Monthly Archives: December 2013

This weeks links (2013-12-30)

In brief: * Happy 40th birthday to Dungeons and Dragons (2014-Jan-03) [The Guardian] * Verge@work: developing in the iOS darkroom (2013-Dec-23) [Verge@work] * The Internet Archive Console Living Room [Internet Archive] The Internet Archive Console Living Room harkens back to … Continue reading

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The Sword and Laser – 2014 Book list (Part I)

The Sword and Laser (S&L) is a science fiction and fantasy-themed book club and podcast, started by Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt. The main goal of the club is to build a strong online community of sci-fi / fantasy buffs, … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2013-12-23)

In brief: * The 12 Days of Christmas – On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… a card game completely for free! * Best mini barebones PCs: 5 top options to buid your own media … Continue reading

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Tales from the Trail – “… and so it begins”

This is a story of foolhardiness for a good cause … Darren, Chris, Frances and Gwen have formed a team , “100 Reasons – The Veterans”, to do the Oxfam Trailwalker 100 km walk starting on Friday 1st May. And, … Continue reading

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And that was 2013 …

Testing the new Flickr Web Embeds (that don’t work here on WordPress because the code is an iframe or BBCode). And that was 2013 … by eltham_mob, on Flickr

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Wednesday WIN (2013-Dec-18)

I know it’s old, I know it’s Pfizer, but it’s still pretty good. DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special 2013 Disc No.1 of “An Evening With” is now available for your streaming pleasure on YouTube.

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This weeks links (2013-12-16)

In brief: * Alpine grazing. Don’t like the data? Hide it. (2013-Dec-16) [Mountain Journal] … Yet in their proposal, the government relies only on desk top data searches of federal government information. Given that the government was roundly criticised for … Continue reading

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Cycle safely

Dear Motorist Exchanging places

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Adobe Patches (Dec-2013)

Adobe has released two patches for this month’s Patch Tuesday Bulletin Description Impact / Severity Software APSB13-28 Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player Critical : Remote Code Execution Adobe Flash Player, Adobe AIR APSB13-29 Security update available for Shockwave … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Wednesday (Dec-2013)

This month Microsoft have released eleven (11) security bulletins of which five (5) have a maximum rating of Critical, and six (6) have a maximum rating of Important. This month, we have 11 security bulletins, 5 Critical and 6 Important … Continue reading

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