The Tuesday Catchup
So yesterday saw the whole country go tits up on the BT interwebs people had to actually talk to other people and read real books. Lets start with a story about the incident then.
BT broadband and phone network suffers outages across the UK
BT’s broadband and phone network went down across much of the UK on Tuesday, with customers reporting failures in areas including London, Birmingham, Coventry, Sheffield and Glasgow…….
20 Totally Awkward (But Hilarious) Valentine’s Day Cards
Whichever situation or stage of a relationship you are in, you’ll able to find a card that brilliantly expresses how you truly feel so you don’t have to say it face-to-face. There’s something for everyone – your bae, almost-lover, single friends, besties, mom or even your ex……
Evanston: finished; technology and Cape Horn two mystical experiences
Although I may still do some minor rewriting and I need to write a preface to the e-edition, I have finished retyping A SINGLE WAVE. Here is the link to the updated PDF…….
10 Things You Need To Know Today (February 2)
Chris Pine is all about meditation for anxiety. When asked if he had any advice for anxious young actors, Chris Pine not only said he “knows anxiety well” but offered up his favorite breathing and meditation techniques…..
Your Worst Computer Building Horror Stories
The excitement of working on a computer can be replaced with devastation in an instant. We asked you for your craziest, most rage-inducing computer “whoopsies,” and you shared some real doozies. From bricking to fires, water cooling to blood stains, here are your worst computer customization horror stories……
The 2016 NFL ‘Bad Lip Reading’ Video Is Here, And It’s Hysterical
With all the fame and fortune on the line at Super Bowl 50, it’s important to take a moment this week to step back and just have a laugh. I can’t see a better way of doing that, while still watching football, than by checking out this parody video of hilarious lip reading from all the action of the 2016 NFL season……
Leicester v Liverpool – As it happened
Well, the Premier League has chugged along into February, and no one has yet worked out how to stop Leicester City. The unfashionable East Midlanders are three points clear at the top of the table, and although we wise sages insist their fairy story must end soon, Leicester just keep doing what they do: defending stoutly, running hard, and playing on the counter-attack……..
Moving the Cloud to the Bottom of the Ocean
When people check their Facebook likes or stream Netflix, the computing activity happens somewhere, usually somewhere far away in a gigantic warehouse stacked with high-powered computers. Those data farms aren’t floating in the sky. They’re sitting on land, sucking up a ton of energy and water for running and cooling the machines……..
The Wednesday Feed…..
The Wednesday feed is a big one tonight… a massive 10 links…. enjoy!
LOST CHARTER CAT: Sunsail Versus Families of the Missing Crew Members
This is getting increasingly intense. The overturned Leopard 44 catamaran that set out from South Africa on a routine delivery and was lost in the Indian Ocean over a year ago, then miraculously reappeared upside down off South Africa just last month, was taken in tow, and then lost again…..
Drone Video: Apple’s New HQ
Apple Campus Drone Footage – 2 February 2016 Update
Jamie Vardy’s double keeps title dream alive for Leicester against Liverpool
It is the story that keeps on giving and to think the Hollywood screenwriter who plans to make a film about Jamie Vardy was in the stands to watch the latest chapter in this remarkable tale unfold……
Zero to Cruising – Panama Canal: Check!
Passing through the Panama Canal is an activity that is on countless boater’s bucket lists. Thanks toJason and Gail on Two Fish, our gracious hosts, we can now check that item off our list……
Bloodhound 800mph land speed record bid delayed until 2017
An attempt to break the world land speed record has been delayed again, with the British-ledBloodhound project put back to 2017. The supersonic car, which has been in development since 2008….
Robot Wars reboot has a new logo, new presenters and no Craig Charles
The BBC’s reboot of Robot Wars was greeted with delirium from fans. But there was one burning question that needed answering: would Craig Charles and Philippa Forrester be presenting the show’s return…..
All London black cabs to take card payments from October
All black cabs in London will be required to take credit cards and contactless payments from October, Transport for London has announced, as the taxi trade seeks to keep up with the technological challenge from Uber, the ride-hailing app……
A Guided Tour of Calypso, WordPress.com’s Desktop App
If you’ve been reading about Calypso, the new system for managing your WordPress site from Automatic, you may be wondering how it works and what’s different from the familiar WordPress admin screens……
Daniel Sturridge in full training but no quick Liverpool return likely
Daniel Sturridge has returned to full training as the Liverpool striker edges closer to a first-team return. On Monday Jürgen Klopp said the England international, who has been sidelined since sustaining a hamstring injury on 6 December at Newcastle, was expected to join the rest of the group for a session at the club’s Melwood training ground……
Every tool I use to run a 7+ figure business
A few weeks ago, I visited some family friends and they just got Sonos (wireless stereo). I was giving them some recommendations how to make sure it works in every room. #superrichpeopleproblems – Then they asked me what other tools I use for my personal life, home and business. Figured it’d be fun to share…..