Opinion

Common Sense Rules for UK Cookie Law

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Disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer… get legal advice if you need it. Back in January I penned a rather annoyed article about the ridiculous EU cookie law, which required website owners to get permission before storing non-essential cookies. I also implemented the letter of law on my own website, albeit rather sarcastically by asking whether […]

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Automatic Deep Focal Range Photography

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If you own a digital SLR camera, you have probably heard of High Dynamic Range photography, which is where you combine several photographs taken with different apertures to create a single picture with high detail in all of the light and dark areas. Here is an example of HDR in action – normally, you would […]

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Why Do We Love Arbitrary Arguments

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We seem to be great fans of getting into really deep discussions, and sometimes arguments, over what appears to be unnecessary detail. Immaterial things that actually don’t result in anything getting better. We like to argue about stuff that cannot be proven, except by personal taste. This is okay to a point, so long as […]

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Blog Comments

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Why can’t you leave comments on my blogs? The software I’m using has the feature to allow comments, with a switch that even lets me approve them before they are added to the page, but I’ve switched them off. Why? My main reason for not bothering with comments is my experience with comments on other […]

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Hayfever Allergy Relief Test

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With the onset of what has so far been a rather fantastic bit of Summer weather, hay-fever victims everywhere are locking their doors and windows to prevent pollen infestation. Surely, though, we don’t all need to hide indoors every time the weather perks up a bit? The answer, of course, comes courtesy of the equally […]