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Hiring a professional developer

August 5th, 2014
Just had another business meeting where I listened to the customer talking about the amateur to he hired to work on their office application. Same old story about them taking ages and getting bored after only completing half the site. It reminds me of… more »

What does Omnishambles mean?

January 5th, 2013
The Oxford Dictionaries UK Word of the Year 2012 was awarded to a word popularised in the BBC2 satirical policial comedy In The Thick Of It. It hasn't been accepted into the dictionary yet. They have to wait a few years to see if it will take to the la… more »

New Radio Times navigation bar

June 1st, 2012
The Radio Times has recently updated their web site and while it looks good and has a couple of nice new features there's one thing I really hate about it. If you asked the old version of the site to show what's on telly now, the listings start from… more »

Is tnetennba a real word?

March 23rd, 2012
Language is constantly changing. New words are being created everyday and old words fall from the language through lack of use. A word that has popped up in the last couple of years is tnetennba. It was born on 2 July 2010 during an episode of The IT… more »

Words I can never spell

November 1st, 2011
One of the greatest obstacles facing a dyslexic is how do you look up a word if you can't spell it? Most of the time I can recognise the correct spelling so can pick it out of the list provided by the spell checker. But what if your spell checker can't… more »