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BBC Bitesize - Can you tell your 1998 from your 2018?
Take the 1998 challenge

How well do you remember 1998? Take our fiendish time-travelling quiz to see if you know your 1998 from your 2018. Oh, and in case you were wondering that's the 1998 cast of Blue Peter, starring of course Mabel the dog.

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23 hours ago
Comparing master@{2day}...master · IET-OU/our-journey
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Aylesbury Vale | Grand Designs
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Aylesbury Vale
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Aylesbury Vale

Young Spanish architect Jaime and his wife Mimi Fernandez embark on an epic mission to convert a Grade II* listed folly in Buckinghamshire into a family home. Originally designed to exhibit a fossil collection, but gutted by fire and left in ruins for the last 200 years, Jaime and Mimi are nevertheless beguiled by the crumbling mini-castle. Giving themselves a wildly optimistic six month deadline to finish before the birth of their second child, it’s not long before they hit trouble.

The Saxon burial ground the folly is built on throws up some macabre surprises. Their stonemasons from Madrid let them down and local builders with no restoration experience have to take on the crumbling stonework. Jaime puts all his energies and creativity into the project, using innovative 3D mapping to squeeze living spaces into the tower, but it’s an exhausting struggle. With money running out, the contract on their rented accommodation running out and the birth imminent the pressure to move in proves almost unbearable.

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architecture  tv 
yesterday
The Problem With Putting All the World's Code in GitHub | WIRED
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THE ANCIENT LIBRARY of Alexandria may have been the largest collection of human knowledge in its time, and scholars still mourn its destruction. The risk of so devastating a loss diminished somewhat with the advent of the printing press and further still with the rise of the Internet. Yet centralized repositories of specialized information remain, as does the threat of a catastrophic loss.

Take GitHub, for example.

GitHub has in recent years become the world's biggest collection of open source software. That's made it an invaluable education and business resource. Beyond providing installers for countless applications, GitHub hosts the source code for millions of projects, meaning anyone can read the code used to create those applications. And because GitHub also archives past versions of source code, it's possible to follow the development of a particular piece of software and see how it all came together. That's made it an irreplaceable teaching tool.
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yesterday
Contract vs Terms and Conditions | Research Operations Office
What is the difference between a contract and terms and conditions?


A contract is usually a formal written agreement between two or more parties that is exchanged between them in a process of negotiation to arrive at a position that is acceptable to all concerned
 

Terms and conditions are mostly non-negotiable and are attached to an award
 

An example of a contract is the University's sponsored studentship agreement that may be negotiated between the University and the sponsor.

An example of terms and conditions can be found appended to research council grants (and which are non-negotiable).

The terms “contract” and “agreement” are often used interchangeably.
legal  law  UK 
2 days ago
Swallows and Amazons - OpenLearn - Open University
Updated Tuesday 20th October 2015
Find out about the real children and the books behind Swallows and Amazons.

Explore Swallows and Amazons with exclusive videos and activities.

First published in 1930 Swallows and Amazons recounts the adventures of the Walker and Blackett children and their idyllic summer holiday camping and sailing in an imaginary Lake District landscape; encountering pirates and finding buried treasure. From Bank Ground Farm on the banks of Coniston Water where the Walker children holiday with their mother, to the hamlet of Nibthwaite and Peel Island where Ransome himself holidayed as a boy, you can journey through the Lakes to places like Low Ludderburn, the remote cottage and barn near Windermere where Ransome wrote his much-loved tale.

But Arthur Ransome was not just a children’s author, he was also a globetrotting journalist.  Delving into Ransome’s own trunk at Leeds University unlocks his dark past of his time as a war correspondent during the Russian Revolution, brushing shoulders with Lenin and Trotsky, leading to accusations of him being a spy.

Swallows and Amazons is not only indelibly linked to the landscape Ransome so beautifully describes it captures the spirit of an imperial age when children were encouraged to be self-sufficient and independent.  After its success Ransome wrote a further eleven novels, a series that now stands as part of a trajectory of children’s adventure literature and whose legacy can be seen both in the milieu and in the moral and upstanding virtues it embodies.  Swallows and Amazons forever!

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openlearn  book  child  children  video  OU 
2 days ago
Feminism for Early Starters: Books for Boys | TreasuryIslands
Nancy Blackett has changed her name from Ruth in order to appear more piratical. She is strong-willed, not fearful of making decisions for her self, and full of fun.  1960s critic Hugh Shelley (in)famously suggested that Nancy  “could not be transmuted into a normal, satisfactory adult“, that is, that she would grow up to become a lesbian. This claim was laughingly refuted as a symptom of societal homophobia when Shelley was writing. Nancy does, however, rise above the restrictions that the acceptable modes of femininity place on her. She captains her boat with as much skill as John, indeed John goes out of his way to impress her.

Ransome paints a picture of gender equality in an era when it was not the done thing. By introducing strong and subversive female characters into an adventure book, traditionally the realm of boys, he made waves in the genre which are sill being felt today.

The children of Swallows and Amazons are able to make real changes to their world, transforming Wild Cat Island from an unknown to a friendly place, and Captain Flint from an antagonist to a willing participant in their games. While this demonstrates the colonialist values of inter-war Britain, it also contains can-do messages which are presented by both female and male characters. For Ransome, in this context at least, gender is unimportant.
book  review  society 
2 days ago
Swallows and Amazons Explored: A Reassessment of Arthur Ransome's Books for Children: New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship: Vol 15, No 1
Dulcie Pettigrew
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In this article I re-examine Arthur Ransome's “Swallows and Amazons” stories together with the criticism that has been published about them and deconstruct both in terms of present day preoccupation with issues of gender, race, and class. Ideology of empire is implicitly present in the books, and so, too, is feminism. Criticism of Ransome's work in the past has queried ...

