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Touching the past

I’ve just returned home after an evening at St John’s College where we had a small supper following my talk at the Computer Lab this afternoon – it will be online soon, by the way.  It was a delightful event, … Continue reading

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The 10 Cultures Problem

It’s fifty years since CP Snow gave his famous lecture on The Two Cultures at the Senate House in Cambridge. Tomorrow I make my contribution to the University’s 800th anniversary celebration with a lecture on ‘The 10 Cultures Problem’ at … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on %date%: Bit.ly: Please Use This TinyURL of the Future – ReadWriteWeb – If it delivers what it promises this will be vey good indeed Machinima at the Cambridge Film Festival – Matt Kelland … Continue reading

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Computer, heal thyself

[This is also on the WattWatt site, an online community for anyone concerned with energy efficiency] Like every other product of the advanced manufacturing capabilities of a long-industrialised society the computers that surround us – and, for the pacemaker wearers … Continue reading

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Blazing Saddles: best bike shop in Cambridge

I was distraught when Drakes bike shop on Hills Road closed as I’d been buying cycles there for over twenty years, and I had always found them reliable, reassuring and efficient. Fortunately I’ve found an alternative – Blazing Saddles on … Continue reading

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