Today is pancake day and it got me thinking about the fact that I remember the day falling on my birthday (March 7th) just once in my lifetime. How long will I have to wait until it next falls on my birthday?
Sometimes I accidentally add lots of jobs to our SGE queue and want a quick way to delete them.
There was some discussion in my office today about the correlation between car insurance prices and where you live. The idea being that the prices are correlated with population density.
In 2012 I wrote how to install G77 on Ubuntu >=9.04. However that approach no longer works (yet that particular blog posts gets lots of hits because of a link from stackoverflow). So here are some updated instructions which work for Ubuntu >= 14.04.
I use an Edimax AC600 series USB wireless device for my raspberry pi on Raspbian. Here is the easy way to install the driver for it.
Desert Island Discs celebrates its 75th birthday today, and today’s guest is David Beckham. Beckham will pick 8 song choices to take away with him on a desert island. What I wondered was, will all of his song choices have been picked by guests previously? With over 3,000 episodes there are going to be a lot […]
Recently another WordPress site that I manage has had a lot of malware issues.
Anyone who knows me / has been lucky (!) enough to have been on a maths or physics course taught by me will know how I like to moan about the mathematics of the new pound coin…
I’ll get straight to the point, on average the first Premier League manager is sacked after 77 days.
About a year ago I wrote a post examining the data when Rooney become England’s highest ever goal scorer. Now he has become the most capped outfield player I thought I should update the stats.