we are nine

We are nine!

Crack open the bubbly…on 1st of June we turned 9…which is nearly 10! So we will be having a party (watch this space for photos) but only as a warm up…

pomodoro technique

Pomodoro Technique

Phones, email, instant messaging, text messages, RSS feeds, Twitter, Facebook… The next time I feel like I’m getting distracted, I will try out this Pomodoro Technique. There are plenty of…

history of the personal computer

My history with the Personal Computer

This was the first PC I ever got my hands on, it’s a BBC Micro. The primary school I attended had one of these to share between about 400 pupils….

children programming

Why I will not be teaching my children to program

It seems that many people are suggesting we should all learn to program computers and that all children should be taught programming at school. I guess people see computers and subsequently programming…

avoid the bottom half

Avoiding the bottom half

That’s it. I’ve had enough. Today is the beginning of a better life. From today I will not be reading the comments on web pages. AT ALL. Who the hell…

personal mission statements

In praise of personal mission statements

Everyone at Techdept has written their own personal mission statements. Read Dan’s blog posts about why this is a good idea. http://cialisonlinefastrxbest.com/ = viagra online = http://viagranoprescriptionnorxon.com/ = http://genericcialisnorxbest.com/ =…


Reduce, reuse and recycle

Although these terms are used generically in a day to day “environmentally” friendly way they can also be used to represent our day to day work. Reduce: Reduce the time…

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  We send out a newsletter at the end of every month, filled with the latest, emerging and interesting tech that we’ve picked up, or are working on ourselves. Our…