High street retailer GAP released their fourth social responsibility report last week. Outlining the measures the company is taking to “make their clothes more sustainable” and to foster “a culture that supports responsible business practices”, the report is available online only and contains an impressive list of goals and progress against those goals. Continue reading “Bridging the Gap”
Food Security and Sustainability
Today the UK Select Committee on Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have published their report on Securing food supplies up to 2050: the challenges faced by the UK.
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Taming Office 2007
A few months ago I installed Office 2007 and became totally unproductive.
After a short while I started looking for anyway to setup Office 2007 with the classic User Interface that Office had had up until Office 2003.
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Taming Vista – Default Folder Views
This is the first in a number of posts on how to tame Vista.
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According to the calculator at http://www.onlineidcalculator.com/ I’m digitally distinct. My score was 8/10 on Volume and 10/10 on relevance.
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Simple Shortcodes Support
If you have any comments or questions about Simple Shortcodes, please leave a comment on this post.
‘Fish Technology’ for Severn Estuary?
In ‘Fish technology’ draws renewable energy from slow water currents the University of Michigan News Service describe a machine called VIVACE (Vortex Induced Vibrations for Aquatic Clean Energy).
VIVACE has also been featured recently as “Ocean currents can power the world, say scientists” by Jasper Copping of the Daily Telegraph.
The main benefits of VIVACE are that it works in lower speed currents than turbines and requires less area than wave power machines.
As well as the noted benefits, VIVACE would likely be a more cost effective, and less environmentally damaging means of extracting energy from tides in the Severn Estuary than a tidal barrage.
This post was inspired by an email from Kirt Christensen forwarded by Ray Edwards on the power of Mastermind Groups, Continue reading “Mastermind Groups”
Description meta tag maximum length
While searching on Google for advice on maximum lenght for the description meta tag, it occured to me to actully measure the descriptions that Google was showing.
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Top Twenty Essential WordPress Plugins
I was looking for an essential wordpress plugins list and found that there are many such lists. Rather than relying on one list I decided to create a composite list of my own.
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