Giraffa camelopardalis is the archetypal African savanna animal, a fixture on every safari agenda as a fascinating animal. Contrary to many of the continent’s other wild animals, the long-necked lovelies are rather poorly studied. Based on their markings, distribution and genome, some nine subspecies are nrecognised – including the two subspecies Angola Giraffe (Giraffa c. angolensis) and South African Giraffe (Giraffa c. giraffa).
Gaberluzie was going to cover the marvellous Rosetta and Philae adventures using Leicestor University and its Professor Stan Cowley in-depth knowledge en route to landing on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and the recovery of a host of information, even if the little robot worker is not empowered by the sun ever again.
Like most people, Gaberlunzie's ancestors followed a diversity of occupations ranging from medical, manufacturing, a minister and a naval ship's engineer. The one thing all of them had in common was a liking for technology, and especially for weather barometers. As a result, Gaberlunzie has grown up with an acute fondness for an aneroid barometer, a ship's chronometer and an Admiral Fitzroy, though with the exception of the chronometer, he's uncertain who owned what!!
This week Gaberlunzie suggests you consider your passwords especially instituting 2FA where practical. He sees we should be grateful that English jobs are on offer as there are less in Scotland and he is awed at the thought of HMRC as a publisher. They do have some very intriguing statistics that the IFS have worked out.
The government budgeted some £780m for Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) to cover the areas not covered by the commercial roll-outs by BT and Virgin Media. This sum has been added to by county officials, who also applied European funding, and BT which won all the procurement tenders. The total is close to £2bn.
Gaberlunzie loves laughter as one of the most infectious of emotions and was sent a little portfolio by a South African friend that has had him smiling on and off all weekend.and indeed, crying the beloved country. Enjoy!
An Alice in Wonderland corporate Quadrille in Airport sales weakens the force of competition law, notes ForArgyll, while the Zodiac signs seem to be backed up by recent research in neuro-psychopharmacology and bankers are out to make money out of you!!
Gaberlunzie has been alerted that there's a new browser on the loose, Hola, which over the past 20 months has emerged with over 30 million users already installing it - to show that they want a more open, and more private Internet.
Gaberlunzie was attracted to two elegant rarities recently. The vendace fish for one, declared extinct a decade ago, makes its cunning comeback in Bassenthwaite Lake, while Lamborghini finally sees hybrid power as the elegant twist for the & Lamborghini Asterion .
Radio Frequency ID drove social interaction at the Ryder Cup and came through the supply of Loughborough-based Intellitix.RFID wrist bands. So Gaberlunzie has had a quick look at what's with technology andthe smart golf club!
Gaberlunzie sees with great pleasure that Glenmorangie has unveiled Taghta (Chosen) as its latest single malt and the world's first crowd-sourced whisky this month. Which in turn puts a focus on packaging and the October 5th legislation.
Gaberlunzie, who this morning awoke among the Pentland Hills saw from one place both the full moon about to set in the sky, while the sun rose gloriously at the same time and then should sent ComputeScotland a telegram, urging that his page must tell the world he wants to remain in the same place with England and Wales with Ireland across the water.
Gaberlunzie has dodged the devolution issue, lacking the wit to argue something that mixes so much emotion with reason, and with so many unknowns. Accordingly he points readers to two recent articles for and against the votes in "The Guardian "and as bawbees are of concern, he also offers an Accountants take on the scene.
About to take to the hills, Gaberlunzie has always had a soft spot and a sneaking fondness for Schrödinger’s cat and has of course explored the Google repository as seen above. In the wonderful world of antiqity however he loves the "upside down and back to front" approach to Hallucigenia and as for graphene, well the infographic says it all!!
In the usual ever rush of Monday and work, Gaberlunzie confesses that he has not even considered any light entertainment...with one exception which you can see in the picture and its caption. He really went a bunch on this, probably because CES, and IEDM are shows everyone technology should be at at least once in a lifetime, and its going to be interesting to see what emerges as the MUST attend for graphene shows!
In his "Just say No" leader, Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked-Online argues that "in essence, then, the new phenomenon of ‘Scottish independence’ can be seen as an end result of the dual crisis of our times: the crisis of the state and the crisis of the left, with the former inciting separatism and the latter undermining the old values of universalism
HexHog caught Gaberlunzie's attention for its name alone as worth investigating. He suspects Accentuate is a very funny Badults game and the illustrated Secrets of Glbal B2B PR will make the rain not nearly so objectionable!
Amazing what catches the eye. Gaberlunzie loves the Crown Estate for its story on Teesmouth as "a shining example how industry and nature can thrive side by side. " He flinched at the idea of an earthquake in Orkney, (computers always get the stick there) and he is intrigued by how us tax payers come to be saved millions!
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