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child  children  book  research 
2 days ago
Review: Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome – Girl with her Head in a Book
Review: Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome
Recently, while trawling through The Basildon Free Books Project, I discovered several old copies of Swallows and Amazons.  Although I normally try to draw the line at picking up books that I already own, not so long ago I had the rather upsetting news that the builder who did the extension on my parents’ house appears to have plugged up the holes he left in the roof with the boxes which contained my childhood books and toys.  Basically, although the formal damage has yet to be summed up, a fairly large percentage of my childhood and adolescent memories has probably succumbed to water damage.
book  children  child  review  blog 
2 days ago
Swallows and Amazons - slideshare
Swallows and Amazons a children’s classic by Arthur Ransome

Presentation by Laura Caygill / Laura2609, Published on Aug 9, 2012

Slide 15 of 19.

15. Backward or Feminist?

“What is most striking now about Arthur Ransomes 1930s classic is how conformist the children are. Johns greatest ambition is to make his father proud; Susan is hermothers representative on earth. Their honouring marks the story as a period piece”

Kate Kellaway in a recent review of a stage adaptation of Swallows and Amazons in The Observer (Kate Kellaway, 2012).

But do the children in Swallows and Amazons represent old-fashioned gender stereotypes or do they quash them? After all, Susan is an expert sailor as well as the cook of the crew (a modern day working woman!),Titty is an innnocent girl who likes playing with Mother, but she is also the one who captures The Amazon all by herself. And Nancy Blackett is undoubtedly a triumph of a pirate! Indeed, Ransome seems to throw more action the girls’ way than the boys’.

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slideshare  book  children 
2 days ago
Bus Lane PCN - Manchester Oxford Road - FightBack Forums
Thank you for your advice Incandescent, really appreciated. You mean even though some people have been offered but it is not a standard practice for the council to re-offer the discount when rejecting reps? Do you know who should I check it with?

Looking at the bus gate pictures on the internet they seem clear and impossible to miss, and I can understand that if there are bus gates then the bus lane markings on the road is uncessary as the road between these gates are all bus lanes. However for this sysrem to work we should not be able to enter these 'bus lanes' except from those bus gates, which clearly is not the case here. We can enter Oxford Road from the side streets where there isn't clear warning sign on the enty and after you turned into Oxford Road, the warning sign is to the left of the cycle lane, and without 'Bus Lane' markings on the road, I dont think the sign is sufficient or appropriate here.

Umtwebby, good luck with your TPT. Hope to hear good news frrom you soon.

I believe many people are falling into this trap everyday, does anyone think it is worthwhile to sart a petition to get Manchester cancil to improve those signs so other motorists won't be trapped in future?
car  forum  uk 
2 days ago
More than 50 drivers win appeals on Oxford Road fines - due to inadequate signage - Manchester Evening News
Nearly 150,000 drivers have been stung in six months - but not all appeals were upheld

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More than 50 drivers stung by the cameras on Oxford Road have successfully appealed on the basis of poor signage - despite the council’s insistence they comply with the law.

The M.E.N reported last week how nearly 150,000 fines have been handed out to motorists in restricted zones on Oxford Road - netting nearly £9m for the council since last September.


Since then, there have been 55 successful appeals, with 52 fines overturned on the basis of inadequate signage by an independent adjudicator.

The council says it has now successfully counter-appealed six of those.

But it means 46 appeals, which the council has confirmed it will not be contending, still stand.

They are:

40 between Nelson Street and Hathersage Road
Three between Charles Street and Brancaster Road
Three between Whitworth Street and Chepstow Street
Motorists have been fined for driving in Oxford Road bus lanes 150,000 times in six months

Despite the fact 149,898 drivers have fallen foul of the ‘bus gates’, which prohibit general traffic on certain sections in favour of buses and cyclists, council bosses insist signage is adequate.
car  news  uk 
2 days ago
BBC One - Bodyguard, Series 1, "I could not have loved it more"
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Keeley and Richard discuss the morale on set in between takes.

Release date: 5 September 2018
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3 days ago
A widower 'full of regret' offers advice to a young woman - BBC News
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When a 21-year-old woman asked a weight loss forum for advice on how to deal with her boyfriend making comments about her appearance, one widower's response moved many to reflect on how we treat our loved ones.

The widower replied to the young woman to share how he was full of regret for not being more supportive of his late wife when she struggled with her body image.

The emotional exchange in the r/LoseIt area of Reddit has prompted many to consider the ways in which couples support one another.

In a post titled "I'm losing weight but my partner is still giving me a hard time about my appearance", the woman explained that her boyfriend often made jibes relating to her weight.

She wrote: "We were going swimming the other day and I commented that the water was cold, I was met with the response 'trust me you have more than enough insulation'".

Many people responded to offer supportive words to the woman, with one person commenting "you can do and deserve better".

A number of others suggested she leave her relationship and "run for the hills".
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3 days ago
Aboriginal man fights possible deportation from Australia - BBC News
Aboriginal man fights possible deportation from Australia
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Daniel Love (left) has taken his case to the High Court of Australia
An Aboriginal man has launched legal action against Australia over what he argues is an attempt to deport him to Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Daniel Love, 39, was born in PNG but has lived in Australia since he was five. He has a PNG mother and Aboriginal Australian father.

He does not have Australian citizenship and had his visa cancelled last month after serving a jail term.

Immigration officials say they cannot comment publicly on the case.

Lawyers for Love argue that he cannot be expelled from Australia because he is an indigenous man whose father is an Australian citizen.

"Because Daniel is a member of the Aboriginal race and he is a member of the Australian community, he should not be penalised by laws regarding naturalisation and aliens," law firm Maurice Blackburn said in a statement to the BBC.
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3 days ago
Obituary: Denis Norden - BBC News
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TV presenter and comedy writer Denis Norden has died aged 96
One day, three young comics went to find some lights for a show they were doing.

They were entertaining the RAF in northern Germany and had been told they would find what they needed at a nearby camp which had recently been liberated.

