Archive for February, 2007

The Frames live at the Lowry, Salford Quays

Monday, February 26th, 2007

Saw the above last night. I’ve been trying to see The Frames live for a long time, and the Quays Theatre was an excellent venue for them. Playing some new tracks from The Cost, along with a large number of older favourites, the crowd was responsive but not as rowdy as they could have been. […]

Windows for Warships…

Monday, February 26th, 2007

I don’t usually link to such things, but despite being posted on The Register, there’s a very well thought out essay about the UK Navy’s decision, via it’s BAE Systems/ Insyte contractor, to implement command and control systems running Windows 2000 on it’s Type 45 Destroyers, and eventually potentially retrofit it to attack submarines including […]

Someone tell me…

Monday, February 5th, 2007

What the hell is the ‘Alt Gr’ key for? I can honestly say i’ve never used it, never even hit it unless i’m hoping it’ll magically turn into an ‘Alt’ key and do something useful. *sigh*