Monthly Archives: November 2006

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Ancient Moon ‘computer’ revisited

A 2000 year old computer looks interesting BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Ancient Moon ‘computer’ revisited I must keep a lookout for the radio program on Dec 12th

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MacBook or MacBook Pro?

Decisions, decisions! Should I buy a smaller, cheaper MacBook or a 15″ MacBook Pro with its larger screen? (I don’t like 17″ laptops, they’re just too big) Since I’ve written down the question, the answer is obvious — it depends on what I want to use it for! (unsurprisingly this is echoed by others). Space […]

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Nokia Software Updater

Just found out about the Nokia Software Updater, it’s available for upgrading several phone models. I haven’t tried it yet, I’ll hopefully get it installed and my 6680 upgraded over the weekend. (Although my connection problems seem to have gone away since I selected the network manually) Update: It appears that my phone already has […]

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Installing Ruby on Ubuntu

These are my experiences of installing Ruby on Ubuntu. I didn’t install the Ubuntu package but went with the source on the Ruby On Rails website. Everything worked fine out of the box, just downloaded the files and followed their instructions (basically the following, in this order.) Download ruby-1.8.4.tar.gz and rubygems-0.9.0.tgz from the links on […]

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