• Giving blood on the countdown to Christmas (1982)

    I’ve been prompted to write this by Pete Jarvis, Tim Ramson, Paul Prior and Ian Chivers. In the 1980’s, the chance of us getting a free afternoon off on Christmas eve was pretty high. In 1982 Christmas fell on the Saturday so we decided to have a special Countdown to Christmas challenge. The idea was…

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  • Wishing IBM UK people a Happy Retirement

    Wishing IBM UK people a Happy Retirement

    I wonder what I’ll be doing tomorrow Retirement’s great, But something’s missing I’ll start a small business. Hmm. I need a web designer and web developer.  Guess who I chose? Here’s a clue. bobbing … http://www.bobbingwide.com Quite a number of long term IBMers retire from IBM UK on the 5th March. I attempted to write…

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  • Take backups before it’s too late

    I had one of those dreams last night. At the time it appeared too realistic for my own liking. OK, forget the fact that I was riding a bicycle through the streets AND buildings of a city I’ve never been in, with two of my school mates (Keith Towell who I haven’t seen since the…

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  • Form opinions in seconds – then take years to change them

    In my time I have only had two colleagues who I’ve disliked from the word go. One of them was a rather cocky ‘consultant’ who was either still in the Foundation capability or had just graduated. When he came to work on our project he immediately started to demonstrate his ignorance of “proper programming”. For…

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  • What’s wrong with fuction?

    In the late 80’s we were developing some PC screen scraper programs using DOS and the C language. We had a really powerful editor called E. The version we were using at the time was probably E3. It allowed for all sorts of customization including writing your own functions and keyboard hot keys. My mate…

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