The camp was called Bergen-Belsen. None of them knew what evil had happened there.

"We didn't know what to expect," recalled Denis Norden half a century later. "We had not heard a word about it."

Norden and his two friends, Ron Rich and Eric Sykes, dumped the lights. They went straight back to their own camp and picked up whatever spare food they could find.
bbc  entertainment  obituary 
3 days ago
7 things you need to know about terms and conditions
## 4. What should they contain?

This will vary depending on the type of contract and the type of business you are running, but commonly used terms include the following:

Limiting of liability, for example in respect of errors in website content and to state you are not liable for the content in any website links

A clause setting the laws by which you wish to be bound, for example, the laws of England and Wales

A confidentiality clause

Payment details, such as how frequently billing will occur, when payment will become due and penalties and interest rates for late payment if applicable

A note about copyright, asserting your ownership

Any warranties you may wish to give, but be aware that you could be liable for damages in respect of any breach

Your returns and refunds policy if applicable

This is a small sample of clauses that could be included. It is wise to make your terms and conditions as comprehensive as possible.

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## 5. Are terms and conditions legally binding?

Terms and conditions that form part of a contract between a business and its customer are legally binding. Some ambiguity can arise if they are not clearly presented as part of the contract, and this has been particularly problematic in respect of electronic contracts where no direct contact is made between the parties.
GDPR  law  legal  uk 
3 days ago
What's the difference between terms and conditions and a contract? | SEQ Legal
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 05/04/2012 - 14:39
Are they different things? Are T&Cs part of the contract? Is the contract part of the T&Cs? I'm confused!

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Alasdair Taylor's answer to What's the difference between T&Cs and a contract? (1428411499)
Submitted by Alasdair Taylor on Thu, 05/04/2012 - 14:46
When someone says "contract" they will usually be referring to:

* a legal relationship between two or more parties;
* a document evidencing such a legal relationship; or
* a document that is expected or intended to evidence such a legal relationship in future (aka a "draft contract").

"Terms and conditions", by contrast, usually refers to:

* the substantive legal terms of a contract; or
* a particular type of usually non-negotiable contractual document.

So, they are slightly different things, but the difference will depend upon the context.  T&Cs may form part of a contract document.  However, it wouldn't usually make sense to say that a contract formed part of some T&Cs.

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3 days ago
Contract VS Terms and Conditions of Business | UK Business Forums
>> We have a set of terms and conditions of business which includes a description and costs of services to be delivered. We email this to client and ask them to email it back saying we accept the attached terms and conditions of business.
Is that enough?
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Yes should be; sometimes though the situation gets confused, e.g. if there is a 'battle of forms' where there is no clear agreement on whose terms apply.

>> What's the difference between a Contract and acceptance of terms and conditions of business? Is it just terminology?
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No difference legally; if there is an offer to contract which is accepted unconditionally, a contract is formed.
I think the word 'contract' is sometimes used in a wider sense to mean an agreement specifically written to cover a particular relationship.
 
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That's re-assuring to know seeing as I've been using this system since god knows when. I've just sent a terms and conditions to a solicitor who wants a website. I'm expecting her to return it after 4 weeks with radical changes...
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3 days ago
Bodyguard: David Budd gives out his number, viewers try to call it - BBC News
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There were plenty of twists and turns in the latest episode of BBC drama Bodyguard - but one had some viewers reaching for their mobile phones.

At one point, Richard Madden's character, David Budd, gave out his mobile number.

It was too tempting for a number of viewers, who couldn't resist calling it, to see if it got through to him.

They were left disappointed and there are 20,000 reasons why.

Or rather 20,000 combinations.

That's the amount of fake numbers set aside by broadcasting regulator Ofcom, for use in TV, radio and film.

These include numbers for different geographic areas around the UK as well as mobile phone numbers.
bbc  newsbeat  fun  drama 
4 days ago
Why it's OK to have 'bad manners' - BBC News
By Dr Kirsty Sedgman
University of Bristol
17 September 2018
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It is common to hear complaints about the behaviour of others, but who gets to decide what good manners really are?


From trains to theatres to restaurants, the rules guiding our actions in public are often described as "common sense".

And yet the line between "acceptable" and "unacceptable" behaviour varies across person and place.

Think of the rows that frequently crop up about apparently mundane issues like whether it's OK to apply make-up on trains or to play music or use your phone in a restaurant.

Instead of saying that good behaviour is "simply a question of manners", should we be asking whether it's reasonable to expect others to conform to our ideals?

Unsavoury behaviour

At their most basic level, manners are a set of shared rules that help us show consideration for other people, rather than acting only in self-interest.

This meaning can be traced all the way back to the Dutch scholar Erasmus and his 1530 text On Good Manners for Children, which encouraged an end to unhygienic practices like spitting and touching food.
bbc  society  health 
4 days ago
Job #1519.1 - hbz/oerworldmap - Travis CI
{
"os": "linux",
"jdk": "oraclejdk8",
"dist": "precise",
"sudo": false,
"cache": {
"directories": [
"$HOME/.ivy2/cache",
"$HOME/.sonar/cache"
]
},
"group": "stable",
"scala": "2.11.7",
"install": [
"npm install node-python"
],
"language": "scala",
"global_env": "MAPZEN_API_KEY=[secure]",
"before_script": [
"cp conf/travis.conf conf/test.conf",
"touch /tmp/htprofiles",
"mkdir -p data/consents/objects/",
"touch data/consents/history"
],
"before_install": [
"curl https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/elasticsearch/elasticsearch-6.2.1.tar.gz | tar xz --directory=$HOME",
"$HOME/elasticsearch-6.2.1/bin/elasticsearch-plugin install analysis-icu",
"$HOME/elasticsearch-6.2.1/bin/elasticsearch --daemonize -Epath.data=/tmp && sleep 20s"
]
}
travis-ci  OER  map  github  code 
4 days ago
Hackathon - building a chatbot in further and higher education | Jisc
Hackathon - building a chatbot in further and higher education
Date and venue
About
Who should attend
Contact
Monday
24 September 2018
10:00-16:00

Venue:
Jisc's London office
15 Fetter Lane
London
EC4A 1BW
Free - booking required
jisc  event  workshop  london 
5 days ago
Will Gompertz reviews Scotland's first design museum, V&A Dundee ★★★★★ - BBC News
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Sitting opposite me on the train to Dundee was a 30-something woman and her son. As we crossed the Tay Rail Bridge she turned to her child and said wistfully, "it's great to be going back to Dundee".

