Category Archives: Things seen and/or heard

Update of local “arts” spaces & places!

Welcome to the North East and Newcastle in particular – lots happens here and if you like music, theatre, the visual arts etc you might just find this list helpful. Download, investigate and enjoy! Local14b Best wishes, Mic Advertisements

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Random but interesting, Things seen and/or heard

A critical and timely muse!

1.5.4 ECDIS [Electronic Chart Display and Information System] training All of Ovit’s deck officers had attended […] Attendees at the […] training courses were a mix of senior and junior officers with varying degrees of experience at sea and with … Continue reading

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Miscellaneous, Problematic, Serendipity, Things seen and/or heard, Whoops

Warnings about ways to scammed, lose money and how ships might be diverted!

Warnings about ways to scammed, lose money and an indication how ships might, remotely be diverted! A couple of recent articles concerning how bad people might seek to get money from you or scam you into helping them convert “bad … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Ethics and related, Miscellaneous, Problematic, Random but interesting, Serendipity, Technology (& Science), Things seen and/or heard

Protected: Egg Event – Tynemouth Longsands September 2013

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Posted in 1st Year, Miscellaneous, Random but interesting, Serendipity, Smilers, Uncategorized

RIAB Report in the Metro failure (8/1/13)

You might recall the disruption on the Metro last January 8th when they had a fire. The Rail Accident Investigation Board has recently published its report which may be downloaded from: http://www.raib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/130925_R182013_South_Gosforth.pdf The engineering minded might be interested in the … Continue reading

Posted in Ergonomics & HF, Miscellaneous, Problematic, Random but interesting, Serendipity

“Mouse man” Douglas Engelbart dies

If, like me, you, woke to hear that “mouse man” Doug [las] Engelbart had died on the 2nd July 2013 then you will probably have been reflecting on how far this technology has progress since it was first carved out … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Random but interesting, Serendipity, Technology (& Science), Upon This Day

Cube stats – 2

Why back on the 16th January 2011 I posted on the “cube stat concept. Today I have come across Planet Labs a San Francisco business intending to launch 28 before the end of the year. The intention is building a … Continue reading

Posted in Design News, Random but interesting, Technology (& Science)