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Germany In The Driving Seat

The floods that swept through central Europe this month were shocking for the loss of life and material damage they inflicted. Angela Merkel’s comment,...

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Excellence Is The Goal

Ten years ago the world looked on in dismay as north-eastern Japan was devastated by natural disaster. The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami followed by...

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Word of The Week – Regular Expression

The term regular expression, sometimes shortened to regex, refers to a sequence of characters that specifies a search pattern. Many of us apply regex every...

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Hello World

52 years ago today, two men walked on the Moon. A species that until a few decades before hadn’t mastered powered flight of any kind sent two of its...

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First Day Nerves

Have you ever started a new job and been overwhelmed by the sheer weight of learning involved? New colleagues, new systems, new terminology. It can all add...

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Jug Half Full?

What makes a champion? Many of the qualities were on show yesterday at Royal St George’s Golf Club. At the age of 24, Collin Morakawa won the British...

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Bon Voyage

What’s your favourite train journey? For some of us it might be the one that takes us somewhere new. For others it might be the one that brings us safely...

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