He looked up at her wise face, blinked once or twice, and said, "No it's not. It's rubbish".

A lively conversation then ensued between the two who traded pros and cons about Scotland's fourth-largest city, before the mother finally brought matters emphatically to a close by saying, "You've never been to Maidstone!"

A bit random, I thought. And unnecessary. There is no need for put downs of Kentish towns.

Dundee has a new star attraction that should win over even the most entrenched naysayers.

Admittedly, it cost £80.1m, looks like a crushed municipal car park, and is framed by some of the ugliest modern buildings I've ever seen. And yet - and despite years of difficulties and political turmoil - the V&A Dundee is terrific.
BBC  news 
5 days ago
The Bezos backlash: Is 'big philanthropy' a charade? - BBC News
By Joe Miller
BBC Business Reporter
16 September 2018
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Amazon owner Jeff Bezos has been criticised by President Trump for paying "little or no taxes"
"Great fortunes," the American industrialist Andrew Carnegie is reported to have said, "are great blessings to a community."

No doubt the beneficiaries of multibillionaire Jeff Bezos's new philanthropic fund will agree.

The richest man in the world announced on Thursday that he would give $2bn (£1.5bn) of his fortune to finance a network of preschools and tackle homelessness in America.

But far from being universally applauded, the Amazon founder's pledge was met with fierce criticism.

James Bloodworth, a writer who went undercover to expose working conditions at the company's fulfilment centres, said there was "something slightly ironic" about Mr Bezos's plan.

"There have been credible reports of Amazon warehouse workers sleeping outside in tents because they can't afford to rent homes on the wages paid to them by the company," he told the BBC.

"Jeff Bezos can tout himself as a great philanthropist, yet it will not absolve him of responsibility if Amazon workers continue to be afraid to take toilet breaks and days off sick because they fear disciplinary action at work."
BBC  news  business 
5 days ago
Sandi Toksvig 'paid fraction' of Fry's QI hosting fee - BBC News
QI host Sandi Toksvig is paid 40% of the amount the panel show's former host Stephen Fry used to earn, she has told the Women's Equality Party conference.

Her fellow WEP co-founder Catherine Mayer tweeted that there was a "huge gasp" in the party conference room as Toksvig responded to a question on pay.

Toksvig, 60, took over from Fry in October 2016, who had hosted since 2003. She has filmed three series.

Producers Fremantle Media have made no comment on the difference.

The company makes the show, which runs on the BBC, and is set to return on Monday.
BBC  news  entertainment 
5 days ago
Simon Yates: Vuelta a Espana winner says he will 'never be a superstar' - BBC Sport
Asked whether the success would make him a household name, he said: "Cycling is still a small sport in the UK. We have had many successes now but if you compare it to football or any other sport it's still a small sport.

"I don't think I'll ever be a superstar - but that's fine by me because that's not my character. I'm quite a laid-back guy, I like to relax on my own.

"I really just want to celebrate this victory first. This is the first Grand Tour for the team - it's a really historic moment."

He said he hoped his twin brother Adam, who also rides for Michelton-Scott, can win a Grand Tour in the future.
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5 days ago
command line - How do I start Chrome using a specified "user profile"? - Super User
GUI method with proper icon (for Windows)

Type chrome://settings/ in address bar (or Menu > Settings)
Scroll down to Users section
Select the user marked (current) & click Edit button
chrome  browser  test  stackoverflow  moodle  mobile 
9 days ago
Quickly Show/Hide Hidden Files on macOS Sierra, OS X El Capitan & Yosemite | Ian Lunn - Front-end Developer
Quickly Show/Hide Hidden Files on macOS Sierra, OS X El Capitan & Yosemite
January 6th, 2014 by Ian Lunn

The new generation of project management tools is here and it’s visual.
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Updates
January 26th 2018: Added shortcut method available on macOS Sierra keyboard.

September 22nd 2016: Method of showing/hiding hidden files tested and working on macOS Sierra.

December 22nd 2015: Method of showing/hiding hidden files tested and working on Mac OS X El Capitan.

It seems like every day I search Google for the command to show hidden files on Mac OS X, not to mention Googling for the command to then hide those hidden files a few minutes later.

Today I decided to make a short and easy to remember alias to speed up the process. All I need do now is type showFiles and hideFiles whenever I need to show/hide OS X’s hidden files. Here’s how you can do it too.

The Quickest Way to Show/Hide Hidden Files
Since the release of macOS Sierra, when in Finder, it is now possible to use the shortcut:

CMD + SHIFT + .
Press once to show hidden files and again to hide them. If you’re using a version earlier than macOS Sierra, see Show/Hide Hidden Files using Terminal Aliases to setup a toggle command via terminal.

Thanks to Guido Schlabitz for making me aware of this new shortcut.
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9 days ago
Fans dragged out of Dua Lipa concert in Shanghai simply for standing up and dancing – Shanghaiist
The rough ejections saw Dua Lipa in tears on stage
by Alex Linder September 13, 2018 in News

British pop star Dua Lipa’s first-ever tour of China ended in calamity on Wednesday night with fans being forcefully ejected from her Shanghai concert for waving gay pride flags and simply for standing up.

Over the last few hours, concert-goers have streamed onto Twitter, posting videos and condemning the brutality of the event’s security force.

