It's ludicrous, the number of things in my living room that are currently plugged in.
My hearing has been shot for many a decade now. For the most part I get by without a hearing aid but I recently purchased a Hearing Direct HD500 hearing aid. This is my review of that product.
It's a tricky one to explain is Schrödinger's cat. Just consider this a very rough idea about what's going on with said cat in a box. As much as anything it's an example of how the underlying quantum reality that everything is made of differs from the world as we see it.
This may be controversial but people pussyfoot around things to present some image a lot of the time. Oh this is how I want to be seen, etc. This is just my straight thoughts. Take it or leave it.
Long live the clam-shell phone.
After upgrading one of the sites I manage to Wordpress 5.3, I encountered our old friend the Critical Error. It has been a while since I've seen that one and I thought I'd jot down some notes about how to debug that error and get your site working again.
Yes, writing about cosmology is far more entertaining that Strictly on a Saturday evening but, then again, so is sticking your head in a bag of wasps. It's our old friend the black hole again.
For a long while scientists have thought the universe is flat but a recent paper suggests it's highly likely it is in fact curved.
Timezones are awkward things, so why not make it so 8AM here is also 8AM in China? This is perhaps not as silly as it sounds and some people are pushing for it to happen.
Zuckerberg doesn't fare well in front of Congress's House Financial Services Committee. He's held to account for his many sins alongside his plans for Libra.
What's the difference between speed and velocity? Why is acceleration often misinterpreted?
I have just finished binge-watching seasons 1-3 of Stranger Things on Netflix and here I present my review. I've avoided spoilers, so there's no worry that I'm revealing anything here.
I went back to my old stomping ground in the weekend and attended the Chepstow Real Ale and Cider Festival. This is my brief review of the occasion.
Socrates, Plato and Aristotle are the three giants of Greek philosophy and they influenced virtually all of Western philosophy. This article looks at the lives and philosophies of these men.
Adding a new Tenda Nova MW-6 unit should be far easier than it is. It takes perseverance and I've noted down a few tips to help you out.
Apple's Reminders app is much improved under macOS Catalina, iPadOS 13 and iOS 13. It’s now a ‘proper’ GTD app with much added functionality as compared to previous versions. It’s still not perfect, though.
I watched In The Tall Grass on the weekend and this is my review of that film. I thought I’d better write one quickly because it’s the sort of movie I could easily forget, and therein lies a big clue about what I thought of the film.
Apple's puzzling and disruptive release schedule for iOS/iPadOS 13 and macOS Catalina. Why weren't Apple's new operating systems released at the same time?
Physics often uses 5 sigma as the level of certainty required to class something as a discovery, but what is 5 sigma and what does it mean?
My completely subjective review of Apple's iPhone 11. I hate phones so it takes a lot to win me over to them. I explain how the iPhone 11 did so and then I tell you what I think about it.
I recently took delivery of an iPhone 11 and here's how I went about transferring over from my iPhone6. I also include some tips to get you started, such as what you do now there's no Home button.
If there is other intelligent life, why hasn't it visited us? This is a question scientists sometimes ask. The thing is, I think we make far too many assumptions when trying to answer it.