Author Archives: Mark

Is this how Richard III sounded?

Hot on the heels of digging up the last Plantagenet King of England, researchers are now speculating on what he sounded like.  From the writings and miss-spellings from a couple of his letters, they suggest “he may have talked with … Continue reading

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Hot pixel fix in Ubuntu

When I take photos indoors I tend to switch the flash off on my Nikon D40 because it’s just too harsh.  Instead, I bump up the ISO and practice my steady hand without flash. I was looking through the resulting … Continue reading

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Standing Desk

It’s been a bit over a year since I started experimenting on and off with a standing desk.  For most of the year I’ve been been balancing my keyboard and mouse on things.  The latest incarnation made use of some … Continue reading

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