“I just CANT believe it. This is the show of Dua Lipa in Shanghai. All the fans are forbidden to stand out and could only sit on to see the show?!? If you don’t, the guard would use violence to kick u out. It’s unbelievable,” wrote one fan who posted video of a security guard attempting to drag a female fan sitting close to the stage out of the concert while threatening audience members against standing up.
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9 days ago
version control - How do I force "git pull" to overwrite local files? - Stack Overflow
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Important: If you have any local changes, they will be lost. With or without --hard option, any local commits that haven't been pushed will be lost.[*]
If you have any files that are not tracked by Git (e.g. uploaded user content), these files will not be affected.

I think this is the right way:

git fetch --all
Then, you have two options:

git reset --hard origin/master
OR If you are on some other branch:

git reset --hard origin/<branch_name>
Explanation:
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9 days ago
MySQL IS NULL & IS NOT NULL Tutorial with EXAMPLES
Executing the above query gives only records where contact number is not null.

Suppose we want member records where contact number is null. We can use following query

SELECT * FROM `members` WHERE contact_number IS NULL;
 
Executing the above query gives member details whose contact number is NULL
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11 days ago
Lynn Bowles on working with Chris Evans - BBC News
Lynn Bowles on working with Chris Evans
Cardiff-born Lynn Bowles left BBC Radio 2 earlier this year after 18 years at the station.

She was a familiar voice to millions of listeners as the traffic reporter on Chris Evans' Breakfast Show.

Bowles, who now presents on BBC Radio Wales, has been giving her reaction to the news that Evans is leaving Britain's most-listened to radio programme.

03 Sep 2018
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12 days ago
Plastic garbage patch: Medical tests 'inspired me to investigate' - BBC News
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Plastic garbage patch: Medical tests 'inspired me to investigate'
By Matt McGrath
Environment correspondent
26 June 2018
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Experienced sailor Emily Penn has set out with an all-female crew to investigate the world's largest accumulation of marine plastic.

Her team will carry out scientific experiments on the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch", now said to be three times the size of France.

Ms Penn said her own medical tests had convinced her of the potential toxic impacts of plastic, especially for women.

Data will be shared with universities.

Why is this story important?
In March this year, scientists published their latest estimate of the size of what's officially termed the North Pacific Gyre - this moving mess of plastic is better known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and is formed by winds and ocean currents that swirl the material around, in the same way that water spirals down a drain.

The study concluded that the amount of discarded plastic in the garbage patch was up to 16 times greater than previous estimates.

As well as counting the amount in the seas, scientists are now moving on to examine how poisonous plastics can be to animals and humans.

Starving seabirds 'full of plastic'
McDonald's to ditch plastic straws
50 nations 'curbing plastic pollution'
This mission will gather data on plastics in the seas, in the air and in the sediments that will be shared with universities in the UK, the US, Canada and Switzerland.
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14 days ago
Giant barrier to clear Pacific plastic - BBC News
Plastic pollution: Giant barrier to clean up eastern Pacific
Every year millions of tonnes of plastic waste flows into seas around the world.

Now, for the first time, there is going to be an attempt to get into the middle of the Pacific Ocean to try to clean it up.

But there are still concerns about its environmental impact.

The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman explains.

07 Sep 2018
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14 days ago
The Curry House - Glossary of Indian Restaurant Curries
Glossary of Indian Restaurant Curries


balti Balti is more a style of cooking than one particular curry. The word balti can be translated as "bucket" (i.e. a cooking pan) and some say the style of cooking is indigenous to an area of northern Pakistan known as Baltistan. A balti pan is basically a karahi which has the shape of a Chinese wok but with 2 small round handles on either side of the pan instead of one long handle. In specialist "Balti Houses" the balti is a meal in itself which contains both meat and vegetables and is eaten straight from the karahi using curled up pieces of nan bread. In standard Indian restaurants the balti is more of a stir-fried curry containing plenty of fried green peppers and fresh coriander ( cilantro). Medium hot.

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14 days ago
Why the Woodward effect damages Trump - BBC News
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The publication of Fear: Trump in the White House pits America's commander in chief against Washington's chronicler in chief. The credibility contest is key.

I wonder how many journalists have arrived in Washington over the years dreaming of becoming the next Bob Woodward. Hoping that they'll be invited to descend into some subterranean car park, where a high-ranking contact, another "Deep Throat, mutters cryptic, and not-so cryptic instructions: "follow the money". Perhaps they've imagined being played in a movie by a Robert Redford or his female equivalent. Perhaps they have fantasised about bringing down a president.

Working alongside Carl Bernstein - who came to be played, of course, by Dustin Hoffman in All the President's Men - Bob Woodward set the journalistic bar that high. His shoe leather reporting following the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate complex in June 1972 was a principal reason for the fall of Richard Nixon.

Carl Bernstein went on to become a celebrity journalist: a black-tie regular on the New York cocktail circuit, a summer fixture in the Hamptons, an object of fascination for the Big Apple tabloid gossip columns.
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15 days ago
‘Please do not let the government deport my teenage daughter away from Milton Keynes’ - Milton Keynes Citizen
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A Milton Keynes teenager who dreams of being a psychologist could be forced out of Britain as part of a Windrush-type scandal.

Eighteen year-old Taniella is the eldest daughter of Jeanette Valentin, a British Citizen who has lived in MK for nine years.

Jeanette’s mum, Taniella’s grandmother, was one of hundreds of residents evicted from Diego Garcia by the British government in 1971.

Britain had leased the small Indian Ocean island to the United States, who built a multi billion dollar military base there.

Taniella’s gran was deported to the Seychelles, where Jeanette lived and raised her two elder children until she moved to the UK 15 years ago.

Now the government refuses to recognise those children, the third generation Diego Garcians, as British Citizens.

Read more at: https://www.miltonkeynes.co.uk/news/please-do-not-let-the-government-deport-my-teenage-daughter-away-from-milton-keynes-1-8625235
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16 days ago
Why do I recieve BUG: soft lockup kernel messages
Why do I recieve BUG: soft lockup kernel messages
Problem:
Error messages similar to the following appear in the kernel message log:

kernel: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 10s! [events/0:50]
Details:
The CentOS/RHEL kernel has a default softlockup threshold of 10 seconds. This can sometimes be too low if the system is very busy with I/O.

We have also seen these messages on an idle system with a large core count. In this case it may be caused by a bug in the kernel when the CPU wakes up from an extended idle period.

The following Redhat knowledge base article has some additional information:

http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-17358

Solution:
The problem can often be worked around by increasing the softlockup threshold to are larger value. For example:

echo 120 > /proc/sys/kernel/softlockup_thresh

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16 days ago
website design - Why do people not notice our enormous, prominent, clear and contrasting purple banner? - User Experience Stack Exchange
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banner_blindness


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This phenomenon is called banner blindness. Your labeling looks like a banner advertisement and is therefore subconsciously skipped. Users have been conditioned to ignore complete sections of content if their previous experience taught them that it always contains irrelevant stuff. The more attention the banner tries to pull, the more it's ignored. If you want people to notice a label like "homebrew" or "official", you need to place it somewhere that users are scanning for naturally.

In your case, consider putting it next to the page title. You may also want to work with alert icons, as these tend not to be ignored by users if they are used sparsely. Preferably a contrasting colour with the rest of your colour scheme.

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17 days ago
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19 days ago
Inflatable 10'7" SUP (2017) - Blue | Decathlon
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19 days ago
8 best stand-up paddle boards | The Independent
Usually the things you do standing up aren’t much fun, from queuing in shops to commuting on packed trains. However, stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is a different story.

It’s one of fastest growing sports in the UK and isn’t confined to the beach. These boards were tested on the rivers, lakes and coasts of Devon because there are no limits to what can be explored on an SUP. 

Your first purchasing decision will be to decide whether you’d rather an inflatable (iSUP) or a rigid board and this depends on budget, storage space and ease of access to your watercourse, but, whichever you choose, the most important issue is to find the dimensions that strike the best balance between stability on the water and optimal glide over it.

The wider the board (31in plus) the better the stability, while thickness and volume add to how confident you feel when you clamber aboard – too thick and your feet will be higher off the water, raising your centre of gravity and making you feel less stable. Too thin and it will be like you’re paddling driftwood, so go for a board that’s around 5in thick or more, with a volume of 150-190 litres depending on your bodyweight. More volume will equate to even more glide.

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19 days ago
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Buying Guide | King of Watersports
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19 days ago
John McCain funeral: Obama's eulogy denounces 'insult and bombast' in politics | US news | The Guardian
On a damp, grey and humid morning, as the cathedral bells chimed and the pipe organ thundered, the service was the US capital’s hottest ticket and a throwback to a pre-Trump era. From former vice-presidents Al Gore and Joe Biden to Henry Kissinger and former Republican presidential nominees Bob Dole and Mitt Romney, it was a bipartisan who’s who of Capitol Hill. And from ex-House speaker John Boehner and former vice president Dick Cheney to Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, this was Washington royalty with all its graces – and its contradictions.

Obama also said: “While John and I disagreed on all kinds of foreign policy issues, we stood together on America’s role as the one indispensable nation, believing that with great power and great blessings, comes great responsibility.

“When all was said and done, we were on the same team. We never doubted we were on the same team.”
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20 days ago
Terms of Service; Didn't Read
“I have read and agree to the Terms” is the biggest lie on the web. We aim to fix that.
We are a user rights initiative to rate and label website terms & privacy policies, from very good Class A to very bad Class E.

Terms of service are often too long to read, but it's important to understand what's in them. Your rights online depend on them. We hope that our ratings can help you get informed about your rights. Do not hesitate to click on a service below, to have more details! You can also get the ratings directly in your browser by installing our web browser add-on:
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22 days ago
20 top tips to be a better internetter – doteveryone
20 top tips to be a better internetter

We want to help people to understand how technology works and how it shapes the world around them.

The Better Internetter campaign includes tips to help you on your way to take greater control over your digital life.

Here are our 20 top tips for being better at the internet. Share one of them or one of your own under #betterinternetter via @doteveryoneuk.

Turn on two factor authentication (2FA) where you can for your online accounts.
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22 days ago
onedrive-api - npm
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OneDrive API module for Node.js. It's built with pure functional programing, there are no unnecessary objects.

It's built for internal project so it supports only basic CRUD operations needed for project (for now). I will accept any pull requests.
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svg2pdf.js - npm
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A javascript-only SVG to PDF conversion utility that runs in the browser leveraging jsPDF.

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You can get svg2pf.js via npm:

$ npm install svg2pdf.js --save
or bower:

$ bower install svg2pdf.js --save
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4 weeks ago
APNT-23 - Understanding 2-wire and 3-wire Lighting Systems | Vesternet
3-wire Lighting Systems
The 3-wire system is less common than the 2-wire system, it includes a Neutral at the switch as well as the Live and Switched Live wires.

Figure 2: One example of a 3-wire lighting System.

An example of a 3-wire lighting circuit is shown in Figure 2. One '2-Core + Earth' cable takes Live and Neutral to the switch back box, a second cable takes the Neutral and Switched Live to the light.
Note - the Neutral is not connected to the actual switch, the two Neutrals are connected together using a connector block.


How do I know which system I have?=

As the 2-wire system is the most common, it's probably best to start with the assumption that you have a 2-wire system, especially if you're in the UK or if your house is more than 3-5 years old.

