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The iPod Touch

Last week I received an iPod touch, this is going to form part of my latest project so the University paid for it and I get to use it for a couple of months before the project goes live. I have never...

KISS Media Player + Smoke = Problem

On Friday I was watching a DVD and all of a sudden the image froze and the player became unresponsive, I tried restarting the player but the system got stuck on the boot up process, it was at this poi...

Canon EOS 5D MkII

[caption id="attachment_86" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Canon EOS 5D MkII"]    [/caption]   Canon recently announced the upcoming release of there new digital SLR, the 5D Mark 2. This soun...

Things to do

I have come up with another thing for my list of things to do before I die; work for the British Antarctic Survey. The British Antarctic Survey or BAS is something I came across a few years ago, I am...

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...

Photosynth - 3rd time lucky

I have tried a couple of photosynths inside today and I have got some better results. I photographed the lab I am working along with all of its mess, I took panoramas of the room in the centre and fro...

Photosynth - Attempt 1

  Yesterday I went to a National Trust property called Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, this is an amazing enclosed garden with hundreds of different type of plants where I was able to get a number of dec...

Data Security

Yesterday there was yet another story in the news about the loss of sensitive data, this time records on all the prisoners in England and Wales as well as details on others with convictions were lost...

Photosynth is finally here

A wile ago I came across Microsoft's Photosynth, at the time I thought it was particularly strange; sometime after I came across it again and finally realized how amazing it was, since then I have bee...

Tripods

Today I finally bought a decent tripod, when I say decent I mean a lot better than my previous one but sill a long way off the high end ones. For years I have been using cheap little £30 tripods, it...