When I was at university (Aston, in Birmingham) we had a lab of Sun SPARCstations. Not great by modern standards, but powerful machines at the time. I’m guessing their OS, Solaris, didn’t take well to losing power without being properly shut down, because there were warning notices on the wall telling us all that switching […]
Having a long history of using computers seems to make it easier to slip up in terms of storage sizes. A reasonable size for a hard drive these days is a terabyte. I find it surprisingly easy to slip up and refer to a gigabyte. That’s a thousand times smaller, but still sounds reasonable to […]
Words in the path at St Peter’s Church, in Tiverton. Oh, and Charlie’s feet.
A plaque in the grounds of Exeter Cathedral. Good place for Pokémon GO – lots of stops around the cathedral grounds, and the cathedral itself is a gym.
A quick ‘panorama’ thing from PanoEdit, of the Caratacus Stone at Winsford Hill on Exmoor. According to the information sign from the National Trust: “The Caratacus Stone dates from the fifth or sixth century. It is thought to commemorate a descendent of the British King Caratacus who led a resistance movement against the Romans between […]