Yesterday I cycled 140KM (87 miles). I first headed out to Balerno along the Lanark Road, where I joined the National Cycle Route 75. I followed it as best as I could all the way into Glasgow. Along the Clyde I switched over the the National Cycle Route 7, which took me out to Bowling,… Continue reading Cycling: Edinburgh to Croy via Glasgow and Bowling
There has been some online commentary recently on the likely acceptability of applications on the Mac platform. It basically boils down to: all applications that are successful on the Mac are well designed. They all look and behave the same way. Mac users are very fussy about the way that applications look and run. If… Continue reading Acceptability of applications to Mac users
This morning I sat my last exam for my Computer Science course at Heriot-Watt University. I now have just over 5 weeks of hard work on my dissertation.
On Saturday I cycled from Edinburgh to Glasgow along the National Cycle Network Route 75 (except the bits where I missed some signs and got lost). Then to get back home I used the Forth and Clyde canal to Falkirk, where I switch to the Union Canal back into Edinburgh. This is the first time… Continue reading Cycling: Edinburgh to Glasgow and back
Apple has released the 3GHz 8 Core MacPro. Apple have just added an extra processor option to the MacPro line.It is available in the US for an extra $1498 over the base MacPro. It doesn’t appear to be available in the UK store just now.Now all I need to do is learn how to earn… Continue reading 8 Core MacPro
Yesterday I took a long 80 mile cycle. Initially I headed West from Colinton in Edinburgh through to Airdrie. In Airdrie I lost track of the sign posts for the National Cycle Route 75. So I headed North to the Forth and Clyde Canal to Falkirk. At Falkirk I joined the Union canal home. There… Continue reading Cycling: Edinburgh, Airdrie and Canals Circle