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Treasury shares

As part of my work with Vestd I end up learning about a variety of business topics, a recent one I have had to improve my knowledge of is treasury shares. So below, mainly for my future benefit, is a...

An internet connected home with no internet

The other day my ISP (Plusnet) suffered a nationwide outage that took my internet connection down for about an hour, after realising there was nothing I could do to fix it I sat down with a book which...

Politics

I grew up in a Labour voting household and I'd imagine like most I picked up the politics of my parents, they voted Labour so I went on to vote Labour. Although unlike my parents I decided to join the...

Google Glass - so much potential but still so very far away

A few weeks ago Google officially launched Glass in the UK and to coincide with this they held a 2 day event for people to come and try out Glass. The event was held in Camden in London in a lovely ar...

Making money, easy as pi

Last week I set up a bitcoin mining rig based on the raspberry pi, for a number of months I have been using a small USB block eruptor plugged into the laptop I am using for my 3d printer. This has bee...

Crunch Accounting

First off, if you have looked at my portfolio you will see I have done some work for Crunch so I may be a little biased but I am also a customer so I do believe my comments are fair. As you probably...

The cost of a sign

How much would you spend on a sign or a series of signs covering a university campus? A couple of thousand? How about £700,000? [caption id="attachment_366" align="alignright" width="200" caption="La...

Things to do before I die

Over the past couple of weeks I have come across a number of lists people have made identifying a number of targets people have set for there life, I quite like this idea so I have decided to create o...

First Entry

I have decided to start a blog, I tried one years ago but I never kept it updated and on the whole it seemed rather pointless. I have decided that this time it will simply be a place for me to express...