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World Cup 2018 Quarter Final Update

My model now gives Brazil odds of >1/3 that they will win the World Cup.

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World Cup 2018 Round of 16 Update

With the end of the group stage of the World Cup we’ve lost half of the teams and it’s time to update our predictions.

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Enabling TeamViewer on TalkTalk routers

By default the TalkTalk router blocks access to the TeamViewer website/app. Fortunately it is easy to stop it.

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World Cup 2018 Group Stage Round 2 Update

Quick update on the World Cup model following the 2nd round of group fixtures.

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Installing TIE-GCM on Ubuntu using gfortran

This is a very specific post, most people will want to skip over it entirely. It is about how to install the ionosphere/thermosphere model TIE-GCM on Ubuntu computers using gfortran.

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World Cup 2018 Predictions Update

Following the end of the first round of the World Cup group stage let’s see how the model is doing and how the predictions have changed.

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World Cup 2018 Predictions

The World Cup is almost upon us and so it’s time to make some predictions…

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Number of Days Between Easter’s

My three year old asked me a pretty interesting question this morning, “how many sleeps is it until next Easter?”

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Was there room on the door for two?

Could Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) from the motion picture ‘Titanic’ both have survived by both floating on the door? (Clearly there are a load of spoilers in this article – but the film did … Continue reading

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Unblock IP address from connecting via SSH

I manage a small cluster at work and occasionally students get their IP address banned by entering the wrong password when logging into the cluster. I don’t fix the problem often enough to remember how to do it, so I … Continue reading

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