Archive for “July, 2008”

On this page the following entries were made in the “July, 2008” time-frame.


Dancing to the rhythm of a new .beat?

Posted July 25th, 2008 by Rachel

I think I’m probably behind the times on this one (just a tad, considering it was invented in 1998!). One of the small bits of slightly useless trivia I’ve learned on one of the current Open University courses I’m doing (T175) is that in 1998, the Swiss watch makers, Swatch, re-invented time, in the form [...]

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More apologies

Posted July 19th, 2008 by Rachel

Okay, so I really was intending to post a bit more. I seem to have got a bit distracted with a lot of forum maintenance though recently – damned thing’s practically a full time job! On the positive side, I did it! Got to the bottom of my inbox and replied to all those emails [...]

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I really was gonna post today

Posted July 9th, 2008 by Rachel

Yes I was. Honest, and a proper post, not just some half-hearted whinge about being tired. Actually I’ve got all sorts of crap I want to ramble on about at the moment, but not enough hours in the day. The day started off bad, briefly improved for a while this morning when I was actually [...]

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When automated isn’t really automated

Posted July 7th, 2008 by Rachel

I’m all for nice automated things that save time and money…that’s if they are really automated… Take my employers’ new system for booking meeting rooms. In the old days we used to have to phone the post room, who rather confusingly also dealt with meeting room bookings, amongst a host of other things. So, you’d [...]

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