Nearly all of the work I have done in the last few years has been either ghost-writing or confidential documentation, only available to customers under NDA. As a result, I don’t have many examples of recent work.
This blog is here mainly as a place to put a few articles I have written to fill that gap.
A while ago, I found myself with more work than usual, for several different clients. There were about a dozen projects to finish in a few weeks and I was beginning to lose track of where I was with all of them. I looked around at various tools that would help keep on top of all this. Most were too complex for my needs, and very few were free (or nearly free). In the end, I found one I am really happy with.
Continue reading “Airtable for project planning”
Solid-state drives (SSDs) based on flash memory are increasingly replacing hard disk drives (HDDs) for mass storage in many applications. A quick check of an online retailer showed that about half the laptops and desktop computers used SSDs.
Continue reading “Solid state drives: is my data safe?”
One of my recent projects was an article on the display technologies used in mobile phones, laptops, TVs, etc. As is often the case, I learnt a lot from researching the piece. Which was useful as I was thinking it is about time to buy a new TV.
Continue reading “When is an LED not an LED?”
[A blog post originally published on the SOMNIUM website]
Continue reading “SOMNIUM DRT Object Analyser”
Driving back from Italy the other day, we stopped for coffee at an aire in France. I spotted this BSOD on one of the vending machines.
Continue reading “Coffee machine crash”