A hard tablet to swallow

April 16, 2012

Recently, I’ve been experimenting with tablets. No, not the sort that make you dance for hours or think you’re reeeeeaaalllly interesting. The sort that glow enticingly and give you something to swipe at on train journeys. That’s right, this is going to be a fairly geeky post. I want a device onto which I can […]

Expressing a Pinterest

March 12, 2012

“You have to be on Pinterest!” said Amy, over a roast potato. “I’ll send you an invite.” I nodded sagely and pretended I knew what she was talking about. You see, Amy is social. Not just in the truest, most human sense of the word but in the geeky, web-2.0y, search engine oiling sense of […]

The Return of the Ubuntu Podcast

February 27, 2012

I’m really rather excited. Tomorrow evening we’ll be dusting off our microphones and mixers, firing up our laptops and diving head first into the new season of the Ubuntu Podcast. We’ll be streaming the show live on-line so you can listen and even participate through the IRC channel. Visit the live page on the website […]

Ubuntu Podcast, Season 5

February 4, 2012

We’re going out for the Planning Curry for season five of the Ubuntu Podcast¬†this week.¬†Over the years, it has become a tradition for all the presenters to go out for a curry before the start of the season. It’s a time to catch up in person, as we haven’t seen much of each other since […]

The most wonderful time of the year

December 24, 2011

I’m a big fan of Christmas. Not just because I take two weeks off work! I love preparing for the Christmas episode of the podcast (the version of A Christmas Carol in this year’s is getting rave reviews!), spending time at home as well as travelling through the dark to visit friends and family. This […]