ARRIVA! ARRIVA! – OR NOT, AS THE CASE MAY BE

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Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Gerry Cowie, Written in Summer 2011 Beware of the buses, launched with such pride! If you get on one, you’ll be taken for a ride! Shout “Arriva! Arriva!” and a bus might come along. But you must watch out lest your journey goes wrong!

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Anniversary 41, Mark & Myriam 05/09/2011

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Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Gerry Cowie Forty one years ago today Two families performed a merge; Sweet music was heard upon that day, For angels cannot sing a dirge! Mark Anthony Cassar Torreggiani Said to Myriam Bellizzi:- “I take thee “To be my wife for ever and ever; “Since you are a teacher you must be so clever!” […]

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RSS – The Glue of Web 2.0

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Reading Time: 1 minuteI like to call RSS the “Glue” of Web 2.0. The origins of RSS take us back in time when both Microsoft and Netscape looked at the web as a static entity that could be catalogued, defined and fixed in “channels” (eg Microsoft’s Channel Definition Format – CDF). Traces of the “channel” terminology can still […]

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RIP Guy Kewney

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Reading Time: 1 minuteUK tech expert and journalist Guy Kewney has passed away. I recall reading his regular column in Personal Computer World magazine for a long time. My condolences to his family and friends.

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