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The Demolition of Common Lane

The Demolition of Common Lane

The final days for Freight Rover In the very early days of personal computers I had the fantastic experience to be in charge of PCs and mini-computers in Freight Rover. Since then it became LDV and sadly the company closed down in the last few years. Today I had the...
This computer won’t start

This computer won’t start

The unexpected cure   I was in a primary school today to be told – “This class computer won’t start, must be the power supply or the power button”. The cure was even simpler. Any ideas? The problem was something called ‘residual charge’ – in this case probably...
Do you remember when the road ahead?

Do you remember when the road ahead?

Was straight, obvious and you knew where you were going? A few months ago I  saw a fabulous post by Doug Woods. One to get the thinking matter – thinking. Doug picked up a lot of the areas I’ve been thinking about, discussing with staff and discussing with head...
All’s Fair ..

All’s Fair ..

  Social Media and Levelling Since reading Chris Brogan’s excellent book ‘Trust Agents’ we have completely changed the way we work and connect with head teachers, IT coordinators and technical specialists. Twitter has been an eye-opener for me, and I ‘join the...
Printer Ink Rip Off

Printer Ink Rip Off

Is it really such a new problem? Post Updated 21/11/2011 The ‘Trojan Horse’ of give away printers to sell ink has re-surfaced recently. The Kindle Fire costs more to make than it is selling for. Now Amazon are no mugs – the explanation is in this...