You can check the following points:

Are all the wires connected to the switch?
Do all the wires have a brown sleeve on them?
If the answer is YES to either of these points, you have a 2-wire system
Do you have two blue, black or grey wires going to a connector block? If so you MAY have a 3-wire system, but you should confirm this with a voltage meter or consult a qualified electrician.
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5 weeks ago
RPI vcgencmd usage - eLinux.org
vcgencmd commands

... Find power source ??
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5 weeks ago
Course: Digital Literacy
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This course explores Digital Literacy and its importance for teachers and students. The course is optimised for the mobile app. Please try it out!

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5 weeks ago
Britain’s shameful treatment of Chagos islanders must end | Benjamin Zephaniah | Opinion | The Guardian
Chagos Islands
Britain’s shameful treatment of Chagos islanders must end
Benjamin Zephaniah

A bill going before parliament today will cut the prohibitive cost of UK citizenship for families, victims of a disgraceful exile

Tue 16 Jan 2018 09.00 GMT Last modified on Tue 16 Jan 2018 09.09 GMT

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5 weeks ago
Crowdfunding to save my teenage daughter from being deported on JustGiving
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Can you help save my daughters from deportation? I am a British citizen who's family comes from Diego Garcia, a British island in the India Ocean. My family were forcibly removed from the island 50 years ago to make way for an American air base. Now my daughters, who are 16 and 18, are not afforded the right of British citizenship by the UK Government and are facing deportation. We have no family anywhere else and they have nowhere to go. Can you help me raise money to pay for legal help to apply for their citizenship and keep my family together?
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5 weeks ago
Alfer Galvanised Steel Flat Bar 23.5 x 1.2 x 1000mm | Protective Wall Plates | Screwfix.com
ALFER GALVANISED STEEL FLAT BAR 23.5 X 1.2 X 1000MM (9227P)
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6 weeks ago
Alfer Metal Sheet Aluminium 120 x 1000mm | Door Kick Plates | Screwfix.com
Door Kick Plates

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Multipurpose, smooth, uncoated aluminium sheet. Can be cut, bent, shaped and painted to suit the application.

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6 weeks ago
BBC iPlayer - Look East (West) - Evening News: 08/08/2018
“She would rather kill herself than be deported to Mauritius” - powerful words from Jeanette, whose daughter may face deportation from the UK #Windrush

“I turned 18 and now I’m not allowed to do anything.” The words of a Chagossian woman who now faces deportation from the UK #Windrush @BBCLookEast

“It’s common sense for the Gov to back @HenrySmithUK Chagos Citizenship Bill but historic treatment of Chagossians by Gov defies common sense,” our Chair @TomGuha on @BBCLookEast


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6 weeks ago
BBC One - Look East (West), Evening News, 08/08/2018
Watch the full BBC feature on the threat Chagossians face of deportation from the UK today
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6 weeks ago
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6 weeks ago
Moodle in English: 3.3.2 Installation Broken
Re: 3.3.2 Installation Broken
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Thursday, 21 September 2017, 6:34 AM
 
Finally I successfully installed Moodle 3.3.2 in localhost using XAMPP.
I did clear all internet-browser cookies and cache and increase max_execution_time from 30 to 600

What a simple solution.! 

Thanks to the maker of this 
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6 weeks ago
mysql - Your password does not satisfy the current policy requirements - Stack Overflow
Because of your password. You can see password validate configuration metrics using SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'validate_password%'; in mysql or you can set the password policy level lower, for example :

SET GLOBAL validate_password_length = 6;
SET GLOBAL validate_password_number_count = 0;
You can watch this video:
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6 weeks ago
How To Create a New User and Grant Permissions in MySQL | DigitalOcean
How To Create a New User and Grant Permissions in MySQL
PostedJune 12, 2012 3.5m views MYSQL

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Introduction
MySQL is an open-source database management software that helps users store, organize, and later retrieve data. It has a variety of options to grant specific users nuanced permissions within the tables and databases—this tutorial will give a short overview of a few of the many options.

What the Highlights Mean
Throughout this tutorial, any lines that the user needs to enter or customize will be highlighted! The rest should mostly be copy-and-pastable.

How to Create a New User
In Part 1 of the MySQL Tutorial, we did all of the editing in MySQL as the root user, with full access to all of the databases. However, in cases where more restrictions may be required, there are ways to create users with custom permissions.

Let’s start by making a new user within the MySQL shell:

CREATE USER 'newuser'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
Note: When adding users within the MySQL shell in this tutorial, we will specify the user’s host as localhost and not the server’s IP address. localhost is a hostname which means “this computer,” and MySQL treats this particular hostname specially: when a user with that host logs into MySQL it will attempt to connect to the local server by using a Unix socket file. Thus, localhost is typically used when you plan to connect by SSHing into your server or when you’re running the local mysql client to connect to the local MySQL server.

At this point newuser has no permissions to do anything with the databases. In fact, even if newuser tries to login (with the password, password), they will not be able to reach the MySQL shell.

Therefore, the first thing to do is to provide the user with access to the information they will need.

GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON * . * TO 'newuser'@'localhost';
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6 weeks ago
crontab.guru - the cron schedule expression editor
crontab guru
The quick and simple editor for cron schedule expressions by Cronitor
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at 2018-08-07 04:05:00

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6 weeks ago
Bosch 550W 240V Corded SDS plus Brushed Rotary hammer drill PBH2100RE | Departments | DIY at B&Q
BOSCH 550W 240V CORDED SDS PLUS BRUSHED ROTARY HAMMER DRILL PBH2100RE
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6 weeks ago
Don't buy Erbauer tools from Screwfix!!
Don't buy Erbauer tools from Screwfix!!
Warning to anyone who is thinking of buying the Erbauer brand of tools, usually sold by Screwfix.
There are NO spare parts available for them if you break whatever you buy!!
You may be lucky to get a replacement battery via Screwfix if the tool you have is less than 2 years old - anything older, forget it.
We have a 18V Combi drill at work, bought about 16 mths ago and one of the side casings is cracked. The drill itself works fine, but the crack is right where the soft part of your hand is (between the thumb and forefinger) and regularly gets caught in the crack!! A bit painful and leads to skin pinch marks if you use the drill a lot.
So I rang the number given in the manual and was advised that there were no parts available. The "helpful" (NOT!) customer service advisor said that nothing is available to carry out repairs, even they cannot get parts?? When quizzed about the manufacturer, I was told that they are made in China by a company called Positec Power Tool Corps, but not to bother contacting the manufacturer as they wouldn't respond due to the lanquage difference!!
I then spoke to Screwfix Customer Services and got pretty much the same answer, but was told to contact a company caled GR8 spares who may have some bits, needless to say they do not carry anything other than a few old type batteries.

