35 years ago, two 747s collided at Los Rodeos Airport killing 583 people, making it the deadliest accident in aviation. On March 27th, 1977, a Pan American 747-100, “Clipper Victor” with registration N736PA, left John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York bound for Gran Canaria Airport at Las Palmas on the Canary Islands. Continue Reading
We’ve all had them; horrific experiences with companies who, through a series of totally incompetent actions, have impacted your life negatively. Here are my Top 5 Worst Companies. 5. Stratstone Stratstone was founded in 1921 by two blokes, Ernest Instone and (possibly the coolest first name ever) Undecimus Stratton, Continue Reading
Just after Christmas I decided to take up running. I’m not very good at it, but I have learned some important lessons that I wanted to share in case anybody else out there was thinking of taking up this noble sport. Two Shoes! It sounds obvious that you need decent Continue Reading
After eBuyer’s epic customer experience win shortly after Christmas I recently had reason to buy another graphics card from them. Surely they couldn’t repeat such a fantastic display of customer service again, could they? Well, yes actually, they can. I ordered the card at midnight on Saturday night after a Continue Reading
After fucking up their core search business in favour of ghost-town Facebook clone, Robert Scoble+, innovationally stunted advertising megacorp, Google, have decided to have a crack at destroying part of their other global success: Android. If it aint broke, don’t fix it, Mountain View.
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1. Stop Stealing My Focus!!! I can’t stress this enough. The single greatest threat to the economic recovery, continuation of the species and integrity of my sanity is the way Windows is completely dense about giving applications focus. I simply can’t count the number of times I’ve been typing away Continue Reading