Hitler rant from Downfall

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As you know, a number of people have set alternative words to the scene in Downfall where his Generals tell him that there are no more soldiers between the Red Army and Berlin. I am particularly taken with this one which explores the funding of the UK Police and has clearly been written by someone who knows a lot about it and feels very strongly. There’s also some swearing. It seems now that there is a web service/site that will build one for you from text. I must give it a go. Continue reading “Hitler rant from Downfall”

Analysing the 2015 General Election

I am fed up hearing about the PLP’s 9m votes mandate. A large number of these 9m votes will have voted for Labour candidates that lost. So I decided to calculate the number of votes cast for the PLP. So something for both political geeks and excel nerds. Here’s how I did it. Continue reading “Analysing the 2015 General Election”

Fedora 24

This is quite different, in particular the System V init files don’t work any more and so I need to implement a systemd solution to mount the virtual box shared folders. I think these need to run after the vboxaddclient service. Some documentation suggests that LSB compliant scripts will work. I am about to stop and give it a rest; I am definitely of the view that this was a problem not worth solving. Continue reading “Fedora 24”

Digg Labs Visualisation (2007)

While transcribing my Sun/Oracle blog to this space,  I coped an article which pointed at now defucnt Digg Labs visualisation tools, I said,

I also took the opportunity to publicise/review some of digglabs visualisation experiments. big spy, stack and swarm.

I have posted the screen shots I used here. Continue reading “Digg Labs Visualisation (2007)”

Naymz & Klout

I am mailed once/month by Naymz who tell me that they have discovered something interesting about me. I often login to see, but it rarely seems to be that interesting. I have not connected all my  networks to it, keeping it out of Yahoo and Facebook which I treat as mainly private networks. This week I decided to have a further look, among other reasons, I have forgotten how I came to use it. Continue reading “Naymz & Klout”