Category Archives: rants

Advanced Driving Techniques

I had to take a drive down to the main sorting office earlier on, to collect a parcel. It had a customs charge of £3.68 – fair enough – and a £4.00 “Royal Mail Administration Fee” on top. <rant> HOW … Continue reading

Posted in rants | Tagged | Comments Off on Advanced Driving Techniques

Gender Is Irrelevent

I’m a regular reader of Roger Kondrat‘s blog, Technological Winter. Today, he posted about a recent conference called BlogHer ’06, organised by the BlogHer community – their website’s byeline is apprently “Where the women bloggers are”. I was very interested … Continue reading

Posted in rants | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Not So Plug-And-Play

I’ve taken photos at a couple of events with my new Motorola L6, which I thought would be great to put on the blog. Once was at the recent Geeks Dinner the second was at the WSG London meeting. But … Continue reading

Posted in rants, technology | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Not So Plug-And-Play

Man Versus Machine

I hope I didn’t come across as arrogant in yesterday’s post about how much difference a good piece of equipment can make. That wasn’t my intention. But further reflection set me thinking that, in these days where consumers expect instant … Continue reading

Posted in rants | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thick Squared

Following on from my post on RugbyMad about how thick can you get (travel agents’ feedback from customers), I see The Register is running a poll for readers to decide who handled the most stupid help-desk call. There are some … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, geek dinners, rants | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment