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Aug 23, 2018

Acronyms

I've been involved with developing several studies recently, and the question always arises...What are we going to call it?Not the full title, but the snappy acronym which all clinical trials seem to need.I've always found coming up with these pretty hit

Acronyms
Aug 23, 2018

Acronyms

Acronyms

I've been involved with developing several studies recently, and the question always arises...What are we going to call it?Not the full title, but the snappy acronym which all clinical trials seem

Jan 30, 2018

Drobo failing to mount a partition

Drobo failing to mount a partition

I use a Drobo as a source for a Plex server. Having my children get video from Plex is much neater than having them ransack a set of DVDs. The Drobo video partition

Oct 27, 2017

3 Apple Products

3 Apple Products

In the past month I've bought three Apple products. I'm going to keep two of them Apple Watch This is a series 3 Apple Watch. It's much like the Series 0 (the orginal

Aug 23, 2017

Uploaded

Uploaded

The follow up from the previous post is 8 days. Then a further 4 days to appear on the website once the production system said published. The final paper is now available at

Aug 16, 2017

Upload for online first

Upload for online first

Odd phrase is't it? I've been looking at it for about a week now at the BMJ Open submission portal. According to the FAQ, this is one of the production stages involved in

Jan 12, 2017

Nomiku v Anova

Nomiku v Anova

For a couple of years I've had a Nomiku, which I use for sous vide cooking. I've produced chocolate, steak, short ribs - even rib roasts. It's great. Sous Vide Steak, 53°C

Jan 2, 2017

Burning Wire Wool

Burning Wire Wool

For Christmas 2015 I was given a Photography Experience Day, which I finally got around to using in December 2016! The idea is simple. Stuff some wire wool in a metal balloon whisk.

Dec 13, 2015

Sous Vide Chocolate Tempering

I bit more on chocolate tempering using the Nomiku - as it's the end of the Christmas term and the children's teachers need chocolate houses! Vacuum pack the chocolate. Up to 1kg in

Nov 2, 2015

Daylight: Twilight and Shadows

Daylight: Twilight and Shadows

This is a rewrite of Daylight, in Swift. The latest update is available for iPhone, iPod Touch, Apple Watch, and now Apple TV - all with one purchase. If you bought the original

Jun 4, 2015

Sous Vide at Home

Due to a couple of successful Kickstarter campaigns I find myself with two kitchen gadgets which offer to provide a temperature controller waterbath for sous vide cookery. The Nomiku. The Codlo. They each

Oct 19, 2014

Upgrading to Yosemite

On both my Macs, after upgrading to Yosemite I've had a problem with the Launchbar icon in the dock showing an empty progress bar, which doesn't show any progress. defaults write com.apple.