So the moral is, you get what you pay for. I have a fully working drill which is pretty much no good now (can't glue the crack as it's too flexible at the point where it is) and the plastic seems very different to other plastics used on the better quality drills.
Pay the extra for better quality tools (Bosch, Makita, Dewalt, etc) and you stand a chance of getting spare parts and service if you need it!
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6 weeks ago
Gutter Mate Diverter & Filter i Brown | Water Butts Direct
Gutter Mate Diverter & Filter in BrownPRODUCT CODE: 7-0305 IN STOCK
Collect rainwater from your roof to your water butt or tank with the award winning Gutter Mate Diverter & Filter.

*Standard length of hose in box = 500mm. Longer lengths available separately.


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6 weeks ago
Roughneck Fibreglass Post-Hole Digger | Fencing Tools | Screwfix.com
ROUGHNECK FIBREGLASS POST-HOLE DIGGER (35835)
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6 weeks ago
ry/deno: A secure TypeScript runtime on V8
README.md
deno


A secure TypeScript runtime built on V8
Supports TypeScript 3.0.1 out of the box. Uses V8 6.9.297. That is, it's very modern JavaScript.

No package.json. No npm. Not explicitly compatible with Node.

Imports reference source code URLs only.

import { test } from "https://unpkg.com/deno_testing@0.0.5/testing.ts"
import { log } from "./util.ts"
Remote code is fetched and cached on first execution, and never updated until the code is run with the --reload flag. (So, this will still work on an airplane. See ~/.deno/src for details on the cache.)

File system and network access can be controlled in order to run sandboxed code. Defaults to read-only file system access and no network access. Access between V8 (unprivileged) and Golang (privileged) is only done via serialized messages defined in this protobuf. This makes it easy to audit. To enable write access explicitly use --allow-write and --allow-net for network access.

Single executable:
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7 weeks ago
hangs at `Resolving dependencies through SAT` · Issue #7051 · composer/composer
hangs at `Resolving dependencies through SAT` #7051
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7 weeks ago
DMX KLR4 Elbow Brackets with 135 Degree Angle, Bulk Pack 100 x 100 x 35 x 2.5 mm Pack of 20, Pink: Amazon.co.uk: DIY & Tools
DMX KLR4 Elbow Brackets with 135 Degree Angle, Bulk Pack 100 x 100 x 35 x 2.5 mm Pack of 20, Pink
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7 weeks ago
Hafele Grade 7 Fire Door Butt Hinge Satin Stainless Steel 76 x 51mm 2 Pack | Butt Hinges | Screwfix.com
HAFELE GRADE 7 FIRE DOOR BUTT HINGE SATIN STAINLESS STEEL 76 X 51MM 2 PACK (8341V)
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Stainless steel grade 201 butt hinges with square corners and ball bearing joints for smooth operation. For use on 30 and 60-minute timber fire doors.

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7 weeks ago
Floplast Gutter Flow Rates · Gutter Supplies
MAXIMUM EFFECTIVE ROOF AREA

If your roof is large and you want to check that a particular gutter system has the capacity to deal with the rainwater run off, click here to visit our page on choosing large gutters. On this page you will be shown how to calculate the area of your roof along with a capacity chart detailing the maximum effective roof area for each type of system.

COMPARING FLOPLAST GUTTER FLOW RATES

The gutter flow rate chart below compares the specific flow rates for each Floplast gutter system. The numbers on the left hand side of the table show the flow rates when the gutter is fixed level (no fall), and the figures on the right detail the flow rate when the gutter is fixed to a fall of 1 in 350. The top table shows the statstics for the outlet at the end of the gutter run whilst the bottom table shows the statistics for the when the outlet is installed in the centre of the gutter run.

You can click on any part of the charts below to download a copy in PDF Format.
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7 weeks ago
Decommission old wiki sites #256420
* http://iet-it-wiki.open.ac.uk/Main_Page
* http://iet-staff-wiki.open.ac.uk/Main_Page
* http://www.open.ac.uk/wikis/IET-Programmes/Main_Page

Also, http://www.open.ac.uk/wikis/IET-Intranet/Main_Page

Though don't remove this until Jim Peard has moved his ªªhttp://www.open.ac.uk/wikis/IET-Intranet/SSST_-_SAS contentºº elsewhere. Have asked him to request a new wiki from IT.
wiki  IET-OU  OU  intranet 
8 weeks ago
Timber Merchants jargon, wood quality grades
Softwood Timber Grading Unsorted? Vth’s? Sawfalling?

This really threw me for a while. After a visit to a Timber Merchants I came away feeling I was missing out on something.

There's plenty of jargon used used by Timber Merchants, it helps to know some of the "wood speak".

Here’s a distillation of my research since.
Timber / Lumber can be graded in to I, II, III, IV, V, VI, if they where in the 21st century 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. However in the jargon of the timber world, instead of saying “grade five” it’s “fifths” or written as “V” etc.

OK.. got that, on to the next jargon.
Grades I, II and III aren’t actually graded, it’s the IV V VI that are given grades. The first three grades are all lumped together and called “Unsorted” “U/S”. I should think there's a commercial reason for this to the benefit of timber suppliers.
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