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Questioning the Council

After the removal of signboards in Godalming and Farncombe, I decided to go along to the Waverley Council meeting and ask them to show their working.

Updated: 2015-02-18   Views: 1043

Skype 7.0 - A new entry for the User Interface Hall of Shame?

Recently, Skype beta-tested a new user interface in version 6.22, and tweaked it for the official release of 7.0. For many Skype users, it's a step too far. Is this just a knee-jerk reaction, or is there something deeper to the response?

Updated: 2015-01-08   Views: 3583

Saatchi Bill Consultation Response

The Medical Innovation Bill, otherwise known as the Saatchi Bill after its proposer, is a bill which seeks to introduce more freedom for doctors to innovate. Important advance, or Quacks' Charter?

Updated: 2014-04-26   Views: 2106

The CHNC and the ASA

The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council are lobbying for a lower bar of evidence for claims made in advertising by the members. How is this consistent with their remit of protecting the public?

Updated: 2013-09-26   Views: 2762

CNHC Consultation

The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) are running a consultation on their code of conduct. Here are my responses.

Updated: 2013-07-16   Views: 2478

How We Programmed in the Olden Days

No compiler, no assembler. My first commercial project was done with a hex editor and pencil and paper.

Updated: 2013-06-03   Views: 2636

BBC Breakfast Coverage of NHS Reforms

On the morning of 2 April 2013, the day after the new rules for NHS commissioning were introduced, the BBC gave them three and a half minutes, the longest report I have seen so far. Here is an email that I sent to Newswatch about the woeful coverage of the NHS reforms.

Updated: 2013-04-02   Views: 2449

Typing errors as a diagnostic tool

Can typing errors tell us about neurological disorders?

Updated: 2012-11-29   Views: 2555

The NHS Reforms - A Letter to Jeremy Hunt

Another letter to my MP, this time about the NHS privatization. And, predictably, a disappointing response.

Updated: 2012-10-14   Views: 3515

Podcast List

Since I now have a much longer commute to work, I needed some extra stuff to listen to on the way to and from work. I found this with some entertaining and informative podcasts. Here are some links.

Updated: 2012-09-05   Views: 6273