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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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Breath-test accuracy

It is just as well a roadside breath-test is not good enough to prosecute in the UK…

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The Most Dangerous Person in the World?

Bruce Schneier linked to a rather interesting statistics article looking at the cause of death in America: John Goekler: The Most Dangerous Person in the World? The single greatest killer of Americans is the so-called “lifestyle disease”. Somewhere between half … Continue reading

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Did Marx predct the bank bailouts?

I got the following email recently and it got me wondering… We are on the way comrade “Owners of capital will stimulate the working class to buy more and more of expensive goods, houses and technology, pushing them to take … Continue reading

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BCC releases iplayer desktop for linux

BBC recently announced that iplayer now supports downloads on windows an linux, in the form of iplayer desktop. You can get started on the iplayer labs page. So I decided to try it out… First I had trouble upgrading flash … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Pirated Games of 2008

Even with the terrible DRM shipped with Spore – 1.7 million pirated downloads in 3 months is one hell of a figure… Top 10 Most Pirated Games of 2008 | TorrentFreak As 2008 is slowly moving toward its end, we … Continue reading

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