Disable Grouping in File Explorer

One day it happened. I don’t know when and don’t know how, but one day, File Explorer started to show me my files with groups. Now you may like this format and think it’s the best thing since sliced bread but for me this was disaster. What has caused this? Why are my files now […]

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Book Review: Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

CODE By Charles Petzold Publisher: Microsoft Press Ebook: November 2009 ISBN 13:9780735611313 Pages: 400 This is a fascinating book. This is not your normal how do computers work type of book. It gets down and dirty with the fundamentals of gates and flip flops and all that good stuff, even getting in to some assembler […]

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Book Review: Software Requirements, 3rd Edition

Software Requirements 3rd Edition By Karl E Wiegers, Joy Beatty Publisher: Microsoft Press Publication Date: 25 August 2013 ISBN-10: 0735679665 ISBN-13: 978-0735679665 I have to admit, it has took me close to 12 months to read this book from cover to cover (I had the pre-release edition from O’Reilly which is why I could start reading it before […]

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Book Review: Cooking for Geeks

I’m a Geek and I do like cooking, even though my wife doesn’t like me going anywhere near the kitchen. When I saw the book Cooking for Geeks, I have to admit to wondering what this could include. Surely this must be a book of Pizza recipes and how to make the best coffee? Indeed […]

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Twitter is a great place to find out about great little projects. I was fortunate a few days ago to notice a post about the Blink Stick. The Blink Stick is a little hardware project that allows you to control an LED from the USB port of a PC or Raspberry Pi. The Blink Stick […]

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