Football in the Future

Something about the games played last Saturday led me to believe that in the future there will be no referees, there will only be big monitors, loud speakers, and microphones, placed on the top of a stadium. A knowledgeable team of experts will judge the action live, until these are replaced by automatic systems. Of […]

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A universal programming language?

A random thought popped into my head not so long ago: What if we had a universal language that integrated all the common programming language syntaxes, integrating the binaries, engines and function calls for each of them, allowing anything to be written in any language in each file? .NET made huge progress allowing a single […]

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Bi-Weekly Highlights (27/06/2010)

Had a couple of heavy weeks so I didn’t have chance to upload the highlights last week, so here are a few pictures for the past two weeks, starting with the Mela festival in Glasgow on the 19th of June. The following week I was buried in work, didn’t have time to go out taking photos, however, […]

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Weekly Highlights (13/06/2010)

It was raining quite a lot at the start of the week. Fortunately it cleared by the weekend and I took a trip to the north of England. This is a photo from about Tuesday while waiting for the bus to go to work: On Friday I went to Carlisle for a few hours, and […]

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What happened to REAL MUSIC? ♪

Music, and essentially lyrics, seem to have degraded heavily in the last decade or so to become a perfect point of comparison with the prole’s habitual activities  in Orwell’s 1984. On one side we have artists who are incapable of writing lyrics about anything that happens outside their mainstream lives, and on the other side […]

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Weekly Highlights (06/06/2010)

Went to Belgium and France on Saturday/Sunday last weekend. Was a great trip. Started off in Gent, Belgium, then went to Bergues, France, and finally to Dunkerque, France to the beach and for an interesting tour. This is the Blaarmeersen in Gent, an artificial beach at a lake just south-west of the city centre: This […]

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