Monthly Archives: June 2012

BITCOIN I – An Overview

Bitcoin is an exciting new currency that many tech-savvy people and other early adopters are investing in as the future of monetary exchange. Granted there are dozens of places on the web that you can find that will explain to you the rudimentary basics of bitcoin but I will attempt to show you a little bit […]

DESKTOP I – Birth of a Machine

A couple of months ago when I purchased my Canon 500D I found that my 5 year old Dell Inspiron 1501 could not handle processing and moving .RAW files. I decided to spend some time and money building a custom Desktop for myself to last me for the next while. I wanted it to be […]

SUNDAY SHORTS III

This weeks menagerie of miscellanea, seen and digested by me, to be regurgitated here to stimulate your mind. If you have any suggestions for the Sunday shorts please send them to “thescientificmoustache [at] gmail [dot] com”. [Fig.1] Marmalade Studios show off some slow motion recording that looks to good to be real. [Fig.6] Monica Cook has a […]

PHOTOGRAPHY II – A wet day with the camera.

Principles are all very well and good learning and I happen to be very useful at that method of learning, I can grasp a subject and understand its fundamentals very quickly. However all of that is worthless without getting out there and practicing. It must be noted that I am not very good, here to […]

RASPBERRY PI I – London Raspberry Jam

Revisions/corrections in Bold. Yesterday evening I had the pleasure of attending the first ever London Raspberry Jam. The networking event is designed to allow those with Raspberry Pi computers to interact with those who do not. It was attended by enthusiasts, hobbyists, lecturers, teachers, developers, parents with their children and other interested parties in the […]

SUNDAY SHORTS II

This weeks menagerie of miscellanea, seen and digested by me, to be regurgitated here to stimulate your mind. If you have any suggestions for the Sunday shorts please send them to “thescientificmoustache [at] gmail [dot] com”.                

MEDIA BUZZWORDS I – War on Terror

In the news we often see certain phrases used vehemently to describe a particular circumstance, phenomena or action. These words saturate our brains until they often lose any meaning. I think this may in part be deliberate to encourage audiences to challenge these ideas less and just accept them at face value. In fact, I […]