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Posted on27 May 2016 11:03 PM GMT

HP accelerates the future with Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology

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HP accelerates the future with Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology

6 Years ago I wrote a blog post on ’The New Industrial Revolution’ - about how 3D printing was becoming affordable, and MakerBot Industries had recently then introduced their first proper domestic model. I covered the various different types of 3D printing technology - from fused depositing through laser sintering, stereolithography and electron beam melting. 3D Printers have come a long way since then, including the domestic versions, which are now far better than the rudimentary

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Posted on17 May 2016 6:35 PM GMT

The Decline and Rise Again of Service

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The Decline and Rise Again of Service

My parents frequently arrive quite late on their flight from Iceland, meaning that we’re stepping out for dinner at around 22:00 - just as well then that there is a restaurant local to us which has its kitchens open until 22:30. We’ve been dining there since it opened 10/15 years ago and we always leave a generous tip. In times past we’ve arrived as late as 22:20, but have always been seated courteously and given options. That was until Friday before last - on this occasion

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Posted on15 May 2016 11:53 PM GMT

Refinable, linear scrolling feeds are the best present and future of news delivery

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Refinable, linear scrolling feeds are the best present and future of news delivery

It is an accepted trend that all the growth in news consumption has been on mobile devices. Whether you’re checking a specific Newspaper or News Media Site or Aggregator App, part of the experience is likely to be quite similar. I refer here to the usually vertical scrolling of a linear news feed, and then the swiping right or left to next or previous articles once you have selected an article to read.

 

Some of these apps / experiences are simply based on news summary - listing

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Posted on06 May 2016 9:21 PM GMT

Celebrate Comic Book Store Day this Saturday

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Celebrate Comic Book Store Day this Saturday

A long lapsed hobby of mine properly kicked back in around 3 years ago. In the past, and mostly in my youth, I collected an enormous variety of comic books. Being half-English I benefitted from all those English childhood influences - Beano, Dandy, Whizzer, Commando and Starblazer and latterly 2000 AD and Viz even. Iceland being the confluence of Europe and the Americas - we got all the Marvel and DC comics, mixed in with all the Belgian and French stuff too - Asterix, Alix, Lucky Luke, Spirou

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Posted on05 May 2016 1:59 PM GMT

Affino Wins Silver at British Media Awards

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Affino Wins Silver at British Media Awards

For our first ever time of entering any awards, we are pretty satisfied with a Silver Trophy at this year’s British Media Awards - in the category of Technology Provider of the Year. We are still in the ascendancy and this gives us added incentive to aim higher next year.

 

Briefing Media did a sterling job with organising the event, and as a Sponsor, we were impressed by how well our branding was implemented throughout the venue including the really rather cool table lights (as

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Posted on04 May 2016 12:25 AM GMT

May the Fourth be with You - Happy Star Wars Day!

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May the Fourth be with You - Happy Star Wars Day!

To all you Jedis and Siths, Rebels and Imperialists we wish you an enjoyable commemorative Star Wars Day and pray to The Force for the release date of the 3D Blu-ray version of The Force Awakens, which is long overdue. For all of us Star Wars fans, there has never been more ado about matters relating to Star Wars than exactly now.

 

After a successful reboot of the film franchise, we can now look forward to a whole heap of feature films, starting with ’Rogue One’ on December

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Posted on30 April 2016 10:26 PM GMT

Full-Throttle Development

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Full-Throttle Development

Extreme Programming has been pushing the Affino platform forward since its inception in 1998 - for a long while now encompassing the Agile Sprint methodology. Affino has had prodigious intent from the start, and the pace of development can best be described as turbo-charged for all these past 18 years. Right from the beginning, Affino was different - being launched originally as ’The Interactive CMS’ because of its wholly integrated social / community functions + features - way

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Posted on22 April 2016 1:44 AM GMT

Farewell Your Purple Highness

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Farewell Your Purple Highness

In the wake of the passing of the Thin White Duke, only one pop deity could shake the Richter scale higher. It is with much sadness I bid farewell to the most cherished popstar from my formative years. For approximately a 10 year period, no musician was more important to me.

 

Prince was a sextuple threat in every way - he could compose, sing, play every instrument, dance, design outfits with instruments and accessories and produce unique visionary material without compare - many of his

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Posted on18 April 2016 3:26 PM GMT

An Explanation of Unified Platforms and Universal Systems

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An Explanation of Unified Platforms and Universal Systems

Back in the day - when you bought a car, say 10-20 years ago, you really just got the basics for your money. Pretty much everything we now expect as standard kit was an optional extra back then. Quite a number of the optional extras were procured from 3rd party suppliers - things like your In-Car-Entertainment systems.

 

In fact In-Car-Entertainment has now moved several steps forward as we no longer see the luxury screens embedded into the back of head-rests - nowadays passengers prefer

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Posted on15 April 2016 12:18 AM GMT

It's Record Store Day on Saturday - Do what you must!

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It's Record Store Day on Saturday - Do what you must!

It’s somewhat contrary / incongruous of me - just when the Vinyl industry is in its most rapid phase of growth for many a year - that I’m deciding to sit this one out as it were. I’ve been gradually transitioning more and more to digital music as this is how I typically listen to my music every day - via headphones and iPhone or speakers and iMac. The vast majority of listening I do is on the move though.

 

A few years ago I still bought vinyl fairly regularly - last

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