Thoughts Amid 2020

Well, here we are, midway through 2020 – a year I did not expect to be writing about, but 2020 has turned out to be the year that keeps on giving – but in a bad way. I used to think the Internet was the greatest invention of mankind – that it would erase barriers… Continue reading Thoughts Amid 2020

Computers & Optimism – Then vs Now

Looking back at the optimism I felt about computers and technology when I was young

New Year, Another New Computer

It’s been 7 years since my last new computer, and so I decided it was time to finally bite the bullet and not only upgrade, but build a new computer myself. The last two of my computers were pre-built PCs, bought mainly because in both cases I didn’t have the time to invest in selecting… Continue reading New Year, Another New Computer

The Quest for the Perfect Alarm Clock

How hard is it to find a good alarm clock these days?

Windows 10: FINALLY

Windows 10 - like Windows 8, but more so?

I’d been playing around with the Windows 10 Preview on my virtual machine and I liked what I was seeing, so as soon as the “reserve your copy of Windows 10” thing popped up on my computer I filled in my name so I would be able to upgrade when it was ready. Despite this… Continue reading Windows 10: FINALLY