Monday, 30 March 2015

Wonder of Stuff Episode 18

Ever wondered what happens when you're in space for along time? Whether Bees can get a buzz from Caffeine?  Or if making "artificial leaves" will solve the world's energy problems?

Tuesday, 24 March 2015


We all have it in our bodies and we can donate it or receive it in a transfusion, but what do we really know about Blood and can we make it artificially?  Jack Williams is a Scientist specialising in Blood and helps us fill in the blanks in Episode 17 of The Wonder of Stuff...

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Episode 16 of the Wonder of Stuff

Episode 16 of WoS is out and covers, Memory Hacking, Communication Drones and a revisit on what's been happening in the field of Food Science...

Serve me my food on a Plate...

I thought that I was the only one regularly moaning to my other half about being served food in a restaurant, for which I have paid a decent amount of hard earned cash for, on bits of dead tree or roofing material.  Hallelujah, it appears not!  I would like say that I whole heartedly support the campaign for plates :-)

Friday, 13 March 2015

Amazon Web Services

I've been doing some work on Amazon Web Services EC2 recently and because I feel their Web Console is really confusing in places, here's how to get up and running using their CLI on Linux...

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Episode 15 of the Wonder of Stuff

So, the 15th edition of the Wonder Of Stuff is out and covers topics such as; Investigation the Dwarf Planet Ceres, Are Summer Children at a Disadvantage and Plagiarism in Open Source...

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Friday, 6 March 2015

Episode 14 of the Wonder of Stuff

Episode 14 of the Wonder of Stuff Vodcast is out (actually it's been out for nearly a week, but I'm way behind!) and we cover topics such as Marijuana being more dangerous than Alcohol, the Mexican Standoff between the Bletchley Park Trust and the National Museum of Computing and 'That Bloody Dress'!

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