Tag: Environment

Win8 Experience Index (also Win7)

Windows Experience Index – in 8.1 – Where is it?

Introduction Recently Microsoft announced  a bit of a climb down over its release of Windows 8.1 to MSDN developers (like me).  Their previous stand was for developers to get 8.1 at the same time as commercial release. So I’ve had a look, installing it into a VirtualBox environment… The focus of this article is on…
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September 25, 2013 2

Use Loads of Water – Ignore Hosepipe Ban

Pre-Emptive rationing Behaviour In the spirit of the recent government diktat from dorky Francis Maude  for all motorists to get into their cars, then queue for hours to buy up all available petrol, I’ve decided to jump the gun on the water shortage! I’ve now run round the house turning all the taps on and…
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April 5, 2012 0

Disappearing Bees? Re-appearing Karma

Neonicotinoid pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder   The Register reports on what seems to be a pretty good study from some guys at Stirling and Lancaster Universities in the UK.  The “boffin-years” worked (as The Register puts it) by them and another French team now have very good proof that it’s a group of pesticides,…
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March 30, 2012 4

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