• First Experiences with an ARM Chromebook

    I  recently bought a Samsung Chromebook (Wi-Fi, 11.6-Inch). I am fascinated by living tied to the web, indeed my honours computer science thesis deals with this in relation to mobile applications (and hybrid half-app/ half-website). Spurred on by the excellent reviews this Chromebook has gotten (“It’s $1,000 worth of design made with $100 worth of materials” - The Verge and “You simply won’t find a netbook this nice for that little money.” - Engadget).

  • Chrome vs. Internet Explorer Audience

    Lately both Google and Microsoft have been advertising their respective browsers on British Television (received in Ireland by the vast majority of the population). It’s interesting the different approach each company is taking.

  • Grab the Popcorn!

    Fresh from the “interesting but pointless facts” desk comes this little kernel (I apologise!) of truth:

  • Tonsillectomy

    I’ve recently undergone a tonsillectomy - the process of removing the lymph node tissue hanging idly at the back of your throat. I know I write mainly technology articles, but I thought a departure was warranted from the usual faire.

  • The Linux Desktop has a place

    I’ve seen an article by Miguel de Icaza, a great developer oft criticised for his love of Microsoft technologies on Linux. His latest piece is about his love for Mac OS X as a desktop and how he used to feel guilty about it (given his very impressive open source credentials).

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