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Computing – the fourth science

This was a facebook post, but I’d like to expand on it here:

I’ve just checked our school leavers’ destinations for last year. We had 16 going into medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, pharmacology or veterinary science.

We had ten going into software engineering, computer science, AI, robotics or related subjects where Computing would be an essential […]

Today’s mojo post

Bangladesh (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Looks like I’m managing a post every two days rather than daily, but hey it’s regular.

I wasn’t really sure what to post today, then my mind harked back to a talk I was having with Lindsay last night. Lindsay is Sean’s flatmate (Sean’s one of the talented writers churning […]

Dear sexist Tesco

This Tesco is blue, so it’s a boy’s Tesco (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There was an article kicking around on facebook a few weeks ago about Tesco’s insistence that chemistry, electronics, physics and other science-y toys were “boys’ toys”. Because, obviously, girls aren’t interested in science and are also rubbish at it.

Well, actually, this […]

Arnold Clark – lying, two-faced bastards

Lying bastards AVOID.

NEVER EVER EVER consider buying a car from these dodgy shysters.

To date Arnold Clark have:

Failed to return a car stereo in a vehicle I part-ex’d with them despite promising to do so. Sales staff simply stopped returning my calls after I purchased my new car. Taken 3+ months to […]

“The Western World” <> “The USA”

Sorry, but I had to. I was reading a simple review of a computer temperature-monitoring program on VikiTech when  I read the following words:

“While the western world uses Fahrenheit as its temperature of choice…”

*face palm*

*seeing red*

*attempts not to paint all Americans with the same brush*

My response to them:

“While […]