Global Warming: Whats the big deal?

I was reading an article recently about how global warming will cause more volcano’s in the future because of certain effects on the density of the sea “squeezing” the magma to the surface. This is explained using the example of Mount Pavlof in Alaska, which is under these conditions and its eruptions seem to be biased towards…

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Spreadsheets for Beginners

I have been playing about with papercraft for a while now, and I have finally managed to put together a resource that can be used in a classroom. I taught this lesson to students in year 7, and the intention is to let any student that is away observe the video next lesson so that…

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Making people famous

If you do not know of the podcast “twit” (this week in tech) then I suggest you firstly check it out, especially this weeks episode called “lisa hates tech”. Something quite revolutionary happened. During the show the hosts got talking about making someone famous from their fame, they searched Twitter to find a girl who…

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Microsoft Courier

With the launch of a large amount of tablets imminent, there seems to be little gap for many new comers, as the markets between ereaders and netbooks become blurred. However Microsofts latest creation seems to be very much on the ball, which is a nice change from them. The Courier tablet seems to be a well thoughtout product…

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App Stores A’plenty

I am wondering about these app stores that are springing up all over the place following the success of Apples. I have seen them come from Sony and nokia and I suppose many more companies. What I don’t understand is why these companies are wasting money on developing these products when they will obviously be…

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Ipod touch

I have just bought an iPod touch and I must admit that it is very good. I am writing this on the machine right now and it is very quick. For those who know me they will know that I am against buying apple as a rule, however after an exhurstive search for a decent…

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Windows 7

I have been using windows 7 for almost a week now and i feel it is time to write up my findings. What can i say about it! its a big step up from Vista, which, lets face it, was just a prettier version of XP. This looks and feels so much better. The system…

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Sony X-Series

Sony are about to launch their latest Walkman, labelled the X-series which is being put up against Apples iPod Touch. This is going to be a series piece of kit, boasting a touch screen OLED display which is going to look and feel superb, Wi-Fi connectivity and noise cancellation built in. It comes in 2…

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