I came back from a one week trip to Iran yesterday. It was generally an uneventful trip, quietly dealing with family and personal matters. But the last night I spent there made up for the quiet time!! Continue reading
Whoever we vote for, however much politicians bamboozle us with numbers and economic plans, one rule is sacrosanct: The rich get richer and the poor get poorer, in the USA, in UK, and in the third world. So get used to it…
A few years ago, I could pick up the phone, ask for the production manager of a publishing company, and tell them about the services we offer in India. I would have a cordial chat which might not come to anything. But now there is no chance of me getting through. Continue reading
Assuming we can rely on this story from the Daily Mail, this poor man, Roy Amor, worked in a factory making prosthetics for the National Health Service. One day, spotting some immigration officials outside the office, he joked to a black colleague in the office that he had better hide. Continue reading
Most of us go through life minding our own business, and not “rocking the boat”. That is the safe way to live. If we come across an injustice, we might complain, but at some point we’ll just leave it and move on and “not get involved”. Continue reading
Ferrari has made a replica car (priced $25,000) for kids of parents with lots of money, but no brains between their ears.
Our company is based around free software, so we are not fans of Adobe, who have become money-grabbers like M***Soft, but your jaw will drop at the capability they have built into the next version of PhotoShop. “Content-aware” fill makes up parts of the image that were never there. If you can’t wait for your jaw to drop, forward to around 2:40 on video. Continue reading