Today's highlight was getting to meet an old acquaintance at work.
He was actually my boss for the last month that I worked at British Sugar.
I had handed my notice in about an hour before I was due to transfer into his department, so I only worked for ...
I understand that the scientific method relies on experiments and particularly
on making a prediction then testing it.
However it is extremely disappointing when you think you know what is going on,
then you make a test to prove it only to find the experiment fails and disproves
what you ...
I spent today fixing a number of hacks that I had previously made.
One was a tool I quickly built last week as a mashup of older tools.
Even as I was building it last week, I could see that there were lots of bad practices that I had used ...
Today I was reviewing an updated policy document at work.
In the document was a 'RACI matrix' detailing who was responsible, accountable, to be consulted or informed about the various steps to the process.
I had never (as far as I can recall) seen one of these matrices before but ...
One of the nice things about working in a blast resistant building is that none of the windows open.
This means that the air conditioning is able to cool the air within the room without risking some bright spark opening a window"to help keep the place cool".
I have just finished reading an article about the challenges and opportunities of remote working,
and I noticed that many of the bits of advice that the article provides to remote workers could equally be applied to those of us
that work on the same site1.