Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.
Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people waste their lives telling each other about their shockingly tedious days erodes my will to live — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. Txt spk iz da bom.
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One thing is conspicuously missing from the preamble to Apple’s OSX 10.9 free upgrade: how bloody long it’s going to take to install.
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Oh woe is me. Facebook have got me pegged down to the most minute detail, it seems.
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From the bewildering array of toppings to the decision about which size to order, the world of the spherical rolled dough base is caught in a tangle of marketing confusion.
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Billions of tonnes of food going to waste? Sounds like a supermarket’s dream. So why the long faces guys?
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Gah, it appears I’m merely another statistic in the credit card fraud graph. But I think I’ve figured out why this form of crime is rife. And it’s not the obvious answer.
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In true scouting tradition I’d better get my water wings and fireproof suit out of the loft: Satan’s on his way to town.
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The 2011 census form is available online. That means I can pay it the usual amount of attention that crap software requires: next next next next next next Finish.
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Floating point arithmetic is the bane of statistics. Golden rule: round, round round.