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So Make It has a new location

(originally posted at http://blog.somakeit.org.uk/2014/01/20/a-place-of-our-own/) It’s our very sincere pleasure to announce that we will be holding the Grand Opening of our first dedicated space: On 1st February 2014 at 2pm (please arrive from 1pm) At Southampton Makerspace, Unit K6, Liners’ Industrial … Continue reading

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Southampton’s hackerspace/makerspace

A hackerspace (also referred to as a hacklab, makerspace, or hackspace) is a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialise and/or collaborate. [wikipedia] SoMakeIt is Southampton’s makerspace … Continue reading

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Time is short. (Or why piracy is not the problem)

We are constantly being bombarded by claims that the music and film industries are being destroyed by rampant piracy eating away at their profits. This whole argument really annoys me, and partly because of the following really well illustrated point. … Continue reading

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BT Infinity – Initial Speed

The engineer has just left and I now have BT Infinity broadband. The speed below will probably fluctuate (a lot) over the next few days, but 36Mbit/s is pretty impressive: Certainly an improvement from my previous Virgin broadband

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Running a personal server

Maybe you read some of my posts on software raid and lvm, or maybe you have a spare pc lying around and want a box you can use as a small personal server and are wondering about some tips for … Continue reading

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Google announces Google TV

I am surprised it has taken someone so long to try and merge the web and tv’s successfully (ignoring hobby projects like MythTv). I am slightly suprised it was Google, but given they own youtube maybe I shouldn’t have been … Continue reading

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