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Upgrading software = Good

If you work at a medium size firm in the IT department you’ve probably had an upgrade project which has ended up continually getting kicked to the bottom of the list. It’s a frustrating...

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Blair is back

Blair’s back, but why? In a speech today Blair put out his case for why the UK should change it’s mind and decide to stay in the EU. I’m not entirely sure I can...

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Spending and Revenue – UK

Government debt and public borrowing It really should be an easy thing to understand public debt and public borrowing, but I have to admit that I’ve never really got my head around the difference...

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PR The German Way

In my last post I talked about PR within the UK and how the Houses of Parliament would change if we moved to a pure PR system. To briefly recap this is the way...

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Proportional Representation

I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to mathematics (you might have noticed if you’ve been here before), but today I wanted to look an an interesting and overlooked aspect of the...

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Why bombing Syria is the right thing to do

I didn’t support the war in Iraq for a number of reasons. First and foremost amongst them was the manipulation of the media around the WMD argument. There could never have been WMDs in...

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Origami Magic Ball templates

In my earlier article I introduced the Origami Magic Ball, how to fold it, and a pattern generator for generating images that can be printed out and folded. I thought it might be useful...

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Origami Magic Ball

Today I’m writing about Origami. I only started messing about with it recently after I decided to learn how to fold geometric shapes. For Christmas I got a book of modular Origami, and somewhere...

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V&A Museum

A quick gallery of photos I took at the V&A a few weeks ago. Fascinating place with lots of subjects to zoom in and try to capture. This will help explain why I got...