Resources from the web site of Well House Consultants on the subject of Miscellany. We provide
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|3775||Alan Turing - 1912 to 1954|
I probably wouldn't be where I am today without a man who died a month before I was born. And who would have been 100 years old today. Alan Turing, one of the legends of modern computing, is also (alas) remembered as a 'cause celebre' in the mistreatment of its citizens by the UK legal system and government. ...
|3612||Help to get online in Melksham|
Here's one for your friends or relatives (or the people next door) who are not yet online. Specific help in the Melksham area!
Wiltshire Online is Wiltshire's program to get you online, and from 20th February for a period of six weeks, Melksham is going to be a pilot area to help people get online. ...
|3315||Friday - Electrician, Food Festival, C++ Course, Rail Group Meeting|
If you're wondering why my Friday post has been made after Friday ... it was another busy day. I call these "National Trust" days after I spent a lot of time logging a specific day - 17th October 2006 - as they asked people to do, just to find that my day was too long and eventful for their web site.
|3000||Looking forward - the next 3000|
This is the second of a series of articles that reviews where Well House Consultants has been - and where we're going - after 6 years of blogging and some 3000 articles. - "towards the next 3000"
Six years ... and 3000 posts ... after my first article - where will the next six years, or 3000 posts, ...
|2534||And now for some posts a bit more technical|
There seem to have been fewer technical tips and more other news - hotel - local news, etc, of late. That's because there's been so much happening.
On the campaign for an improved / more appropriate train service in Wiltshire, where a robust hurdle has been shifted. On the Unitary authority side, ...
|2258||Questions I have been asked on answering the phone|
What does a fishing license at Shearwater cost and who sells it? Dunno ...
What light bulb do I need for my fitting? Err ...
What's the best way to sell a mango press? (I can't work out why Google send people to this page of ours)
What is the postcode for Westonbirt? Yer wot ...
What is ...
|2144||Looking for a career change - Physician to Web Site Designer|
A change of career mid-life has always been popular, and something more sedentary has often been the choice of people who have started off in something that's predominantly active such the military or sport. I have trained an Olympic Judo Champion ... in programming. And with the current economic changes ...
|2019||Baby Caleb and Fortune City in your web logs?|
Our web site logs are getting a lot of requests containing "babycaleb" and "fortunecity" ... looking for URLs such as these:
and said to be from an Internet Explorer ...
|1024||Web site - a refresh to improve navigation|
With over 8000 pages on the web site, we're not short of visitors kindly sent by Google, Yahoo, MSN and friends ... but once they arrive at a potentially interesting article, they're all too often leaving again before exploring related material that could be of use to them.
The web site has grown over ...
|1898||Every cloud has a silver lining|
At first glance, a recession or depression in the economy slows things down and reduces the need for products and services, resulting in a need for us all to tighten our belts. But I've been taking a second glance, and I'm seeing areas where the slowdown (whether you use the "r" word or the "d" word) ...
|1867||Domain Renewal Group|
In the post ... several letters from the Domain Renewal Group stating that they are Domain Name Expiration Notices. They look similar - remarkably similar - to previous solicitations from Domain Registry of America and Domain Listing Center.
My view is that these are intentionally misleading documents. ...
|1183||Improving searches - from OR to AND?|
There's a search box on the top of all our regular pages - put a word in there, submit the form, and you'll be offered a selection of appropriate pages ... and if there's nothing relevant, you'll be offered nearby spellings. Try a search for Ireland and a search for Irelond.
Search for multiple words, ...
|1040||What the customer is looking for - effective training|
Yesterday evening, we were invited to a BBC preferred training suppliers evening in London, to learn a little more about their staff training. There have been big changes in the organisation of training we do for them in the past year, and we welcomed the opportunity to here a little about what their ...
|1038||Know to the police|
Should I be worried when the local police(wo)man knows me by name?
A car accident on the corner just outside "Well House Manor" in the pouring rain. The bang could be heard from The Manor, and Martin and I go out to see if we can help. Three vehicles have come to rest in various inconvenient places; ...
|636||What is your business latency and potential?|
What proportion of your market are you capturing? What proportion are going to your competitors? What proportion are making do with a less-good substitute product and what proportion and simply not using any product?
I was listening to Alison Forster, Managing Director of First Great Western - the ...
|170||MySQL, Java, PHP and Linux - new technical articles|
For the more technical reader, I've added the following articles to our Solution Centre in the last couple of weeks:
Complex joins (including left joins) in MySQL
When should you denormalize a database?
Formatting numbers in Java
Why partition a disc drive?
Writing a web site search that suggests alternative ...
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