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Maris Otter Pale Ale

An Improvised Pale Ale. We have a lot of Maris Otter malt left so we decided to make a pale ale with it. The recipe  is really basic: 7Kg of Maris Otter Pale Ale 72g of Fuggles 102g of Whitbread Golding … Continue reading

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32c3

I went to the CCC (32C3) gain this year. As always it was great, a really interesting mixture of people geeking out with LEDs and activists trying to save the world. I always leave with mixed feelings. Glad that there … Continue reading

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Liquid Cooling

So my main home desktop machine needed some TLC. Firstly, it was caught in a power surge before I got a UPS system and that damaged the power supply. The result would be that it would instantly restart after shutdown. … Continue reading

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SSH Alive 2

Perhaps this is an even better way of keeping things alive. Use the following options either on the command line or in your /etc/ssh/ssh_config file (thats the path for Opensuse). Host * ServerAliveInterval 15 ServerAliveCountMax 4 I think this method … Continue reading

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BT Infinity

I moved house to somewhere that has BT infinity. That sounds a bit like I didn’t it deliberately, I didn’t. Although, it was a contributing factor. It was finally installed today. Seems pretty good. I don’t know if its true … Continue reading

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Journey

I’m one of those people who’s mind drifts off to thinking about things almost on its own (Maybe all people are like this, I have only been inside my own head after all). I’m either thinking about the task in … Continue reading

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Silverlight 5 nightmare…

I subscribe to LoveFilm and I have to say was pretty disappointed when they switched from Flash to Silverlight. Mainly because I can no longer stream movies with Linux, but also because I have had problems with Silverlight before. I wasn’t surprised … Continue reading

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Data collection is still going…

I am still collecting lots of data. Nearly all day every trading day programs download market data at 5min intervals (for the FTSE100/250/TechMark, the S&P500 and the NASDAQ). At least I am covering a really interesting period of financial history. … Continue reading

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