Category Archives: Life

Queens Gambit Accepted Trap

Queens Gambit Accepted Trap

As an appalling chess player and someone with very little spare time, I have only a handful of tricks up my chess playing sleeve and this is my favourite – it’s a simple trap played from t ...

The Lie of Five Star Ratings

A bit of a bug bear of mine if the five star rating system used by many websites such as Amazon for rating products.  While I admit I use the rating all the time when deciding which products to purcha ...
Common Sense Lost: The Patent Wars

Common Sense Lost: The Patent Wars

Anyone following the news would be hard-pressed not to have seen the various stories and numerous patent disputes being fought at the moment.  It seems there’s not a single mobile device manufac ...

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Amazon Disclosure Bob McKay is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertisi ...