Ubuntu 16.04 on HP Stream 11

So last night I finally got around to moving my last laptop over to Ubuntu from the dreaded Windows 10. The laptop in question is a small HP Stream portable that I have had kicking around for a while. Since information about working distributions on specific hardware can be hard to find sometimes, I thought […]

Book Review: Happiness by Design (Paul Dolan)

Happiness is an interesting topic to think about. We all experience it (or lack of it sometimes) at some point in our lives. To me happiness is timeless, you can experience happiness now, in the present, but you also experience happiness over your lifetime – when you look back you have a sense of how […]

Fixing Renault R-Link TomTom Incorrect Time

Over the weekend, myself and brother couldn’t help but notice that the ETA displayed on my Renault R-Link system with TomTom Live Maps was incorrect. It appeared to be displaying a time +1 hours ahead of current, even though the main clock was set correctly. Having searched the internet for a solution to this and […]

New Project – Using Pattern Recognition is it possible to accurately predict someone’s age by the music they listen to on Spotify?

I’ve missed doing some pattern recognition programming this semester after doing so much last year, so I thought I would give it a go myself. The question I have posed (to myself, blogging in case anyone else is interested) – Is it possible to predict someone’s age based on the music they listen to? Or […]

Peter vs BlackBerry

So tonight my bold 9900 decides it has a low priority update to install, shouldn’t be an issue should it? After about 40 minutes into the installation, the phone rebooted and to my surprise, did not start again. Knowing this is always a possibility, I connected to BlackBerry Desktop Manager and installed the new update […]