Misc

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On Uber in London

(Note: This mostly comes from something I wrote on Facebook. So I thought I may as well broaden it out and publish it here.) TFL has...

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Today We Are 15!

Happy Birthday me! This blog is 15 today. This is probably only of academic interest to most people, but who says blogs don’t have...

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Phones in Cars

From today, increased penalties are applicable in the UK for people who use their phones in the car. Infringers will get 6 points on their...

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Misleading Infographics

I find few things more annoying than thoroughly misleading infographics. At the weekend, I was flicking through the latest copy of The New...

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“A portion of the proceeds”

This may seem unfair with respect to charitable giving, but I wonder if there are any more mealy-mouthed phrases than, “A portion of...

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Tube Strike Day

An all-out London tube strike seems to be quite a rare thing these days. While individual lines can be affected, or a percentage of...

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Editorial Note

Looking at my WordPress dashboard, I see that I have over 100 posts in draft form – saved, but unpublished. This is clearly...

Films, Misc

Future Shock: The Story of 2000AD

The comic, 2000AD, was launched in 1977 when I was 7 years old. While I read a fair few comics when I was young, I can’t say that I...

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Image Posting – A Bit More Optimised

Yesterday I mentioned that I was struggling with embedding properly responsive images that will go lovely and large if you have a nice big...

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Rail Fares: Who’d Benefit From Cutting Them?

Today, most of the country went back to work, or at least began to return judging by the generally quiet commute I had today. But a new...