Category: Computing

2013 – A good year

I thought I’d finish off the year with a bit of reflection, overall it’s been a pretty good year in both camps of my life – the geek/tech and the family side. Obvious highs of the year include: Birth of my second child, Alfie. OggCamp 13 LinuxCon Europe Barcamp Blackpool RossLUGs 3rd year – some fantastic meetings this year. It… Read more →

Raspberry Jamboree Event

This coming Saturday, 9th March, I’ll be helping out as crew member at what could be the most exciting Raspbery Pi event since its launch. CPC are sponsoring the jamboree, with talks from plenty of familiar, and some not so, faces at the exhibition centre in Manchester. Much looking forward to it. Full writeup will follow after the event, I… Read more →

Adventures with Microsoft Lync

Yes I know I’m an open source evangelist, and it’s against the grain for me to do, let alone write, anything with Microsoft products. Well that’s not strictly true, I always try as many technology products as possible – usually to just have a look but this time, Lync is a product I’m quite excited about. I’m not 100% setup… Read more →