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Geekville: ASCII Celebrates it’s 50th Birthday

Image Source: Wikipedia. ASCII chart circa. 1972. For those of us who have had a computer for slightly too long ASCII is perhaps something of a childhood friend. In the days when computer graphics were somewhat basic, the standard  ASCII … Continue reading

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Well Done To Dundee University

Well done to Dundee University, my one time summer employer and where I did my BSc  is one of four Scottish Universities to be in the top 100 according to a global ranking of scientific performance conducted by Leiden University. … Continue reading

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Thatcher Dies

The death of Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady! If like me you lived through the Thatcher years in the UK then you will  probably have positive and negative memories. Personally I think she was the right person for the first … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Gains Popularity in Russia

According to statistics produced by Google and published in the Daily Telegraph Russians are the people who are searching for “Bitcoin” the most. Much of the speculation as to why stems from the recent collapse of the Cypriot banks which … Continue reading

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Updated: I-GEAR Media Appearances

For those interested in the I-GEAR project why not check out our recent media appearances. We will shortly be conducting a study of commuter study in Luxembourg, so please feel free to sign up! You get paid a small amount … Continue reading

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