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UK Taps

Here in the UK, we're known for having separate hot and cold taps, which deli...

Salisbury

With all the recent news regarding Salisbury, there has been a lot of TV cove...

Plus symbols in email addresses

Despite a plus sign being completely legal in an email address, I still come ...

Proportional results of 2017 UK General Election

First Past The Post has again produced a very unfair proportion of MPs in the...

Inefficient parking

As England wasn't designed for cars, parking is an afterthought. Our houses w...

Improving the battery life of Android phones

I had an Android update recently, and it caused my battery to deplete faster....

Downloading Scala

I wanted to have a play with Scala, so I installed the version that comes wit...

Linux and the Kenwood TS 590SG

I was wondering how the Kenwood TS 590SG plays with Linux. Unlike older radio...

Offsite backup with iSCSI

If you have a remote server (such as a VM, Amazon instance, etc) with a bit o...

Let's Encrypt

One of the main problems with SSL adoption is the cost of SSL certificates. L...