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What is the job to be done of your job?

A few days ago three of us were talking back from the Devonshire Square market after having enjoyed the warm, sunny weather by eating our food outside. The topic of conversation had wandered but had eventually rested on careers. Specifically, … Continue reading

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You’re Wrong and Can Never Be Convinced Otherwise

Are you a rational, logical person? When you are given the data about a situation, do you change your mind? I would be willing to bet that you like to think about yourself in that light. I know that I … Continue reading

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Leaving of London

Looking back on the last five years of my life spent living abroad it is easy for me to dwell on the things that didn’t work out well. That is just the way I seem to be. I’d like to … Continue reading

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Day 13: Meet with DWP and Warrington to Tarporley (23 miles)

The Birchwood Park offices of the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) are working on the new Universal Credit systems, which are a re-working of the benefits systems of the UK. The project is also the biggest project that the … Continue reading

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Day 12: Meet with Trader Media and Newton-le-Willows to Warrington (8 miles)

I visited the Trader Media offices in Newton-le-Willows on July 26th. I spent almost the entire day with them and had a great time. Arrival The Newton-le-Willows campus takes up three buildings on the outskirts of the town. One houses … Continue reading

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Looking for Software People

The preparations for JOGLE continue! For those not in the “know” JOGLE stands for John O’Groats to Land’s End. It is a bike route from the north-easterly most to the south-westerly most points of the island of Great Britain. I’m … Continue reading

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Creating a USB Charger and Telling a Story

After getting my new wheel I started working on putting together a USB charger to be powered by the hub dynamo.  I found plans online that looked simple enough, but I’m in no way skilled with electronics.  As luck has … Continue reading

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