue reading

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Happy WWW day

20 years ago, today, Tim Berners-Lee convinced CERN that the web he’d devised should be for the entire world to enjoy. CERN agreed and the world was changed completely. Imagine, no World Wide Web…I can’t. This page says it all. … Continue reading

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Blog problems

So, the blog is having some sort of fit. One moment it worked fine and then, for reasons known only to the impish Internet goblins, it stopped letting me update and post. There was an error establishing a connection with … Continue reading

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The source of the Internet

Given that today we have lost our connection to the Internet, I thought it the perfect time to describe how we have been accessing it down here on the farm. Because the pigeonnaire is so far from the main house, … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, dear Internet

The Internet turned 20 today. Tim Berners-Lee (the patron saint of all things www) was on Breakfast talking about where it will all be in another 20 years. This, clearly, is an impossible question to answer. If we look back … Continue reading

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Super fast dead

Yesterday I had to stay in from 1 to 6, waiting for the man from BT to come and upgrade our Internet connection to the new super fast model. When he did arrive he was more boy than man. He … Continue reading

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Wasting time

The flat at Canary Wharf has been without the Internet this week. The hub is unable to make a connection though it keeps valiantly trying. After trying a solution over the phone with Mirinda, it was decided I’d go to … Continue reading

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No service

Why is Queensland so backward? It seems that technology is a very difficult concept in this state. We are still without the Internet, with just a flashing red light teasing us with the infinite possibilities of life online. I can … Continue reading

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Testing day

I spent most of today running test scripts against online databases for my dissertation. Truly dull. And to cap it off, Nicktor is not coming over tonight. So I’ll have to run some more test scripts. One light, however. A … Continue reading

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